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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Wolverines surge past Chargers

MLAC 30-33 = 63
WWG 29-26 = 55

The Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey boys basketball team surged late in the first half to take the lead and carried that momentum into the second half Thursday, pulling away for a 63-55 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove in Westbrook.

WWG started the game hot, hitting six three-pointers in the first half to race to a lead. But late three-pointers from Damon Khamvongsa and Carter Olson gave the Wolverines a one-point halftime edge.

In the second half, the Wolverine backcourt duo continued their hot shooting while WWG cooled from long range. MLAC was able to seal the win by hitting a trio of late free throws.

Khamvongsa and Olson each scored 23 points to lead the Wolverines in the win. Kade Wassman added seven points.

Cole VanDeWiele led WWG with 19 points. Kole Curry added 15 points in the loss.

RRC 27-21 = 48
HLOF 43-36 = 79

Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda bombed away from the outside all night Thursday, cruising to a 79-48 victory over Red Rock Central at Fulda.

HLOF knocked down 15 three-pointers in the game, outscoring RRC 45-12 from beyond the arc.

RRC tried to keep pace, but fell behind by 16 at halftime and never recovered in the second half.

Joe Strock led RRC with 18 points in the loss. Isaac Simonson added 10 points. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Minneota, Jan. 21
MLAC: vs. New Ulm Cathedral (at Westbrook), Jan. 22
RRC: at TMB (Tracy), Jan. 22
WWG: vs. GFW (at Westbrook), Jan. 22

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