Panthers climb above .500 mark with victory at Bagley

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The Park Rapids boys basketball team built a 34-22 halftime lead before holding on for a 57-53 win at Bagley Tuesday night.

Gabe Bagstad (19), Blake Johnson (13) and Jason Haas (10) hit double figures as the Panthers improved to 1-1 against Section 8AA teams and 4-3 overall.

Zach Lykins (14), Isaac Tierney (13) and James Hvezda (10) scored in double figures as Bagley fell to 0-2 in the section and 3-4 overall.

PARK RAPIDS: Bagstad 19, Johnson 13, Ja. Haas 10, Persons 8, Reish 3, Je. Haas 3, Pickar 1.

BAGLEY: Lykins 14, Tierney 13, Hvezda 10, Pemberton 8, Eck 8.