Daily Globe Sports
- Member for
- 5 months 1 day
WINDOM -- Marcus Potter's buzzer-beating 3-pointer capped an incredible second-half comeback for third-seeded Worthington Thursday night, as the Trojans rallied to claim an unbelievable 62-59 victory over the second-seeded Martin County West Mavericks in the second round of the Section 3AA South boys' basketball tournament. Worthington trailed 37-20 late in the first half and was still down by double-digits (50-39) with seven minutes remaining in the second half, but the Trojans gradually cut into MCW's lead and pulled closer on the scoreboard. Josh Vander Veen buried a couple of key 3-point
WORTHINGTON -- The second-seeded Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights boys basketball team advanced to the Section 3A South Subsection championship game with a 65-48 victory over the third-seeded Red Rock Central Falcons in a Thursday night semifinal game at Worthington High School. The Knights improved to 27-1 overall and will play the team that handed them their only blemish of the campaign -- the top-seeded Southwest Christian Eagles (25-1), who beat R-T-R 80-78 in overtime on Jan. 5 at Southwest Minnesota State University's R/A Facility.
WINDOM -- Presenting a balanced scoring attack, which included a trio of players connecting on 3-pointers on three straight second-half possessions Thursday evening, the top-seeded Fairmont Cardinals finished strong and claimed a 65-56 victory over fourth-seeded Jackson County Central in the semifinals of the Section 3AA South high school boys' basketball tournament. The Cardinals (22-5) advance to the South sub-section finals for a championship rematch with Worthington, which ended Fairmont's season last March. The Trojans earned their way back to Saturday's finals with a dramatic, 62-59, c
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Sheldon Orabs boys basketball team advanced to the Iowa Class 2A state championship game with a 49-42 victory over the Carroll Kuemper Catholic Knights in the semifinals Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena. Second-seeded Sheldon improved to 24-3 overall and will play top-seeded and undefeated West Fork, Sheffield (26-0) in the 2A title game at 8:05 p.m. tonight at Wells Fargo Arena. Dallas Ennema led the Orabs with 21 points, six rebounds and four assists.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Sheldon point guard and assist leader Chris Balster is averaging nearly eight points per game this season, while doing the bulk of the ball-handling and playmaking for the Orabs. Playing at Wells Fargo Arena Tuesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the IHSAA Class 2A state boys' basketball tournament, his role changed a bit. Balster scored nine points in the second quarter and finished with a team-high 21, leading the Orabs to a 63-57 victory over Pella Christian to the delight of a large group of Sheldon fans who had made the trip to the capital city. The Orabs (23-3) a
WORTHINGTON -- With Worthington leading 70-58 after Spencer Grafing delivered a 3-point play with 53.6 seconds remaining in the second half Saturday night, long-time Trojans' head coach Ron Vorwald hollered to his team, "good defense, no fouls." Third-seeded Worthington was well on its way to securing a hard-fought 71-60 victory over sixth-seeded Windom in the opening round of the Section 3AA South boys' basketball tournament at that point, and Vorwald has said those same four words lots of times from the bench at the end of many Trojan wins over the past 24 seasons. Saturday's game was the
WORTHINGTON - After receiving a mild concussion at Slayton Feb.
WORTHINGTON -- Dylan Gehrke and Jeff Sandbulte combined to score 49 points Saturday afternoon, including 14 points apiece in the second half, to help lift the fourth-seeded Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots to a thrilling 72-64 victory over the fifth-seeded Fulda Raiders in the second of four Section 3A South tournament quarterfinal boys' basketball games during "Super Saturday" at Worthington High School. H-BC (14-10) used a 17-4 burst late in the second half to prevail in a back-and-forth contest which featured numerous lead changes.
WORTHINGTON -- Brett Vercruysse scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half, while Brett Peterson scored 12 of his 20 points after halftime, as the second-seeded Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Knights stretched a 10-point lead at the break into an 81-57 victory over the No. 7-seed Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers in the third Section 3A South Boys Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game of four played Saturday at Worthington High School. The Knights, who improved to 26-1 overall and advanced to face third-seeded Red Rock Central on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Here are the results and matchups of area wrestlers at the MSHSL Individual Wrestling State Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul: MSHSL INDIVIDUAL WRESTLING STATE TOURNAMENT Friday At Xcel Energy Center, St.