Friday sports roundup: Fairmont downs Worthington boys hockey team, 9-3
Friday night sports roundup:
Fairmont 9, Worthington 3
FAIRMONT – Spenser Nickel had a goal and an assist for the Worthington Trojans boys hockey team in a 9-3 conference loss to Fairmont on Friday night.
The Trojans scored two goals in the first period. Anthony Jimenez scored with Nickel on the assist, and Nickel added his goal unassisted.
Dawson Duangapai scored a Trojans’ goal in the second period on a pass from Easton Newman.
The Cardinals scored three goals in each period. Nate Rakness and Luke Kester netted hat tricks. Lincoln Becker, Brock Lutterman, and Lucas Sommers scored a goal each.
The loss was the final regular season game for the Trojans and dropped their record to 3-19.
The Trojans await their seeding in the upcoming section tournament.
Worthington 2 1 0 – 3
Fairmont 3 3 3 – 9
MCC 72, Adrian/Ellsworth 43
SLAYTON -- Putting four players in double figures, Murray County Central got the jump on Red Rock Conference foe Adrian/Ellsworth.
Christian Tentinger scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Derek Kluis and Aidan Dierks scored 15 and 10 points, respectively. Bryce Hoekman had 10 points and nine rebounds.
The Rebels connected on 54 percent of their field goals.
Brock Henning scored 12 points for A/E and teammate Aiden Tweet had eight.
A/E 20 43
MCC 42 72
MLA/C 81, H-BC 54
HILLS – Carter Olson scored 19 points for Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey as the Wolverines downed Hills-Beaver Creek.
Alex Karschnik scored 18 points and Grant Oakland had 11 for MLA/C.
The Patriots leading scorer was Beau Bakken with 16 points. Jamin Metzger had 11 points.
H-BC travels to play Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Tuesday.
MLA/C 41 81
H-BC 23 54
Fairmont 72, Windom Area 71
WINDOM -- The Fairmont Cardinals edged Windom Area by a point, hitting two free throws with five seconds remaining after an off-the-ball foul committed by the Eagles.
Windom Area played without its outstanding ball distributor and scorer Henry Erickson, who is nursing a sprained ankle. Thus, the taller Cardinals used their height well and disrupted the Eagles’ vaunted fast-paced offensive style.
Abe McKibbin scored 29 points to lead Windom Area, and teammate Grayson Elder scored 15 more.
Fairmont 31 72
Windom Area 33 71
SW Christian 68, HL-O/F 54
EDGERTON — Jarett Kuipers was on his game Friday, hitting 12 of 12 free throws and finishing with 22 points as Southwest Minnesota Christian prevailed against Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda.
Dawson Rieck had 18 points and Trevin Prins 14 for the Eagles. Prins also had 11 rebounds.
Sawyer Drent with 24 points and Logan Hattendorf with 15 points led HL-O/F.
HL-O/F 24 54
SW Christian 38 68