Pine River-Backus’ Rylie Hirschey recorded 24 points, including six 3-pointers, for the Tigers as they defeated the Upsala Cardinals 54-49 in overtime Monday, Feb. 3.

Olivia Adkins added 16 points for the Tigers in the non-conference game.



Upsala 24 17 8 -- 49

Pine River-Backus 18 23 13 -- 54



UPSALA

Laura Lange 14, Kris Biniek 2, Abby Ripplinger 11, Taylor Soltis 13, Amber Biniek 2, Abby Klein 7. FT 13-18 (72%).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Sidney Lodge 2, Olivia Adkins 16, Rylie Hirschey 24, Emma Barchus 2, Ramsey Tulenchik 10. FT 5-15 (33%). Overall: 12-8. Next: at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6.



Cherry 68, Pine River-Backus 53

The Pine River-Backus Tigers were defeated 68-53 by the Cherry Tigers in a non-conference game Saturday, Feb. 1.



Pine River-Backus 85, Northome-Kelliher 45

Ramsey Tulenchik scored 28 and Hirschey 22 as Pine River-Backus pushed its winning streak to four straight with an 85-45 Northwoods Conference victory Over Northome-Kelliher Friday, Jan. 31.

Sidney Lodge added nine points and Emma Barchus scored eight for PR-B.



Northome-Kelliher 27 18 -- 45

Pine River-Backus 46 39 -- 85



NORTHOME-KELLIHER

Bailey Lindley 9, Kaleigha Donnell 5, Monica Johnson 6, Donna Thayer 2, Alexis Dreher 2, Cede Waldo 5, Josie Savich 2, Tikie Stueven 3 Gaige Schue 2, Kylie Owen 9. FT 5-12 (42%).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Emily Hanneken 2, Hannah Barchus 3, Sidney Lodge 9, Olivia Adkins 6, Clarie Dahl 4, Jamie Johnson 2, Rylie Hirschey 22, Emma Barchus 8, Ramsey Tulenchik 28. FT 21-28 (75%). Conference: 8-4. Overall: 10-7.



PR-B 67, W-H-A 42

Adkins finished with 28 points, converting on eight 3-point attempts in a 67-42 win for Pine River-Backus over Class 1A’s fourth-ranked Walker-Hackensack-Akeley in a Northwoods Conference game Tuesday, Jan 28.

Hirschey tallied 19 points and Lodge hit for 12 helping PR-B to its third straight win



Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 26 16 -- 42

Pine River-Backus 34 33 -- 67



WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY

Ally Sea 7, Emma Deegan 4, Megan Benjamin 5, Brittany Wolters 2, Bri Raddatz 15, Justine Day 9. FT 7-8 (88%).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Sidney Lodge 12, Olivia Adkins 28, Rylie Hirschey 19, Emma Barchus 5, Ramsey Tulenchik 3. FT 6-11 (55%). Conference: 3-4.