Boys basketball: Tigers fall to Red Lake
Nick Ackerman tossed in a game-high 30 points, grabbed nine rebounds and either led the team or tied for the lead in all statistical categories for the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team who lost 88-80 to the Red Lake Warriors in a Northland Conference game Friday, Feb. 9.
Brady Raph added 25 points for the Tigers. Torry Hirschey finished with 13 points, six assists and three blocked shots for a PR-B team that was outrebounded 47-30 and committed 15 fouls.
It was the second loss of the season for PR-B to Red Lake, which beat the Tigers 77-76 in overtime Jan. 12.
Red Lake 47 41—88
Pine River-Backus 43 37—80
Andre Harrison 15, Kendall Whitefeather 34, Delwyn Holthusen 28, Evan Johnson 3, David Smith 8. FT 10-16 (63 percent). 3-point 11.
Chris Krecklau 3, Brady Raph 25, Torry Hirschey 13, Nick Ackerman 30, Louis Bueckers 3, Nathaniel Wosmek 4. FT 6-8 (75 percent). 3-point 20. Conference: 6-7. Overall: 9-11.