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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

WEEKEND BOYS BASKETBALL: Eagles race past Titans, Cardinals

TCU 38-21 = 59
Windom 52-41 = 93

The Windom boys basketball team set a blistering pace and wore out a bigger Tri-City United team Saturday, claiming a 93-59 victory at Windom.

The Eagles shot 44% from the field and forced the Titans into several turnovers. Windom recorded 17 steals as a team in the game.

Henry Erickson paced the Eagles with 35 points. Abe McKibbin added 17 and Drew Rothenberger scored 16 in the win.

MLAC 37-34 = 71
GFW 22-36 = 58

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey got off to a fast start Saturday, building a comfortable lead and claiming a 71-58 win over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop during the Tomahawk/Red Rock Showcase, held at Sleepy Eye.

The Wolverines built a 15-point halftime lead, then solidified the lead down the stretch with hot outside shooting. MLAC hit five three-pointers in the second half, punctuating the win.

Grant Oakland scored 18 of his career-high 21 points in the second half to lead the Wolverines. Carter Olson added 20 points and Alex Karschnik added 12.

Windom 32-59 = 91
Luverne 36-35 = 71

The Windom boys basketball team caught fire in the second half Friday night, running away with a 91-71 victory at Luverne.

Luverne held a four-point halftime lead, but the Eagles turned up the speed in the second half, racing to a 59-point output over the final 18 minutes.

The Eagles outscored the Cardinals 45-0 for the game from three-point range and forced 19 turnovers, converting them into 21 points.

Abe McKibbin scored a career-high 34 points in the win. Drew Rothenberger added 22 points and Henry Erickson had a triple-double of 18 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in the win.

HLOF 24-21 = 45
RRC 23-34 = 57

Red Rock Central attacked the basket in the second half Friday night, rallying for a 57-45 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda in Lamberton.

The Falcons outscored the Coyotes 34-21 in the second half, thanks largely to working the ball into the lane. The Falcons also hit 11 free throws in the second half, sealing the win.

Ashton Juhnke paced the Falcons with 23 points, including 10-of-13 from the line in the second half. Isaac Simonson added 17 points in the win.

MLAC 36-42 = 78
SWC 44-43 = 87

Southwest Christian built an early lead and sealed the win from the free throw line Friday, topping Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey 87-78 at Edgerton.

The Eagles built an eight-point halftime lead and held onto the lead by hitting 14 free throws in the second half, holding off a Wolverine rally.

Grant Oakland and Carter Olson each scored 20 points in the loss for the Wolverines. Ashton Toll and Alex Karschnik each added 10 points. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Edgerton, Jan. 23
MLAC: vs. T/ML/GHEC (at Mt. Lake), Jan. 23
RRC: vs. RCW (at Lamberton), Jan. 24

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