Windom 24-36 = 60
HBC 14-22 = 36
The Windom Eagle girls basketball team caught fire from the field in the second half Saturday afternoon, pulling away for a season-opening 60-36 win over Hills-Beaver Creek as part of the Minnesota West Thanksgiving Shootout in Worthington.
The Eagles jumped to a 10-point halftime lead, but turned up the heat in the second half, knocking down seven three-pointers and forcing several Patriot turnovers.
The Eagles forced 32 turnovers in the game, recording 15 steals as a team.
Hadley Sammons led the way for the Eagles, finishing with 15 points, nine steals and five assists. Alivia Letcher came off the bench to add a career-high 11 points and Hannah Dauer and Anja Nielsen each scored nine.
TMB 43-28 = 71
RRC 10-17 = 27
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton used a high-pressure defense and a balanced offense to get the jump on Red Rock Central Saturday afternoon, rolling to a 71-27 win over the Falcons at Lamberton.
The Panthers forced 29 Falcon turnovers and held the Falcons to 22% shooting from the field for the game.
The pressure allowed TMB to race to a 43-10 halftime lead before slowing down in the second half.
Sondra Rindfleisch led RRC with 12 points in the loss. Emily DeCock added six points.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Fairmont, Nov. 29
MLAC: at Luverne, Nov. 29
RRC: at Springfield, Nov. 29