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Photo by Brittin Roberts Wadena-Deer Creek's Ben Birch (21) takes a shot in Tuesday night's home game with Pierz.

Pierz gets by Wadena-Deer Creek 71-61

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Caleb Janson's double-double sparked the Pierz Pioneers in a 71-61 victory over the Wolverines Tuesday night on the Wadena Elementary court.


Janson pulled down 19 rebounds to go along with 17 points. The Pierz guard netted 13 of his 17 game points in the second half as the Pioneers out-pointed the Wolverines 36-35.

Brandon Meyer and Andy Leidenfrost also had big nights for Pierz scoring 16 and 14 points apiece. The Pioneers shot 50 percent on the WDC court.

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