Boys Basketball: Pekarek, Upsala pick apart West Central Area

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Upsala had a much easier time of it at West Central Area, Saturday, shutting down the Knights’ offense in a 71-43 victory.

Junior Christian Pekarek picked up 24 points, seven rebounds and five assists and senior Avery Smeija posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Cardinals.

Rounding out the offensive effort were seniors Garrett Wolf (9), Matt Abeler (6), Eric Frieler (6) and Nick Frieler (5), junior Dylan Zimmerman (5) and sophomore Jeremy Halverson (3).


Upsala 71, West Central Area 43

Upsala 31 40 – 71

West Central Area 22 21 – 43

Upsala—Christian Pekarek, 24 (7 rebounds, 5 assists); Avery Smieja, 13 (13 rebounds, 4 blocks); Garrett Wolf, 9; Matt Abeler, 6; Eric Frieler, 6 (3 assists); Nick Frieler, 5; Dylan Zimmerman, 5; Jeremy Halverson, 3.

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