Boys' hoops at Pierz
At halftime tonight: Pierz 26, B-B-E 18. The Jaguars led 4-2 out of the gates but have struggled since.
Final: B-B-E 52, Pierz 48!!!! The Jaguars finished the conference game on a 5-0 run. They improve to 10-13 overall with the win and have a very short turnaround before hosting Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg tomorrow night.
In the Central Minnesota Conference, the Jaguars are now solidly in fourth place, sitting ahead of fifth-place Maple Lake (4-7) by two games. Kimball Area, now 9-3 in the CMC, locked up third place tonight with a 78-46 win at last-place Paynesville Area.
**Jaguar fans!! Make tracks to NL-S high school tomorrow and Saturday! The B-B-E Jaguars wrestling team will be in action in the Section 5A individual tournament. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
Area boys' basketball scores on February 23:
Glencoe-Silver Lake 44, New London-Spicer 31
Parkers Prairie 75, New York Mills 71
Breckenridge 93, Wheaton/Herman-Norcorss 56
Melrose Area 69, Benson 52 (Melrose Area is 23-0!)
Montevideo 58, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 55
Sauk Centre 77, BOLD 65
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 68, Minnewaska Area 55
Holdingford 55, Osakis 45
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 63, Hancock 57
Area girls' basketball scores on February 23:
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 47, Swanville 28
Parkers Prairie 65, New York Mills 47
Brandon/Evansville 66, Hancock 49
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 66, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 54
Kimball Area 54, Maple Lake 41 (Cubs finish the season 21-5 and now wait for the seeding to be computed on Saturday in Sub-Section 5A-South)
Holdingford 56, Melrose Area 53
Osakis 62, Pierz 29
Royalton 67, Swanville 43