PREP BASKETBALL: Dragons take down Flying Dutchmen
ADRIAN - Four Dragons scored in double digits as Adrian defeated the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen, 74-37, in a season-opening Red Rock Conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Jordin Kopplow and Courtney Vaske each notched a double-double for the Dragons. Kopplow collected 14 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, while Vaske totaled 14 points and 11 boards.
Rachel Kontz added 13 points, six rebounds and five assists and Carly Wolf added 10 points for Adrian, which out-rebounded Edgerton by a 52-27 margin.
Jessica Menning and Sarah Post were the top scorers for Edgerton with 11 and eight points, respectively.
Both teams return to action on Thursday as Adrian (1-0, 1-0) hosts Red Rock Central, while Edgerton (0-1, 0-1) travels to Luverne.
Edgerton 21 16 - 37
Adrian 34 40 - 74
SWC 58, Luverne 48
EDGERTON - Amber Pater's 10 points and Savannah Tinklenberg's 14 rebounds helped Southwest Christian defeat Luverne in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Morgan Van Hulzen totaled 10 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles, while Jennifer Schmidt scored nine points, Hannah Van Dyke collected eight points, five assists and four steals and Kara Homandberg gathered three steals.
Kaitlin Wohnoutka paced the Cardinals with a game-high 26 points and nine steals. Luverne also received nine points from Alex Stanley, nine rebounds from Megan Petersen and seven boards from Tara Sudenga.
Luverne (0-1) hosts Edgerton on Thursday, while Southwest Christian (1-0) hosts Worthington on Saturday.
Luverne 20 28 - 48
SWC 24 34 - 58
JCC 67, St. James 31
ST. JAMES - Jackson County Central created 38 turnovers with 26 of those coming from steals as the Huskies knocked off the St. James Saints in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Marita Rasche paced the Huskies with 14 points, four rebounds and four steals, while Lydia Brandt tallied 11 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals.
JCC (3-0), which had 16 turnovers, also had Michelle Van Epps with 10 points and six rebounds and Kaylee Burmeister had eight points, four rebounds and three steals.
Angela Handzus led the Huskies with six steals, while Julia Schumann had five steals and six assists and Rachel Johnson grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists.
Jackson County Central hosts Spirit Lake on Saturday.
JCC 40 27 - 67
St. James 20 11 - 31
Ellsworth 58, R-T-R 51
TYLER - The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights used an eight-point halftime edge and a 16-point lead early in the second half to hold off the Ellsworth Panthers in a non-conference girls basketball contest on Tuesday.
Amber Walkowaik scored 22 points and Alexa Huisman added 19 points as the two combined for 41 of Ellsworth's 51 points.
Walkowaik also had four steals and two assists, while Huisman collected seven rebounds and Bridget Kramer chipped in eight points.
Ellsworth (1-0) travels to Adrian to open its Red Rock Conference schedule on Dec. 7.
Ellsworth 21 30 - 51
R-T-R 29 29 - 58
Windom 33, MCC 31
SLAYTON - The Windom Eagles edged the Murray County Central Rebels in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Windom, which was limited to 10 first-half points, overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to claim the lead midway through the second half and then held off the hosts at the end.
Gina Hauge led the Eagles with nine points, while Jasmine Carlson and Rachel Sorensen each totaled eight points.
Jenna Ness and Taylor Schreier led the Rebels with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Both teams return to action on Friday as Murray County Central (0-1) hosts Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, while Windom (1-0) travels to Springfield.
Windom 10 23 - 33
MCC 21 10 - 31
H-BC 47, PA 40
HILLS - Three Patriots scored in double figures as Hills-Beaver Creek clipped the Pipestone Area Arrows in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Haley Van Wyhe (five steals) led H-BC with 13 points, while Paige Leuthold scored 11 points and Taylor Wingert added 10 points.
Megan Leuthold grabbed 13 rebounds for Hills-Beaver Creek (1-0), which travels to Okabena to play Southwestern United on Tuesday.
Cassie Evans led Pipestone Area (0-1) with 12 points. The Arrows travel to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Friday.
PA 20 20 - 40
H-BC 23 24 - 47
Lakeview 55, W-WG 44
COTTONWOOD - Paige Erickson totaled 16 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three assists for the Chargers, but it wasn't enough as the Lakeview Lakers defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Brianna Hoffman scored a game-high 18 points to lead the hosts.
Dayna Comnick filled the stat sheet with 12 points, seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocked shots, while Elizabeth Woelber chipped in with eight points for the Chargers.
Westbrook-Walnut Grove (0-1) hosts Wabasso on Friday.
W-WG 27 17 - 44
Lakeview 29 26 - 55
MCW 54, MLA 26
MOUNTAIN LAKE - Taryn Tumbleson scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Martin County West Mavericks past the Mountain Lake Area Wolverines in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Janessa Peters led the Wolverines with 12 points, while Rachel Dukes and Whitney Klassen each scored six points.
Mountain Lake Area (0-1) travels to Okabena to play Southwestern United on Thursday.
MCW 33 21 - 54
MLA 10 16 - 26
Springfield 50, RRC 41
SPRINGFIELD - Brooke Rasmussen, Tegan Derickson and Fern Engen each scored eight points, but it was not enough as the Red Rock Central Falcons couldn't overcome a 16-point halftime deficit in a non-conference girls basketball loss to the Springfield Tigers on Tuesday.
Engen grabbed nine rebounds for the Falcons.
Sam Groebner totaled a game-high 14 points, which was followed by eight points each by Tiffany Schwanke and Joeli Arnoldi.
Red Rock Central (0-1) travels to Adrian on Thursday for a Red Rock Conference battle.
RRC 14 27 - 41
Springfield 30 20 - 50
MOC-FV 58, C. Lyon 45
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa - Alexis Conaway scored a game-high 19 points to lead MOC-Floyd Valley past Central Lyon in a Siouxland Conference girls basketball game featuring two state-ranked clubs on Tuesday.
Ali Achterof added 10 points for MOC-Floyd Valley (3-0, 2-0), which is ranked No. 2 in Iowa Class 3A.
Lexi Ackerman paced the Lions in the loss with 13 points, six steals and four assists, while Sarah Halse totaled 11 points and six rebounds.
Kori Schulte scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds for Central Lyon (1-1, 1-1), which is ranked No. 5 in Iowa Class 1A.
The Lions travel to Sioux Center for a conference clash Friday.
MOC-FV 14 15 15 14 - 58
CL 13 7 11 14 - 45
S-O 37, Sheldon 31
SIBLEY, Iowa - Bridget Doeden's double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds helped Sibley-Ocheyedan gain a Siouxland Conference victory over Sheldon on Tuesday.
The Generals, who limited the Orabs to 4 first-quarter points, also received six points and 11 rebounds from Jenifer Willemssen, while Kayla Ackerman totaled five points, seven rebounds and three assists.
Krista Bousema scored 13 points to lead Sheldon (1-1, 1-1), which hosts George-Little Rock on Friday.
Sibley-Ocheyedan (2-1, 1-1) travels to Rock Valley on Friday.
Sheldon 4 10 7 10 - 31
S-O 9 8 9 11 - 37
H-LP 49, Storm Lake 45
STORM LAKE, Iowa - Noreen Morrow completed a double-double of 12 points and 17 rebounds as Harris-Lake Park slipped by Storm Lake in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Mariah Gath added 12 points for the Wolves, while Macy Gunderson totaled 10 points.
Gunderson sank four of six charity shots in the fourth quarter and H-LP was able to beat Storm Lake's full-court pressure to hang on for the win.
Harris-Lake Park (2-1) travels to Okoboji on Thursday.
H-LP 17 4 18 10 - 49
SL 10 10 17 8 - 45
Sheldon 65, S-O 48
SIBLEY, Iowa - Dallas Ennema scored 29 points to lead the Sheldon Orabs past the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals in a season-opening Siouxland Conference boys basketball game on Tuesday.
Collin Wolthuizen added 12 points for the Orabs, who improved to 1-0.
Dillon Thies and Grant Juber were the leading scorers for the Generals with 14 and 10 points, respectively.
Sheldon hosts George-Little Rock on Friday, while Sibley-Ocheyedan travels to Rock Valley the same night.
Sheldon 19 18 16 12 - 65
S-O 5 12 9 22 - 48