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On the opening night of the High School Basketball season, and in games featured on 107.9 the Bull, the Oakland-Craig Girls downed Logan View/Scribner-Snyder 68-43 at Logan View Thursday night while the Raiders won the Boys game 71-59.
In the Girls game, the Knights led 18-9 after one. Oakland-Craig won the second quarter 18-11 to lead 36-20 at the break.
The Knights outscored Logan View/Scribner-Snyder 16-9 in the third quarter to go up 52-29 at the end of three.
Oakland-Craig put up 16 fourth quarter points compared to 13 for the Raiders to make up the final score.
The Knights’ Dacey Nelson led all scorers with 29 points. Kennedy Benne and Shannon Pille added 9 apiece while Melanie Snader notched 7.
Mackenzy Schreck paced Logan View/Scribner-Snyder with 12 points while Abby Kahlandt totaled 10.
In the Boys game, the Raiders jumped out to a 22-16 lead after one. Logan View/Scribner-Snyder won the second quarter 16-13 to hold a 38-29 halftime lead.
The Knights won the third quarter 14-13 to make it a 51-43 game at the end of three.
The Raiders outscored Oakland-Craig 20-16 in the fourth quarter to make up the final score.
Logan View/Scribner-Snyder’s Ben Moxness had a game-high 32 points, while Jacob Polk and Andrew Poppe added 13 and 7, respectively.
Garrett Seagren had a team-high 29 points, including 7 3’s for the Knights while Kobe Benne and Carter Thiele recorded 10 and 9, respectively.
Both the Oakland-Craig Boys and Girls travel to Boys Town on Saturday while the Raider Boys and Girls host Twin River, also on Saturday.