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Minnewaska boys' basketball: Lakers split final two regular games

Seniors Shane Bosek and Brady Johnsrud both reached double figures as Minnewaska topped BOLD to earn the West Central South Conference boys' basketball title Thursday.

Seniors Shane Bosek and Brady Johnsrud both reached double figures as Minnewaska topped BOLD to earn the West Central South Conference boys' basketball title Thursday.

The Lakers, who are ranked No. 3 in Class AA, got 23 from Bosek and 15 from Johnsrud as they improved to 15-1 in WCCS and 23-2 overall.

Minnewaska finished the night with 10 players entering the scoring column.

The Lakers, who are also the top seed in the Section 6AA-West tournament, open play tomorrow, Thursday, when they host neighboring Osakis at 7 p.m.

GAME STATISTICS

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BOLD 19 21 -- 40

MINNEWASKA 30 38 -- 68

BOLD - Zach Remillard 1, Trent Athmann 4, Jacob Honzay 6, Brandon Ochs 9, Kyle Krause 6, Phillip Marks 10, Michael Schulte 1, Reed Nelson 3. Field goals 15-43, 3-pt 1-6, Free throws 9-14, Rebounds 27, Fouls 10.

MINNEWASKA - Brady Johnsrud 15, Blake Johnsrud 2, Shane Bosek 23, Andrew Ostrander 3, Kris Daniels 4, Trenton Berg 3, Eric Elbe 7, Ben Peters 5, Mike Nielsen 2, Alex Harste 4. Field goals 29-50, 3-pt 3-12 (Bosek 2, Berg 1), Free throws 7-11, Rebounds 29 (Br. Johnsrud 6, Bosek 6, Nielsen 6), Assists 18 (Br. Johnsrud 5, Bosek 4), Steals 12 (Bl. Johnsrud 4), Blocked shots 4 (Peters 2) Fouls 14.

Breckenridge 61,

Minnewaska 49

The Minnewaska boys' basketball team will head into the Section 6AA tournament tomorrow following a double-digit loss to an 11-13 Breckenridge team in the regular-season finale.

The Lakers could not overcome a huge night from Breckenridge's Ryan Voss in the 61-46 loss last Friday night. Voss had a game-high 29 points. Included in that was 17 in the second half as he helped his team outscore Minnewaska 30-20 after the break. Ryan Rettig was the only other Cowboys' player in double figures with 13.

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Shane Bosek led Minnewaska's attack with 13 points and seven rebounds. Ben Peters added 12 points.

The Lakers will head into the west subsection as the No. 1 seed tomorrow, Thursday. They open up against eighth-seeded Osakis with a 7 p.m. tip-off. A win would advance them to the University of Minnesota-Morris for a 1 p.m. game against the winner of Breckenridge and Benson this Saturday.

GAME STATISTICS

BRECKENRIDGE 31 30 - 61

MINNEWASKA 26 20 - 46

TEAM STATISTICS - Minnewaska - Field goals - 20-47; Three-point field goals - 2-13; Rebounds - 25 steals; Assists - 11; Steals - 7; Turnovers - 17

MINNEWASKA - Bosek - 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block, 3 assists; Eric Elbe - 2 rebounds; Ben Peters - 12 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals; Michael Nielsen - 2 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Austin Giese - 1 rebound; Brady Johnsrud - 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 assists; Trenton Berg - 7 points, 1 assist; Blake Johnsrud - 3 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists; Tanner Holten - 1 steal

BRECKENRIDGE - Sam Hender - 3 points; Zach Hegge - 2 points; Blake Anderson-Wilcox - 4 points; Voss - 29 points; Nic Conzemius - 6 points; Chandler Holzbauer - 4 points; Rettig - 13 points

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