Pirates stop slide at 19
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.
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.
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