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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

TUESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL: Eagles clinch division title

St. James 22-34 = 56
Windom 44-32 = 76

The Windom Eagle girls basketball team raced to a commanding early lead and made it stick the rest of the way Tuesday night, rolling to a 76-56 win over St. James at Windom.

With the win, the Eagles clinched the outright championship of its five-team Big South Conference pod, ensuring a spot in the four-team conference championship tournament in February.

The Eagles played without leading scorer Haidyn Sammons due to injury. But Windom was able to lock down the Saints on defense, holding the Saints to 33% shooting for the game. The Eagles also held a commanding 54-31 edge on the glass in the game, including pulling down 23 offensive rebounds.

That helped the Eagles blow things open early, using a 10-0 run to take the lead for good early in the contest.

Hadley Sammons led the Eagles with 30 points in the win. Hannah Dauer added 19 points. Tristyn Maras had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Leah Hauge finished with nine points and 12 rebounds.

MLAC 21-28 = 49
HLOF 10-19 = 29

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey used a solid defensive performance Tuesday to claim a 49-29 victory over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda at Okabena.

The Wolverines held the Coyotes to 23% shooting from the field and forced 32 turnovers in the game. That allowed the Wolverines to score 30 points off of turnovers in the contest.

MLAC also held HLOF’s offense to 10 first-half points. MLAC was able to push its lead as high as 29 points before HLOF ended the game with a 9-0 run.

Julia Brinkman led the Wolverines with 13 points. Ellamae Peters added 11 points and five steals in the win.

RRC 20-05 = 25
Edgerton 57-17 = 74

Red Rock Central’s offense was ice cold the entire night Tuesday, as Edgerton raced to a 74-25 victory at Edgerton.

The Dutchmen blew things open in the first half, using a 27-0 run to turn a three-point lead into a 30-point lead. Edgerton led by 37 at halftime, then held the Falcons to just five second-half points.

Taylor Lang led the Falcons with 12 points in the loss.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. JCC, Feb. 2
MLAC: at WWG (Westbrook), Feb. 1
RRC: vs. SWC (at Lamberton), Feb. 1

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