The Pequot Lakes Patriots defense held the visiting Park Rapids Panthers to just six points in the second half for a convincing 71-26 Mid-State Conference boys’ basketball win Thursday, Jan. 23.

Pequot Lakes led 30-20 at the half before adding 41 points in the second half. A total of 12 players scored for the Patriots, including Alex Morgan with 15 points, Eli Laposky 11 and Korey Jackson nine.

The Patriots, 4-1 in the conference and 11-6 overall, were scheduled to host Detroit Lakes Tuesday, Jan. 28, before hosting Crosby-Ironton Friday, Jan. 31.



Park Rapids 20 6 -- 26

Pequot Lakes 30 41 -- 71



PARK RAPIDS

Jeff Haas 4, Gabe Arola 7, Mason Yliniemi 2, Isaiah Phillippi, Nic Michaelson 8, Kolby Brandt 2, Noah Morris 3.FT 3-6 (50%).

PEQUOT LAKES

Bode Magnuson 8, Daltin Ackerman 6, Alex Morgan 15, Korey Jackson 9, Ryan Monahan 2, Ryan Harmala 7, Evin Ruud 1, Jack Benson 3, Eli Laposky 11, Nic Kotaska 3, Alex Geroy 2, Sam Rysavy 4. FT 17-23 (74%).



Patriots 54, Gobblers 49

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Bode Magnuson and Korey Jackson each posted 18 points to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots past the Aitkin Gobblers 54-49 in a Mid-State Conference contest. Pequot Lakes jumped to a 32-21 halftime lead.



Pequot Lakes 32 22 -- 54

Aitkin 21 28 -- 49



PEQUOT LAKES

Bode Magnuson 18, Alex Morgan 9, Korey Jackson 18, Ryan Monahan 5, Alex Geroy 2, Sam Rysavy 2. FT 17-25 (68%).

AITKIN

Logan Gabrio 4, Mannie Ukutegbe 12, Hunter Nissen 12, Jaelend Williams 3, Owen Hagen 6, Kade Hopperstad 12. FT 9-17 (53%).