The Hancock Owl boys basketball team won then lost in back-to-back games this weekend. The Owls beat Dawson-Boyd Friday, Feb. 15, in Hancock, then fell to Ortonville Saturday, Feb. 16, in Ortonville.

The Owls, now 15-5 on the year, continue their road season with three road games this week. They are at Ashby Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Thursday, Feb. 21 and at Renville County West Friday, Feb. 22.

Hancock 58, D-B 50

Hancock trailed Dawson-Boyd by six (26-20) at halftime, but the Owls came out shooting in the second half to win 58-50, Friday, Feb. 15, in Hancock.

Hancock's Bennett Nienhaus scored 19 points and Cole Reese scored 18 for the Owls’ second straight after defeating Wheaton/Herman-Norcross last Monday.

Peyton Rohloff added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Connor Reese had 11 rebounds for the Owls.

D-B's Romell Horton scored 15 points and Bentley Boike finished with 10 points.

D-B (9-7) 26 24 - 50

Hancock (15-4) 20 38 - 58

DAWSON-BOYD - Scoring: Romell Horton 15, Bentley Boike 10, Zach Durfee 8, Josh Anyasike 6, Colton Husby 4, Keaton Schuelke 3, Jake Lee 3, Kolten Lindblad 1 ... 3-point shots: Horton 2, Boike 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

HANCOCK - Scoring: Bennett Nienhaus 19, Cole Reese 18, Peyton Rohloff 12, Preston Rohloff 6, Connor Reese 2, Brandon Kellenberger 1 ... 3-point shots: Nienhaus 4, Cole Reese 2 ... Rebound leader: Connor Reese 11, Peyton Rohloff 8 ... Assist leader: Cole Reese 4 ... Steal leader: Nienhaus 2, Cole Reese 2, Milander 2, Preston Rohloff 2, Connor Reese 2

Ortonville 78, Hancock 62

Hancock had four players in double figures, but couldn't overcome a big halftime deficit against Ortonville on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Ortonville. The Trojans swept the season series with a 78-62 win, in Ortonville.

The Owls' Cole Reese scored 16 points, Bennett Nienhaus scored 12 and Preston Rohloff and Connor Reese both scored 10 points.

The Owls shot 32 percent from the floor, connecting on 22-of-68 attempts, including going just 8-for-31 from three-point range. The Trojans shot at a 56 percent clip from two-point range (28-of-50) while going 32-for-64 for 50 percent from the floor overall.

Ortonville seemingly locked up the Pheasant Conference title with the win. The Trojans are 13-2 overall and 7-0 in the conference.

Hancock (15-5) 22 40 - 62

Ortonville (13-2) 38 40 - 78

HANCOCK - Scoring: Cole Reese 16, Bennett Nienhaus 12, Preston Rohloff 10, Connor Reese 10, Peyton Rohloff 8, Colten Crowell 6 ... 3-point shots: Nienhaus 2, Cole Reese 2, Preston Rohloff 2, Crowell 2 ... Rebound leader: Connor Reese 5, Nienhaus 5 ... Assist leader: Cole Reese 3, Preston Rohloff 3 ... Steal leader: Nienhaus 3

ORTONVILLE - Scoring: Tyson Powell 23, Davonte Edwards 16, Peter Treinen 16, Mitchell Meyer 12, Leo Zepeda 6, Zach Kuechenmeister 5 ... 3-point shots: Powell 2, Treinan 1, Kuechenmeister 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA