Gruis scores 30 to lead Ellsworth past ML/B-O
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Trevor Gruis scored 30 points to lead Ellsworth to a 90-40 victory against Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Saturday in a Red Rock Conference boys' basketball game.
Gruis added six rebounds and four blocks for the Panthers (18-2, 12-0), while Casey Schilling finished with 21 points.
Tom Nolte added 15 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Dalton Huisman scored 14 points. Adam Van Der Stoep dished out eight assists.
Cody Adrian scored 10 points to lead ML/B-O, while Kyle Fast and Isaac Hildebrandt (five assists) each scored seven points.
ML/B-O will host Murray County Central today, while Ellsworth hosts Hills-Beaver Creek tonight in a matchup of two of the top teams in the conference.
Ellsworth 51 39 -- 90
ML/B-O 28 12 -- 40
Windom 77, MCC 57
WINDOM -- Jake Holt scored a game-high 26 points to lead Windom to a non-conference victory Saturday.
Holt added seven rebounds for the Eagles (10-8), who had a 47-19 lead at halftime.
Travis Mattson scored 14 points and had four rebounds, while Lee Holt scored 10 points and had nine rebounds for Windom, which will travel to Luverne Tuesday for a girl/boy doubleheader.
Murray County Central was led by Kyle DeLong's 21 points, while Kyle Lewis added 12 for the Rebels, who will travel to Mountain Lake tonight.
MCC 19 38 -- 57
Windom 47 30 -- 77
Canby 66, Edgerton 41
MARSHALL -- Codi Gunnink scored 15 points to lead Edgerton in Satrurday's game at Southwest Minnesota State University, but Canby proved too much in the victory.
Gunnink had eight rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots, while Pat Kleinjan scored 10 points and dished out three assists for the Flying Dutchmen (9-9).
Jordan Wiesen scored 16 points to lead Canby, while Kyle Mamer added 13 points.
Edgerton, which shot 34 percent from the field, will host Southwest Christian today.
Edgerton 19 22 -- 41
Canby 30 36 -- 66
Girls Canby 74, Edgerton 56
MARSHALL -- Facing a tough Canby team Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State University, Edgerton couldn't overcome an eight-point halftime deficit in a non-conference loss.
Katie Hadler scored 15 points for Edgerton (10-10), while Alyson Drooger (five assists) and Racheal Steffl each had six rebounds. Hailey Van Kley dished out five assists for the Flying Dutchmen, who will travel to Hills-Beaver Creek Tuesday.
Canby (16-5) was led by Riley Nordgaard's 26 points.
Edgerton 31 25 -- 56
Canby 39 35 -- 74
PA 62, WC 38
HARTFORD, S.D -- Four players scored in double figures to lead Pipestone Area to a victory against West Central Area Saturday.
Brooke Woelber scored a team-high 14 points for the Arrows (16-3), while Bailey Bouman added 13.
Bree Woelber scored 10 points and dished out six assists, while Megan Vanderpoel added 10 points for PA, which will travel to Marshall Tuesday.
PA 36 26 -- 62
WC 21 17 -- 38
In Iowa scores, Central Lyon defeated West Lyon 64-45 in the opening round of the Class 2A, region 1 girls' basketball tournament.
The Lions will face West Sioux Tuesday in Hawarden, Iowa.