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Sunday, July 21, 2024

TUESDAY BOYS BASKETBALL: Record falls again in Eagle win

RV 44-44 = 88
Windom 64-54 = 118

The Windom boys basketball team blistered the nets Tuesday night, breaking a team single-game scoring record in a 118-88 victory over Redwood Valley at Windom.

The previous record of 115 points was set Jan. 6 against St. James.

The Eagles were able to turn defense into offense, forcing 30 Cardinal turnovers and scoring 33 points in transition and 48 points in the paint.

Windom also hit 17 three-point shots in the game and shot 51% from the field as a team.

That hot shooting allowed the Eagles to build a 64-44 halftime lead. Windom then slowly pulled away in the second half, scoring baskets in transition to secure the victory.

Six Eagles scored in double figures in the game, led by Henry Erickson’s 22 points and 14 assists. Abe McKibbin added 21 points and 10 rebounds. Greyson Elder scored 20 points – all in the first half. Bryan Macario Rios added a career-high 19 points, Quintin Tietz scored 12 and Drew Rothenberger added 10.

RRC 09-06 = 15
RTR 43-32 = 75

Red Rock Central had a dismal night from the field Tuesday night, taking a 75-15 loss to Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in Tyler.

The Falcons shot just 15% from the field for the game, hitting 6-of-39 from the field for the night. RTR also forced the Falcons into 23 turnovers and held a 45-22 edge on the glass.

Jayden Lang, Austin Senst and Corey Arkell each had three points to lead the Falcons. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Luverne, Jan. 20
MLAC: at SWC (Edgerton), Jan. 19
RRC: vs. HLOF (at Lamberton), Jan. 20

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