Basketball: Rogers boys outlast Anoka 76-69

Garrett Hul (13) of Rogers looked to pass the ball to Josh Turnquist. (Photo by Bill Jones)


Powered by Michael Schreiber in the first half and Chase Cleveland in the second half, the Rogers Royals defeated the host Anoka Tornadoes 75-69 Friday evening.

Schreiber, 6-9 senior center, had 17 of his 21 points in the first half, which ended with the Royals down  36-33. He had foul trouble in the second half.

Michael Schreiber worked against two Tornado defenders. He scored 21 points. (Photo by Bill Jones)

Cleveland, senior guard, scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half.

The Royals opened a 10-point lead, saw it  dwindle to two, then pulled hung one to win despite shaky free throw shooting (15-for-28).

Josh Turnquist added 12 points and Austin Barbeln 10 for the Royals (2-1).

Senior guard Marcus Tyus poured in 30 points for Anoka (2-2).

Rogers will host Totino-Grace on Tuesday.