PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Chargers bounce back from first lossWESTBROOK — It wasn’t a matter of redemption.
WESTBROOK — It wasn’t a matter of redemption.
Just three days after suffering its first loss of the season, Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s boys’ basketball team responded Friday with a 77-69 victory over Fulda.
Jon LeBoutillier scored a game-high 26 points, and Jace Jarmer added 19 points, a career-high 25 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Chargers, who suffered a 63-60 loss Tuesday to Edgerton.
“I don’t think it was any type of redemption,” W-WG coach Derrick Jenniges said. “I think it was more of a good opportunity for players to refocus and get back to the fundamentals of playing team basketball.”
Mason Comnick scored 14 points, and Derek Eichner added 11 for W-WG (11-1, 6-1), which will travel to face Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Tuesday.
Devin Kuehne and freshman guard Max Dibble each scored 21 points to lead Fulda, which trailed by 14 points at halftime.
W-WG went 19-of-38 from the free-throw line.
Fulda 29 40 — 69
W-WG 43 34 — 77
H-BC 66, Edgerton 30
HILLS — Halden Van Wyhe had 21 points and seven steals, and Andrew Scholten added 18 points, eight assists and six rebounds Friday night to lead Hills-Beaver Creek to a convincing victory.
Karic Wiertzema added five assists for the Patriots, who led by 11 points at halftime.
Codi Gunnink scored 12 points to lead Edgerton, which shot just 29.2 percent (12-for-41) from the field.
H-BC shot 49 percent (26-for-53) and held the Flying Dutchmen to just eight points in the second half.
The Patriots (10-4, 4-3) will host Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Thursday, and Edgerton will host Red Rock Central on Friday, Jan. 29.
Edgerton 22 8 — 30
H-BC 33 33 — 66
JCC 76, Luverne 61
JACKSON — Brooke Burmeister had 26 points, 14 rebounds, six steals and three assists to lead Jackson County Central past Luverne.
Whitney Burmeister added 12 points, five rebounds and four steals, and Ashley Kruse had 12 points, five rebounds and six assists.
Leslie Handzus added 11 points and five steals for the Huskies (12-4, 5-2), who forced 34 turnovers.
Callie Sawtelle had a team-high 15 points, Liberty Robinson added 13 and Alyssa Stegenga had 12 to lead Luverne.
Luverne 29 32 — 61
JCC 43 33 — 76
CL 56, MOC-FV 40
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Kayla Cuperus scored 19 points, and Josie Knobloch and Abbie Ackerman each added nine to help Central Lyon defeat MOC-Floyd Valley and take sole possession of first place in the Siouxland Conference.
Mary Schleusner added eight points, four rebounds and four steals for Central Lyon (13-2, 11-1), which rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit.
MOC-FV 27 13 — 40
CL 20 36 — 56