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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

TUESDAY BOYS BASKETBALL: Eagles knock off Tigers

Marshall 48-39 = 87
Windom 50-42 = 92

The Windom boys basketball team picked up its sixth straight victory Tuesday night, defeating Marshall 92-87 at Windom.

It was the Eagles’ first victory over Marshall since the 2010-11 season.

The Eagles used a 7-0 run late in the first half to take a 50-48 halftime lead. Then, in the second half, the senior duo of Henry Erickson and Abe McKibbin took command for the Eagles, attacking the basket.

The two combined to shoot 31 free throws in the game and hit 24 field goals.

Down the stretch, free throws were critical, as both Erickson and McKibbin hit free throws in the final two minutes to punctuate the win.

Erickson finished with 36 points in the win. McKibbin added 33 points. Drew Rothenberger chipped in 10 points in the win.

RCW 29-19 = 48
RRC 30-32 = 62

Red Rock Central pounded the ball inside Tuesday night, muscling its way to a 62-48 win over Renville County West in Lamberton.

RRC shot 49% from the field for the game and scored 42 of its 62 points in the paint.

Jayden Lang paced the Falcons, scoring a career-high 18 points. Isaac Simonson added 16 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots in the win and Ashton Juhnke chipped in 11 points. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. LSH (at SMSU, Marshall), Jan. 28
MLAC: at RRC (Lamberton), Jan. 26
RRC: vs. MLAC (at Lamberton), Jan. 26

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