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Pirates improve PRC record to 7-0

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Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson, P.O. Box 31 56482

The Verndale Pirates took charge in the first half and then held off a Pillager charge Friday for a 66-62 win over Pillager in Verndale.

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Jordan Hinkle's Pirates took a 36-26 lead into the half. The Huskies out-scored their host 36-32 in the second half.

James Kveton led the Pirates with 21 tallies. Marcos Gomez and Eric Blaha were also in double figures with 16 and 10 points respectively.

Pillager's Conner Uselman led all scorers with 28 points.

The Pirates improved to 7-0 in the Park Region and 12-2 overall.

VERNDALE (66)

M. Gomez 16, M. Blaha 4, C. Ehrmantraut 9, E. Blaha 10, J. Kveton 21, D. Fisher 2, W. Kramer 4. Totals: 21/4 12-22 66

PILLAGER (62)

C. Ramsey 2, T. Litke 6, R. Hunstad 6, C. Uselman 28, Z. Forsberg 1, A. Jacobson 14, L. Quick 2, A. Bandemer 3. Totals: 17/4 16-30 62

Pillager 26 36 — 62

Verndale 36 30 — 66

Verndale 69, Sebeka 58

Eric Blaha canned 31 points and grabbed 16 boards Tuesday as the Pirates topped the Trojans in a Park Region Conference tilt.

Mitchell Blaha scored 10 points and dished out nine assists in the victory.

The Trojans had three players score in double figures led by Matt Lillquist with 18 tallies. Kieler Skaro and James Clark both canned a dozen points.

The victory kept the Pirates unbeaten in the PRC with a 6-0 record.

VERNDALE (69)

M. Gomez 7, E. Korfe 7, M. Blaha 10, E. Blaha 31, J. Kveton 4, S. Zins 2, D. Fisher 8. Totals: 29/2 4-12 69

SEBEKA (58)

M. Olson 2, K. Skaro 12, C. Puttonen 1, S. Crabb 3, J. Steinke 3, James Clark 12, M. Lillquist 18, T. Dailey 7. Totals: 15/4 16-39 58

Verndale 26 43 — 69

Sebeka 31 27 — 58

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