Pequot Lakes claimed a commanding 59-10 lead at the half in coasting to a 74-29 Mid-State Conference win over the Park Rapids boys basketball team at Pequot Lakes on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Bode Magnuson (18), Eli Laposky (17) and Alex Morgan (10) scored in double figures for the Patriots, who improved to 2-0 in conference games. Pequot Lakes’ defense held the Panthers to only 19.6% shooting (9 for 46, including 5 for 30 on 3-pointers) from the field while forcing 35 turnovers.

Isaiah Olson (8) and Nick Michaelson (5) combined for 13 points for the Panthers in their season debut. Michaelson also had 10 rebounds and eight blocked shots. Logan Jackson had six rebounds and three assists while James Hartig had four steals.

PARK RAPIDS: Hartig 0 3-4 3, Morris 1 0-0 3, Stearns 0 0-0 0, Van Batavia 0 0-0 0, Etter 0 0-0 0, Olson 3 0-0 8, Harmon 1 1-2 3, Jackson 1 0-0 3, Phillippi 1 1-2 4, Michaelson 2 1-3 5. Totals: 9 for 46 (FG), 6 for 11 (FT).
PEQUOT LAKES: Magnuson 18, Laposky 17, Morgan 10, Rysavy 8, Kotaksa 7, Ruud 6, Wufflestad 3, Monahan 2, Turner 2.
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Halftime: Pequot Lakes 59, Park Rapids 10. Three-pointers: Morris 1, Olson 2, Jackson 1, Phillippi 1. Rebounds: Park Rapids 33 (Michaelson 10, Jackson 6, Hartig 4, Olson 4, Harmon 4, Morris 2, Van Batavia 2, Phillippi 1). Assists: Park Rapids 6 (Jackson 3, Hartig 1, Van Batavia 1, Olson 1). Steals: Park Rapids 12 (Hartig 4, Van Batavia 2, Harmon 2, Michaelson 2, Morris 1, Olson 1). Blocked shots: Park Rapids 9 (Michaelson 8, Harmon 1). Team fouls: Park Rapids 11. Turnovers: Park Rapids 35.