HLOF 17-23 = 40
RRC 39-27 = 66
The Red Rock Central girls basketball team got off to a hot start Thursday night, building a commanding halftime lead on its way to a 66-40 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda in Lamberton.
The Falcons battered the Coyotes in the lane in the first half, which opened things up for RRC on the outside. Karli Arkell poured in 16 of her game-high 23 points in the first half.
Arkell’s scoring in the lane set up Lilly Stavnes, who netted nine of her 15 points in the second half. Nicole Schroepfer added 14 points, including eight in the second half, while Nora Hemmingsen hit a trio of first-half three-pointers to finish with nine points.
HBC 33-38 = 71
WWG 21-17 = 38
Hills-Beaver Creek blew things open in the second half Thursday, turning a 12-point halftime lead into a 71-38 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Westbrook.
Patriot forward Taryn Rauk did much of the damage early on, scoring 19 of her game-high 29 points in the first half.
The Patriots then turned up the defensive pressure in the second half, holding WWG to seven field goals over the final 18 minutes.
Abby Wiggins led the Chargers with 15 points. Isabel Klumper added 13 points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Redwood Valley, Jan. 22
MLAC: at HLOF (Okabena), Jan. 25
RRC: vs. Edgerton (at Lamberton), Jan. 25
WWG: at AE (Adrian), Jan. 25