Packer boys win 13th straight game

Published 9:57 pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013

WINONA — The No. 2 ranked Packers rattled off their 13th straight win when they beat Winona (6-9 overall, 3-4 Big Nine) 63-38 on the road Tuesday.

Austin (13-0 overall, 7-0 Big Nine) forced 21 turnovers and they held Winona to 4-of-21 shooting from the arc.

“It was all about our defense tonight,” Austin head coach Kris Fadness said. “We turned a lot of those turnovers into points.”

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Tom Aase scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Ajuda Nywesh added 12 points for Austin.

“We struggled in the half court offense and we didn’t shoot very well,” Fadness said. “It was a good win against what I consider a dangerous team on the road.”

Austin 27 36 — 63

Winona 20 18 — 38

Austin scoring: Tom Aase, 17; Ajuda Nywesh, 12; Zach Wessels, 11; Bret Lukes, 7; Joe Aase, 6; Collin Weisert, 4; Nik Gasner, 3; Gach Gach, 3; rebounds: 31; turnovers: 10