JCC 16-23 = 39
Windom 46-27 = 73
The Windom Eagle girls basketball team got off to a fast start and never let up Thursday night, cruising to a 73-39 win over Jackson County Central at Windom.
The Eagles buried 13 three-pointers in the game and surged to a 30-point halftime lead.
Kait Huska tied her own girls basketball school record with seven three-pointers, finishing with a team-high 23 points in the win. Allison Letcher added 18 points and Delaney Smith scored 15.
WWG 15-27 = 42
MLAC 23-20 = 43
Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey saw an eight-point halftime lead vanish, but hit key free throws down the stretch to hold off Westbrook-Walnut Grove 43-42 Thursday in Mt. Lake.
The Wolverines held the Chargers to 15 first half points. WWG battled back in the second half, hitting five three-pointers in the half and eight for the game.
But the Wolverines countered, as Anika Fast hit driving lay-ups and a three-pointer to re-establish the Wolverine lead.
Down the stretch, the Wolverines went 7-of-13 from the free throw line, with Brooke Naas hitting 4-of-6 late.
WWG pulled to within a point on a three-pointer from Beth Byers, but a last-second attempt by Byers to win the game rattled out.
Fast led MLAC with 24 points in the win. Naas finished with 12 points.
Byers led WWG with 15 points. Isabel Klumper added 11 points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Worthington, March 8
MLAC: at RRC (Lamberton), March 5
RRC: vs. MLAC (at Lamberton), March 5
WWG: vs. Cedar Mountain (at Westbrook), March 5