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Krecklau, Raph score 20 each in loss

Henry Krecklau and Hank Raph paced the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team with 20 points each in a 90-79 loss to the Red Lake Warriors on Friday, Feb. 13.

Zach Semmler
Zach Semmler

Henry Krecklau and Hank Raph paced the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team with 20 points each in a 90-79 loss to the Red Lake Warriors on Friday, Feb. 13.

PR-B's Zach Struss contributed 16 points and Konrad Bueckers added 15 in the Northland Conference loss.

"I was extremely proud of our effort tonight," said PR-B coach John Riewer. "We lost to an outstanding basketball team on their home floor. It was an entertaining game for the fans as both teams got up and down the floor."

Red Lake had a 48-37 edge in rebounds as Bueckers had 12 rebounds and Struss 11. Bueckers also had eight assists.

The Tigers, 7-6 in the conference and 13-11 overall, is scheduled to play at Laporte on Thursday, Feb. 19. Red Lake improved to 12-2 in the conference and 19-5 overall.

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Red Lake 49 51 - 90

Pine River-Backus 41 38 - 79

RED LAKE

Rob Mclain 10, Tyrell Patterson 2, Justice Needham 9, James Jourdain 6, Russell Kingbird 23, Jeremy Martin 22, Bryce Cloud 8. FG 22-48 (46 percent), FT 6-10 (60 percent). 3-point 10-36 (28 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Sage Beckler 1, Zach Semmler 6, Hank Raph 20, Konrad Bueckers 15, Henry Krecklau 20, Zach Struss 16. FG 16-58 (28 percent). FT 16-21 (76 percent). 3-point 10-18 (56 percent).

Tigers 71, Blackduck 53

Henry Krecklau led the PR-B with 19 points on Tuesday, Feb. 10, in a Northland Conference victory over the visiting Blackduck Drakes.

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Struss and Bueckers tallied 14 points apiece and Bueckers also grabbed 14 rebounds and five steals for the Tigers.

Blackduck 29 24 - 53

Pine River-Backus 38 33 - 71

BLACKDUCK

Tristan Hendrickson 8, Wyatt Brands 5, Tanner Depew 4, Logan Adams 3, Isaac Volk 14, Ian Cease 2, Tyler Jablonski 10, Colton Brown 5. FG 15-46 (33 percent), FT 11-16 (69 percent). 3-point 4-18 (22 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 8, Hank Raph 10, T.J. Lukanen 3, Konrad Bueckers 14, Henry Krecklau 19, Dexter Briceno 1, Zach Struss 14, Tony Pederson 2. FG 22-41 (54 percent), FT 9-16 (56 percent). 3-point 6-18 (33 percent).

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