PEQUOT LAKES - The Pequot Lakes Patriots boys' basketball team had five players score in double figures and registered a 70-62 non-conference victory over Nevis on Thursday.

Tony Landecker scored 13 points and dished out 7 assists for Pequot Lakes and teammate Joe Hall contributed 14 points and 7 rebounds as the Patriots improved to 5-16 overall.

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Pequot Lakes shot 23-44 (52 percent) from the field and 22-39 (56 percent) from the charity stripe.

Nevis 20 8 18 16 - 62

Pequot Lakes 16 14 15 25 - 70

NEVIS (62)

Ray Phillippi 7, Matt Munson 15, Jon Goochen 8, Matt Peabody 3, Andrew Weaver 15, Levi Durgin 2, Jesse Roles 6, Greg Edwards 6. Team totals: FG 24-41 (59 percent), FT 9-19 (47 percent).

PEQUOT LAKES (70)

Tony Landecker 13, Russell Flategraff 10, Matt Royer 11, Wes Vander Lugt 11, Greg Amundson 9, Joe Hall 14, Dan Akerson 2. Team totals: FG 23-44 (52 percent), FT 22-39 (56 percent). Conference - 1-8. Overall - 5-16. Next game: Host Deer River Tuesday.

3-point baskets - Flategraff, Royer, Munson 4, Goochen. Rebounds - PL 25 (Hall 7). Turnovers - PL 29. Total fouls - PL 18, Nevis 18. Fouled out - Royer, Amundson, Peabody, Edwards. Assists - PL 18 (Landecker 7). Steals - PL 15 (Flategraff 4, Vander Lugt 4). Blocks - PL 2.

EV-Watkins 68, Pierz 65 (ot)

EDEN VALLEY - Pierzs Kurt Stumpf hit a three-point basket at the buzzer to send the game into overtime but the Pioneers fell to Eden Valley-Watkins 68-65 in a Central Minnesota Conference game Thursday.

Nick Maurer scored 21 points and also had 10 assists and 10 steals for the Pioneers and Jason Kapsner contributed 11 points and 12 rebounds for Pierz which slipped to 10-4 in the conference and 11-11 overall.

Pierz 17 15 15 16 2 - 65

Eden Valley-Watkins 11 14 20 18 5 - 68

PIERZ (65)

Kurt Stumpf 14, Nick Maurer 21, Ben Zilka 11, Jason Kapsner 11, Greg Pohlkamp 2, Aaron Neu 3, Mark Kimman 3. Team totals: FG 23-55 (42 percent), FT 14-21 (67 percent). Conference - 10-4. Overall - 11-11. Next game: East Section 6AA Quarterfinals at Milaca 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS (68)

Mike Strohmeier 16, Jim Dockendorf 6, Johan Sogge 4, Pat Neisen 7, Dustin Schoenecker 26, Kyle Brulla 8, Bob Wruck 1. Team totals: FG 26-55 (47 percent), FT 9-14 (64 percent).

3-point baskets - Stumpf 3, Maurer, Neu, Schoenecker 4, Brulla 2, Neisen. Rebounds - Pierz 32 (Kapsner 12). Turnovers -Pierz 11. Total fouls - Pierz 15, EV-W 19. Assists - Pierz 16 (Maurer 10). Steals - Pierz 18 (Maurer 10).