|2/22/2013 8:47:00 AM|
Falcons, Chargers win playoff openers
|Area section playoff results|
|Section 2A Schedule|
Pigtail Round: Feb. 21
RRC 66, Truman 31
SWU 72, Madelia 35
Sleepy Eye 60, BLHS 47
First Round: Feb. 26
#8S Red Rock Central at #1S Mankato Loyola, 7 p.m.
#5S Mt. Lake Area at #4S St. Clair, 7 p.m.
#7S Southwestern United at #2S Granada-Huntley-East Chain (East Chain), 7 p.m.
#6S Martin Luther at #3S Springfield, 7 p.m.
#8N Sleepy Eye at #1N Minnesota Valley Lutheran (New Ulm), 7 p.m.
#5N New Ulm Cathedral at #4N Cedar Mountain-Comfrey (Morgan), 7 p.m.
#6N Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at #3N Sleepy Eye St. Mary's, 7 p.m.
#7N Nicollet at #2N Lester Prairie-Holy Trinity (Lester Prairie), 7 p.m.
Section Quarterfinals: March 1
South at Lake Crystal, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
North at Glencoe, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Section Semifinals: March 5 at GAC (St. Peter)
South at 5 p.m.
North at 8 p.m.
Section Finals: March 8 at MSU (Mankato)
Section Finals, 6 p.m.
Section 3A Schedule
Pigtail Round: Feb. 21
Ellsworth 49, HBC 44
WWG 61, Edgerton 48
MACCRAY 40, RCW 37 (ot)
Lakeview 62, Lincoln HI 29
Ortonville 69, ECHO Charter 3
First Round: Feb. 23
#8S Ellsworth vs. #1S Wabasso, 11 a.m. at Worthington
#5S Russell-Tyler-Ruthton vs. #4S Fulda, 12:30 p.m. at Worthington
#7S Westbrook-Walnut Grove vs. #2S Southwest Minnesota Christian, 2:30 p.m. at Worthington
#6S Murray County Central vs. #3S Adrian, 4 p.m. at Worthington
#8N MACCRAY vs. #1N Minneota, 11 a.m. at Montevideo
#5N Central Minnesota Christian vs. #4N Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunberg, 12:30 p.m. at Montevideo
#7N Lakeview vs. #2N Dawson-Boyd, 2:30 p.m. at Montevideo
#6N Ortonville vs. #3N Canby, 4 p.m. at Montevideo
Section Quarterfinals: Feb. 26
South Sub-Section at Worthington, 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
North Sub-Section at SMSU (Marshall), 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Section Semifinals: March 1 at SMSU (Marshall)
South Finals, 6 p.m.
North Finals, 8 p.m.
Section Finals: March 8 at SMSU (Marshall)
Section Finals, 5 p.m.
Truman 16-15 = 31
RRC 37-29 = 66
Red Rock Central was in complete control from the start Thursday, cruising to a 66-31 victory over Truman in the pigtail round of the Section 2A Playoffs at Jeffers.
The Falcons raced to 37 first-half points, taking a 21-point lead into the locker room. RRC's defense locked down Truman's offense throughout the game as the Falcons were able to push the lead to nearly 40 points in the second half.
Brooke Rasmussen led the Falcons with 19 points and added four steals and three assists. Rachel Kedl finished with a double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds, and added four steals and four blocked shots.
Tegan Derickson added eight points in the win.
Edgerton 25-23 = 48
WWG 25-36 = 61
Westbrook-Walnut Grove cranked up the defense in the second half, breaking open a game that had been tied to finish with a 61-48 victory over Edgerton. The Section 3A South pigtail-round game was played in Westbrook.
The Chargers controlled the glass and forced numerous Dutchmen turnovers. WWG recorded 18 steals in the game.
Paige Erickson led the Chargers with 22 points, 18 rebounds and seven steals. Elizabeth Woelber added 13 points. Abby Herding added 11 points and four assists and Kelsi Wahl finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
MLA: at St. Clair, Feb. 26
RRC: at Mankato Loyola, Feb. 26
WWG: vs. SWC (at Worthington), Feb. 23