Girls basketball: Fulda rains threes; Edgerton rolls on the road
ELLSWORTH — The Fulda Raiders hadn’t been hitting on all cylinders since three starters went down to injuries recently, but they were all back in action Tuesday and it showed. Fulda dominated Ellsworth 89-50 with an outstanding three-point shooting show.
The Raiders made a school-record 17 three-point shots on the night and four players scored in double figures.
Courtney Tiesler led the way with 17 points. Dani Hermeling, Melissa Gehl and Sariah Cheadle all finished with 15 points. Gehl also had 10 rebounds and Cheadle had eight rebounds and assists as well.
Lexi Huisman scored 19 points and Hannah Mulder had 12 more, with nine rebounds.
Fulda 43 89
Ellsworth 25 50
Edgerton 72, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 57
WESTBROOK — Tanner Gunnink had a huge night for the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen, lifting her team to a road victory over the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers.
Gunnink scored 18 points while grabbing 16 rebounds. Sophomore Mia Wassink also had a double double with 19 points and 10 boards.
Elizabeth Woelber did what she could for W-WG by putting in a solid all-around night. Woelber scored 28 points, snagged seven rebounds, and nabbed three steals. Kaylee Mischke added 15 points and Dayna Comnick rejected five shots while reeling in seven boards.
W-WG falls to 1-20 and 1-14 in the conference and will travel to Okabena for a clash with the Southwestern United Wildcats on Friday.
Edgerton 39 72
W-WG 26 57
Windom Area 76, Springfield 73
WINDOM — Joeli Arnoldi fired up a shot just inside the half-court line at the buzzer with her Springfield Tigers down by three and came very close to sending the game to overtime as the shot clanked off the rim.
Arnoldi finished with 16 points. Vishe Rabb scored 13 and Taylor Milbrath added 17. Leading the Tigers in scoring was Therese Roiger with 20.
Rachel Sorenson had a really nice game as she dropped 30 points for Windom Area. Kelsey Hanefeld contributed a steady 19 points. Jasmine Carlson found a home at the free throw line; Carlson went 12-of-15 from the stripe for 12 of her 16 points.
Springfield 31 73
Windom Area 36 76
Southwest Christian 68, Adrian 18
EDGERTON — Southwest Minnesota Christian absolutely dominated the Adrian Dragons in the first half, leading 48-8 at halftime. SWC finished the game off comfortably, winning by 50 points.
Hope Veldkamp led the Eagles with 16 points and six assists. Savannah Tinklenberg contributed 12 points and four assists, Tianna Top swatted four shots while racking up 11 points. Mariah Talsma picked four steals and scored 10, also Morgan De Ruyter grabbed a team-high five rebounds.
Jodi Bents scored eight for Adrian and Nicole Slater grabbed five rebounds.
SWC is now 16-5 overall and an impressive 13-1 in the Red Rock Conference.
Adrian 8 18
SWC 48 68
Southwest Christian 54, Red Rock Central 49
LAMBERTON — Kailey Wendland led the Southwestern United Wildcats to a narrow victory over the Red Rock Central Falcons.
Wendland scored 14 points and assisted four assists. Courtney Place had a double double, 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Andrea Hinkeldey scored 11.
RRC was led by Ramsey Piotter with 11 points and four assists. Olivia Bittner scored 12 and Melanie Kedl grabbed 12 boards.
SWU 21 54
RRC 31 49