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Boys Basketball: Eagles get first victory of the season

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NEW YORK MILLS -- The Eagles boys basketball team defeated Pillager 59-57 for their first win of the season in three games Tuesday evening.

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Pillager's senior center E.J. Ziegler led all scorers with 28 points and was the only Husky in double figures.

The Eagles were led by the three-pronged attack of Charlie Peeters, Damon Tumberg and Zach Bauck en route to their conference schedule opening victory.

Peeters scored 17 points; Bauck added 15 and Tumberg scored 13. Chance Pettow had eight points.

Pillager led at halftime 31-28, but the Eagles flipped the scoring in the second half outscoring the Huskies by five, 31-26, for the two-point victory.

New York Mills (1-2) plays the second of a three-game home stand Friday, Dec. 14 when they host the Henning Hornets (2-0). at 7:30 p.m.

Henning defeated the Eagles 71-44 Friday to improve to 3-0. No statistics were reported for this game.

Eagles Results:

Pillager at New York Mills.

Tuesday, Dec. 11.

PIL 31 26 - 57

NYM 28 31 - 59

Scoring:

PIL: Ziegler 28, Strack 9, Uselman 6, Neururer 6, Jacobson 3, Van Vickle 3, Litke 2.

NYM: Peeters 17, Bauck 15, Tumberg 13, Pettow 8, Perala 3, Patron 3.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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