The Burros improved to 9-2 in the SEC, 11-5 overall last week with two wins.

Lanesboro vs. LeRoy-Ostrander

On Tuesday, Jan 21, LHS beat the Cardinals convincingly, 79-37.

Lanesboro hit 62 percent (18 of 29) from two-point territory, and bombed away from the perimeter, nailing 11 of 26 (42 percent) shots from beyond the three-point arc. The Cardinals failed to score any triples, in spite of trying a dozen shots from three-point territory. They bucketed 16 of 36 from two-point range, and added five free throws on eight attempts. The Burros got twice as may points at the charity stripe, hitting a solid 10 of 14.

Rebounding favored the hosts as well with LHS getting 12 off the offensive glass to nine for L-O. Defensively, the margin was greater. Lanesboro shut down second chance points by snagging 25, while the Cardinals came down with 11.

LHS also forced 15 turnovers while only losing the ball 10 times.

Lanesboro passers provided 18 assists, while L-O totaled only half as many. The top playmaker for the Burros was Garrett Boggs, who dished out seven assists with only one turnover. Tylar Miller came off the bench ready to set up shooters as well. He passed for four assists with no turnovers.

Kole Ruud hit five of nine treys on the way to a 30-point performance. Luke Rogers hit four triples and totaled 22 points. Cole Schwichenberg came off the bench for seven points, while Liam Dorn hit for six. Matthew Luck and Zach Voeltz had three points each, while four other Burros scored a pair of points.

Rogers totaled eight rebounds. Luck came down with five, as did Voeltz. Ruud and Boggs had four apiece.

Sophomore forward Zach Royston led the Cards with 17 points. Senior guard Nate Bunne scored 10.

Lanesboro at Grand Meadow

Friday featured a trip to GM, where the Burros defeated the Superlarks 59-42.

After a 2-2 tie in the opening minutes, the teams settled down to trading scoring runs. Lanesboro separated with a 12-0 jaunt, followed by a 9-0 reply from the Larks. A Burro 7-0 run helped LHS to double up on GM (34-17) as the teams headed to the locker room. The hosts closed to within 15 points on four occasions in the second period, but could get no closer.

As a team, the Burros nailed 10 of 28 of their patented treys (36 percent), while the Larks only hit 3 of 16 (19 percent). Lanesboro also cashed in on 9 of 14 free throws, while GM only hit five of 11. Grand Meadow did out-rebound LHS, 34-31. The Burros lifted 13 steals to six for the Larks, and forced 17 turnovers while only losing the ball 14 times.

Ruud led all scorers with 17 points. He also grabbed five boards, made three steals and passed for four assists. Rogers added 12 points, four rebounds, five assists, two steals and blocked a shot. Voeltz scored 12 points (all from beyond the arc), got four rebounds, made one steal and blocked a shot. Dorn got the double double with 10 points and 11 boards. He also had four steals, an assist, and took a charge. Garrett Boggs added four points, three assists and one steal to team totals. Cole Schwichtenberg scored four points and dished for an assist.

Junior guard Landon Jacobson led the Larks with 11 points, followed by sophomore guard Michael Stejskal with 10. Senior forward Isaac Tangen scored five, as did senior guard Trenton Bleifus. Junior forward Cody Ojulu had four points.

Up next

Lanesboro visits Fillmore Central today (Thursday). On Friday, LHS hosts Schaeffer Academy. Monday, they travel to Mabel-Canton.

SEC Boys Basketball through Jan. 28 games


Spring Grove13-0 SEC (16-3 season)

Lanesboro 9-2 SEC (11-5 season)

Mabel-Canton 9-3 SEC (10-8 season)

Hope Lutheran 6-5 SEC (8-8 season)

Houston 4-8 SEC (4-11 season)


Schaeffer Academy 6-6 SEC (8-10 season)

Grand Meadow 4-7 SEC (5-11 season)

Lyle/Pacelli 5-9 SEC (5-12 season)

Glenville-Emmons 3-8 SEC (6-12 season)

LeRoy-Osrtander 0-11 SEC (1-13 season)

Monday, Jan. 29 results

Lyle/Pacelli 82, Schaeffer Academy 74

Alden-Conger 47, Glenville-Emmons 45