Boys basketball: Lakers get back in the win column against Grand Rapids

The Detroit Lakes boys basketball team pulled put a five-point win over the Thunderhawks on Saturday.

Detroit Lakes boys basketball.

DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes boys basketball team got back on track on Saturday with a five-point win over Grand Rapids.

The Lakers (8-14) beat the Thunderhawks (6-16) 62-57 to get back in the win column after an ugly loss against Pequot Lakes.

Sophomore Mason Carrier had a team-high 25 points. His six rebounds were also tied for the team team-high with Brandton Marsh. Senior Nate Cihak had 17 points and four assists. Senior Chris Breeden also had seven points in the win.

The Lakers have six games left on the schedule to close out the regular season. On Tuesday, they host Moorhead (11-10) before back-to-back against Aitkin (6-12) and Little Falls (7-14) to close out the week.

GRAND RAPIDS 29 28 - 57

DETROIT LAKES 30 32 - 62

DETROIT LAKES- Mason Carrier 25 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block; Nate Cihak 17 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal; Chris Breeden 7 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block; Brandton Marsh 4 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists; Devon berg 4 points, 1 assist; Christian Solberg 3 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal; Oliver Quam 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 block; Ethan Carrier 3 rebounds; Caeden Yliniemi 1 rebound, 2 steals

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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