2/11/2013 9:15:00 AM Eagle girls top Hawks; MLA's Peters hits 1,000
Peters hits milestone in win
Edgerton 20-28 = 48 MLA 27-27 = 54 Mt. Lake Area senior Janessa Peters dominated the lane Friday night, pouring in 23 points to lead the Wolverines to a 54-48 win over Edgerton Friday at Mt. Lake.
In the process, Peters netted the 1,000th point of her high school career. Needing just two points to hit the milestone coming into the game, Peters scored a bucket in the first minute of the game to hit the milestone.
Rachel Dukes added 11 points in the win for the Wolverines. Mikayla Falk chipped in eight points.
HBC 16-28 = 44 WWG 35-23 = 58 Westbrook-Walnut Grove was red hot from the outside and used its speed to pick the pockets of Hills-Beaver Creek ball handlers Friday. That led to a 58-44 Charger victory at Westbrook.
WWG hit 7-of-10 from beyond the three-point arc and recorded 21 steals as a team. That allowed the Chargers to race to a 19-point halftime lead and hang on for the win.
Paige Erickson led WWG with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Dayna Comnick hit a trio of three-pointers to finishe with 17 points. Abby Herding finished with nine points and seven steals.
RRC 17-10 = 27 Ellsworth 25-22 = 47 Red Rock Central's offense couldn't find any footing Friday night as the Falcons took a 47-27 loss at Ellsworth.
The Panthers took an eight-point halftime lead, then held the Falcons to just 10 second half points to prevent an RRC comeback.
Olivia Bittner led RRC with seven points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. MLA: vs. SWU (at Mt. Lake), Feb. 11 RRC: vs. CMC (at Jeffers), Feb. 11 WWG: at Edgerton, Feb. 14
Windom 29-25 = 54 Montevideo 25-24 = 49 A parade to the free throw line in the second half helped the Windom Eagle girls basketball team preserve a 54-49 victory over Montevideo Saturday in a game played at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
The Eagles held a four-point halftime advantage but pushed the lead in the second half with three double figure scorers.
Montevideo's comeback attempts were halted by a march to the foul line by the Eagles down the stretch. Windom went 17-of-30 from the stripe for the game.
Gina Hauge paced the Eagles with 15 points. Rachel Sorensen added 14 and Kelsey Hanefeld chipped in 13.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: vs. Redwood Valley, Feb. 12