By PATRICK SLACK
Five players finished with at least 11 points as Swanville edged past visiting Verndale 69-67 in a Section 5A match-up, Friday.
Senior Tren Dinius led the way with 15 points and five steals, while senior Austin Mollner picked up 13 points and six rebounds.
Senior Colten Kruzel and sophomore Jordan Sales each recorded 12 points and three assists, with junior Cody Mollner (11) and seniors Zach Holtz (4) and Trevor Loxterkamp (2) also scoring.
Swanville 69, Verndale 67
Swanville—Tren Dinius, 15 (5 steals); Austin Mollner, 13 (6 rebounds); Colten Kruzel, 12 (3 assists); Jordan Sales, 12 (9 rebounds, 3 assists); Cody Mollner, 11 (5 rebounds); Zach Holtz, 4; Trevor Loxterkamp, 2.