By PATRICK SLACK
The Little Falls boys basketball team rattled off its 10th win in a row with a dominant 86-68 win over Section 8AAA opponent Thief River Falls, Saturday.
Matt Valentine controlled the paint to guide the Flyers, scoring 24 points and hauling in 14 rebounds for a double-double.
Troy Scott joined Valentine in double figures with 11 points, nine of which came on a trio of three-point shots.
Josh Wenzel had nine points, Collin Eckman had eight and Spencer Lubbers posted seven points and seven rebounds.
Thief River Falls entered the game tied for the second-best record in the section, behind the Flyers.
Little Falls 86, Thief River Falls 68
Little Falls—Matt Valentine, 24 (14 rebounds); Troy Scott, 11; Josh Wenzel, 9; Collin Eckman, 8; Spencer Lubbers, 7 (7 rebounds); Grant Bell, 6 (8 assists); Jake Scott, 6; Travis Spillum, 6; Tom Smith, 5; Darin Fellbaum, 2 (7 rebounds); Aaron Hallberg, 2.