BATTLE LAKE —The Hillcrest boys’ basketball team cruised to a 79-66 victory over Little Eight Conference rival Battle Lake Tuesday.

Sander Frustol led the Comets with a double-double, scoring 24 points and pulling down 18 rebounds. Gabriel Preston (20) and Thomas Zwiers (10) were also in double figures for Hillcrest.

The Battlers saw Riley Leabo, Nick VanErp and Brennan Amundson each scored 17 points, while Brady Scholten added 11 tallies.

The Comets will now take a break as they are back in action Thursday, Feb. 21 as they host Wheaton. The Battlers will host Underwood at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.


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