Windom 38-41 = 79
JCC 34-29 = 63
The Windom Area boys basketball team claimed its third straight win Monday, pulling away in the second half for a 79-63 win over Jackson County Central at Jackson.
The Eagles held a slim four-point halftime edge, but battered the Huskies in the lane in the second half. Dylan Serreyn scored 11 second-half points, while Conner Redman and Henry Erickson found cracks in the JCC defense for short shots.
Windom stretched the lead to 20 points late in the game before JCC scored a pair of late buckets.
Redman led the Eagles with 25 points. Serreyn scored 17, Sam Doorenbos had 15 and Erickson and Abe McKibbin each scored 11 in the win.
WWG 23-31-05 = 59
HLOF 19-35-03 = 57
Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda started the second half red hot, building an eight-point lead on Westbrook-Walnut Grove Monday in Okabena.
But the Chargers answered from the free throw line, forcing overtime before claiming a 59-57 victory.
WWG went 12-of-16 from the line in the second half and 3-of-4 in overtime, finishing 16-of-23 for the game. HLOF was just 9-of-13 from the stripe.
The parade to the line halted the Coyotes’ momentum, after HLOF started the second half with an 11-1 run.
In overtime, Ethan Mischke netted an early bucket and Nathan Kuehl hit a pair of key free throws, sealing the win.
Kuehl led WWG with 17 points. Mischke scored 15 and Hunter Lien added 11.
MLAC 58-31 = 89
AE 27-25 = 52
Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey came out off the bus red hot Monday night, building a commanding lead and rolling to an 89-52 win over Adrian-Ellsworth at Adrian.
The Wolverines put up 58 first half points, building a 31-point halftime lead. Ethan Nickel and Kolby Kremmin did much of the damage early, combining for 39 first-half points.
The Wolverines finished the game with 11 players finding the scoring column.
Nickel led MLAC with 22 points, all in the first half. Kremmin added 19, with 17 in the first half. Damon Khamvongsa tossed in 16 points in the win.
RRC 19-26 = 45
MCC 33-24 = 57
A slow start put Red Rock Central in a hole and a late rally came up short Monday, as the Falcons fell 57-45 to Murray County Central at Slayton.
MCC started the game with an 18-2 run and led by 14 at halftime. The Falcons were able to trim the deficit to 10 with 10 minutes to go, but got no closer.
Dominik Smith and Justin Klabunde each scored 11 points for the Falcons. Luke Willhite added 10 points.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Worthington, March 11
MLAC: at RRC (Lamberton), March 11
RRC: vs. MLAC (at Lamberton), March 11
WWG: at HBC (Hills), March 13