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Eagles top Coyotes; Wolverines win Saturday matinee

Windom 31-43 = 74
HLOF 25-36 = 61

The Windom Eagle boys basketball team regrouped Friday night, claiming a 74-61 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda at Fulda.

The Eagles were able to overcome an HLOF team that bombed away from the outside throughout the game. HLOF hit 15 three-pointers as a team.

But Windom was able to work the ball into the lane and went 15-of-22 from the line for the game. The Eagles also committed just two turnovers in the game, which allowed the Eagles to pull away in the second half.

Henry Erickson led the Eagles with 25 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists. Abe McKibbin scored 21 points and Dylan Serreyn added 15 points.

MLAC 30-33 = 63
Madelia 25-31 = 56

After a tough loss the night before, Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey got an early start Saturday, capturing a 63-56 matinee victory at Madelia.

The Wolverines held a five-point halftime edge and worked the lead as high as 12 in the second half before Madelia rallied late.

Down the stretch, the Wolverines were able to get to the line, going 13-of-21 for the game, compared to 4-of-6 for the Blackhawks.

Carter Olson led the Wolverines with 16 points. Damon Khamvongsa added 14 and Kolby Kremmin scored 12.

SWC 22-34 = 56
MLAC 30-25 = 55

Southwest Minnesota Christian rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half Friday, taking over sole possession of the Red Rock Conference lead with a 56-55 win over Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey in Mt. Lake.

The Wolverines led by eight at halftime and built the lead to double digits early in the second half, but SWC was able to get the Wolverines in foul trouble early in the second half, sparking a comeback.

Down the stretch, SWC went 11-of-17 from the free throw line. A free throw in the final 30 seconds gave the Eagles a one-point lead.

MLAC’s final attempts to win the game rattled out.

Carter Olson led the Wolverines with 16 points. Ashton Toll and Cole Kleven each scored eight in the loss.

WWG 35-30 = 65
Springfield 29-32 = 61

Westbrook-Walnut Grove got out to an early lead and made it stand Friday night, toppling Springfield 65-61 at Springfield.

WWG led by six at halftime and preserved the lead by shooting 52% from the field for the game.

Cole VanDeWiele hit eight three-pointers and led WWG wtih 25 points. Kole Curry scored 16 and Austin Parker added 15.

RTR 40-41 = 81
RRC 14-11 = 25

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton ended the first half on a 24-4 run, then outscored Red Rock Central 41-11 in the second half to claim an 81-25 win Friday in Lamberton.

The Falcons were within six at 16-10 before RTR went on its burst to end the half.

The Knights forced RRC into 31 turnovers while allowing just 29 field goal attempts.

Joe Strock led RRC with 12 points. Corey Arkell scored eight. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Redwood Valley, Feb. 15
MLAC: at RRC (Lamberton), Feb. 15
RRC: vs. MLAC (at Lamberton), Feb. 15
WWG: vs. SWC (at Westbrook), Feb. 15

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