The cold-shooting Solon Springs High School boys basketball team lost to the Hurley Midgets 60-44 Thursday, Jan. 10, in the SSHS gym.

The Eagles struggled to shoot all night long going 2-for-19 from the 3-point line and shooting just 33 percent overall.

The Midgets (3-6, 3-3) were lead by Gavin Ransanici with 22 points and Carson Thewis with 14.

“Hurley was dominant inside with most of their points coming in the paint all night long,” SSHS coach Marcus Besonen said.

The Eagles (5-4, 4-3) had three players score in double figures, led by Alex Hunter’s 19 points. Aaron Pfister added 11 points and Caden Smith had 10.

Solon Springs hosts Indianhead Conference leading Ironwood (8-0, 7-0) at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

 

Hurley 36 24 - 60

Solon Springs 22 22 - 44

Hurley - Carson Thewis 14, Corbin Taylor 2, Andy Hamlin 4, Tony Cummings 7, Jeffrey Genisot 5, Braxton Sbraggia 6, Gavin Ransanici 22. Totals: 26 5-9 60

 

Girls hoops

The Eagles lost to Ironwood 80-50 Friday, Jan. 11, in Solon Springs.

McKenzie Boyd’ game-high 31 points for Ironwood included seven 3-pointers. Caitlyn Mylly was next with 20 points and Maddie Vaughn added 11.

Morgan Anderson led Solon Springs with 25 points.

The Eagles play at Mellen at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, and host Mercer at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.

 

Ironwood 47 33 - 80

Solon Springs 22 28 - 50

Ironwood - Addy Sackmann 4, McKenzie Boyd 31, Caitlin Mylly 20, Maddie Vaughn 11, Sydnee Lorenson 4, Kazlyn Weber 8, Shawna Jackson 1. Totals: 29 9-12 80.

3-point goals - Boyd 7, Mylly, Vaughn.

Solon Springs - Morgan Anderson 25, Lily Nordskog 4, Jari Gehl 4, Nikki Orozco 4, Kyllie Rajala 4, Muree Ahlberg 7, Allison Androsky 2. Totals: 19 8-20 50.

3-point goals - Anderson 2.