11-27 boys roundup: Dollar Bay tops R-M

11/28/2018 | Game Recap | By Staff

D OLLAR BAY — The Dollar Bay Blue Bolts opened the season with a 71-37 win over the Republic-Michigamme Hawks.

Sophomore Connor LeClaire led the Blue Bolts with 21 points, while sophomore Davin Hill scored 16 and junior Ashton Janke added 12.

“Our sophomores were solid and scored efficiently,” Dollar Bay coach Jesse Kentala said. “Brendan LeClaire was an absolute beast defensively tonight, creating turnover and havoc for Republic’s guards. Total team effort and great start to the season.”

Next, Dollar Bay hosts Jeffers on Thursday, while Republic-Michigamme heads to Wakefield-Marenisco on Tuesday.

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R-M 8 8 8 13 — 37

Dollar Bay 18 14 21 18 — 71

R-M — Luokkala 10, Conklin 11, Hanninen 2, Carlson 4, Olender 10. F: 11; Fouled out: None; Free throws: 3-6; 3-point field goals: Olender 2.

Dollar Bay — Schmitz 6, Brendan LeClaire 7, Janke 12, Connor LeClaire 21, Hill 16, Kangas 4, Keriainen 5. F: 5; Fouled out: None; Free throws: 7-10; 3-point field goals: Schmitz 2, Hill 2, Keriainen.

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