Packers Split Weekend Games

15 Jan

The Austin boys got a big win Friday night on the road against Big Nine rival Rochester Century, as they started quickly and never looked back. The Packers and Panthers went into the game tied for first in the conference (along with Owatonna), and the Packers came out with the victory.

Joe Aase led the Packers with 18 points, while Tom Aase had 15, Zach Wessels 10, Goliath Oboyo 6, Bret Lukes 5, Collin Weisert 3 and Nate Schwab 2. Here are the Austin Daily Herald and Post-Bulletin stories, and the video highlights:

See the KTTC and KAAL stories, too.

The Packers had a quick turnaround, as they traveled to La Crosse, Wisconsin to take part in the Midwest Players Classic. Playing their second game in 16 hours, they got off to a good start against Gale-Ettrick-Trempeleau, an undefeated Wisconsin team, but ran out of gas in the second half. The Herald story has the details.

Joe Aase had 13 points for the Packers, while Zach Wessels had 6, Goliath Oboyo 4, Nate Schwab 3 and Zach Vierkandt, Bret Lukes, Tom Aase and Collin Weisert had 2 each.

Video highlights are below:

The Packers return to action Tuesday night at home against Winona.




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