PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Harris-Lake Park’s winning streak and season come to an end with loss to SM-SLEMMETSBURG, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park’s boys’ basketball team had its perfect season and hopes of a possible state tournament berth come to an end Friday night.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
EMMETSBURG, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park’s boys’ basketball team had its perfect season and hopes of a possible state tournament berth come to an end Friday night.
The Wolves fell to St. Mary’s-Storm Lake by a score of 55-52 in the finals of the Class 1A, District 5 tournament.
St. Mary’s plays Guthrie Center in Fort Dodge tonight with the winner reaching the state tournament.
Eli Ihnen led the Wolves in the loss with 22 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists followed by Tanner Hiveley (seven rebounds) with 14 points and Brady Nissen (eight rebounds) with 13 points.
Kade Heikens doled out six assists for H-LP, which ends its season with a 22-1 record.
SM-SL 14 17 15 9 — 55
H-LP 17 8 13 14 — 52
Fairmont 79, Luverne 77
FAIRMONT — Luverne held a four-point lead at halftime, but couldn’t hang on in the second half in a battle of the Cardinals, falling to Fairmont by two in a nonconference contest.
Mitch Pfingsten led Fairmont (19-5) with a game-high 37 points.
Brandon Klein (five for six on 3s) paced Luverne (13-10) with 34 points, while Devin Heitkamp (six for seven on 3s) and Brett Heronimus added 18 and 15 points, respectively.
Matt Arends and Heronimus each doled out four assists, while Josh Slieter had seven rebounds and three assists.
Luverne’s next game is in Section 3AA South playoffs and the fourth-seeded Cardinals host the fifth seed Martin County West next Saturday.
Luverne 38 39 — 77
Fairmont 34 45 — 79
H-BC 71, SSC 62
HILLS — Seth Nuffer totaled 21 points and seven rebounds to lead Hills-Beaver Creek past Southwest Star Concept in the Red Rock Conference.
The Patriots, who travel to Edgerton Monday, also received 11 points from Jeff Sandbulte, while Jordan Larson filled the stat sheet with eight points, eight assists, seven steals and six rebounds.
Jameson Collin led the Quasars with a game-high 29 points and eight rebounds.
Andrew Kramer added 15 points for SSC (13-9, 8-8), which hosts Round Lake-Brewster Monday.
The win improves H-BC to 9-14 overall and 7-9 in the conference.
SSC 31 31 — 62
H-BC 34 37 — 71
Ellsworth 91, Edgerton 60
ELLSWORTH — Nick Nolte led the Panthers with 20 points, while Casey Schilling totaled a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds as Ellsworth defeated the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen in the Red Rock Conference.
Schilling also added six steals, five assists and three blocks, while Nolte tallied four assists and three blocks.
Ellsworth (17-8, 10-6), which hosts Adrian Monday, also had Lucas Werner with 11 points and Travis Kvaale with five rebounds.
Wade Gunnink scored a game-high 22 points along with 13 rebounds and three blocks to lead Edgerton (2-19, 1-15), while Johnny Menning had 11 points and three steals.
Isaac Heard had four assists for the Flying Dutchmen, who host Hills-Beaver Creek Monday.
Edgerton 30 30 — 60
Ellsworth 54 37 — 91
W-WG 57, RL-B 51
ROUND LAKE — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers rallied from a slight halftime deficit to edge the Round Lake-Brewster Raiders in a Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball contest.
Jacob Comnick totaled a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead W-WG (4-18, 3-13), while Taylor Lindaman added 15 points.
Jake Walker led RL-B (1-21, 1-15) with a game-high 26 points and five steals, while Cole Bosma snatched six rebounds.
The Chargers host Red Rock Central Monday, while the Raiders travel to Okabena to play Southwest Star Concept the same night.
W-WG 25 32 — 57
SSC 28 23 — 51
Fulda 74, RRC 37
FULDA — A balanced scoring attack helped the Fulda Raiders double up the Red Rock Central Falcons in the Red Rock Conference Friday night.
Aaron Tiesler had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead Fulda (19-6, 13-3) followed by Clarke Hein with 13 points and Matthew Appel with nine points.
Max Dibble, Andy Oakland and Keith Gehl each added eight points for the hosts in the win.
Jeff DeCock paced RRC (9-14, 7-9) with 16 points, while Henry Rogotzke added eight points.
Both teams are on the road Monday for conference games as the Raiders go to Edgerton to play Southwest Christian and the Falcons travel to Westbrook-Walnut Grove.
RRC 21 16 — 37
Fulda 46 28 — 74