Boys basketball: Knights drop second straight to hot-shooting Battlers
The Battle Lake boys basketball team came to Barrett on Tuesday and left with a 60-48 win over the Knights after shooting 58 percent (22-38).
Junior guard Nick VanErp led that charge with 15 points, while Isaiah Dorn had 14 and Bennett Cameron chipped in 12.
The Knights (2-2) countered by shooting just 33 percent (17-51), including 3-of-18 from three. Logan Paulson had another double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds. Brady Sabolik added 16 points, five assists and five steals.
The Knights will try to bounce back from a two-game losing streak in their final game before Christmas break when WCA goes to Osakis (4-2) on Friday night at 7:30.
BATTLE LAKE 60, WCA 48
TOTALS - Battle Lake - FG - 22-38; Three-point FG - 3-5; FT - 13-22; Rebounds - 30; WCA - FG - 17-51; Three-point FG - 3-18; FT - 12-16; Rebounds - 26
WCA - Logan Paulson - 15 points, 10 rebounds; Brady Sabolik - 16 points, 5 assists, 5 steals; Dawson Staples - 6 points; Ross Anderson - 3 points; Jacob Bright - 2 points; Logan Nadgwick - 2 points; Colton Wutzke - 2 points; Nathan Kaye - 2 points
BATTLE LAKE SCORING - Nick VanErp - 15; Isaiah Dorn - 14; Bennett Cameron - 12; Colton Kirschbaum - 8; Brady Scholten - 5; Eli Carlson - 3; Cole Brandner - 3