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Saturday, June 22, 2024

BOYS BASKETBALL: Hot-shooting Huskies drop Eagles

JCC 55-42 = 97
Windom 41-39 = 80

A hot-shooting Jackson County Central squad and a rash of first-half errors proved to be too much for the Windom boys basketball team to overcome Thursday, as the Huskies claimed a 97-80 victory at Windom.

JCC was hot from the field the entire game, but particularly in the first half, as the Huskies steadily built the lead. The Huskies converted Eagle turnovers and poor shots into points, taking a 14-point halftime advantage.

JCC quickly built the lead to 20 early in the second half and had the lead as large as 28 points before the Eagles closed the deficit to 17 by the final horn.

JCC shot 55% from the field for the game, compared to 36% for the Eagles.

Drew Rothenberger led the Eagles, scoring a career-high 38 points in the loss. Elliot Serreyn added 14 points and nine rebounds, while Charles Erickson had 10 points and seven assists.

YME 16-15 = 31
RRC 35-42 = 77

Red Rock Central was red hot from the field on its home court Thursday night as the Falcons cruised to a 77-31 victory over Yellow Medicine East at Lamberton.

The Falcons finished the game 34-of-47 from the field, shooting a stunning 72% from the floor.

RRC also controlled the glass, outrebounding the Sting 42-22 for the game.

Jayden Lang poured in a career-high 24 points in the win for the Falcons. Isaac Simonson added 17 points and 16 rebounds in the victory.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. TMB, Dec. 27
MLAC: vs. Springfield (at Mt. Lake), Dec. 28
RRC: at Springfield, Dec. 22

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