Lyle/Pacelli Athletics boys basketball team rolls to ninth win a row 83-38 over Lanesboro Friday night

The Lyle/Pacelli Athletics boys basketball team took to the road in search of win number nine in a row Friday night as they traveled to Lanesboro to take on the Burros in a Southeast Conference matchup, and senior guard Buai Duop led four Athletics in double figures in scoring with 26 points, plus he added 15 rebounds for a double-double, three assists and five blocked shots as the Athletics routed the Burros 83-38.

LP shot a blistering 33 of 59 from the field for 55.9%, including 10 of 22 from beyond the 3-point arc, and they also earned the victory by outrebounding Lanesboro 41-20 and forcing 11 turnovers.  Laneboro’s last lead of the night was 6-4 early in the first half before the Athletics went on an 11-2 run to take a lead they would not relinquish at 18-8.  Lyle/Pacelli led 42-27 at the half and came storming out of the gate in the second half with a 19-3 run to lead 61-30, and they outscored the Burros 22-7 the rest of the way for the win.

Besides Koak’s 26 points, Mac Nelson was also in double figures for Lyle/Pacelli Friday night with 16 points, five rebounds and one steal, Jake Truckenmiller and Landon Meyer each scored 12 points, with Truckenmiller adding two rebounds, three assists and a blocked shot, and Meyer added five rebounds and five assists, Hunter Bauer scored eight points, plus he chipped in four rebounds, four assists, one steal and one blocked shot, Dylan Christianson supplied five points and Trey Anderson scored two points, plus he added four rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win Friday night.

Lyle/Pacelli now stands at 15-2 overall and 12-0 in the Southeast Conference, and the Athletics return to action Tuesday night in Lyle versus Kingsland in a Southeast Conference tilt, with the varsity tip-off scheduled for 7:15 p.m. that evening.