Archived Story

Battlers paddle past Tigers 72-36

Published 10:02am Friday, December 21, 2012

BATTLE LAKE — The Battle Lake boys came out on the court like they were shot out of a cannon as they defeated visiting Little Eight Conference foe Rothsay 72-36 Thursday.

The Battlers stunned the Tigers as they jumped out to a 48-14 half-time lead and never looked back on the way to a win.

Petric VanErp scored 21 points for the Battlers while teammates Tyler Ukkelberg (16 points), Micah Rogness (11) and Brock Bleichner (11) also were in double figures in the win. Ukkelberg also pulled down 10 boards for a double-double.

The Battlers will be back in action Dec. 29 as they travel to take on Osakis at 3:30 p.m., while the Tigers will take on Lake Park-Audubon at 6:45 p.m. at the Barnesville/Lake Park-Audubon, Ulen-Hitterdal Holiday Tournament Thursday.


Editor's Picks

Fergus Falls gets its own magazine: Distribution launches today

Something new is coming to the Fergus Falls area, in the form of a publication brought to you by the publishers of In Good Company ... Read more

Vendors to mark national week

Farmers market keeps growing The Fergus Falls Farmers and Artisans Market is all set to celebrate National Farmers Market Week with free ice cream and ... Read more

West Central Initiative hires transportation lead

When West Central Initiative’s newest staff member flew into Fargo to scout out housing in Fergus Falls, he came with a collapsible bicycle in tow. ... Read more

What’s Happening: Trolls, big hair, classic cars, the ’80s

ELBOW LAKE — This weekend the trolls will be out in full force as people from all over flood the streets in Elbow Lake for ... Read more