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FRAZEE B-BALL: Battle Lake tops Hornets Monday 56-32

Though they battled through the first half and pulled to within 6 points early in the second, the Frazee boys' basketball team was unable to prevent the visiting Battle Lake Battlers from pulling away for a 56-32 victory Monday night on the Hornets' home court.

"The game stalled out at 9-17 for over five minutes, and we could not take advantage of our good defensive positions," said Frazee head coach Jason Reierson.

"We did not rebound the ball well in the second half, and gave up many points off those extra possessions," he added.

"Matt Tangen did a nice job with the ball, only having two turnovers for the game."

Tangen finished the night with 7 points and 3 assists.

Senior forward Dan Janu led the scoring for the Hornets with 8 points, to go with 16 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block.

Senior guard Beau Hanson added 7 points, while Cory Wokasch finished with 6 points and 9 rebounds.

After traveling to Pelican Rapids for a Tuesday night matchup against No. 1 2A-ranked Pelican Rapids, the Hornets will be off until Friday, Jan. 6, when they travel to Breckenridge for a 7:30 p.m. start.

Hornet results

Battle Lake at Frazee, Thursday, Dec. 8.

Battlers 28 28 - 56

Hornets 19 13 - 32

FRAZ: Daniel Janu 8, Matt Tangen 7, Beau Hanson 7, Cory Wokasch 6, Zach Nelson 2, Cody Nordquist 2.

BL: Alex Ukkelberg 24, Petric Van Erp 10, Tyler Ukkelberg 7, Nick Trosdahl 7, Zachary Wilkie 5, Dan Marso 3.

Vicki Gerdes

Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 16 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as covering city council and the Lake Park-Audubon School Board. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.

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