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Packers Smother Winona

16 Jan

The Austin Packers used pressure defense to run their season record to 13-0 with at 63-38 win at Winona on Tuesday.

The Packers held the Winhawks to their season low point total, allowing just 20 points in the first half and 18 in the second. See the Winona Daily News recap and the Austin Daily Herald coverage. Here are the highlights:

Tom Aase led the Packers in scoring with 17 points, while Ajuda Nywesh had 12, Zach Wessels 11, Bret Lukes 7, Joe Aase 6, Collin Weisert 4 and Gach Gach and Nik Gasner 3 each.

Next up for the Packers: the first-place showdown with Rochester John Marshall, currently 12-2 overall and tied with the Packers atop the Big Nine at 7-0.

Austin Tops Faribault 80-44 as Joe Aase Tops 1000 Points

9 Jan

Austin Packer Senior Joe Aase scored his 1000th career point early in the second half Tuesday night as Austin rolled to a convincing 80-44 win at Faribault.

The win, combined with a loss by Delano, means Austin is now the only undefeated team in Minnesota’s Class AAA boys basketball. The Packers are 11-0 on the year and 5-0 in Big Nine Conference play.

Joe Aase led the Packer scoring Tuesday with 18 points, while Bret Lukes tallied 16, Zach Wessels 12, Collin Weisert 11, Tom Aase 9, Nik Gasner 6, Ajuda Nywesh 5, Jacob Kempen 2 and Gach Gach 1.

See the story in the Austin Daily Herald. Here are the game highlights:

Joe Aase is now fourth on the Packers’ all-time scoring list. Here is the leaderboard:

  • Brian Elwer 1,059
  • Connor Gunderson 1,050
  • Jim Riles 1,032
  • Joe Aase 1,005

The Packers return to action on Friday at home against Rochester Century.

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