Boys Basketball: Little Falls bludgeons Becker 71-41 at Target Center

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Little Falls senior Grant Bell, left, drives the lane against Becker junior Tommy Benson in the Flyers’ game at Target Center, Feb. 11. Bell scored seven points with five rebounds and four assists in a 71-41 Little Falls victory. (Photo courtesy of Kirby Scott)

The Little Falls boys basketball team got a taste of the big leagues, Saturday, storming past Becker 71-41 at Target Center in Minneapolis.

Senior Tom Smith led Little Falls offensively with 16 points, followed in double figures by juniors Josh Wenzel (11) and Collin Eckman (10).

Seniors Matt Valentine (8) and Grant Bell (7), sophomore Troy Scott (6), juniors Jake Scott (5) and Spencer Lubbers (4), senior Darin Fellbaum (2) and sophomore Sebastian Sowada (2) rounded out the scoring.

Valentine grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds and Lubbers hauled in 10.

Little Falls hosts Mora tonight.


Little Falls 71, Becker 41

Little Falls—Tom Smith, 16 (5 assists); Josh Wenzel, 11; Collin Eckman, 10 (6 rebounds); Matt Valentine, 8 (12 rebounds); Grant Bell, 7 (5 rebounds, 4 assists); Troy Scott, 6; Jake Scott, 5; Spencer Lubbers, 4 (10 rebounds); Darin Fellbaum, 2; Sebastian Sowada, 2.