1/30/2013 8:14:00 AM Eagle girls rally past Huskies
Wolverines edge Knights
MLA 27-28 = 55 Martin Luther 33-21 = 54 Mt. Lake Area picked up its third consecutive win and its second critical sub-section win in as many nights Tuesday, rallying for a 55-54 win over Martin Luther at Northrop.
A layup by Janessa Peters with 16 seconds left on the clock pushed the Wolverines over the top after the team rallied from a six-point halftime deficit.
Paige Brown led the Wolverines with 13 points in the win.
LHI 21-26 = 47 WWG 21-39 = 60 Westbrook-Walnut Grove picked up the offensive pace in the second half, turning a game that was tied at halftime into a 60-47 win over Lincoln HI Tuesday at Westbrook.
WWG used a pressing defense to set up several second half layups, outscoring the Rebels 39-26 in the second half.
Paige Erickson led WWG with 32 points and 10 rebounds. Kelsi Wahl added 10 points and Mady Johnson finished with seven points.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. MLA: vs. MCC (at Mt. Lake), Jan. 31 RRC: vs. SWC (at Jeffers), Jan. 31 WWG: at SWU (Okabena), Jan. 31
Windom 14-32 = 46 JCC 20-20 = 40 The Windom Eagle girls basketball team needed over a half of basketball to find its offensive groove, but was able to rally from an eight-point second half deficit to defeat Jackson County Central 46-40 Tuesday at Jackson.
The win was the Eagles' third straight over the Huskies, giving the Eagles a regular-season sweep of the series.
JCC came out red hot from three-point range, hitting its first five three-pointers of the game to take a 20-14 halftime advantage. Meanwhile, Windom overcame a dismal start from the field and the free throw line to heat up from both in the second half.
After starting the game 3-of-12 from the stripe, the Eagles hit 12-of-19 down the stretch to claim the victory.
Gina Hauge led the way for the Eagles with 15 points, nine in the second half. Rachel Sorensen added seven of her nine points in the second half.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: at Redwood Valley, Feb. 1