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Zack Meidinger sparked the Pirates with 32 points Tuesday night as Greg Johnson's Verndale squad ended a 19-game losing streak by topping Laporte 62-55 in overtime.

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Caleb Burczyk scored 10 points for the Pirates, who had not won a game since Dec. 8 when they defeated Parkers Prairie.

Caleb Nelson led Laporte with 17 points while Chance Reimer had 11.

The two clubs were tied at 48 at the end of regulation time.

VERNDALE (62)

I. Schmitz 2, D. Ehrmantraut 4, D. Motschenbacher 6, Z. Meidinger 32, K. Booth 3, J. Stinar 3, C. Burczyk 10, A. Denny 2. Totals: 17/3 19-41 62

LAPORTE (55)

C. Reimer 11, K. Kerby 2, M. McGinnis 9, J. Nelson 8, S. Alia 8, C. Nelson 17. Totals: 20/2 9-17 55

Verndale 30 18 14 - 62

Laporte 21 27 7 - 55

Pillager 48, Verndale 44

Cole Hunstad netted 16 points and Jordan Hunstad scored 12 as the Huskies shaded the Pirates in a Park Region Conference victory.

The Huskies out-scored the Pirates 27-22 in the second half.

Caleb Burczyk was Verndale's high point man with 14. Zack Meidinger netted 13.

VERNDALE (44)

D. Ehrmantraut 1, D. Motschenbacher 5, Z. Meidinger 13, K. Booth 4, J. Perius 3, J. Stinar 4, C. Burczyk 14. Totals: 14/2 10-25 44

PILLAGER (48)

S. Nokken 4, T. Davison 2, J. Hunstad 12, B. Berndt 5, A. Kadus 5, A. Obermiller 4, C. Hunstad 16. Totals: 20/1 5-15 48

Pillager 21 27 - 48

Verndale 22 22 - 44

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