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WEEKEND BOYS BASKETBALL: Eagles, Wolverines roll to wins; Falcons fall

LSH 36-34 = 70
Windom 55-44 = 99

The Windom boys basketball team was hot from the field and converted off mistakes Saturday, rolling to a 99-70 win over LeSueur-Henderson in a game played at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.

The Eagles forced the Giants into 24 turnovers, turning those miscues into 35 points. The Eagles also attacked the bucket, scoring 60 points in the paint in the game.

But the key was shooting, as Windom hit 55% from the field, compared to 41% for the Giants.

Drew Rothenberger led the Eagles with 24 points. Henry Erickson added 17 points and 16 assists. Abe McKibbin scored 15 points, Quintin Tietz scored 12 and Greyson Elder added 11.

Edgerton 20-19 = 39
MLAC 44-31 = 75

A surge late in the first half gave Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey a commanding lead Saturday, on its way to a 75-39 win over Edgerton at Mt. Lake.

The Wolverines trailed 11-9 early, but MLAC ended the opening half with a 33-11 run, sparked by a hot finish from Carter Olson. Olson scored eight straight Wolverine points in one stretch and had 18 of his team-high 22 points in the opening half.

The Wolverines hit seven three-pointers in the opening half, racing to a 24-point halftime lead.

Ten Wolverines finished in the scoring column in the victory.

Grant Oakland added 13 points in the win. Grant Regier finished with nine points.

HBC 20-33 = 53
RRC 18-24 = 42

Red Rock Central got off to a slow start in the second half, which allowed Hills-Beaver Creek to run away for a 53-42 victory Saturday in Lamberton.

HBC led by two at halftime, but started the second half with an 8-0 run to quickly build the lead to 10.

The Falcons were able to pull the deficit down to three points in the closing minutes, but HBC finished the game off with an 8-0 run.

Isaac Siimonson led the Falcons with 14 points. Ashton Juhnke added 10 points in the loss. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at St. James, Jan. 31
MLAC: at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, Feb. 2
RRC: at WWG (Westbrook), Jan. 31

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