Despite a sluggish second half, the Packers defeated Mankato East 75-53 Tuesday night to move to 9-0 in conference play and 16-0 overall on the season. The Packers led 48-26 at halftime but their offense stagnated in the second half as they managed just 27 points.
The Packers had four players in double figures led by Tom Aase and Zach Wessels with 16 each, while Joe Aase added 14 and Ajuda Nywesh 10. Collin Weisert scored 6, Gach Gach 5, Tommy Olmsted and Bret Lukes 3 each and Curtis Oberbroeckling had 2.
The win was the Packers’ 20th straight at home, dating to March 2011. Here are the highlights:
Next up for the Packers will be Owatonna, currently third in the conference with a 5-2 record.