After a rough start in their first game against the Park Rapids Panthers, which they lost 10-2, the Pine River-Backus Tigers came back to defeat Nevis 17-11 and the Sebeka Trojans 4-0 to take third place out of six teams at the Park Rapids tournament on Saturday, April 12.
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In a hard-fought game that just had too many missed shots, the third-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers' girls' basketball season ended with a 40-63 loss to the No. 2 Verndale Pirates in the North Subsection 5A playoffs on Saturday, March 8, in Wadena.
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers girls' basketball team defeated the Pine River-Backus Tigers 64-32 in a non-conference game on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
Meredith Silgren had 16 points and Shannon Lundgren grabbed 13 rebounds for C-I.
The Pine River-Backus Tigers girls' basketball team extended their win streak to six games as they defeated the visiting Laporte Wildcats for the second time this season 86-32 in a Northwoods Conference action on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Megan Felthous led all scorers with 29 points, including her 1,000-career point just a couple minutes into the game, to help the Pine River-Backus girls’ basketball team defeat the Northome-Kelliher Mustangs 79-54 in a Northwoods Conference game on Friday, Feb. 7.
Journee Howard added 14 points an...
Megan Felthous had a triple-double with 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 steals in the Pine River-Backus Tigers' 62-51 Northwoods Conference girls' basketball victory over the Blackduck Drakes on Friday, Jan. 31.
The Pine River-Backus girls' basketball team's two-game winning streak was snapped at Isle in a 68-36 non-conference loss to the Huskies on Friday, Jan. 24.
Megan Felthous notched 19 points for the Tigers.
With one starter sick and another out with a concussion, the Tigers stuck with the Upsala Cardinals until halfway through the second half before they were worn down and lost 50-62 in non-conference action on Friday, Dec. 20.
Jordyn Glenz tallied 16 points for Verndale as the Pirates downed Pine River-Backus 49-43 in a non-conference game on Friday, Dec. 6.
Megan Felthous notched 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Tigers, while Elizabeth Downie added 12 points.
Megan Felthous notched nine kills and nine digs for the third-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 3-0 loss to the second-seeded Sebeka Trojans in the North Subsection 6A quarterfinals on Friday, Oct. 25.