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Pine River-Backus boys’ basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak with a 73-57 non-conference win over Sebeka on Monday, Feb. 3.

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Zach Struss sparked PR-B with 18 points while Konrad Bueckers added 14 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.

“The kids played well, but we do need to work on finishing the game,” said PR-B coach Shaun Howard. “This was a nice win as we’re playing against some big schools right now. We have a stretch of tough games in February.”

The Tigers, 1-9 in the conference and 3-16 overall, are scheduled to host Park Rapids in a makeup game on Thursday, Feb. 6, and then host Northome-Kelliher on Friday, Feb. 7.

Sebeka 22 35 – 57

PR-Backus 36 37 – 73

SEBEKA

Mack Olson 5, Kieler Skaro 16, Caleb Puttonen 2, Sterling Crabb 2, James Clark 6, Matthew Lillquist 15, Thane Dailey 11. FT 14-33 (42 percent).

PR-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 4, Hank Raph 10, T.J. Lukanen 3, Cole Larson 4, Konrad Bueckers 14, Tony Pederson 11, Shane Sepin 9, Zach Struss 18. FG 23-46 (50 percent). 3-point: 5-12 (41 percent). FT 14-27 (51 percent).

Pillager 64, Tigers 60

On Saturday, Feb. 1, PR-B fell to the Huskies in a non-conference game at Pillager despite 16 points from Struss and 15 from Bueckers.

Ryder Hunstad had 19 points for the Huskies, who led 35-30 at the half. A difference in the game came at the free-throw line as Pillager shot 73 percent by making 19 of 26.

PR-Backus 30 30 - 60

Pillager 35 29 - 64

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 5, T.J. Lukanen 7, Cole Larson 8, Konrad Bueckers 15, Travon Peterson 2, Saul Sasse 7, Zach Struss 16. FG 26-63 (41 percent). FT 6-10 (60 percent). 3-point 2-5 (40 percent).

PILLAGER

Tristan Litke 7, Ryder Hunstad 19, Conner Uselman 16, Chase Bratlund 3, Aaron Jacobson 10, Mason Quick 2, Lee Quick 2, Michael Schoon 1, Adam Bandemer 4. FT 19-26 (73 percent).

Blackduck 76, Tigers 64

On Friday, Jan. 31, Zach Struss netted 20 points and Konrad Bueckers added 16 in PR-B’s loss to the host Drakes in a Northland Conference game.

Trey Volk had 30 points for Blackduck, which assumed a 35-29 lead at halftime.

Blackduck 35 41 — 76

PR-Backus 29 35 — 64

BLACKDUCK

Isaac Volk 3, Trey Volk 30, Tyler Jablonski 24, Ethan Granger 1, Wyatt Brands 18. FT 19-26 (73 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 4, Hank Raph 2, TJ Lukanen 5, Cole Larson 6, Konrad Bueckers 16, Jesse Potz 5, Shane Sepin 6, Zach Struss 20. FG 29-65 (45 percent), FT 2-5 (40 percent). 3-point 4-11 (36 percent).

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