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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Eagles regroup, top Dutchmen

Edgerton 21-32 = 53
Windom 37-41 = 78

The Windom Eagle girls basketball team turned up the intensity halfway through the opening half Saturday, taking a lead it wouldn’t relinquish in a 78-53 win over Edgerton at Windom.

The Eagles trailed in the early stages of the game, but used a quick 7-0 burst to take the lead halfway through the opening half.

The Eagles continued to hit throughout the rest of the half, stretching the lead to 16 points.

Windom then turned the defensive intensity up in the second half, converting Dutchmen turnovers and poor shots into offensive chances. Windom shot 40% from the field for the game.

Anja Nielsen hit six three-pointers and finished with 18 points to lead the Eagles. Haidyn Sammons added 16 points, Hadley Sammons had 14 points and 10 assists and Leah Hauge added 13 points.

RRC 23-01 = 24
SWC 59-30 = 89

Southwest Christian raced to a commanding lead, then turned things over to its defense Friday, as the Eagles defeated Red Rock Central 89-24 in Edgerton.

SWC turned defense into offense in the first half, scoring on the fast break and hitting six three-pointers as a team in the opening half.

The Eagles then held the Falcons to a single point and just six field goal attempts in the second half.

Ella Erickson led the Falcons with eight points in the loss. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Blue Earth Area, Dec. 19
MLAC: vs. MCC (at Mt. Lake), Dec. 21
RRC: at YME (Granite Falls), Dec. 19

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