Boys Basketball: Nevis reaches century mark in rout

The Tigers remained undefeated in Northland Conference play with the 101-46 win over Kelliher-Northome.

Nevis Tigers

NORTHOME – Led by six players scoring in double figures, the Nevis boys basketball team surpassed the century mark in a 101-45 Northland Conference win over Kelliher-Northome on Thursday, Jan. 20.

Eddie Kramer scored 22 points, Joe Houchin and Devan Lindow scored 14 points each, and Ty Warrington, JohnPaul Benson and Austin Ahrendt chipped in 11 points apiece. Benson had eight rebounds and five steals while Houchin grabbed six rebounds and had four assists and three steals. Warrington tallied eight assists and four rebounds, Kramer had three assists, and Lindow had six steals.

Nevis outscored the Mustangs 53-16 in the second half to improve to 5-0 in the conference and 13-2 overall. Cass Lake-Bena is also 5-0 in conference play. Kelliher-Northome fell to 1-3 in the conference and 5-5 overall.

This game was originally postponed on Jan. 14. The Tigers also had a game against Cass Lake-Bena scheduled for Jan. 20 postponed and rescheduled for March 4 at Nevis.

“We got out to a quick start and this one was decided early. Northome did some nice things in the first half and put up 29 points, but our bench was the difference as we opened up the second half with a run that put it out of reach,” said Nevis head coach Scott Kramer. “It was nice to see our bench guys get some minutes in the second half.”


Tigers top Cherry

NEVIS – Eddie Kramer scored 27 points and Warrington just missed a triple-double as the Tigers defeated Cherry 67-42 at the Tiger Arena on Jan. 18.

Benson had 15 points and six rebounds while Warrington finished with 8 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Tigers, who led 35-21 at the half. Lindow hauled down five rebounds and joined Houchin with two assists. Kramer, Warrington and Ahrendt had two steals each. Cherry fell to 8-2.

“We got off to a quick start and played our best defensive game of the year thus far. It was a total team effort on defense,” said Scott Kramer. “It was a big win for us against a quality opponent.”

1982 Dawson-Boyd High School graduate
1987 Moorhead State University graduate
Sports reporter for Park Rapids Enterprise since 1987
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