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Battle Lake's sophomore guard Tony Ukkelberg races up the court after getting a steal during the first half of the Battlers' win in Brandon-Evansville on Thursday night. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Boys basketball: Battle Lake plays like fourth-ranked team it is

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The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team became another victim of a deep and talented Battle Lake squad on Thursday night as the Battlers improved to 17-0 with a 67-25 win in Brandon.


The fourth-ranked team in Class A took care of the Chargers with a business-like approach. The Battlers used their defense to create some good looks in transition and build an early lead. They quickly pulled away from there, taking a 37-12 lead into the break.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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