Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
MACCRAY's Corey Abbas (10) passes to Bailey Boike, right, against Central Minnesota Christian on Thursday. CMCS' Grant Hoekstra (5) and Zach Zwart (22) attempt to break up the play. Tribune photo by Tom Larson.

Boys Basketball: MACCRAY pounds CMCS

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
sports Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Tribune Staff Report

CLARA CITY -- Corey Abbas and Riley Aeikens each scored 19 points to help MACCRAY stay in a virtual tie for first place in the Camden as the Wolverines stymied Central Minnesota Christian 75-45 Thursday.

Advertisement
Advertisement

It was the 501st career coaching win for Gary Nelson, who earned his 500th on Monday in the Wolverines' rout of Renville County West. Nelson, who started his coaching career in 1979 with the Raymond Hornets, is the fifth active coach in Class A to reach the milestone.

Also scoring in double figures for MACCRAY (11-1, 16-5) was Brady Boike with 13 and Taylor Thissen 12. Boike also hooked 11 rebounds.

Grant Hoekstra and Tyler Daugherty with 8 points each paced a balanced attack for the Bluejays.

MACCRAY 75, CMCS 45

CMCS (4-9, 7-12) 23 22 -- 45

MACCRAY (11-1, 16-5) 38 37 -- 75

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN - 18-56 FG (2-15 3-pt); 7-13 FT; 26 rebounds; 23 fouls ... Scoring: Aaron Wubben 6, Grant Hoekstra 8, Justin Van Eps 4, Tyler Daugherty 8, Zach Zwart 6, Jacob Zondervan 4, Jared Duininck 2, Nick Daugherty 7 ... 3-point shots: Zwart 2 ... Rebound leaders: T. Daugherty 7 ... Assist leaders: Hoekstra 2 ... Steal leaders: Hoekstra 3

MACCRAY - 24-56 FG (4-12 3-pt); 23-34 FT; 42 rebounds; 14 fouls ... Scoring: Corey Abbas 19, Riley Aeikens 19, Brady Boike 13, Carter Asche 6, Taylor Thissen 12, Bailey Boike 4, DJ VanKlompenburg 2 ... 3-point shots: Abbas 2, Aeikens 1, Thissen 1 ... Rebound leaders: Brady Boike 11, Aeikens 7, Bailey Boike 6, Abbas 6 ... Assist leaders: Abbas 6 ... Steal leaders: Alex Wrede 4, Abbas 4

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness