Elk River boys basketball

  The Elk River Elks  played a strong second half and beat the Centennial Cougars 59-48 at home on Friday evening. Centennial led 19-18 at halftime with both teams  working very hard defensively. The Elks finally started to pull away when Porter Morrell nailed two straight 3-pointers for a 43-34 lead. Elks senior forward Max [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Armstrong sank five consecutive three-pointers to take the lead and pulled off an 81-78, double-overtime upset of Elk River on Tuesday evening in Elk River. Point guard Porter Morrell drilled a career-high 30 points and forward Clay Elrod added 25 for Elk River (5-3 conference, 9-3 overall). The Elks [...]

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  Elk River coasted to a 64-40 non-conference win over Monticello at  home on Saturday afternoon. Clay Elrod led with 24 points, followed by Max Person with 15 and Porter Morrell with 12, as the Elks improved to 9-2 and beat a section opponent. The Elks led the Magic (4-8) by as much as 41-10. [...]

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Maple Grove put the clamps on Elk River and handed the Elks a 63-48 loss on Thursday evening in Maple Grove. Bryan Edwards logged 18 points and 9 rebounds for the Elks, now 5-2 in the NWSC and 8-2 overall. Porter Morrell scored 11 points and Clay Elrod 7. Maple Grove improved to 5-2 in [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Terry Hadden sank two free shots with 13 seconds left as Elk River squeezed past Champlin Park 64-63 at home Tuesday evening, with the Elks’ twin pillars, Clay Elrod and Porter Morrell, carrying them up to that point. Elrod, 6-foot-6 junior forward, laid in 26  points and grabbed seven [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Top-ranked Park Center  trailed Elk River most of the game but the Quinton Hooker-led Pirates dominated the last nine minutes and handed the Elks their first lost 76-63 Friday evening. Junior forward Clay Elrod poured in 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to keep the Elks in the game [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor This year’s River Battle matched a veteran, unbeaten Elk River squad and a struggling, all-rookie Rogers lineup but still wound up being a scrap from start to finish. The Elks prevailed 61-54 at home Saturday, after trailing by five at halftime, led by Porter Morrell with 25 points and Bryan [...]

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  Porter Morrell’s shooting and passing sparked Elk River to a 65-54 win over Andover at home Thursday as the Elks stayed unbeaten at 6-0. The senior point guard sank 18 points and dished out nine assists. His two 3-pointers came back-to-back and gave the Elks their first lead at 16-14 after a slow start. [...]

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