GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: MCC earns key Red Rock Conference victory against Fulda; W-WG edges SSC
SLAYTON -- Emily Bose had 16 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks Tuesday night to lead Murray County Central's girls' basketball team to a 50-44 victory over Fulda in a key Red Rock Conference game.
Alyssa Schmidt added 10 points for the Rebels, who led 25-21 at halftime.
Amy Paulzine had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Brittany Hulstein added nine points and nine rebounds for Fulda.
With the MCC victory, the two teams split the season series. The Raiders defeated the Rebels 66-56 Dec. 5 in Fulda.
MCC (14-7), which has won seven of its past eight games, will travel to face Round Lake-Brewster on Friday.
Fulda (11-9, 8-5) will host Hills-Beaver Creek on Friday.
Fulda 21 23 -- 44
MCC 25 25 -- 50
W-WG 48, SSC 40
OKABENA -- Audra Schmidt scored 22 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and blocked five shots, leading Westbrook-Walnut Grove to an eight-point victory over Southwest Star Concept.
Anne Woelber, a 5-foot-7 freshman guard, knocked down a trio of 3-pointers for the Chargers (9-10, 4-9) in the game's last seven minutes, as she scored nine of W-WG's final 15 points.
Chanel Madson, a 5-9 sophomore, had a strong all-around game for the Chargers as she had a team-high seven assists to go along with seven points and a team-leading five steals.
Kassandra Jarmer (eight rebounds), Kylie Erickson (four steals, three assists) and Kristie Hoffman (three steals) were also key contributors to the W-WG victory.
Katey Granstra (15 points, 13 rebounds, five blocks) and Betsy Voehl (10 points, four steals) scored in double figures for the Quasars (8-12, 6-7), who host Red Rock Central Friday.
W-WG plays Tracy-Milroy-Balaton at Tracy Thursday night.
W-WG 19 29 -- 48
SSC 18 22 -- 40
Ellsworth 57, RL-B 51
ROUND LAKE -- Brooke Kix scored 28 points, and Andrea DeBoer had 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead Ellsworth to a Red Rock Conference victory over Round Lake-Brewster.
Darian Herman added seven rebounds, and Leah Timmer and Emily Timmer each pulled down six rebounds for the Panthers.
April Wallace had 14 points and three steals, and Karen Schmitz had nine points and 14 rebounds for RL-B, which also received nine points each from Katy Johnson and Mara Eichenberger.
RL-B (5-14, 2-11) will host Murray County Central, and Ellsworth (9-11, 5-8) will host Southwest Christian on Friday.
Ellsworth 32 25 -- 57
RL-B 26 25 -- 51
Adrian 85, H-BC 44
ADRIAN -- Karli Meyer scored 35 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Adrian rebounded from its first loss in a Red Rock Conference victory against Hills-Beaver Creek.
Sam Lynn added a triple-double of 10 points, 10 assists and 10 steals, while Erica Thier had 22 points and six assists.
Katy Slater added five rebounds for the Dragons (19-1, 13-0).
Natalie Stueven and Heather Kerner each scored 10 points to lead the Patriots (2-17, 1-12), while Jayme Plimpton had five rebounds and Emily Kruger had five assists.
Adrian will travel to Edgerton Friday, while H-BC will travel to Fulda the same evening.
H-BC 26 18 -- 44
Adrian 44 41 -- 85
SWC 66, Edgerton 37
EDGERTON --Southwest Christian soared over their crosstown rivals, the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen, in Red Rock Conference action on Tuesday night.
Brianna Spronk scored 21 points, pulled down nine rebounds, and had three assists, five steals and two blocked shots. Kayla Broekhuis scored 12 points and had five steals, while Jada Vander Veen had 15 points as well.
Alyson Drooger had 12 points, eight rebounds, and three assists, and Katie Hadler had 10 points for Edgerton.
The Eagles improve to 14-4 overall and 11-2 in the Red Rock Conference. The Eagles will travel to Ellsworth on Friday, while Edgerton will host Adrian that same night.
Edgerton 26 11 -- 37
SWC 41 25 -- 66
RRC 72, ML/B-O 32
JEFFERS -- Krystle Sell scored 24 points, had eight steals and dished out eight assists to lead Red Rock Central past Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin.
Nichole Schroeder added 12 points, while Cierra Nickel had nine points and four assists for RRC, which had 11 turnovers and 18 steals.
Ashley Neperman had nine rebounds and two blocks for the Falcons (16-3, 12-1), while Steph Maras had four steals and six assists.
ML/B-O was led by Brittany Wenner with nine points.
RRC will travel to Southwest Star Concept Friday.
ML/B-O 15 17 -- 32
RRC 38 34 -- 72
JCC 77, Windom 41
JACKSON -- Utilizing their offense, the Jackson County Central Huskies overpowered the Windom Eagles in a Southwest Conference victory.
Leading the attack for the Huskies was Ashley Kruse, scoring 14 points, while grabbing 10 rebounds and eight assists.
Brooke Burmeister added 12 points, 10 rebounds, and five steals. Brittney Kruse scored 11 points for the Huskies.
Makenzie Lovell scored 12 points for the Eagles, and Alii Holt added eight points.
JCC outrebounded Windom 47-30.
The Huskies improve to 18-5 overall and 8-2 in the Southwest Conference and will travel to Pipestone Area on Friday for a girl/boy doubleheader.
Windom 24 17 -- 41
JCC 35 42 -- 77
Iowa Central Lyon 56, S-O 49
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Central Lyon earned its first Siouxland Conference title in more than 20 years with a regular-season finale victory over Sibley-Ocheyedan.
Abbie Ackerman led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Jessica Ackerman had 23 points for Sibley-Ocheyedan, and Danelle Miedema scored 11.
Central Lyon finishes off the conference season with a 15-3 conference record and a 17-4 overall record.
The Lions will host West Lyon on Saturday, and Sibley- Ocheyedan will travel to Spirit Lake for the opening round of the regional tournament.
CL 22 34 -- 56
S-O 19 30 -- 49
W-CL-T 50, H-LP 34
LAKE PARK, Iowa -- Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka took the lead early in the game, and never looked back in a 16-point victory.
Anna Brandt scored 10 points to lead Harris-Lake Park, while Deni Peters scored nine points, and Christine Larsen added six points.
Harris-Lake Park, with a 6-14 overall record, travels to George-Little Rock on Thursday for the first round of the regional tournament.
W-CL-T 32 18 -- 50
H-LP 9 25 -- 34