GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Erickson’s 3-pointer gives W-WG last-second victoryEDGERTON — Kylie Erickson nailed a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds remaining to give Westbrook-Walnut Grove a 55-52 victory over Edgerton Tuesday night in a girls’ basketball contest.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
EDGERTON — Kylie Erickson nailed a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds remaining to give Westbrook-Walnut Grove a 55-52 victory over Edgerton Tuesday night in a girls’ basketball contest.
It was Erickson’s fourth trey of the night, part of her 21-point, six-rebound effort for the Chargers.
W-WG’s Molly Jarmer added eight points, six rebounds and three assists, while Chanel Madson had seven more points and four assists.
Alyson Drooger scored 13 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and blocked four shots for Edgerton.
Breana Van Dyke put in 10 points for the Flying Dutchmen, and Hailey Van Kley dished out seven assists.
Edgerton (4-4) will take on Southwest Christian on Thursday, and W-WG (5-4, 3-2) hosts Southwest Star Concept the same night.
W-WG 31 24 — 55
Edgerton 31 21 — 52
SWC 57, H-BC 33
EDGERTON — Jada Vander Veen scored 17 points and Kara Van Dyke dropped in 13 counters to go with five steals as the Eagles handled the Patriots at home Tuesday night.
Megan DeRuyter notched nine points and pulled down six boards while Kelsey De Kam grabbed five rebounds to go with six points for Southwest Christian (6-2, 3-2).
Kayla Broekhuis gathered six steals for the Eagles.
Hills-Beaver Creek (2-8, 0-5) was led by Heather Kerner with eight points and Natalie Stueven with five rebounds.
H-BC hosts Adrian Thursday night while SWC travels crosstown to play Edgerton the same night.
H-BC 11 22 — 33
SWC 27 30 — 57
RL-B 67, ML/B-O 54
ROUND LAKE — Karen Schmitz’s double-double of 30 points and 21 rebounds helped Round Lake-Brewster defeat Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Tuesday night.
The Raiders (3-6, 1-4) received 11 points and 10 assists from Ceilia Schmitz while Ally Cross pulled down 10 rebounds.
Olivia Stanton (10 points, nine rebounds) and Mara Eichenberger (10 points, eight rebounds) each nearly charted double-doubles of their own for RL-B.
The Wolverines (0-7, 0-5) were led by Jennie Romsdahl (eight rebounds, six steals) with 25 points and Karen Herrig (seven rebounds, four assists) with 13 points.
RL-B travels to Ellsworth Thursday while ML/B-O hosts Red Rock Central the same night.
ML/B-O 26 28 — 54
RL-B 39 28 — 67
Adrian 58, Fulda 44
ADRIAN — The Dragons jumped out to a 42-21 halftime lead en route to a Red Rock Conference win over rival Fulda.
Karli Meyer led Adrian with a game-high 29 points and also hauled in five rebounds.
Adrian (7-2, 4-1) received 10 points from Kelsey Altman (four assists), 10 rebounds from Austyn Thier (seven points) and six points and six assists from Ashley Their.
The Raiders’ (6-3, 4-1) leading scorer was Courtney Hulstein (eight rebounds) with 16 points.
Kassie Wilkening scored 10 points for Fulda while Mari Holinka pulled down 10 boards.
Adrian travels to H-BC Thursday. Fulda hosts MCC the same night.
Fulda 21 23 — 44
Adrian 42 16 — 58
JCC 63, Windom 45
JACKSON — Jackson County Central’s inside-outside combo of Whitney Burmeister and Leslie Handzus was too much for Windom to handle.
Burmeister had a double-double (15 points, 17 rebounds) and Handzus scored 17 points to lead the Huskies past the Eagles in a Southwest Conference game.
Chelsey Mitchell and Brittney Kruse each scored eight points, Mollie McClure had six rebounds and Kaylee Benson dished out six assists for JCC (11-1, 4-1).
For Windom (2-6, 1-3), Sierra Even netted 14 points and Makenzie Lovell added 11.
The Eagles host Marshall on Thursday, while JCC travels to Pipestone Area on Friday night in a pair of Southwest Conference matchups.
Windom 23 22 — 45
JCC 28 35 — 63
Marshall 73, Luverne 49
LUVERNE — Dani Beekman had 15 of her 21 points in the first half and Kayla Wallerich scored all 15 of her points in the second half to carry Marshall to a win over Luverne.
The Cardinals, meanwhile, had 15 turnovers in the second half, and 25 for the game.
The Tigers only led 30-25 after the first half, but broke things open with a surge midway through the second.
Liberty Robinson led Luverne (2-7, 0-3) with 21 points, and she drained six 3-pointers.
The Cardinals will play at home on Friday against Redwood Valley.
Marshall 30 43 — 73
Luverne 25 24 — 49
MCC 63, RRC 50
JEFFERS — Emily Bose was simply unstoppable for Murray County Central.
The senior center had 30 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks, propelling the Rebels past Red Rock Central.
Colleen Everson added 16 points for MCC (8-1), while Abby Van Meveren pulled down eight boards and Alyssa Schmidt dished out seven assists.
RRC (4-4), meanwhile, had two scorers in double digits: Stephanie Maras and Nichole Schroeder, who each had 10 points.
The Falcons go to Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin on Thursday, while MCC will play at Fulda the same night.
MCC 26 37 — 63
RRC 20 30 — 50
Ellsworth 51, SSC 43
OKABENA — Holding small leads the entire game, Ellsworth broke away from a 44-41 advantage with a 7-2 surge in the final two minutes Tuesday night and posted a Red Rock Conference victory over Southwest Star Concept.
Brooke Kix scored just three points in the first half, but the senior veteran netted 16 timely points after intermission, finishing with 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists to lead Ellsworth, which also received solid performances from Andrea DeBoer (10 points, six assists, five rebounds), Bridget Kramer (10 points, two steals) and Darian Herman (eight points, eight rebounds).
SSC sophomore Jennifer Schmidt scored 17 of the Quasars’ 21 first-half points and finished with a game-high 23 points, while also ripping down a game-high 12 rebounds.
Erika Post (three assists, two steals) and Katey Granstra (nine rebounds, six blocks, five assists) scored eight and six points, respectively, for the Quasars, who travel to tangle with Westbrook-Walnut Grove Thursday.
Ellsworth, which helped itself by making five 3-pointers in the game (three by Kix and two by Kramer), sank 12-of-16 free throws, including four-of-five in the final 51 seconds. The Panthers host Round Lake-Brewster Thursday.
Ellsworth 23 28 — 51
SSC 21 22 — 43
H-LP 54, G-T 29
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Junior Anna Brandt filled up the stat sheet for Harris-Lake Park, racking up 16 points, nine assists, seven rebounds and six steals to lead the Wolves past Graettinger-Terril.
Deni Peters added 15 points and seven steals, while Shelby Peters pulled down eight boards for H-LP.
The Wolves (8-3) will travel to West Lyon on Friday.
G-T 12 4 4 9 — 29
H-LP 24 15 7 8 — 54
CL 45, S-O 37
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Central Lyon led almost the entire game, holding off Sibley-Ocheyedan to remain undefeated.
CL (10-0, 8-0) was led by Josie Knobloch’s 18 points and four steals. Kayla Cuperus had four rebounds, and Abbie Ackerman four assists.
S-O, meanwhile, was led in scoring by Jessica Ackerman (17 points) and Danelle Miedema (13 points).
The Generals (7-4, 5-4) host Boyden-Hull on Friday, and Central Lyon will travel to George-Little Rock the same night.
S-O 12 8 6 11 — 37
CL 14 9 11 11 — 45
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