Brady Raph's 26 points helped the Pine River-Backus Tigers erase an 8-point halftime deficit and beat Nevis 54-52 in overtime during the opening round of the Fornshell Classic Thursday, Dec. 20.

Nathaniel Wosmek added 12 points for PR-B, which will face host Pillager for the tournament championship.

Nevis 30 22 0-52

Pine River-Backus 22 30 2-54

NEVIS

Luke DeWulf 16, Eddie Kramer 15, Derek Lindow 5, Ben Soldwisch 6, Michael Landquist 2, Warrington 8. FT 6-8 (75 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Champ Howard 4, Louis Bueckers 9, Brady Raph 26, Torry Hirschey 3, Nathaniel Wosmek 12. FT 5-11 (45 percent). Overall: 5-1.

Pine River-Backus 63, Sebeka 25

Brady Raph pumped in 21 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers as they defeated the Sebeka Trojans 63-25 in a non-conference matchup Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Louis Bueckers dropped in 15 points and Torry Hirschey scored 10 for the 4-1 Tigers.

Sebeka 16 10-26

Pine River-Backus 33 30-63

SEBEKA

Kolby Kiser 10, Brandon Miller 2, Dawson Bullock 7, Logen Hegg 2, Mason Heino 1, Ethan Simon 4. FT 6-10 (60 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Champ Howard 3, Louis Bueckers 15, Brady Raph 21, Torry Hirschey 10, Nolan Olivier 2, Rian Struss 4, Nathaniel Wosmek 8. FT 4-7 (57 percent).