The Pequot Lakes Patriots defeated Pine River Backus 25-19 and 25-13 at the Pine And Lakes volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Pine River. The Patriots advanced to the championship match by defeating Cass Lake-Bena 25-13, 25-27, 15-10, and topping Mahnomen 25-18, 7-25, 15-12.
The Thief River Falls Prowlers capitalized on several Pequot Lakes turnovers in the second half for a 26-12 comeback win in Heart 'O Lakes Conference football action on Friday, Sept. 6. The Patriots, 1-1 overall, enjoyed a 12-6 lead early in the third quarter before TRF rallied with 20 straight points. “We had a lot of turnovers,” said Pequot Lakes coach Chip Lohmiller. “Other than that, we played well against a larger school. Mental errors just killed us. Our defense did play a great game.”