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Owls Top Wolverines for Fifth Straight Win

By Craig Olson, 01/15/22, 6:30PM CST


The Hancock boys’ basketball team recorded their fifth straight win and improved to 8-2 on the season with a 70-59 win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Saturday at the Perham Crossover Classic.

Hancock won the rebounding battle 34-24 and the Owls made 14-of-17 free throw attempts on the day.  Matt Thompson had a huge day, scoring 21 points and securing 18 rebounds.  Hudson VerSteeg also scored 21 and Jackson Koehl finished with 15.  Luke Joos had a team high 4 assists.

Peyton Church led 3 Wolverines in double digits with 21 points.  Payton Rondestvedt and Teshane Loer added 14 and 12 points, respectively.

The Owls will travel to Wheaton to face the Wheaton/Herman-Norcross Warriors on Friday night.

Wadena-Deer Creek (4-7) will host Verndale on Thursday night.