Boys Basketball: Top-ranked BBE pulls away from Pierz

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It was a clash of the final two unbeaten squads in the Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) when the Pierz boys basketball team and top-ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE), Thursday.

The game remained close early, but BBE began pulling away late in the first half and into the second, winning 90-65.

Senior Preston Weber scored 22 points and senior Caleb Janson racked up 20 for Pierz.

“We got beat by a great team tonight,” head coach Danny Saehr said. “They shot very well from the floor and took advantage of our mistakes.”

Pierz hosts Staples-Motley tonight.