PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: DeKam sinks game-winner in overtime
EDGERTON -- Tara DeKam hit the eventual game winner with 20.5 seconds left in the game to give the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen a 54-52 overtime win against the Southwestern United Wildcats Friday during a Red Rock Conference girls' basketball game.
The Wildcats trailed by 17 early in the second half, but found a way to tie the game and force overtime with the score tied at 47.
Tanner Gunnink led the Dutchmen with 13 points and seven rebounds, while DeKam had nine points, 15 rebounds and four assists. Breanna Nelson had 11 points to go along with nine points from Jessica Menning in the game.
The Wildcats were led by Kailey Wedland, who had 12 points and Courtney Place, who also had 12 points, 12 rebounds, six steals and two assists. Gabi Stenzel added 10 points on the night for SWU.
The Dutchmen (3-13, 3-9) host Lakeview Tuesday, while the Wildcats (5-11, 4-6) host Luverne Monday.
SWU 17 30 5 -- 52
Edgerton 25 22 7 -- 54
Adrian 59, W-WG 38
WESTBROOK -- Elizabeth Thier scored a game-high 18 points for the Adrian Dragons in a win over the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers Friday.
The Dragons led by five at halftime, but put on the pressure in the second half to hold the Chargers to six points.
Brooke Wenzel had 15 points for the Dragons to go along with 10 points by Rachel Kontz.
The Chargers' leading scorers were Dayna Comnick and Elizabeth Woelber, who both had 12 points. Comnick also had seven rebounds, while Woelber dished out three assists. Paige Erickson added 11 points for W-WG in the game.
The Dragons (13-3, 9-1) travel to Worthington Tuesday, while the Chargers (6-10, 5-6) host Lincoln HI Tuesday.
Adrian 37 22 -- 59
W-WG 32 6 -- 38
H-BC 56, RRC 48
HILLS -- Haley Van Wyhe led the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots with 15 points in a win over the Red Rock Central Falcons Friday.
The Patriots led by nine at intermission and used a 26-for-37 night at the free-throw line to hold off the Falcons.
Megan Luethold added 14 points for the Patriots, while Paige Luethold picked up 12 points and 10 rebounds. Hattie Van Wyhe nabbed 15 rebounds in the game.
Brooke Rasmussen led the Falcons with 13 points to go along with 12 points by Cassandra Erickson.
The Patriots (6-11, 3-8) travel to Fulda Thursday, while the Falcons (2-14, 1-9) host Fulda Monday.
RRC 16 32 -- 48
H-BC 25 31 -- 56
CL 63, Boyden-Hull 39
HULL -- Kelsey Ackerman scored 21 points and picked up five steals for the Central Lyon Lions in a win over Boyden-Hull Friday.
The Lions led by 17 at halftime and used a 16-for-20 night from the free-throw line to pull away from Boyden-Hull.
Lexi Ackerman had 16 points, 12 assists and seven steals for the Lions, while Sarah Halse picked up 10 points in the game. Kori Schulte lead the team in rebounds with eight to go along with 12 points.
Boyden-Hull was led by Nicole Ewoldt, who had 13 points and Courtney Schafer with 12 points.
The Lions (16-2, 13-2) host Trinity Christian today.
CL 14 19 15 15 -- 63
B-H 4 12 11 12 -- 39
S-O 46, West Lyon 38
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Bridget Doeden had 15 points, eight rebounds and four steals to lead the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals past West Lyon Friday.
The Generals led 21-9 at intermission, but West Lyon was able to hang on in the second half using four 3-pointers and solid rebounding. But in the end, S-O was able to get the eight-point win.
Jenifer Willemssen was second on the team with eight points, six rebounds and three steals, while Kayla Ackerman dished out nine assists.
Addie Meyer led West Lyon with 21 points in the game.
The Generals (8-9, 7-8) travel Hartley-Melvin Sanborn today.
West Lyon 6 3 14 15 -- 38
S-O 10 11 15 10 -- 46
H-LP 38, NU 29
LAKE PARK, Iowa -- Mariah Gath had a team-high eight points to lead the Harris-Lake Park Wolves to a victory over North Union Friday.
The Wolves outscored North Union 17-5 in the first half, but led just 24-20 after the third quarter. However, H-LP used 14 points in the fourth to put the game away.
Grace Winters had seven points and eight rebounds for the Wolves to go along with 11 rebounds by Noreen Morrow.
Madison Bollig led North Union with eight points.
The Wolves (11-6, 8-1) play at Clay Central-Everly Tuesday.
NU 2 3 15 9 -- 29
H-LP 11 6 7 14 -- 38