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Park Rapids' Mason Long put up a jump shot during Tuesday night's game against Thief River Falls.

Thief River Falls boys rely on fast start to spark win over Panthers

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Thief River Falls opened the game with a 21-0 run and coasted to a 77-27 win over the Park Rapids boys basketball team Tuesday night at the Area High School gym.


Phillip Onkka hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored 13 points as the Prowlers jumped out to the early lead. Mason Long's 3-pointer with 11:35 to play in the first half ended that run.

Christian Ridlon and Chris Goplerud had two layups apiece as the Panthers trailed 42-12 at the half.

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