Fulda girls turn back SWC

FULDA -- Kaitlyn Kramer scored 15 points, and the Fulda Raiders girls' basketball team picked up a key Red Rock Conference victory, 53-49, over Southwest Christian Tuesday night.

FULDA -- Kaitlyn Kramer scored 15 points, and the Fulda Raiders girls' basketball team picked up a key Red Rock Conference victory, 53-49, over Southwest Christian Tuesday night.

The Raiders (12-1, 16-4) remain a game behind first-place MCC (13-0) in the conference standings.

Laura Kramer added 11 rebounds, six points and five steals for the Raiders.

Jenna Snyder and Kelsey Van Dyke scored 12 and nine points, respectively, for SWC (9-4, 14-5).

Both teams played good defense and took care of the ball, with both sides committing less than 10 turnovers.


Fulda travels to Adrian on Friday, and SWC hosts MCC the same night.

SWC 27 22 -- 49

Fulda 31 22 -- 53

MCC 66, Edgerton 46

SLAYTON -- Murray County Central won its 13th straight game by defeating Edgerton.

Rachel Christiansen scored 26 points, and snatched eight boards to lead MCC (13-0, 16-2).

Janeane Robinson and Darielle Gengler scored nine and eight points, respectively. Gengler added six steals, and Emily Bose claimed 11 rebounds for the Rebels, who visit R-T-R on Thursday.

Edgerton (6-7, 7-11) was led by Amy Kallemeyn's 22 points and seven rebounds.


Heather Van Kley charted 12 boards and eight points for the Flying Dutchmen, who host H-BC on Friday.

Edgerton 16 30 -- 46

MCC 32 34 -- 66

SSC 56, ML-B-O 51

OKABENA -- Southwest Star Concept was clutch from the free-throw line down the stretch, as the Quasars hung on to defeat Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin.

SSC (10-3, 12-6) used a 22-0 run that spanned nearly seven minutes to take a 23-4 lead midway through the first half.

ML-B-O, however, closed out the half on a 9-2 run, and the Wolverines continued to rally in the second half, cutting the lead to three points on two separate occasions.

With the score at 49-46 and about two minutes remaining, SSC sank seven free trows to ice the victory.


Linnea Henkels led the Quasars with 20 points and five rebounds, while Whitney Place recorded six assists, six shot blocks, four rebounds and four points.

Brooke DeWall (nine points, five boards), Adri Rasche (eight points), Shannon Hussong (six points) and Sydney Place (four points, four assists) also contributed to SSC's cause.

Heather Herrig pumped in 19 points (14 in second half) and hauled down eight boards to lead ML-B-O (4-9, 8-11).

Amy Sawatzky and Lacey Jansen (eight rebounds, three assists and two steals) each scored 11 points, and Brittany Harder recorded eight points and three assists for the Wolverines, who outrebounded SSC 28-19.

SSC visits W-WG on Friday, while ML-B-O hosts SV-RL-B the same night.

ML-B-O 13 38 -- 51

SSC 25 31 -- 56

Adrian 72, H-BC 58


HILLS -- Brittany Bullerman scored 22 points and had 13 rebounds, leading the Adrian Dragons to a victory on the road against Hills-Beaver Creek.

Sam Lynn netted 20 points for the Dragons (8-5, 11-8), while Kaitlin Wiertsema also turned in a strong game with 17 points and 11 rebounds.

H-BC (2-11, 4-16) had three players reach double figures, including Stacy Bush (13), Chelsi Fink (13), and Kerri Fransman (12).

Adrian hosts Fulda Friday, while H-BC hosts Edgerton the same night.

Adrian 37 35 -- 72

H-BC 22 36 -- 58

Comfrey 58, SV-RL-B 43

ROUND LAKE -- The Comfrey Rockets gradually pulled away from Sioux Valley-Round Lake-Brewster, outscoring the Raiders by 15 points in the second half to pick up the victory.


Emily Mathiowetz led a balanced Comfrey (3-10, 6-13) attack with 14 points. Allie Kelly and Sadie Kelly each punched in 12 points, and Angela Hesse added 11 points.

Amanda Evans scored a game-best 19 points for SV-RL-B (5-8, 9-10), while Kelli Correll tallied seven rebounds, six points, four assists and two steals.

Molly Eichenberger scored eight points, Rachel Wilson scored six points, Sarah Schmitz claimed six rebounds, and Kelly Weinandt blocked two shots for the Raiders, who visit ML-B-O on Friday.

Comfrey 23 35 -- 58

SV-RL-B 23 20 -- 43

RRC 67, W-WG 48

JEFFERS -- Ashley Neperman's 25 points and five steals paced the Red Rock Central Falcons on their way to victory at home over the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers.

Krystle Sell also had a big game for the Falcons (5-8, 7-12), turning in 18 points, four boards, seven assists, and seven steals. Teammates Danielle Trapp (13 points, 13 rebounds), and Karie Shaner (six boards, four assists, and three steals), had big games, as well.


Malori Paplow and Abby Knott led way for W-WG (1-12, 2-14) with 14 and 10 points, respectively.

RRC heads to Comfrey Thursday night, followed by a girl/boy doubleheader on Saturday against Lakeview at SMSU in Marshall.

W-WG 27 21 -- 48

RRC 40 27 -- 67

Luverne 66, Pipestone Area 64

PIPESTONE -- The Luverne Cardinals claimed a key Southwest Conference victory over Pipestone Area.

Mindy Nieuwboer scored 21 points to lead Luverne, while Samantha Gacke (18) and Maggie Kuhlman (17) also scored in double figures for the Cardinals (4-7, 10-9).

PA (7-3, 16-5) had exceptional balance with three players (Paige Pals, Steph Kocourek and Faith Tinklenberg) scoring 12 points, and two (Ashley Weatherly and Larissa Veldhuizen) with 11 points.

Luverne 29 37 -- 66

Pipestone Area 29 35 -- 64

MOC-FV 62, S-O 57

SIBLEY, Iowa -- Morgan Achterhoff scored 28 points and led Maurice-Orange City-Floyd Valley to a 62-57 victory over host Sibley-Ocheyedan.

Cathy Huisinga scored 12 points for the winners, who advanced a five-point halftime lead to 12 points, 52-40, after three quarters.

Audrey Claus scored 18 points and had nine rebounds for Sibley-Ocheyedan. Teammate Emily Poss had 15 points and seven assists, and Ally Wasmund chipped in with six steals.

MOC-FV 17 18 17 10 -- 62

S-O 15 15 10 17 -- 57

G-LR 55, RV 44

GEORGE, Iowa -- Shayla Lange had 19 points and Kelly Den Borer added 12 as George-Little Rock knocked off Rock Valley.

G-LR (12-5, 15-5) did its most damage from outside the 3-point line, hitting 12 of 23 attempts.

Sam Jurrens led Rock Valley (13-4, 15-4) with 16 points, followed by Patrice Peters (13) and Jessica Christians (11).

G-LR is at MOC-FV Friday.

RV 15 7 16 6 -- 44

G-LR 7 19 14 15 -- 55

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