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Eagle girls shoot past Dutchmen

Windom 28-27 = 55
Edgerton 22-21 = 43

The Windom Eagle girls basketball team bombed away from the outside Thursday night, which allowed the Eagles to claim a 55-43 victory at Edgerton.

The taller Dutchmen had an edge in the lane, but the Eagles knocked down 11 three-pointers in the game as a team.

The early hot shooting gave the Eagles a six-point halftime lead. Windom then came out firing in the second half, building the lead to double figures.

KJ Huska led the Eagles with 16 points. Hadley Sammons added 13 in the win.

HBC 17-28 = 45
MLAC 30-22 = 52

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey jumped to a comfortable lead in the first half Thursday and hung on late, defeating Hills-Beaver Creek 52-45 in Mt. Lake.

The Wolverines staked themselves to an early lead thanks to hot shooting from the outside. MLAC hit four three-pointers in the first half, which allowed the Wolverines to take a 13-point halftime lead.

In the second half, HBC battled back, limiting the Wolverines to five made field goals over the final 18 minutes. But the Wolverines were able to maintain the lead by going 12-of-16 from the free throw line in the second half. Free throws accounted for MLAC’s final 12 points in the game.

Riley Schroeder poured in a career-best 15 points to lead the Wolverines. Brooke Naas added 12 points and Jaci Tollefson scored 10.

SWC 27-28-11 = 66
RRC 24-31-03 = 58

Red Rock Central rallied in the second half to force overtime, but Southwest Christian hit a pair of treys and five free throws in the extra period, claiming a 66-58 victory over the Falcons at Lamberton.

SWC held a three-point halftime lead, but the Falcons were able to battle back in the second half. Despite a ragged 19-of-33 performance from the free throw line for the game, the Falcons were able to force overtime with the score tied at 55.

In overtime, SWC came out and quickly hit a pair of three-pointers. Meanwhile, the Eagles held the Falcons scoreless for the first two minutes of overtime.

Sondra Rindfleisch led RRC with 18 points in the loss. Lilly Stavnes added 13 and Emily DeCock scored 10.

WWG 25-28 = 53
HLOF 35-36 = 71

Westbrook-Walnut Grove had no answer for Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda’s inside presence Thursday night as the Coyotes rolled to a 71-53 victory at Okabena.

Coyote center Taryn Evers poured in 26 points, including 16 in the second half.

HLOF built a 10-point halftime lead, then pounded the ball inside to Evers to build the lead up to 20 points.

Isabel Klumper led WWG with 17 points. Amelia Sikel added 14 points in the loss. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at MLAC (Mt. Lake), Feb. 18
MLAC: vs. Windom (at Mt. Lake), Feb. 18
RRC: at Edgerton, Feb. 21
WWG: vs. MCC (at Westbrook), Feb. 21

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