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Panthers Win LEC Boys Basketball Contest in Rothsay

By Craig Olson, 02/17/23, 9:30PM CST


It was the Panthers and the Tigers in a Little Eight Conference boys’ basketball battle in Rothsay on Friday night.  Parkers Prairie took a 45-22 lead and went on to post a 78-45 victory over the host team.  Dylan Debilzen and Mason Arens provided an effective one-two punch for the Panthers as each scored 24 points.


Rothsay was led by Matthew Danielson with 13 and Landon Messerschmidt with 11.  The Tigers shot just 28% from the field and 41% (7-17) from the free throw line.

Parkers Prairie (8-11, 5-10 LEC) has a road game at Ashby on Tuesday and a home game Friday against New York Mills

Rothsay (3-19, 0-15 LEC) will face Border West in Graceville on Tuesday night and will entertain Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal in a non-conference matchup on Friday.