Lein leads Alden-Conger

Published 8:41 am Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Alden-Conger boys’ basketball team got 23 points from senior Dillan Lein and the Knights won a thrilling game over Mabel-Canton, 56-54, on Monday night.

Down two points at halftime, the Knights were able to swing the deficit to a lead late in the game.

Sophomore Erik Theusch added 13 points for the Knights.

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Lein went 9-15 from the floor and had 12 rebounds.

Ryan Hansen had a complete statline — five points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals — for Alden-Conger.

The win was the second in a row for the Knights after a rough couple of weeks on the court.

Alden-Conger won’t get much rest, as it will host Immanuel Lutheran at 7:30 p.m. tonight.