Boys Basketball: West Central holds off late Swanville charge

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Swanville junior Cody Mollner knocks down a baseline jumper during the first half of Tuesday’s game against visiting West Central Area. Mollner scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds in the 63-57 loss.

Swanville made a late run, but early foul trouble proved too much to overcome in a 63-57 loss to visiting West Central Area, Tuesday.

Senior Austin Mollner netted 17 points and junior Cody Mollner and sophomore Tyler Evans each added 10 to lead the Bulldogs.

Seniors Tren Dinius (7), Colten Kruzel (5) and Trevor Loxterkamp (4) and sophomore Jordan Sales (4) also scored, with Sales pulling down 10 rebounds and blocking five shots.

Swanville hosts Eagle Valley, Thursday.


West Central Area 63, Swanville 57

Swanville—Austin Mollner, 17; Tyler Evans, 10; Cody Mollner, 10 (6 rebounds); Tren Dinius, 7; Colten Kruzel, 5; Trevor Loxterkamp, 4; Jordan Sales, 4 (10 rebounds, 5 blocks).