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Boys Basketball | Austin 60, Owatonna 48

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OWATONNA — Austin finished its regular season unbeaten. But it wasn't easy.

The Packers bounced back from a one-point deficit in the second half Friday to beat solid Owatonna 60-48 in Big Nine Conference boys basketball.

Austin is 18-0 in the Big Nine and 25-0 overall. Owatonna is 11-7, 15-11.

The Packers jumped on the Huskies after trailing 41-40, going on a 12-0 scoring run that was keyed by 3-pointers by Bret Lukes and Ajuda Nywesh.

Tom Aase led Austin in scoring with 16 points. Lukes added 15, Joe Aase had nine and Zach Wessels eight. Tom Aase also grabbed nine rebounds.

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Ty Sullivan had 19 points for the Huskies. Colton Schock added 13.

Austin outscored Owatonna 11-6 from the free-throw line.

Austin 60, Owatonna 48

AUSTIN (60)

Collin Weisert 0, Ajuda Nywesh 5, Bret Lukes 15, Zach Wessels 8, Joe Aase 9, Tom Aase 16, Gach Gach 7.

Other stats:T. Aase 9 rebounds.

OWATONNA (48)

Sam Fenske 8, Ty Sullivan 19, Luke Wanous 2, Ryan Melcher 0, Shadarik Skala 0, Colton Schock 13, Dexter Leer 0, Will Kreutter 5, Andrew Stelter 0, Owen Statlander 1.

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Other stats:Schock 7 rebounds.

Halftime:AUST 28, OWA 26.

Free throws:AUST 11-14, OWA 6-9.

Three-point goals:AUST 5 (Lukes 2, J. Aase 1, Gach 1, Nywesh 1), OWA 6 (Schock 2, Fenske 2, Sullivan 1, Kreutter 1).

Notes:Owatonna was up 41-40 when Austin went on 12-0 run keyed by 3 pointers from Bret Lukes and Ajuda Nywesh.

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