GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Flying Dutchmen down Panthers
EDGERTON -- Sparked by Alyson Drooger's second career triple-double Tuesday night, the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen claimed a 62-42 victory over the Ellsworth Panthers in a Red Rock Conference girls' basketball contest.
Drooger scored 14 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, handed out 12 assists and blocked three shots, as the Flying Dutchmen (7-5, 5-5) outscored Ellsworth 36-22 in the second half to pull away for the victory.
Hailey Van Kley (six assists, two steals) and Emily Sluis also scored in double figures for Edgerton -- charting 14 and 12 points, respectively.
Rayna Sandoval scored a game-high 16 points to lead Ellsworth (7-8, 4-6), while Andrea DeBoer had a team-best six assists.
Leah Timmer and Brooke Kix hauled down eight and six rebounds, respectively, for the Panthers, who visit Murray County Central Friday.
Edgerton plays at Luverne Thursday and hosts Southwest Star Concept Friday.
Ellsworth 20 22 -- 42
Edgerton 26 36 -- 62
MCC 62, SSC 33
OKABENA -- Emily Bose scored 14 of her game-high 22 points in the second half Tuesday night, leading Murray County Central to a convincing victory over Southwest Star Concept in Red Rock Conference girls' basketball action.
Bose finished the game with 11 rebounds, five assists and a pair of blocks, as the Rebels (11-6, 6-4) dominated the contest from beginning to end.
Sophomore forward Abby Van Meveren scored 10 points in the first half and then connected on a 3-pointer after intermission to finish the game with 13 points for MCC.
Also contributing for the Rebels, who host Ellsworth Friday night, were Kate Robinson (eight points, four steals, two blocks), Alyssa Schmidt (two points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals), Colleen Everson (six points, seven steals) and Kasey Schreiber (six points, two assists).
Nine players scored for SSC, including Katey Granstra (nine points, 10 rebounds, three blocks) and Erika Post (six points, two assists).
Four Quasars scored three points, including Jenna Leopold (two assists, two steals), who fired in a transition 3-pointer, and later made a great steal and an assist on the same play, helping spark a nice SSC rally near the end of the first half.
It was the sixth straight loss for SSC (7-10, 5-5), which travels to Edgerton Friday.
MCC 30 32 -- 62
SSC 14 19 -- 33
W-WG 74, H-BC 46
WESTBROOK -- Receiving another double-double from Audra Schmidt Tuesday night, the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers rolled to a Red Rock Conference victory over Hills-Beaver Creek.
Schmidt poured in 34 points, hauled in 15 rebounds and blocked five shots for W-WG (8-8, 3-7), while Chanel Madson registered 15 points and four assists.
Kassandra Jarmer (seven points, four rebounds) and Kylie Erickson (six assists, five points) also topped the stat sheets for the Chargers, who play at Fulda Friday.
Kelsey McGuire scored 19 points to spark H-BC, while Natalie Stueven added nine points.
The Patriots (1-13, 1-9) visit Red Rock Central Friday.
H-BC 16 30 -- 46
W-WG 43 31 -- 74
Fulda 70, ML/B-O 24
BUTTERFIELD -- Courtney Hulstein and Lane Gehl each dropped in 17 points Tuesday night, as the Fulda Raiders cruised to a Red Rock Conference victory over Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin.
Brittany Hulstein scored 13 points for Fulda (9-6, 7-3), which outscored the Wolverines 37-7 in the second half.
Jennie Romsdahl scored seven points to lead ML/B-O (1-15, 1-9), while Megan Svalland had four points and four rebounds.
Macy Svalland had five rebounds, and Brittany Wenner had three assists for the Wolverines, who host Martin Luther Thursday.
Fulda 33 37 -- 70
ML/B-O 17 7 -- 24
SWC 62, RL-B 24
ROUND LAKE -- Southwest Christian forced Round Lake-Brewster to turn the ball over 30 times Tuesday night, as the Eagles led 43-8 at halftime and posted a Red Rock Conference victory over the Raiders.
Brianna Spronk (six rebounds, four steals) and Kara Van Dyke (four rebounds) both scored 12 points to pace SWC.
Jada Vander Veen (11 points, four rebounds), Kelsey DeKam (eight points) and Jenni Vander Veen (seven points, three assists) were among the other statistical leaders for the Eagles.
Kim Wiese and Mara Eichenberger each scored five points to lead RL-B (4-11, 1-9), which plays at Adrian Friday night.
SWC (10-4, 8-2) visits ML/B-O Friday.
SWC 43 19 -- 62
RL-B 8 16 -- 24
PA 76, Luverne 50
LUVERNE -- Bailey Bouman scored 21 points Tuesday night, as the Pipestone Area Arrows built a 39-22 halftime lead and picked up a Southwest Conference victory by defeating the Luverne Cardinals.
Brooke Woelber (11 points) and Rachel Tinklenberg (10 points) also scored in double digits for the Arrows, who are now 12-2 overall and 6-2 in league action.
Liberty Robinson led Luverne (4-10, 1-7) with 11 points. Callie Sawtelle collected 10 points and eight rebounds.
Both teams play Thursday night, as PA hosts Windom, and Luverne hosts Edgerton.
PA 39 37 -- 76
Luverne 22 28 -- 50
Wabasso 75, Windom 51
WABASSO -- Andrea Rohlik's 20-point, 17-rebound double-double was a major factor in the Wabasso Rabbits' non-conference victory over the Windom Eagles Tuesday night.
Ashley Fennern scored 16 points for Wabasso, which is now 14-3 overall.
Lindsay Elston led Windom (7-11) with nine points, five rebounds and two assists.
Chelsea Johnson also scored nine points for the Eagles, while Alii Holt tallied eight points, five steals and five assists.
Windom plays at Pipestone Area Thursday.
Windom 20 31 -- 51
Wabasso 36 39 -- 75
RV 70, New Ulm 48
NEW ULM -- Kelsey Guetter scored 24 of her career-high 38 points in the first half Tuesday night, leading the Redwood Valley Cardinals to a road victory over New Ulm.
Guetter, who is now 29 points away from the 1,000-point milestone, also led the Cardinals with 11 rebounds and four steals.
Jessica Fischer added 12 points, five rebounds and three steals for RV (8-7), while Laura Houghton had 10 rebounds and six points.
Hannah Bitker grabbed six rebounds, and Sam Felt dished out four assists for the Cardinals, who play three Southwest Conference road games next week.
Redwood 31 39 -- 70
New Ulm 17 31 -- 48
MACCRAY 55, T-M-B 33
CLARA CITY -- Shea Lanoue scored nine points, and Michelle Lenertz added eight points and five rebounds to lead Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in a loss to MACCRAY.
The game was tied at halftime, but T-M-B scored just 10 points in the final 18 minutes.
Roxy Ryan had six points, four rebounds and three steals for the Panthers (0-17, 0-10), who will host Lincoln HI on Friday.
T-M-B 23 10 -- 33
MACCRAY 23 32 -- 55
S-O 53, Rock Valley 42
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Danelle Miedema scored 20 points and had five assists Tuesday night, helping the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals earn a Siouxland Conference victory over Rock Valley.
Jessica Ackerman added 16 points and nine rebounds for S-O (9-8, 8-6), which visits MOC-Floyd Valley Friday night.
RV 9 10 3 20 -- 42
S-O 11 9 19 14 -- 53
G-LR 53, H-M-S 28
GEORGE, Iowa -- Shelby Nagel scored 18 points to lead George-Little Rock to a victory over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Tuesday night.
Onica Jacobs scored 10 points to pace H-M-S.
Central Lyon 56, Sioux Center 36
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa -- Kayla Cuperus scored 13 points to pace the Central Lyon Lions to a 20-point win over Sioux Center Tuesday night.
Abbie Ackerman added 10 points for the Lions, and Josie Knobloch came up with seven steals.
CL (14-2, 12-1) plays at West Lyon Friday night.
H-LP 48, MLC 42
WINDOM -- Anna Brandt had 15 points and six assists, and Christine Larson had 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Harris-Lake Park past Mountain Lake Christian.
Jena Peters added nine points and 17 rebounds for the Wolves (4-11), who led by five points at halftime.
Katie Loewer scored 18 points to lead Mountain Lake Christian.
H-LP 27 21 -- 48
MLC 22 20 -- 42