PREP GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Hulstein becomes Fulda’s all-time leading scorer in girls’ bballFULDA — Courtney Hulstein surpassed Kaitlyn Kramer to become the all-time scoring leader for Fulda High School and helped the Raiders clinch the Red Rock Conference girls’ basketball championship Thursday night with a 74-42 win over the Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Wolverines.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
FULDA — Courtney Hulstein surpassed Kaitlyn Kramer to become the all-time scoring leader for Fulda High School and helped the Raiders clinch the Red Rock Conference girls’ basketball championship Thursday night with a 74-42 win over the Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin Wolverines.
Hulstein scored 23 points to up her career total to 1,979 points and also added 10 assists, seven rebounds and five steals in the victory.
Rachel Cheadle added 19 points and seven rebounds for the Raiders, while Melissa Gehl had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Fulda (20-5, 14-1) also received 10 points from Sariah Cheadle and four points, nine rebounds, seven assists and four steals from Tiffany Gehl.
Janessa Peters and Rachel Dukes led the Wolverines with 14 and 10 points, respectively.
The Raiders close out the regular season Monday as they host Murray County Central, while ML/B-O (4-20, 1-14) hosts Red Rock Central Monday in its second to last regular season contest.
ML/B-O 24 18 — 42
Fulda 41 33 — 74
Ellsworth 54, SWC 48
EDGERTON — The Ellsworth Panthers girls’ basketball team upset the Southwest Christian Eagles on the road Thursday night to eliminate the hosts from contention for a share of the Red Rock Conference title.
Amber Walkowaik iced the game by making all four of her free throw attempts in the game’s final 20 seconds. The junior guard finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and three steals.
Bridget Kramer added 14 points and four assists for Ellsworth (10-11, 8-8), while Abby Drenth and Alexa Huisman each scored seven points.
Amber Pater led SWC (16-5, 12-3) with 19 points and seven rebounds followed by Deidra Vander Woude with eight points and Megan DeRuyter with eight points, nine rebounds and four assists.
The Eagles wrap up the regular season Monday at home against Edgerton, while the Panthers are idle until Thursday when they host Hills-Beaver Creek in the first round of the Section 3A South playoffs.
Ellsworth 23 31 — 54
SWC 25 23 — 48
W-WG 54, H-BC 45
HILLS — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers girls’ basketball team bumped both its overall and conference records to above .500 with a win over the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots Thursday night.
Paige Erickson charted 20 points to helped the visitors improve to 11-10 overall and 8-7 in the Red Rock Conference.
Elizabeth Woelber added 14 points for the Chargers, while Anne Woelber had seven rebounds and eight assists.
Katlyn Sandbulte paced the Patriots with 16 points followed by Paige Leuthold (seven rebounds) and Meghan Leuthold with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Both teams wrap up the regular season with home games on Monday as W-WG takes on Southwest Star Concept and H-BC (2-20, 2-13) entertains Adrian.
W-WG 23 31 — 54
H-BC 27 18 — 45
Adrian 67, Edgerton 50
ADRIAN — A big second half helped the Adrian Dragons girls’ basketball team pull away from the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen in the Red Rock Conference Thursday night.
Sydne Springman led the Dragons with a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds followed by Nichole Loosbrock with 16 points and eight assists and Austyn Thier with 11 points.
Lindsey Drooger and Sarah Post led the Flying Dutchmen in scoring with 14 and 10 points, respectively, while Jessica Menning doled out six assists.
Both teams are on the road Monday to end the regular season as Adrian (17-6, 11-5) is at Hills-Beaver Creek and Edgerton (14-8, 10-6) goes across town to play Southwest Christian.
Edgerton 22 28 — 50
Adrian 27 40 — 67
RRC 51, SSC 43
JEFFERS — Klarissa Larsen missed a triple-double by one block Thursday night as the Red Rock Central Falcons clipped the Southwest Star Concept Quasars in the Red Rock Conference.
Larsen finished with 20 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocks.
Brooke Rasmussen added 13 points for the hosts, while Melanie Kedl had nine points and seven rebounds.
Connor DeWall led the way for the Quasars with a double-double of 12 points and 16 rebounds, while Courtney Place made three 3-pointers in the first half and finished with 12 points.
Sarah Baumgard totaled nine points and eight rebounds for SSC (4-18, 4-11), which travels to Westbrook-Walnut Grove Monday for the regular season finale.
RRC (5-18, 4-11) also completes the regular season Monday as it travels to Butterfield to play Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin.
SSC 22 21 — 43
RRC 25 26 — 51
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