Friday night sports roundup: SWC beats W-WG in boys basketball
A roundup of Friday night high school boys basketball: BOYS BASKETBALL SWC 81, W-WG 72 EDGERTON -- In a well-played boys basketball game between two top teams in the Red Rock Conference, Southwest Christian defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove to earn...
A roundup of Friday night high school boys basketball:
SWC 81, W-WG 72
EDGERTON -- In a well-played boys basketball game between two top teams in the Red Rock Conference, Southwest Christian defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove to earn at least a share of the conference championship.
SWC, which improves to 20-5 overall and 14-2 in the conference, led 40-32 at halftime. While the lead changed hands in the second half, the Eagles were able to secure the win.
Jacob Van Dam led SWC with 23 points, while Kade Fey scored 17 points and had eight rebounds. Avery Pater also had 17 point to go with eight assists, seven rebounds and five steals. Isaac Jasper added 14 points and five rebounds.
W-WG was led by Parker Freeburg’s 22 points. Nathan Ross added 20 points and Ethan Mischke had 16.
In the game, the Chargers committed 15 turnovers, while the Eagles had nine.
W-WG 32 72
SWC 40 81
RRC 64, Edgerton 33
LAMBERTON -- Red Rock Central senior Spencer Halland scored his 1,000th career point with 1:49 seconds remaining in the first half as the Falcons went on to beat Red Rock Conference opponent Edgerton.
Halland, a 6-7 center, tallied his 22nd point of the game on a free throw. He finished with 30 points while also getting eight rebounds and passing for five assists.
Teammate Sam Helmer had eight assists in the game. Noah Stavnes connected on three 3-point shots in a row in the first half and finished with nine points.
Brayden Kuiper scored 11 points for Edgerton. Keegan Fey added seven more.
The win pushes RRC to 11-12 on the season and 7-7 in the conference.
Edgerton 15 33
RRC 41 64
H-BC 51, HL-O 42
OKABENA -- Jax Wysong scored 17 points as Hills-Beaver Creek defeated Heron Lake-Okabena.
HL-O held the Patriots’ prolific scorer, Preston Wilhelmi, scoreless in the first half. He finished with nine points, and teammate Wyatt Westrum scored 11.
Eli Fest led HL-O with 20 points and nine rebounds. Andrew Madsen also played a solid game for the home team, getting five assists and three steals along with his six points.
H-BC 26 51
HL-O 16 42
Pipestone Area 74, Lakeview 59
COTTONWOOD -- Josh Tinklenberg scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Pipestone Area defeated Lakeview.
Cody Thompson chipped in with 15 points. Cole Zephier and Reid Homann both scored 14.
For the game, PA made 30 of 57 field goals.
Aron Loe and Tyler Imes scored 19 and 14 points, respectively, for Lakeview.
Pipestone Area 45 74
Lakeview 26 59
MCC 57, Ellsworth 34
SLAYTON -- Spencer Wajer scored 16 and Nate Everson added 11 as Murray County Central topped Ellsworth. Everson also had five assists and three steals. Blake Schmitz had eight rebounds.
Anthony Lenz scored 10 points for the Panthers, who turned the ball over 26 times compared to MCC’s 16.
Ellsworth 21 34
MCC 27 57
Adrian 67, Fulda 57
ADRIAN -- Fulda won the second half. But Adrian outscored the Raiders 35-21 in the first half.
Christian Weidert led the Dragons with 21 points, and Noah Reyne had 18. Reyne also had four assists.
Payton Marquardt had 18 points for Fulda. Cory Renneke had 15 points and Tyler Madison had 12.
Fulda 21 57
Adrian 35 67