Maple River pulls away from Viking boys

Published 9:46 pm Monday, January 18, 2021

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Maple River (2-0 overall) ran away with things early in the second half, beating the Hayfield boys basketball team 71-51 on the road Monday.

Ethan Slaathaug scored 27 points for the Vikings (1-2 overall).

“We knew they were going to be a good team and that’s probably our toughest conference game on the schedule,” Hayfield head boys basketball coach Chris Pack said.

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Hayfield 28  23    51

MR 29  42    71

Hayfield scoring: Ethan Slaathaug, 27; Isaac Matti, 13; Erik Bungum, 9; Easton Fritcher, 2; free throws: 53 percent (9-for-17)