By PATRICK SLACK
Four players reached double figures as the Pierz boys basketball team edged host Maple Lake 62-58, Tuesday.
Senior Cullin Carter led the balanced outing for Pierz, delivering 17 points and eight rebounds, with senior Mitch Bednar recording 14 points and seven rebounds.
Senior Ben Boser set up the offense with 12 points and four assists, while senior Jess Kasper turned in a strong night at both ends of the floor with 10 points, nine rebounds and four steals.
Senior Jon Fuhrman picked up four points, senior Josh Templin and junior Matt Athman each had two and senior T.J. Hoheisel tacked on one.
Pierz 62, Maple Lake 58
Pierz 25 37 – 62
Maple Lake 25 33 – 58
Pierz—Cullin Carter, 17 (8 rebounds); Mitch Bednar, 14 (7 rebounds); Ben Boser, 12 (4 assists); Jess Kasper, 10 (9 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists); Jon Fuhrman, 4; Matt Athman, 2; Josh Templin, 2 (3 steals); T.J. Hoheisel, 1.