PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Eagles fly high with 66 points from starting five
WINDOM -- Four players scored in double figures and all 66 points were from the starting five as Windom earned a 66-55 non-conference victory against Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin in Saturday's boys' basketball game.
Jake Holt scored a team-high 22 points, while Travis Mattson added 13. Lee Holt and Spenser Kipfer each scored 11 points for the Eagles. Levi Gotto tallied nine points for Windom, which had a 20-point lead in the second half before the Wolverines closed late.
ML/B-O (5-3) was led by Beau Herrig's 23-point, 12-rebound double-double.
Carter Kirk and Cody Penner each added nine points for the Wolverines. Isaac Hildebrandt added seven points and nine assists for ML/B-O, which will travel to Sleepy Eye Saint Mary's on Tuesday.
The Eagles (9-1) will play Tuesday at home against St. James.
ML/B-O 28 27 -- 55
Windom 42 24 -- 66
G-LR 59, Adrian 51
GEORGE, Iowa -- Matt Nagel scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds, leading George-Little Rock to an eight-point victory.
Eric Schilling scored 11 points and had seven rebounds, while Ethan Van Briesen added 10 points.
Taylor Klingenberg tallied eight points and dished out five assists for the Mustangs (5-5), which ad a 26-20 lead at halftime.
Kyle Kilgore scored 15 points, pulled down 13 rebounds, dished out three assists and had four steals to lead Adrian (1-9).
Brandon Weidert also scored 15 points for the Dragons.
Both teams will face Fulda next. G-LR will host the Raiders on Tuesday, while Adrian travels to Fulda on Thursday.
Adrian 10 10 16 15 -- 51
G-LR 15 11 19 14 -- 59
Fulda 64, RRC 58
FULDA -- With only a one-point lead with 45 seconds left, Fulda faced some crucial free-throws in dying seconds of its game against Red Rock Central.
The Raiders were able to hit their free-throws, handing them the victory.
Max Dibble led the scoring for FHS with 18 points, and also contributed six rebounds. Matthew Appel had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Clarke Hein had nine points and five assists, and Jacob Cuperus contributed eight points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals.
Jeff DeCock led the Falcons with 19 points, and also added eight rebounds and six assists. Tyler Erickson had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Andrew Engen contributed 11 points and four steals.
The Raiders (4-5 overall, 1-3 conference) will play at George-Little Rock on Tuesday.
RRC (1-6 overall, 0-4 conference) play on the road Thursday at Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin.
RRC 30 28 -- 58
Fulda 38 26 -- 64
Minneota 80, RL-B 62
MINNEOTA -- Round Lake-Brewster had a trio of players with high point totals on Saturday, but the Raiders were overwhelmed by a strong Minneota side.
Jake Walker led RL-B with 21 points and six rebounds, and Tim Kennedy added 17 points and six rebounds of his own. Marty Schmitz contributed 16 points and six steals.
Minneota's (6-3) Shane Hennen had 34 points, and teammate Zac Corbin had 25 points.
The Raiders (2-4) travel to play Southwest Christian on Tuesday as part of a girl/boy doubleheader.
RL-B 36 26 -- 52
Minneota 46 34 -- 80
T-M-B 69, MCC 41
TRACY -- Joe Hook and Dominic Dolan did their best to ensure Tracy-Milroy-Balaton remained undefeated after Saturday's game against Murray County Central, combining for 34 points in the Panthers' win.
Hook had 18 points and four assists, and Dolan had 16 points and five steals. Taylor Hoffbeck added 11 points and five rebounds, and Jeremy Hoflock contributed 10 points and seven rebounds.
The Rebels were led by an 11-point, 13-rebound double-double from Chris Halbur, and also received nine points and eight rebounds from Sam Nysetvold.
T-M-B (7-0) will host Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Tuesday.
MCC 23 18 -- 41
T-M-B 36 33 -- 69
S-O 55, Spirit Lake 43
SIBLEY, Iowa -- A strong start and strong finish for Sibley-Ocheyedan was enough to give the team a win over Spirit Lake on Saturday.
S-O outscored SL by 11 points combined in the first and last period, whereas the two teams played to only a one-point difference in the second and third.
Tyler Decker led the Generals with 14 points, and also had four assists. Pat Alexander contributed nine points and four assists, and Brett Doeden added six points and five rebounds.
Brad Alexander, Derek Ackerman and Kaleb Horton all had five points for S-O.
The Generals (4-5) play at home on Tuesday against Okoboji.
SL 6 13 7 17 -- 43
S-O 14 13 8 20 -- 55
H-BC 56, SSC 40
HILLS -- Travis Helgeson's double-double and a trio of 3-pointers in the first half from Cory Tilstra sparked Hills-Beaver Creek to victory over Southwest Star Concept on Saturday.
The Patriots opened up a big 32-16 lead at halftime, and never looked back.
Helgeson recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Tilstra finished with 11 points. Seth Nuffer added 13 points and seven rebounds, and Karic Wiertzema contributed five assists.
Jameson Collin led the Quasars with a double-double of his own, scoring 12 points and pulling in a whopping 21 rebounds. Teammate Sean Haberman had eight points, and Alex Meyer grabbed 10 rebounds.
SSC (4-2 overall, 3-2 conference) play on the road tonight against Harris-Lake Park.
H-BC (7-2 overall, 3-1 conference) play tonight at home against Central Lyon.
SSC 16 24 -- 40
H-BC 32 24 -- 56