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Four different players scored goals and goalie Mckenzie Whalen stopped all 20 shots she faced as East Grand Forks skated to a 4-0 Section 8A win over the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team Tuesday night at the East Grand Forks Civic Center. Goals by Lexie Estad and Nicole Schlenk gave East Grand Forks a 2-0 lead after the first period before a power-play goal by Ashley Ayotte and a goal by Kylie Stauss concluded the scoring in the second period.
Noah Fletcher's two goals in the final 24 seconds of the second period broke a 3-3 tie and sparked Prairie Centre to an 8-4 Mid-State Conference win over the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys hockey team Tuesday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena. Park Rapids held a couple of one-goal leads before Fletcher took over. Jarrett Johnson opened the scoring at the 7:36 mark of the first period before Prairie Centre tied the game on Petr Erhart's goal at the 14:13 mark.
Seven pins combined with 11 forfeits led the Park Rapids wrestling team to a pair of decisive Mid-State Conference wins at Wadena Tuesday night. The Panthers received eight forfeits and won four matches via pins in a 72-12 win over Crosby-Ironton in the first dual before three pins and three forfeits paved the way in a 47-27 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek in the second dual. W-DC defeated C-I 51-21 in the other match.
Surpassing season highs in floor exercise and balance beam helped the Park Rapids-Nevis gymnastics team surpass another season high team score. The Panthers surpassed 30 points in three events for the second meet in a row in a 151.075 to 123.825 loss at Detroit Lakes Tuesday night. The 123.825 surpassed Park Rapids' previous season high of 120.20 and was the team's best score since receiving a 124.90 at the 2009 Section 8A meet.
Sebeka capitalized on 15 trips to the free throw line in the second half to rally for a 61-55 win over the Park Rapids boys basketball team Tuesday night at the Area High School gym. Park Rapids claimed a 33-21 halftime lead behind three 3-pointers by Gabe Bagstad, four baskets by Marque Cook, a pair of 3-pointers by Tristin Persons, a 3-pointer by Jake Dickinson and a jumper by Jason Haas. Persons opened the second half by turning a steal into a layup to give the Panthers a 35-21 lead with 17:44 to play before Sebeka rallied.
Double-doubles by Kia Heide and Katie Kamphaus powered the Nevis girls basketball team to a 68-25 Northwoods Conference win over Laporte Tuesday night at Laporte. The Tigers held an 18-13 halftime lead before outscoring Laporte 50-12 in the second half in coasting to the win. Heide finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds while Kamphaus had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Montana Baker also hit double figures with 13 points while Emma Bliss chipped in 12 rebounds and four steals.
Damon Howard made six 3-pointers and scored 31 points and Kirby Hrdlicka had a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Menahga boys basketball team prevailed 72-66 in overtime over New York Mills in a Park Region Conference battle Friday night at Menahga. Charlie Steidler-Thompson dished out five assists and Alan Pietila had five rebounds for the Braves, who improved to 5-3 in the conference with their fourth win in a row. Menahga, which is 8-2 in the last 10 games, is now 9-7 overall.
Tristin Persons erupted for 27 points as the Park Rapids boys basketball team hit its season high point total of the season in a 76-71 loss at Pelican Rapids on Jan. 24. Persons made four 3-pointers and hit 11 of 12 free throws to lead the Panthers, who led 39-34 at the half before being outscored 42-32 after the break. Will Pickar added 13 points and Jason Haas scored 11 points and dished out eight assists. Jake Dickinson chipped in six rebounds and five assists as the Panthers fell to 2-6 against Section 8AA teams.
Lake of the Woods used a 46-10 advantage in shots on goal to hand the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys hockey team a 5-0 Section 8A loss Friday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena. Nathan Poolman's power-play goal at the 6;04 mark of the first period gave LOW a 1-0 lead. LOW dominated the second period, extending the lead to 3-0 with a 20-3 advantage in shots. Ryan Torgeson scored at the 10:30 mark and Luke Krause followed with a power-play goal at the 13:47 mark.
With some of her varsity squad battling injuries and illnesses, head coach Rebecca Penning was hoping the Park Rapids-Nevis gymnastics team could score a 115 in the home finale Friday night. Not only did the Panthers reach that mark, they exceeded expectations with their highest team score of the season. Led by season highs in floor exercise and balance beam, the Panthers surpassed their previous season high of 117.95 in a 126.575 to 120.20 loss to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. The 120.20 was the Panthers' highest team score since receiving a 122.85 against Frazee in 2010.