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Eagle girls top Worthington

Worthington 44-34 = 78
Windom 43-43 = 86

The Windom girls basketball team rallied in the second half Tuesday night, defeating Worthington 86-78 at Windom. It marked the Eagles’ first win over the Trojans since the 2003-04 season.

Windom trailed by one at halftime, but caught fire on both ends of the floor in the second half. Several key steals from Jadyn Wormstadt and Gracie Bucher helped the Eagles keep the Trojans off the scoreboard. Meanwhile, Windom’s trio of Delaney Smith, Allison Letcher and Kait Huska were red hot from the field in the second half.

Letcher and Huska sparked the Eagle surge with back-to-back three-pointers, with Huska hitting four treys in the second half. Smith added 13 second-half points. The Eagles sealed the win by going 10-of-13 from the line in the second half and 14-of-18 for the game.

Smith and Letcher each scored 29 points in the win. Huska added six treys and finished with a career-high 21 points.

MLAC 25-18 = 43
WWG 16-23 = 39

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey built an early lead and made it stand Tuesday, edging Westbrook-Walnut Grove 43-39 in Westbrook.

The Wolverines attacked the basket throughout the game and made hay from the free throw line, going 11-of-16 for the game. That allowed the Wolverines to build a nine-point halftime cushion.

WWG battled back in the second half behind strong inside play from Olivia Klumper and Abby Wiggins, but the Wolverines got a key three-pointer from Brooke Naas late in the half and went 6-of-10 from the line late.

Naas led MLAC with 14 points. Anika Fast scored 11 and Jaci Tollefson finished with nine in the win.

Olivia Klumper led WWG with 13 points. Isabel Klumper and Wiggins each added eight points.

RRC 27-11 = 38
SWC 38-38 = 76

Southwest Christian clamped down on defense in the second half Tuesday night, pulling away for a 76-38 win over Red Rock Central at Edgerton.

SWC held an 11-point halftime lead, but held the Falcons to 11 second-half points.

Karli Arkell led the Falcons with 12 points, all in the first half. Hailey Amsden and Lily Stavnes each scored eight points in the loss.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Luverne, Feb. 12
MLAC: vs. MCC (at Mt. Lake), Feb. 12
RRC: at HBC (Hills), Feb. 12
WWG: at Edgerton, Feb. 12

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