Boys Basketball: Pine River-Backus Tigers edge Blackduck 51-49

Hamilton scores 15, Tulenchik 15 and Struss 9 points

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Pine River-Backus Tiger Irvin Tulenchik goes past a defender enroute to scoring 14 points Feb. 14, 2023, in a 2-point win over Blackduck.
Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent
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Pine River-Backus player Rian Struss tallied 9 points Feb. 14, 2023, in a win over Blackduck.
Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent

PINE RIVER — Jared Hamilton scored 15 points to help the host Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 51-49 victory over the Blackduck Drakes in a Northland Conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Irvin Tulenchik tallied 14 points for the Tigers and Rian Struss added nine.

PR-B, 6-4 in the conference and 14-7 overall, was scheduled to host Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and then play at Red Lake on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Blackduck 19 30 – 49

Pine River-Backus 22 29 – 51


Oli Stroeing 10, Brennan Kortuem 10, Dante Frank 14, Nicholas Swedberg 3, Kainen Arp 10.


Irvin Tulenchik 14, Jared Hamilton 15, Andrew Bueckers 7, Rian Struss 9, Carson Travis 6.


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