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AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Pillager rallies past Henning, ties for PRC lead

Posted: January 20, 2012 - 12:06am

PILLAGER — Matt Doss poured in 13 of his 15 points, including a trio of threes, in the second half to rally the Pillager Huskies to a 62-54 win over the Henning Hornets in a Park Region Conference game Thursday.

Pillager trailed 24-20 at halftime and with the win moved into a tie for first place in the conference with the Hornets, who were 4-0 in PRC play going into the game.

EJ Ziegler led the 9-4 Huskies with 18 points and Cole Hunstad added 14.

Henning 24 30 — 54

Pillager 20 42 — 62

HENNING

Collin Dague 11, Zach Torgerson 21, Aaron Suchy 2, Kaleb Thalmann 4, Andrew Smith 16. FT 2-6 (33 percent). 3-pointers: 4

PILLAGER

Matt Neururer 2, Devin Strack 5, Conner Uselman 8, Matt Doss 15, EJ Ziegler 18, Cole Hunstad 14. FFT 4-7 (57 percent), 3-point baskets: 6. Conference: 5-1. Overall: 9-4. Next: at McGregor 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Verndale 68,

Sebeka 60

SEBEKA — Aaron Denny and Josh Gilb each totaled 16 points, and Dallas Ehrmantraut added 15 for the Verndale Pirates in a 68-60 Park Region Conference win over Sebeka.

The Pirates shot 50 percent from the field.

Sebeka 30 30 — 60

Verndale 28 40 — 68

SEBEKA

Carlos Castro 11, Paul Funk 28, Austin Cannon 4, Tanner Brockpahler 3, Zach Sorenson 1, Justin Clark 12, Bryson Vasey 2. FG 21-73 (28 percent), FT 10-19 (52 percent).

VERNDALE

Christian Siedschlaw 7, Marcos Gomez 3, Dallas Ehrmantraut 15, Josh Gilb 16, James Kveton 3, Travis Lollar 8, Aaron Denny 16. FG 22-44 (50 percent), FT 18-26 (69 percent). Conference: 3-2. Overall: 4-8. Next: host Pillager 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Barnum 82, Aitkin 62

BARNUM — Danny Dally scored 16 points and Alex Anderson finished with 14 as the Aitkin Gobblers dropped a non-conference game to Barnum 82-62.

Nathan Ehnstrom added 11 for the Gobblers.

Barnum 45 37 — 82

Aitkin 28 34 — 62

BARNUM

Jaxson Turner 4, Brandon Newman 14, Daniel Warpula 10, Jacob Blumer 6, Robert Minkikien 6, Jacob Naslund 22, Rodney Mullen Jr. 20. FT 3-5 (60 percent). Overall: 10-2

AITKIN

Jaron Brezinsky 1, Nathan Ehnstrom 11, Ryan Rosemore 9, Peter Zasmeta 2, Alex Anderson 14, Danny Dally 16, Ryan Anderson 3, Dean Lynn 6. FT 8-11 (73 percent). Overall: 5-7. Next: host Rush City 7:30 p.m. Friday.