Boys Basketball: Patriots top Rangers, fall to Lakers

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Pequot Lakes' Eli Laposky drives the baseline in the Patriots' game against Crosby-Ironton on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

PEQUOT LAKES — Gavin Kennen scored nine of his game-high 17 points in the second half to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 64-41 Mid-State Conference victory over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers Thursday, Jan. 19.

Pequot’s Eli Laposky hit five 3-pointers to finish with 15 points followed by Grant Loge’s 13 points.

C-I was led by James Stokman’s 14 points. Jordan Mount scored 11 and Will Meyer 10. Only four Rangers found the scoring column.

Pequot’s victory snapped a four-game losing streak.

Crosby-Ironton 28 36 -- 64

Pequot Lakes 23 18 -- 41


Jordan Mount 11, James Stokman 14, Noah Larson 6, Will Meyer 10. FT 2-2 (100%). Conference: 0-1. Overall: 9-4.


Eli Laposky 15, Clay Erickson 6, Gavin Kennen 17, Grant Loge 13, Conner Quale 2, Brayden Spiczka 3, Harrison Kennen 2, River Sommerness 4, Leo Marc Bolz-Andolshek 2. FT 6-9 (66%). Conference: 1-1. Overall: 7-5. Next: at Staples-Motley 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31.

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Patriot senior Grant Loge shoots a mid-range jumper against Crosby-Ironton on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.
Kelly Humphrey/ Brainerd Dispatch

Lakers 79, Patriots 54


DETROIT LAKES — Laposky posted 19 points while Gavin Kennen added 10 points for the Pequot Lakes Patriots as they lost 79-54 to the Detroit Lakes Lakers in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday, Jan. 17.

Laposky reached 1,000 career points in the loss.

Detroit Lakes 39 40 – 79

Pequot Lakes 17 37 – 54


Aiden Lunde 3, Ethan Carrier 12, Devon Berg 13, Hunter Korth 4, Mason Omberg 7, Oliver Quam 17, Mason Carrier 18, Brandton Marsh 2, Jakub Pavek 3. FT 3-4 (75%).


Eli Laposky 19, Riggs Magnuson 2, Bryar Nordby 3, Gavin Kennen 10, Grant Loge 4, Alex Kriesel 2, Ethan Quale 3, Conner Quale 4, Brayden Spiczka 2, River Sommerness 2, Leo Marc Bolz-Andolshek 3. FT 4-11 (36%)

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