Basketball: Royal boys top Apollo 62-53

The Rogers Royals tripped St. Cloud Apollo 62-53 in St. Cloud on Friday evening, led by Josh Turnquist with 20 points, three blocks and seven rebounds.

The Royals (12-6) led 30-21 at the half with Michael Schreiber scoring 12 of his 14 points and Turnquist 11 of his 20. They stayed ahead in the second half with bench help as Chase Cleveland scored all 9 of his points and Nick Runge 7 of his 9.

Brett Maslonkowski hit 20 points and Reid Evans 17 for the Eagles (8-10).

Rogers will host Becker on Thursday.