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Thursday, June 13, 2024

TUESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Late rally lifts Huskies past Eagles

Windom 31-33 = 64
JCC 32-42 = 74

A back-and-forth game ended poorly for the Windom Eagle girls basketball team Tuesday, as Jackson County Central rallied late for a 74-64 victory over the Eagles in Jackson.

The Eagles trailed by a point at halftime, but the lead changed hands several times in the second half.

But JCC closed the game with a 13-0 run, which included JCC going 5-of-5 from the free throw line in the second half to seal the victory.

Alivia Letcher led the Eagles with a career-high 22 points. Hadley Sammons finished with 14 points and Tristyn Maras scored 12.

MLAC 09-15 = 24
SWC 28-25 = 58

Southwest Minnesota Christian’s defense stifled the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey girls basketball team Tuesday night, as the Eagles rolled to a 58-24 win at Edgerton.

SWC held the Wolverines to four first-half field goals and led 28-9 at the break. The Eagles forced numerous turnovers with harassing pressure defense.

SWC also was hot from the outside, hitting eight three-pointers as a team, including five in the first half.

Brooke Naas led MLAC with nine points. Jaci Tollefson finished with eight in the loss.

AE 34-27 = 61
RRC 17-21 = 38

Adrian-Ellsworth took advantage of a cold shooting night for Red Rock Central Tuesday night, claiming a 61-38 victory over the Falcons in Lamberton.

RRC went 16-of-58 from the field for the game and was a frigid 3-of-17 from the free throw line in the loss.

The Dragons were able to build a commanding 17-point halftime lead despite early foul trouble, thanks to an 11-of-31 half from the field. AE went 16-of-25 from the line for the game.

Sondra Rindfleisch led RRC with 18 points. Emily DeCock added 10 points in the loss. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Redwood Valley, Dec. 9
MLAC: at MCC (Slayton), Dec. 9
RRC: at SWC (Edgerton), Dec. 9

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