1/10/2014 8:45:00 AM MLA Coach Naas records 300th career win
Adrian 28-27 = 55 MLA 55-31 = 86 Mt. Lake Area raced to a commanding halftime lead and made that lead stand in the second half, claiming an 86-55 win over Adrian Thursday at Mt. Lake.
The win was a milestone victory for the Wolverines, who improved to 11-0 on the season. MLA Coach Shawn Naas recorded his 300th career victory with the win.
MLA blew the game open in the final nine minutes of the first half. After the game was tied 10-10, MLA outscored Adrian 45-18 over the rest of the first half to take a 55-28 halftime lead.
MLA had four players in double figures in the win, led by Carter Kirk with 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Cody Klassen added 13 points. Josh Fast chipped in 12 points and nine rebounds while Josh Grev added 10 points. Andrew Hempeck finished with eight assists, putting him less than 10 assists away from becoming the school's career assists leader.
RRC 13-37 = 50 WWG 40-34 = 74 Westbrook-Walnut Grove smothered Red Rock Central in the first half, opening a 27-point halftime lead and rolling to a 74-50 victory Thursday at Westbrook.
The Chargers forced RRC into 27 turnovers in the game, with 22 of those coming in the first half.
Shane Buchman led WWG with 27 points in the win. Brody Williams chipped in 10 points.
Thomas Blomgren led RRC with 24 points, 22 coming in the second half. Sam Halter added 16 points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. MLA: at St. James, Jan. 13 RRC: vs. Ellsworth (at Lamberton), Jan. 10 WWG: at HBC (Hills), Jan. 11