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Monday sports roundup: New Ulm skates past WHS boys hockey team

BOYS HOCKEY

New Ulm 7, Worthington 0

NEW ULM -- Kyle Tauer had a hat trick as the New Ulm boys hockey team skated to a 7-0 shutout over the Worthington Trojans on Monday night.

The score was the same as the first time the two teams met, on Jan. 16.

The Trojans played fairly well, despite the score, said WHS head coach Paul Olsen. But the team didn’t get any favors, since the game was played on an Olympic-sized sheet of ice.

“When you got a fast team, they’re pretty hard to keep up with,” said Olsen. “It’s hard to compete with speed when you’ve got that much space.”

New Ulm attempted 59 shots in the contest, to Worthington’s nine.

Olsen credited goalkeeper for playing well.

“Facing that many shots, it’s kind of an uphill battle,” he said.

Worthington 0 0 0 -- 0

New Ulm 1 3 3 -- 7

BOYS BASKETBALLW-WG 72, St. James 53

WESTBROOK -- Anthony Ross scored a game-high 20 points go with 13 rebounds and four assists to lead Westbrook-Walnut Grove past St. James Area.

Tyson Elzenga added 13 points for the Chargers, who led 41-20 at halftime. Andrew Quade added 12 points, while Matt DePrez scored 11 points and had nine rebounds.

St. James’ Kobe Mohwinkel made four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points.

W-WG (19-3) hosts Ellsworth on Thursday.

St. James 20 53

Westbrook-Walnut Grove 41 72

Fulda 68, Edgerton 62

EDGERTON -- Free-throw shooting was the difference in the game as Fulda defeated Edgerton.

The Raiders were 24-for-30 from the foul line, while the Dutchmen were 9-for-20 shooting from the line.

Leighton Gehl scored 18 points and was seven for eight from the line to lead the Raiders. Tyler Madison was 5-for-5 shooting from the line and finished with 15 points. Levi Spittle scored 11 points, while Dalton Slinger had 10 points while making seven of 10 shots from the free-throw line.

Edgerton’s Trey Glibertson led all scorers with 30 points and 11 rebounds. Landon Buckridge added 11 points and dished out six assists, while Brayden Kuiper and Tannan Groen each scored nine points. Marcus Vander Lugt collected 10 rebounds and two steals.

Edgerton 27 62

Fulda 30 68

Minneota 78, Adrian 58

MINNEOTA -- The Adrian Dragons picked a tough team to try and get over the .500 mark against.

The Minneota Vikings increased their 2017-18 record to 19-2 with a 20-point win over the Dragons, who fell to 10-11.

GIRLS BASKETBALLEdgerton 71, Fulda 40

EDGERTON -- Five players scored at least eight points in Edgerton’s Red Rock Conference victory over Fulda.

Chynna Berning led all scorers with 23 points. She also had eight rebounds and seven assists.

Lauren Sankey scored 13 points and Lila Ockenga had 10 for the Flying Dutchmen. Paetyn Smit and Madison Heard each scored eight points.

Camryn Baumhoefner scored 12 points for the Raiders, while McKenzie Evers scored eight.

EHS (11-10) is at Hills-Beaver Creek on Friday.

Fulda 17 40

Edgerton 31 71

JCC 55, Fairmont 50

FAIRMONT -- Visiting Jackson County Central defeated Big South Conference opponent Fairmont by five.

The win pushed JCC to 15-8 on the season.

Springfield 67, Windom Area 62

SPRINGFIELD -- The Eagles gave it a good go, but couldn’t overcome host Springfield on Monday.

The loss was Windom Area’s 10th straight, and it dropped the Eagles to 4-19 on the 2017-18 campaign.

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