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Area Boys Basketball: Pirates prevail over Ashby

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VERNDALE — Jaden Schulke posted a team-high 18 points and Carter White and Braylin DeLeon each scored 16 as the Verndale Pirates defeated Ashby 76-64 in a non-conference game Monday, Feb. 12.

The Pirates fought back from a five-point halftime deficit and broke an eight-game losing streak with the win.

Easton Nelson 24, Richard Johnson 4, Traeton Nelson 8, Kellen Dahlen 20, Jake Norby 8. FT 2-6 (33%).

Zain Waldahl 3, Otto Lehmann 13, Carter White 16, Logan Dick 4, Jaden Schulke 18, Braylin DeLeon 16, Kole Dampha 2, Nolan Elbert 4. FG 23-42 (55%), FT 21-29 (72%). 3-point 9-24 (38%). Overall: 3-18. Next: hosts Henning 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15.

PIERZ — Joseph Stuckmayer totaled 35 points and seven rebounds to lead the Pierz Pioneers to a 68-52 Granite Ridge Conference victory over the Milaca Wolves Monday, Feb. 12.

The Pioneers swept the season series with Milaca after defeating them 69-52 Jan. 30.

Jack Prokott added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Pierz.

Jack Prokott 11, Joseph Stuckmayer 35, Kyle Winscher 5, Nathan Cekalla 5, Kaden Kruschek 6, Caden Knutson 4, Ben Virnig 2. FG 23-68 (33%), FT 16-19 (84%). 3-point 6-23 (26%). Conference: 2-8. Overall: 8-12. Next: hosts Albany 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Park Rapids 86, Staples-Motley 59

PARK RAPIDS — Alex Schultz scored a team-high 21 points for the Staples-Motley Cardinals in an 86-59 Mid-State Conference loss to the Park Raids Panthers Monday, Feb. 12.

Noah Larson added 10 points for S-M, who fell to the Panthers 76-64 Jan. 19.

Staples-Motley 22 37 — 59

Alex Huot, Ryan Carroll 10, Noah Morris 21, Blake Morris 14, Carter Hirt 4, Landon Strasburg 13, Matt Johanning 3, Noah Larson 18, Parker Hunter 2, Mason Sherva 2. FT 6-7 (86%).

Grant Bestland 8, Alex Schultz 21, Conner Kuhns 3, Eli Rutten 6, Avandre Brandt 5, Logan Robben 3, Noah Larson 10. FT 15-22 (68%). Conference: 1-4. Overall: 11-9. Next: hosts Detroit Lakes 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16.

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