Boys basketball: Raiders dispatch Red Rock; JCC defeats Blue Earth Area
LAMBERTON — Fulda splashed in 11 of its 25 attempts from beyond the arc to take down the Red Rock Central Falcons Monday night in a clash between two Red Rock Conference boys basketball foes.
Cole Dierks led the Raiders’ barrage of three point shots, nailing 8-of-10 to finish with 24 points. Bennet Appel had 16 points and Josh Ramerth contributed 12. Appel and Ramerth each grabbed eight rebounds.
RRC was led by Thomas Blomgren’s 25 points. Sam Halter scored eight points and had eight rebounds. Also, Austin Price grabbed 10 boards and scored six points.
Red Rock Central falls to 1-22 and 1-15. Fulda is now 3-22 and 3-13.
Fulda 36 65
RRC 29 49
Jackson County Central 71, Blue Earth Area 61
BLUE EARTH — Double doubles seem to come easily for Jon Harmening as he scored 26 points to go with 16 rebounds in the Jackson County Central Huskies’ win over Blue Earth Area.
Zach Schwarting added 14 points and six rebounds for JCC. Darnell Taylor-Breck dished out five assists to go with 12 points.
Derek Johnson led the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers with 16 points and Kellen Jacobs added 12.
JCC now stands at 16-8 and 8-4 in the conference.
JCC 36 71
BEA 22 61
Southwest Christian 83, Edgerton 50
EDGERTON — Everyone on the Southwest Minnesota Christian squad played a part in the Eagles’ victory over the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen.
Nate Pfeifle led SWC in scoring with 23. Leighton Sampson added 19 points and Luke Nibbelink scored 10. Jay DeBoer, Pfeifle, and Sampson each grabbed seven rebounds. Jacob Kreun passed out four assists. Clayton Huisken and Dayton Van Hulzen each had three steals.
Riley Van Klei and Mason Sluis each had nine for Edgerton. Tyus Janssen brought down nine rebounds and Jake Post had three steals as well.
SWC 54 83
Edgerton 28 50
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 70, Southwestern United 50
WESTBROOK — Southwestern United just couldn’t find their stroke in the second half, shooting at a dismal 5-for-28 clip.
Westbrook-Walnut Grove capitalized on the Wildcats’ shooting woes to pick up a victory.
Alex Knutson scored 28 points, grabbed six rebounds and had six assists. Walker Christians scored 12 points and Shane Buchman scored 11 and grabbed nine boards.
Aaron Fest and Zach Schumacher were the only double digit scorers for SWU, each with 10.
The Chargers finish the regular season 9-14 overall and an even 8-8 in the Red Rock Conference.
SWU 31 50
W-WG 31 70