PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Carlson hits five 3-pointers to lead Murray County Central over Red Rock CentralLAMBERTON — The Murray County Central Rebels outscored the Red Rock Central Falcons by 16 points in the first half of Tuesday night’s Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball game and then held off a furious second-half rally by the hosts to claim a 66-54 road victory.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
LAMBERTON — The Murray County Central Rebels outscored the Red Rock Central Falcons by 16 points in the first half of Tuesday night’s Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball game and then held off a furious second-half rally by the hosts to claim a 66-54 road victory.
Trent Carlson dialed in five 3-pointers for the Rebels and finished with 18 points, while Chris Halbur added 15 points and Sam Beech finished with 11 points.
Jeff DeCock paced the Falcons, who rallied to within five points with six minutes left to play, with a game-high 19 points followed by Daniel Maras with 16 points and Henry Rogotzke’s double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds.
MCC (12-7, 8-5) hosts Round Lake-Brewster Friday, while RRC (9-11, 7-6) travels to Okabena the same night to play Southwest Star Concept.
MCC 35 31 — 66
RRC 19 35 — 54
Fulda 68, Adrian 58
ADRIAN — Four players scored in double figures to lead the Fulda Raiders past the Adrian Dragons in the Red Rock Conference Tuesday night.
Aaron Tiesler posted a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the visitors, while Matthew Appel and Andy Oakland each scored 14 points. Mic Holinka added 11 points and seven assists for the Raiders.
Kyle Kilgore totaled a huge night for the Dragons with 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, while teammate’s Taylor Recker and Brandon Weidert scored 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Both teams have road games Friday as Fulda (17-5, 11-2) plays at Hills-Beaver Creek, while Adrian (9-11, 7-6) goes to Edgerton.
Fulda 34 34 — 68
Adrian 27 31 —58
ML/B-O 67, RL-B 48
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Carter Kirk and Beau Herrig each totaled double-doubles to lead the Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Wolverines past the Round Lake-Brewster Raiders in the Red Rock Conference.
Kirk had 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Herrig compiled 21 points and 13 rebounds.
Kyle Thiessen added 11 points for ML/B-O (16-5, 9-4), which travels to Westbrook-Walnut Grove Friday.
Jake Walker led the Raiders with 21 points followed by Darrin Schmitz with 11 points.
RL-B (1-18, 1-12) travels to Slayton to play Murray County Central Friday.
RL-B 19 29 — 48
ML/B-O 38 29 — 67
W-WG 67, Edgerton 63
WESTBROOK — Taylor Lindaman scored 24 points, while Jacob Comnick totaled 23 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers past the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen in a Red Rock Conference clash.
Johnny Menning led Edgerton with 20 points followed by Wade Gunnink with a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Both teams host games Friday as W-WG (3-16, 2-11) plays Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin and Edgerton (2-16, 1-12) entertains Adrian.
Edgerton 33 30 — 63
W-WG 40 27 — 67
SWC 71, H-BC 46
EDGERTON — Five Eagles scored in double digits as Southwest Christian defeated the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots in the Red Rock Conference.
Keeran Sampson (seven rebounds) led all scorers with 21 points to pace SWC (18-1, 13-0), while Zach Huisken compiled 14 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks.
Additionally for the Eagles, Andrew Top (nine rebounds), Dominic Nibbelink (eight assists and three steals) and Damon Vander Maten each scored 10 points.
Jeff Sandbulte led the Patriots with 18 points, while Dylan Gehrke added 17 points.
H-BC (7-13, 5-8) also received Jordan Larson’s eight rebounds, four assists and four steals and Seth Nuffer’s six rebounds.
The Eagles travel to Ellsworth Friday, while the Patriots host Fulda the same night.
H-BC 18 28 — 46
SWC 34 37 — 71
T-M-B 65, Canby 62
TRACY — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton withstood a hot-shooting effort from Canby to claim a Camden Conference win Tuesday night.
The Panthers shot 38 percent from the field, while the Lancers were at a 60-percent clip.
However, the hosts overcame the shooting-percentage differential by claiming 10 offensive rebounds.
Brian Fultz led the T-M-B (10-10, 8-4) attack with 21 points and seven rebounds, while Parker Lanoue totaled 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Taylor Hoffbeck added nine points.
Michael Slaba led Canby (9-10, 5-8) with 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists.
The Panthers travel to MACCRAY Friday.
Canby 33 29 — 62
T-M-B 34 31 — 65
Ellsworth 81, SSC 51
OKABENA — Dalton Huisman and Casey Schilling combined for 32 points prior to intermission Tuesday night, as the Ellsworth Panther roared to a 28-point halftime lead on Southwest Star Concept in Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball action.
Huisman ripped the nets for a game-high 22 points —- all in the first half —- as he connected on three of Ellsworth’s 10 3-pointers in the contest.
Schilling scored 10 points in each half and finished a fine all-around game with 20 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks, five steals and five assists.
Mitch Leuthold (four 3-pointers) netted 12 points for the Panthers, while Nick Nolte dished off a team-high six assists.
Austin Liepold (six rebounds) scored a season-high 14 points to lead the Quasars, while Jameson Collin (three 3-pointers) netted 12 points, claimed nine rebounds and had a trio of assists.
Mark Ferguson (three assists, six points) and Zach Schumacher (two assists) each pulled down six rebounds for SSC, which played without the injured Andrew Kramer, who is averaging 12.4 points per conference game.
Ten players scored for the Quasars (11-8, 6-7), who host Red Rock Central Friday night.
The Panthers (15-7, 8-5) host league-leading Southwest Christian Friday.
Ellsworth 43 38 — 81
SSC 15 36 — 51
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