Windom 39-45 = 84
Pipestone 50-47 = 97
The Windom boys basketball couldn’t keep pace with a hot-shooting Pipestone squad Tuesday night as the Arrows claimed a 97-84 victory at Pipestone.
Pipestone shot 57% from the field for the game and hit 67% from three-point range, going 14-of-21. That hot shooting allowed Pipestone to take an 11-point halftime lead, which the Arrows were able to maintain much of the second half.
Pipestone also battered the Eagles on the board, outrebounding Widnom 49-30 for the game.
Henry Erickson led the Eagles with 28 points. Drew Rothenberger added 26 points and Abe McKibbin scored 11 in the loss.
MCC 22-43 = 65
MLAC 29-30 = 59
Murray County Central closed the game strong Tuesday night, rallying for a 65-59 victory over Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey in Mt. Lake.
The Wolverines held a seven-point halftime lead, but MCC chipped away at the deficit throughout the second half, eventually overtaking the Wolverines behind hot shooting and tight defense that forced a series of turnovers late in the game.
Alex Karschnik led the Wolverines with a career-high 26 points. Kody Wassman added 13 points in the loss.
RRC 24-22 = 46
SWC 46-30 = 76
Southwest Minnesota Christian set a sizzling pace early Tuesday and rolled to a 76-46 victory over Red Rock Central in Edgerton.
The Eagles forced the Falcons into 23 turnovers in the game and held RRC to 34% shooting from the field. That allowed SWC to race to a 22-point halftime cushion and maintain the lead throughout the second half.
Isaac Simonson led RRC with 16 points. Ashton Juhnke added nine points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Blue Earth, Jan. 16
MLAC: vs. WWG (at Mt. Lake), Jan. 13
RRC: at MCC (Slayton), Jan. 13