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Basketball: PR-B falls twice in Fergus tourney

PR-B Boys Basketball

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Brady Bristow tallied 16 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers fell to the East Grand Forks Green Wave 70-55 in the second round of the Fergus Falls Holiday Classic Wednesday, Dec. 29.

Rian Struss finished with 14 points for the Tigers and was named to the all-tournament team.

East Grand Forks 32 38 – 70

Pine River-Backus 26 29 – 55



Clyde Anderson 16, Joseph Votava 5, Drew Carpenter 5, Carter Vasek 6, Tanner Campos 26, Thomas Loer 2, Caleb Zejdlik 3, Spencer Egeland 7.


Brady Bristow 16, Burke Netland 2, Jared Hamilton 11, Andrew Bueckers 5, Robert Bueckers 7, Rian Struss 14. Overall: 3-6. Next: hosts LaPorte 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6.

Morris 83, Pine River-Backus 52

Struss recorded 13 points for the Tigers as they lost 83-52 to the Morris Tigers in the opening round of the Fergus Falls Tournament Tuesday, Dec. 28.


Bristow and Andrew Bueckers each finished with 11 points for PRB.

Morris 49 34 – 83

Pine River-Backus 23 29 – 52


Durgin Decker 4, Tyler Berlinger 9, Cole Wente 11, Brandon Jergenson 5, Thomas Tiernan 12, Jackson Loge 21, Brendan Hardy 4, Trey Hunt 4, Toby Gonnerman 6, Samuel Kleinwoltefink 5, Evan Oberg 2.



Brady Bristow 11, Jared Hamilton 7, Andrew Bueckers 11, Robert Bueckers 10, Rian Struss 13.

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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