Boys Basketball: Big first half leads Verndale over Eagles
VERNDALE--A quick sprint by the Verndale Pirates led to an insurmountable 40-19 halftime lead, as the Pirates improved to 2-2 in Park Region Conference play. The Eagles fall to 0-5 in the conference and 1-10 overall.
Verndale's Dallas Ehrmantraut led all scorers with 21 points. Aaron Denny added 17. Marco Gomez scored 15 points. The trio scored all but 11 Pirate points in the 64-47 final.
The two-headed scoring monster of Adam Snelgrove and Charlie Peeters continued their team-leading efforts. Snelgrove scored 17; Peeters had 16. Dustin Gaudette added seven points.
Verndale improves to 3-7 overall on the season. The two teams will meet again February 10 in New York Mills.
Eagles 19 28 -- 47
Pirates 40 24 -- 64
NEW YORK MILLS: Creedan Dunrud 3, Charlie Peeters 16, Keaton Norton 2, Adam Patron 2, Dustin Gaudette 7, Adam Snelgrove 17
VERNDALE: Christian Siedschlaw 4, Marcos Gomez 15, Dallas Ehrmantraut 21, Josh Gilb 2, James Kveton 3, DJ Blocker 2, Aaron Denny 17.