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Cardinals upend Eagle girls Tuesday

Windom 27-33 = 60
RV 25-39 = 64

Redwood Valley pounded the ball inside Tuesday night, pulling into the lead in the second half and holding on to a 64-60 win over the Windom Eagle girls basketball team at Redwood Falls.

The Eagles held a two-point halftime lead, but the Eagles had no answer for Cardinal senior Haley Garman, who poured in 35 points in the game.

The Eagle offense tried to keep afloat from the outside in the second half, hitting seven three-pointers in the half. But the Cardinals were able to claim the win despite a dismal 6-of-15 night from the free throw line.

Gracie Bucher led the Eagles with 19 points. Allison Letcher added 18 and Delaney Smith scored 12 and grabbed 16 rebounds.

RRC 25-27 = 52
Springfield 29-36 = 65

Springfield used a strong second half on offense to pull away from the Red Rock Central girls basketball team Tuesday, as the Tigers claimed a 65-52 home court win.

The Tigers held the Falcon offense in check much of the night, forcing 24 turnovers. Meanwhile, the Tigers shot 41% from the field, hitting three key three-pointers to pull away.

Lilly Stavnes led RRC with 18 points. Karli Arkell and Nicole Schroepfer each scored 12.

MCC 20-15 = 35
WWG 19-25 = 44

Westbrook-Walnut Grove got the jolt it needed to start the second half Monday night, leading to a 44-35 win over Murray County Central at Westbrook.

WWG trailed by a point at halftime, but started the second half with a 12-0 run. The run was highlighted by back-to-back Kelsey DeSmith three-pointers, giving WWG a 31-20 lead.

MCC clawed to within five points late, but the Chargers outscored MCC 15-4 from the free throw line in the game, including their final five from the stripe.

Beth Byers led WWG with 12 points. Abby Wiggins scored 10 in the win.

SWC 37-40 = 77
MLAC 18-13 = 31

Southwest Christian’s defense suffocated Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey Monday night as the Eagles rolled to a 77-31 win at Mt. Lake.

The Eagles built a 19-point halftime lead, then poured it on in the second half, outscoring the Wolverines 40-13.

Anika Fast led MLAC with eight points in the loss. Carly Osland added six points.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Marshall, Feb. 19
MLAC: vs. RRC (at Comfrey), Feb. 18
RRC: at MLAC (Comfrey), Feb. 18
WWG: vs. HLOF (at Westbrook), Feb. 23

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