Basketball: Elk boys tip Coon Rapids 69-56, end skid at 10

Elk River led by 21 at halftime and went on to defeat Coon Rapids 69-56 on Thursday evening, ending a 10-game losing streak.

Senior forward Ben Erickson led with 26 points. Will Iverson and Coleman Hayes chipped 10 apiece and Landon Werner added 9.

Omot Okwan tallied 17 points and Edvonte Hibbler 10 for Osseo.

Elk River (5-14), up 34-13 at halftime, had not won since Dec. 29 when they beat Brooklyn Center.

The Elks are 2-11 in the NWSC with both wins against Coon Rapids, which is 0-12 in conference and 1-16 overall.

The Elks will play at Blaine on Friday, Feb. 11.

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