PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Schwarting reaches 1,000-point milestoneJACKSON — Ty Schwarting entered Thursday night’s boys’ basketball game with 989 career points scored. Pipestone Area wasn’t going to allow Schwarting to enter the 1,000-point club without a battle.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
JACKSON — Ty Schwarting entered Thursday night’s boys’ basketball game with 989 career points scored.
Pipestone Area wasn’t going to allow Schwarting to enter the 1,000-point club without a battle.
The Arrows limited Schwarting to seven first-half points, leaving the Jackson County Central senior four points short of the milestone.
PA kept the defensive pressure on the stand-out Huskies’ guard well into the second half but with about seven minutes remaining in the contest, Schwarting entered the club.
Schwarting finished with a team-high 17 points and also had seven rebounds and four assists to lead JCC past PA, 56-41, in a Southwest Conference clash.
Bryce Christopher scored 12 points and grabbed five boards for the victors while Nolan Luhmann finished with seven points and six assists.
Jon Harmening (eight points) and Zach Copley (six points) each hauled in 11 rebounds for the Huskies.
The Arrows were led by Jacob Derby and Jason Nettik. Each scored 12 points.
JCC (14-7, 5-6) hosts Redwood Valley tonight while PA (3-16, 1-11) travels to Madison, S.D. tonight.
PA 23 18 — 41
JCC 32 24 — 56
Ellsworth 81, Edgerton 38
ELLSWORTH — Dalton Huisman had eight steals and a game-high 21 points as Ellsworth thumped Edgerton in a Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball game.
Casey Schilling filled the stat sheet with 17 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists and three shot blocks for the Panthers while Nick Nolte also scored 17 points to go with six steals and six assists.
Ellsworth (19-3, 12-1) also received 10 points from Travis Kvalle, seven rebounds from Daniel Kramer and six rebounds from Logan Ahlers.
Tanner DeKam led the Flying Dutchmen with 11 points followed by Dylan Voge with nine.
Both teams play this evening as Edgerton (5-12, 3-10) travels to Red Rock Central and Ellsworth hosts Southwest Star Concept.
Edgerton 21 17 — 38
Ellsworth 50 31 — 81
Windom 56, Luverne 42
LUVERNE — Jake Holt led Windom with a game-high 19 points as the Eagles defeated the Luverne Cardinals in the Southwest Conference.
Levi Gotto knocked down 16 points for Windom while Travis Mattson scored eight points.
Brandon Klein led the Cardinals with 15 points followed by Devin Heitkamp with nine points. Brett Heronimus had eight points and four assists.
Windom (19-4, 8-3) hosts Maple River Tuesday while Luverne (3-19, 1-11) hosts Fairmont Feb. 25.
Windom 27 29 — 56
Luverne 22 20 — 42
H-LP 69, CC-E 34
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Eli Ihnen scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Harris-Lake Park Wolves past Clay Central-Everly in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A District 2 playoffs.
In addition to Ihnen’s double-double, fellow Wolves’ Brady Nissen and Tanner Hiveley each scored 13 points. Nissen and Hiveley hauled down eight and seven rebounds, respectively.
Kade Heikens led H-LP (18-4) with five assists.
The Wolves host Central Lyon Tuesday night in a semifinal playoff game.
CC-E 6 13 9 6 — 34
H-LP 18 17 19 15 — 69
CL 48, G-LR 47
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Trailing by eight points at halftime, the Central Lyon Lions started the second half on a 10-0 run to claim the lead and went on to edge the George-Little Rock Mustangs in the Class 1A District 2 quarterfinals.
Ross Ackerman hit the game-winning shot as he knocked down 1-of-2 free throw shots with seven seconds remaining in the contest to unknot a 47-47 score.
Clayton Bush and Jordan Acevedo each scored 14 points to lead the Lions followed by Ackerman with 13 points.
Eric Schilling scored a game-high 17 points to lead the way for the Mustangs followed by Taylor Klingenberg’s seven points.
Ethan Van Briesen (six rebounds) also scored seven points for G-LR, which finishes its season with a 10-12 record.
CL plays in the semi-finals Tuesday night at Harris-Lake Park.
G-LR 12 12 11 12 — 47
CL 10 6 19 13 —48