The top seeded team in the North half of Section 6A, New York Mills, eliminated Battle Lake by the score of 69-44 in a quarterfinal round game on Saturday afternoon at 'The Hive' in Perham. The Eagles led 69-44 at the half. They were 19-of-24 at the free throw line.
Tate Olson connected on 10-of-10 shots from the free throw line on his way to 31 points to lead the Eagles. He was joined in double digits by Jonah Johnson with 19 points. Noah Noffsinger added 8 points as the Eagles improved to 27-1 on the season.
Battle Lake was led by 13 points from Jack Mekalson. Owen Buehler and Noah Mansker finished with 9 points apiece and Mason Dalluge contributed 8.
New York Mills will play a semifinal contest at 7:00pm Tuesday night in Perham against either Henning or Hillcrest Lutheran Academy.