The Onamia boys basketball team’s over-all record stood at 7-12 following a win over non-conference Verndale and a loss to conference foe Isle last week.
The Onamia Panthers welcomed the Verndale Pirates to their gym for a non-conference game on Feb. 4.
The Panthers took a commanding 18-point lead over the Pirates in the first half, then closed the game out holding the visitors to just four field goals during the second period to capture their seventh win of the season, 67-36.
Brandon Nickaboine, Josh Parrow and Cayden Eagle combined for 52 of Onamia’s 69 points.
The teams combined for 16 3-pointers.
Verndale 23 13 36
Onamia 41 28 69
Scoring: Nickaboine 20, Parrow 18, Eagle 14, Drift 8, Carlson 5, Ecker 2, Benjamin 2.
The Onamia Panthers hosted the Isle Huskies in the second scheduled game of the season between the two cross-county rivals on Feb. 6.
Isle won in a close contest, 55-51.
A summary of that game appears elsewhere in this issue.
Isle 31 24 55
Onamia 28 23 51
Scoring: Isle: Gross 24, Haggberg 9, Beuhring 8, Big Bear 7, Smith 7. Onamia:
Parrow 26, Eagle 9, Iaquinto 6, Nickaboine 4, Drift 4, Ecker 2.