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Tigers fall to Northome-Kelliher

Henry Krecklau connected for 18 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team in a 70-61 loss to Northome-Kelliher on Friday, Feb. 6.

Henry Krecklau connected for 18 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team in a 70-61 loss to Northome-Kelliher on Friday, Feb. 6.

Zach Struss added 15 points and Hank Raph 11 for the Tigers, who enjoyed a 42-36 edge in rebounds with Tony Pederson and Struss each grabbing eight.

PR-B enjoyed a 12-7 edge in steals, including five by Konrad Bueckers. Bueckers also had nine assists while Struss had eight.

The Tigers, who fell to 6-5 in the conference and 12-10 overall, hosted Blackduck on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and is scheduled to play at Red Lake on Friday, Feb. 13.

Kelliher/Northome 29 41 - 70

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Pine River-Backus 29 32 - 61

NORTHOME-KELLIHER

Jonathan Weidenborner 2, Giizhik Wagner 23, Adrian Pink 5, Cal Roosdett 4, Daniel Jordan 10, Eli Rahiel 23, Dylan Willaran 2. FT 9-13 (69 percent). FG 21-41 (48 percent). 3-pointers 6-17 (35 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 2, Hank Raph 11, Konrad Bueckers 9, Zach Struss 15, Henry Krecklau 18, Tony Pederson 6. FT 9-19 (47 percent). FG 20-60 (33 percent). 3-pointers 4-15 (26 percent).

Tigers 52, Nevis 48

PR-B handed Nevis just its second loss in 19 games in a Northland Conference matchup on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

The Tigers had a 36-26 edge in rebounds and also a 16-8 advantage in assists. Struss scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds, Bueckers added 14 points and eight rebounds, and Hank Raph had 13 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

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Nevis 25 23 - 48

Pine River-Backus 32 20 - 52

NEVIS

Kevin Hale 8, Zach Henry 2, Courtland Chase 5, Gavin Becker 19, Griffin Chase 8, Michael Landquist 6. FG 14-36 (39 percent), FT 8-9 (89 percent). 3-point 4-15 (27 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Zach Semmler 2, Hank Raph 13, Konrad Bueckers 14, Henry Krecklau 5, Zach Struss 16, Tony Pederson 2. FG 12-35 (34 percent), FT 7-10 (70 percent). 3-point 7-19 (37 percent).

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