Boys Basketball: Concordia Academy-Roseville 90, Pierz 65
Pierz opened play at the St. Cloud Cathedral tournament with an arduous challenge, Thursday, falling 90-65 to 7-1 Concordia Academy-Roseville.
Sophomore Aaron Weber totalled 22 points to lead the Pierz offense, with junior Robbie Skiba collecting 15 and sophomore Jonny Kasper adding 11.
Junior Ethan Lochner grabbed a team-high six rebounds and senior Noah Thomsen recorded three steals.
Pierz now plays Litchfield today.
Boys Hockey: Mound-Westonka 4, Little Falls 1
Mound-Westonka capitalized on a pair of power-play opportunities to pull out a 4-1 win over Little Falls in Thursday’s opening night of the Little Falls tournament.
The White Hawks struck first 12:21 into the first period, but Little Falls junior Austin Fenske answered with a power-play goal of his own with 48 seconds left before the intermission to knot the game at 1-1.
Mound-Westonka regained the lead on its second power-play goal midway through the second period, then extended the lead to 3-1 less than a minute into the third.
Little Falls had a chance to get back into the contest with a 5-on-3 early in the third, but had its advantage extinguished with a penalty of its own.
Little Falls resumes action in the tournament tonight against Willmar.
Boys Basketball: Pillager 73, Royalton 37
Pillager topped Royalton 73-37 in Thursday’s opening round of the Pillager holiday tournament.
Royalton takes on Isle in today’s third-place game.