Boys basketball: Arrows nip Windom Area; MCC tops Adrian
PIPESTONE — In a tight Southwest Conference boys basketball battle, Pipestone Area took a two-point halftime lead and eventually won by eight over Windom Area, 60-52, Thursday night.
Collin Moeller led the Arrows with 16 points. Dylon Armstrong had 13 and Boyer Bouman 10.
For Windom Area, Sam Huska led with 16 points while Bryce Bever scored 12.
The victory moved Pipestone Area to 8-6 on the season.
Windom Area 33 52
Pipestone Area 35 60
MCC 80, Adrian 75
ADRIAN — The Murray County Central Rebels were lights-out at the free throw line late in the game, which ultimately sealed their five-point victory over the Adrian Dragons.
Taylor Recker led the Dragons with 23 points and nine rebounds.
Nick Reyne added 21 points to go with six assists and Brady Lonneman also scored 17.
MCC’s ability to knock down clutch shots and convert at the charity stripe allowed the Rebels to hold the Dragons for a well-fought Red Rock Conference victory.
MCC 43 80
Adrian 38 75
T-M-B 74, K-M-S 37
TRACY — Josh Kirk scored 19 points to lead Tracy-Milroy-Balaton to a one-sided victory over Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunberg. The Panthers rolled to a 46-17 first half lead, then coasted from there.
Brett Swenhaugen, Brady Lanoue and Riley Kirk each scored 10 points for T-M-B. Spencer Smith and Josh Kirk had three assists each.
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton hit 26 of 41 two-point field goals and four of 16 from three-point range. K-M-S made just four of 22 threes and 11 of 26 of its two-pointers. The Panthers made 10 of 14 free throws to K-M-S’ three of six.
Feldman Taylor and James Faulkner each scored 10 points to lead the K-M-S offense.
K-M-S 17 37
T-M-B 46 74
MLA 69, RRC 30
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Dominance in size gave The Mountain Lake Wolverines a huge edge in a one-sided affair against Red Rock Central.
MLA big man Carter Kirk came up just shy of a double double, scoring 19 points to go with nine rebounds. Demar Rodney and Josh Fast each added nine for the Wolverines.
For Red Rock Central, Travis Blomgren led the way with 11.
RRC 16 30
MLA 44 69
W-WG 70, Edgerton 47
The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers outlasted the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen to gain a comfortable Red Rock Conference victory.
W-WG was led by senior Shane Buchman, who had a steady game on both ends of the court. Buchman scored 25 points to accompany 12 rebounds and five steals. Alex Knutson attributed 12 points and Brody Williams had nine.
Jesse Berning and Riley Van Klei led the Flying Dutchmen in scoring with eight points each. Van Klei also grabbed 10 rebounds and Austin Mertens had 12 boards. Luke Drooger had three assists.
W-WG improves to 7-9 as Edgerton falls to 1-11.
Edgerton will visit Southwest Christian on Saturday.
W-WG 32 70
Edgerton 21 47
SWU 81, Fulda 55
FULDA — Isaac Fest tallied 19 points and led Southwestern United to victory over Fulda. The hot-shooting Wildcats launched 10 three-pointers and dominated the contest. Trey Cranston netted 18 points for SWU, and Aaron Fest had 10. The Wildcats improve to 5-6 with the win.
For Fulda, Josh Ramerth led the way with 15 points, and Brian Fenske supplied eight points on the night. Matt Kunerth was also in double figures for the Raiders with 10 points. Fulda drops to 2-12 with the setback and travels to Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Saturday.
SWU 41 81
Fulda 23 55