Thursday night area high school sports roundup:



Boys basketball

Springfield 96, Windom Area 45

WINDOM -- A powerful Springfield team held a big edge in rebounding and ran away with Windom Area Thursday night in a boys high school basketball game.

Decker Scheffler scored 35 points for the Tigers, including 26 in the first half as the visitors moved out to a 62-29 lead. Mitchell Buerkle had 26 points and Ivan Hovland 12.

Austin Doorenbos scored 15 points for Windom Area.

The game was a remake of a game postponed from earlier in the week.

Windom Area stayed close to Springfield for a while, trailing just 18-15 at one point. But the Tigers went on a run and never looked back.

Springfield 62 96

Windom Area 29 45

T-M-B 67, MCC 60

SLAYTON -- Four Tracy-Milroy-Balaton players scored in double figures against Murray County Central, led by Trevor Larson with 17. Jake Tauer had 13, Lucas Gervais 11 and Tony Nelson 10. Tauer also had eight rebounds.

Blake Schmitz scored 19 points for Murray County Central while teammates Dylan Johnson and Tyler Winter added 12 and 11 points apiece. Johnson had four assists.

T-M-B 34 67

MCC 30 60

SWC 76 Pipestone Area 67

EDGERTON -- It wasn’t easy, but Southwest Christian remained unbeaten with a win over Pipestone Area. Southwest led just 41-40 at halftime.

The Eagles, 24-0, got 31 points, eight rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals from Kade Fey. Jacob Van Dam had 22 points, four rebounds and four assists. And Carter Van Hulzen had seven rebounds to go with nine points.

Dawson Kellen with 22 points, JT Tinklenberg with 15 and Connor Zephier with 10 led the Arrows. Kellen had nine rebounds and Tinklenberg had seven.

Pipestone Area 40 67

Southwest Christian 41 76

H-BC 64, RRC 63 (OT)

HILLS -- Hills-Beaver Creek trailed by 12 points with four and a half minutes remaining in regulation, but rallied to send the game into overtime whereupon the Patriots prevailed. Red Rock Central attempted a 3-point shot at the buzzer but it was no good.

Jax Wysong and Gavin Wysong led the Pats with 25 and 10 points, respectively. Kyle Kuiter had 11 rebounds and six blocks.

Sam Helmer and Dominik Smoth both scored 17 for RRC, and teammate Jonah Hanson had 14.

RRC 29 53 63

Hills-Beaver Creek 23 53 64



G-LR 62, Trinity Christian 33

GEORGE, Iowa -- In a Class 1A, District 1 game, second-seeded George-Little Rock had little trouble with Trinity Christian.

Payton Mauldin scored 28 points and added four assists, and Matt Haken scored 15 points with 13 rebounds. The Mustangs shot 60 percent from the field.

Torrey Heynen had 10 points for Trinity.

G-LR continues in tournament play Tuesday against Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a 6:30 p.m. start in Paullina.

Trinity Christian 12 17 23 33

George-Little Rock 13 28 40 62



Girls basketball

MLA/C 63, Nicollet-Loyola 46

NICOLLET -- Brooke Naas scored 24 points to help Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey beat the Nicollet-Mankato Loyola girls basketball squad.

Margo Stoesz had 19 points and Kirsten Myers 12 for the winners.

Megan Frutiger scored 18 for Nicollet-Loyola.

MLA/Comfrey 28 63

Nicollet-Loyola 24 46