Luverne 31-45 = 76
Windom 26-31 = 57
A big second half and a massive edge from the free throw line propelled Luverne to a 76-57 victory over the Windom Eagle boys basketball team Thursday night in Windom.
The Cardinals held a five-point lead at halftime, but quickly found themselves shooting free throws in the second half. Luverne finished the game 18-of-24 from the stripe, while the Eagles were just 2-of-4.
Luverne also shot 44% from the field and held a 43-24 edge on the glass for the win.
Abe McKibbin led the Eagles with 20 points in the loss. Henry Erickson added 17 points.
RRC 16-16 = 32
Edgerton 25-28 = 53
A shorthanded Red Rock Central squad fell behind early and never recovered Thursday, dropping a 53-32 decision at Edgerton.
RRC was without two starters and a top reserve due to illness.
Edgerton was able to take advantage. The Dutchmen hit eight three-pointers in the game and surged to a nine-point halftime lead. Edgerton then outscored the Falcons 28-16 in the second half.
Joe Strock led RRC with 10 points. Ashton Holmen added eight points.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at HLOF (Fulda), Feb. 11
MLAC: vs. SWC (at Mt. Lake), Feb. 11
RRC: vs. RTR (at Lamberton), Feb. 12
WWG: at Springfield, Feb. 11