The Ashby Arrows came into the season ranked #6 in the Class A state pre-season polls with a team that has size, talent and experience. The Arrows traveled to Barrett to take on the West Central Area Knights in the season opener for both teams and hung on for a 56-53 win on Monday night.
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross came out strong in the first half at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy on Monday night, taking a 36-15 lead at halftime. The Comets battled back in the second half but their rally came up short as they suffered a 71-68 loss to the Warriors.
The Battle Lake boys’ basketball team started off their home schedule strongly Monday night in a physical matchup versus Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley. The Battlers defense held the Wolverines to an astounding 12 points in the first half, and went into halftime with a 12 point advantage, leading 24-12.