Basketball: Royal boys top Becker 70-41 in M8 opener

The Rogers Royals won their conference opener 70-51 over the Becker Bulldogs on Friday evening in Becker.

The Royals (7-4) put this one away early, leading 34-14 at the break and by as much as 30 in the second half.

Michael Schreiber sank 20 points for the Royals. Austin BarbelnĀ  and Chase Cleveland added 10 each and Josh Turnquist eight.

Becker’s highlight was Damien Reinke notching his 1,000th career point on the way to a 28-point outburst.

Becker (4-6) sank six three-pointers in the second half as they closed the final cap.
Rogers will play at Monticello on Thursday.