Boys basketball: Detroit Lakes breaks out against 18th-ranked Thief River Falls

Recap from Detroit Lakes boys basketball against Thief River Falls.

Detroit Lakes boys basketball.

Thursday night was a long time coming for the Detroit Lakes boys basketball team as they rolled over the 18th-ranked team in Class AA 95-64.

The Lakers (2-7) knocked off Thief River Falls (7-2) behind big scoring nights from Mason Carrier, Nate Cihak and Brandton Marsh. Carrier led Detroit Lakes in scoring with 24 points. He added eight rebounds, six assists and three steals to his resume.

Cihak had one of his best shooting days from the field. He went 7-of-9 shooting and 5-for-5 at the free-throw line for 22 points. He also had five assists and four rebounds. Marsh put up 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting and grabbed four rebounds.

The Lakers snapped their seven-game skid dating back to a season-opening win over Barnesville on Dec. 3.



DETROIT LAKES INDIVIDUAL SCORING- Mason Carrier 24 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals, 1 block; Nate Cihak 22 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal; Brandton Marsh 16 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block; Christian Solberg 8 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals; Chris Breeden 7 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists, 1 steal; Ethan Carrier 6 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Reece Borgmann 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal; Devon berg 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists; Mason Omberg 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals; Hunter Korth 2 points, Carson Rogstad 2 rebounds, 1 assists, Caeden Yliniemi 1 assist

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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