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AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Pillager extends win streak to five

Posted: January 13, 2013 - 9:14pm

PILLAGER — EJ Ziegler tallied 18 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Pillager past Bertha-Hewitt 67-57 in Saturday’s Park Region Conference game.

Aaron Jacobson added a double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 boards for the Huskies.

Pillager extended its win streak to five games and is tied with Verndale for the Park Region Conference lead.

Bertha-Hewitt 33 22 — 57

Pillager 32 35 — 67

BERTHA-HEWITT

Preston Riewer 23, Travis Eckel 3, Riley Boehland 5, Jordan Frethem 6, Michael Grewe 14, Michael Bloch 6. FT 9-12 (75 percent).

PILLAGER

Matt Neururer 11, Devin Strack 8, Tristan Litke 5, Ryder Hunstad 6, Conner Uselman 4, EJ Ziegler 18, Aaron Jacobson 13, Adam Bandemer 2. FG 25-62 (41 percent), FT 12-22 (55 percent). Conference: 3-1.. Overall: 6-3. Next: host Staples-Motley 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Pierz 58, Rockford 52

ST. CLOUD — Jess Kasper tallied 17 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, blocked three shots, and added two steals to lead Pierz past Rockford 58-52 in Friday’s Central Minnesota Conference game played at St. Cloud State University.

Mitch Bednar added 12 points and 11 boards for the Pioneers.

Rockford 26 26 — 52

Pierz 23 35 — 58

ROCKFORD

Jesse Gabler 3, Brock Deering 13, Joey Richardt 5, Jordan Redepenning 6, Brendon Schumacher 10, Nick Tully 9, Robert Dumas 4, Joe Agre 2. FG 20-52 (39 percent). FT 9-12 (75 percent). 3-point: 3-11 (27 percent).

PIERZ

Mitch Bednar 12, Ben Boser 14, Jess Kasper 17, Jon Fuhrman 4, Cullin Carter 11. FG 21-57 (39 percent). FT 13-20 (65 percent). 3-point: 3-15 (20 percent). Conference: 3-1. Overall: 7-6. Next: host Kimball 7:30 p.m. Thursday.