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Wadena-Deer Creek's Cory Tumberg (31) prepares to take a pass from teammate Evan VanErpw as he breaks for the hoop during Tuesday night's home tilt with Long Prairie. Tumberg was on target with his shot.

LPGE jumps on Wolverines

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A slow start in their season opener proved costly Tuesday night as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines lost a 52-37 decision to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle.


The Thunder opened a 13-3 lead in the first half and took a 29-12 advantage into halftime. The Wolverines were just four of 21 from the field in the first half.

"It came down to our shooting percentage in the first half," WDC head coach Tom VanErp said.

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