Sophomore Aaron Weber gave Pierz a 31-point jolt, but host Staples Motley managed to rally for a 65-56 win in the Sub-Section 6AA North quarterfinals, Feb. 27. Sophomore Noah Boser followed with nine points, junior Robbie Skiba put in seven and sophomore Nick Herold added six. Skiba also hauled in a team-high nine rebounds and [...]
Rockford Area came away with an 85-67 win to close the regular season. But Monday’s senior night home game for Pierz was a smashing success as one of its two seniors, Matt Athman, returned to the court. In front of a crowded audience on “Pack the MAC for Matt” night, Athman was recognized as he [...]
Central Minnesota Boys Basketball: Top-ranked BBE continues streak of conference dominance versus Pierz
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE) clinched yet another Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) championship with a 98-55 win over visiting Pierz, Tuesday. The win marked the 68th conference win in a row for the Jaguars, dating back to 2009. Junior Robbie Skiba scored 12 points, sophomore Noah Boser had 11 and sophomores Nick Herold and Jonny Kasper each added [...]
Holdingford senior Jeremy Springer gave Pierz for its money. But in the end, Pierz was able to withstand the Huskers guard’s 30 points, three of which came at the last second to force overtime, and prevail 56-51 on the road, Feb. 6. “Between overtime and regulation we talked about being focused and stay focused throughout [...]
Sophomore Jonny Kasper scored 19 points and sophomore Aaron Weber netted 16, but visiting Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW) slipped past Pierz 61-57, Jan. 31. Also in Central Minnesota Conference boys basketball, Holdingford topped host Osakis 42-41, Monday and fell 68-30 at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Jan. 30.
Five players reached double figures and another pair scored seven points as Pierz outran visiting Staples Motley 72-65, Saturday. Sophomores Jonny Kasper (14), Aaron Weber (13), Michael Meyer (11) and Nick Herold (10) and junior Ethan Lochner (10) all scored in double figures for Pierz, which sprinted to a 44-31 halftime lead. Junior Robbie Skiba [...]
Pierz rallied from a double-digit second half deficit to go ahead in the final minute, but host Kimball Area answered late for a 64-62 win, Thursday. Jonny Kasper scored 19 points for the Pioneers, joined in double figures by Robbie Skiba (13), Noah Boser (11) and Ethan Lochner (11).
Sophomore Aaron Weber scored 27 points, but Rockford Area erased a three-point halftime deficit to top Pierz 66-60 in a game played at St. Cloud State University, Saturday. Sophomore Nick Herold (13) and junior Robbie Skiba (10) also reached double figures alongside Weber, who grabbed eight rebounds as well.
Noah Boser drained six three-point shots in a 20-point effort, but Mora upended host Pierz 78-64, Tuesday. Nick Herold scored 11 points, Jonny Kasper and Robbie Skiba had nine apiece and Ethan Lochner added eight, with Kasper dishing out nine assists.