Knights fall to Crusaders

Published 10:18 am Friday, January 27, 2017

A tough first half for the Alden-Conger boys’ basketball team resulted in a 14-point hole at halftime and it was never able to dig out against Mankato Loyola in a 40-34 loss.

The Knights scored just 12 points in the first half, but responded with a better offensive performance in the second half.

Dillan Lein scored 13 points to lead the Knights, and Ryan Hansen and Logan Sailor each scored seven points.

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It was previously reported that Alden-Conger had lost nine games in a row after losing to Lanesboro on Monday. The Knights had beaten Madelia on Jan. 20 to end a seven-game losing streak.

Alden-Conger will host Glenville-Emmons tonight.