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GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cardinals outlast Huskies

LUVERNE -- McKayla Schilling picked up 18 points as the Luverne Cardinals took down the Jackson County Central Huskies 54-44 to remain undefeated in Southwest Conference girls basketball play Friday.

The game was tied heading into half time, but the Cardinals were able to pull away in the second half to claim the win.

Kaitlin Wohnoutka had 15 points for Luverne, while Morgan Haugen added eight points and six rebounds.

Kaylee Burmeister was the only player in double-figures for JCC with 18 points along with 10 rebounds and four steals. Martia Rasche led the team in rebounds with 11 to go with seven points and four steals. Rachel Johnson and Julia Schumann both picked up five points to round out the scoring for the Huskies.

The Cardinals (3-1, 2-0) host the Ellsworth Pantherse Monday, while the Huskies (3-2, 0-1) host the Worthington Trojans Tuesday.

JCC 20 24 -- 44

Luverne 20 34 -- 54

Adrian 52, Ellsworth 39

ADRIAN -- Jordan Kopplow powered the Adrian Dragons past the Ellsworth Panthers with 15 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and five steals to help the Dragons girls' basketball team improve to 5-0 on the season.

The Dragons held just a two point lead at halftime, but used a 26-point second half to put the game away.

Elizabeth Their added 10 points for Adrian, while Courtney Vaske picked up nine points and eight boards. Both Brooke Wenzel and Carly Wolf had five points in the game.

The leading scorer for Amber Walkowaik with 12 points, followed by Bridget Kramer with eight and Brenna Kramer and Alexa Huisman both with six points.

Adrian (5-0, 4-0) faces the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen Thursday in Edgerton, while Ellsworth (0-3, 0-1) travels to Luverne Monday.

Ellsworth 24 15 -- 39

Adrian 26 26 -- 52

H-BC 58, Edgerton 51

HILLS -- Meghan Leuthold picked up a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) for the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots in a Red Rock Conference girls basketball win against the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen Friday.

The Patriots took a 36-22 lead into halftime, but the Dutchmen fought to within seven late, but could not finish the comeback.

Ciara Everett led the Dutchmen with 15 points, while Tanner Gunnik had 12. Tara led the team in rebounds with 12.

Haley Van Wyhe had a team-high 14 points to go along with 13 points and six assists from Paige Leuthold. Taylor Wingert rounded out the scoring for H-BC with 12.

The Patriots (3-0, 2-0) heads to West Lyon today and the Dutchmen (0-4, 0-3) host Adrian Thursday.

Edgerton 22 29 -- 51

H-BC 36 22 -- 58

Fulda 66, RRC 41

FULDA -- Sariah Cheadle had a team-high 17 points and five assists for the Fulda Raiders as they took down the Red Rock Central Falcons Friday.

The Raiders had a 13 points lead at halftime, but extended that lead to 25 by the end of the game.

Rachel Cheadle had 16 points for the Raiders, while Brittney Hermeling added 11 points and eight rebounds. Melissa Gehl picked up 10 rebounds, eight points and had five steals to go along with seven rebounds from Laura Williams off the bench.

The Falcons were led by Tegan Derickson, who had 10 points and Katie Larsen with nine points. Fern Engen led the team in rebounds with 11 to go along with eight points.

Fulda (3-0, 2-0) travels to Southwest Christian Tuesday, while RRC hosts Sleepy Eye Saint Mary's Tuesday.

RRC 18 23 -- 41

Fulda 31 35 -- 66

MCC 77, W-WG 62

WESTBROOK -- Jenna Ness dropped 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pick up a double-double for the Murray County Central Rebels girls' basketball team in a win over the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers Friday.

The Rebels led by just three at halftime, but were able to extend the lead to 15 by the end of the game, despite Paige Erickson draining 32 points for the Chargers.

Taylor Schreier added 16 points and six rebounds for the Rebels, while Jade Giese and Morgan Behrends both had 12 points in the game. Michaela Hartle had four assists for MCC.

Along with her 32 points, Erickson had seven rebounds, four steals and two assists for W-WG to go along with 16 points by Elizabeth Woelber. Abby Herding had five points, three rebounds and two steal, while Dayna Comnick had seven rebounds and a block.

MCC (1-3, 1-1) hosts Southwestern United Thursday as W-WG travels to MLA Thursday.

MCC 40 33 -- 77

W-WG 37 25 -- 62

Central Lyon 62,

Okoboji 40

MILFORD -- Kelsey Ackerman drained 14 points for the Central Lyon Lions in a 62-40 win over Okoboji in girls basketball action Friday.

The Lions took a 25-4 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Okoboji attempted to make a comeback in the fourth, but was unable to make a real dent in Central Lions lead.

Sarah Halse picked up 13 points for the Lions, while Kori Schulte led the team in rebounds with six and added seven points along with six steals. Lexi Ackerman had a team-high 14 assists while posting eight points and five steals.

The Lions (5-1, 4-1) host Boyden-Hull Tuesday in Rock Rapids.

CL 25 8 15 4 -- 62

Okoboji 4 10 8 18 -- 40

H-LP 51, C-W-L 31

CORWITH -- Noreen Morrow scored a career-high 25 points and 19 rebounds for the Harris-Lake Park Wolves in a 51-31 victory over C-W-L Friday.

The Wolves used a 17-point second period to break open the game and pull away from C-W-L for good.

Mariah Gath was second on the team in scoring with 11 points.

H-LP (4-2, 2-0) hosts Emmetsburg Monday.

H-LP 11 17 13 10 -- 51

C-W-L 9 8 4 10 -- 31

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