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Pearson, Rund pace Otters in win over Lakers 70-59

Published 9:59am Monday, January 13, 2014

DETROIT LAKES — The Fergus Falls boys team seems to have found its stride midway through the season.

Scoring 70 points in its last three games and 69 in one other, the Otters have won four straight with a win over Detroit Lakes 70-59 Saturday.

Drew Pearson was on fire from beyond the arc, hitting 6-of-8 treys to lead the Fergus boys in scoring with 21 points. Teammate Austin Rund, coming off scoring 1,000 points in his career, dropped in 15 tallies in the win.

Overall, the Otters found comfort on the Lakers court as it finished the night shooting 50 percent from the field and hitting 11-of-18 three-point tries.

In JV action, the Otters suffered a 74-40 loss. Donovan Woods led the team in scoring with 11 points.

The ninth-grade team continued it unbeaten streak, now at 15-0, as it upended the Lakers 65-31. Gabe Enderle and Nathan Rund each had 13 marks in the win.

The Otters will look to keep the ball rolling as it hosts the Moorhead Spuds in a 7:30 p.m. Tuesday showdown.

In the two teams previous match-up, the Spuds were able to ride a 22-point lead to a 79-65 victory over the Otters.

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