Friday sports roundup: Fulda boys basketball team rolls by Adrian

BOYS BASKETBALL Fulda 79, Adrian 66 ADRIAN -- Matthias Kunerth scored 31 points for Fulda as the Raiders got the road boys basketball victory against Adrian on Friday. Fulda had two more boys score double digits as Dalton Slinger kept pace with K...

BOYS BASKETBALL Fulda 79, Adrian 66 ADRIAN -- Matthias Kunerth scored 31 points for Fulda as the Raiders got the road boys basketball victory against Adrian on Friday. Fulda had two more boys score double digits as Dalton Slinger kept pace with Kunerth scoring 25 points, and Tyler Madison added 10 points.

The Dragons were led by Ryan Wieneke who scored 18 points, and Skylar Polzine who scored 15 points.

Fulda was able to make 12 three point shots, half of which came from Slinger. Adrian was only able to make 6 threes.

Adrian 33 66Fulda 33 79 CMC 75, MLA 69 MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Cedar Mountain/Comfrey went on an 11-0 run in the second half to edge out Mountain Lake Area. The Cougars top two scorers were Lewis Pendleton who had 26 points, and Dylan Hillesheim who scored 22 points.

The Wolverines had four boys score double digit points. Marcus Boyd led with 21 points, Weston Osland had 16, Regan Syverson had 12, and Abraham Stoesz had 11.


MLA’s next game is on January 5th against Westbrook-Walnut Grove.

CMC 33 75MLA 37 69 TMB 63, HL-O 38 WINDOM -- Tracy-Milroy-Balaton beat Heron Lake-Okabena in the Windom Area Holiday Tournament.

TMB had one player score double digits as Moses Dolan scored 21 points. The Panthers distributed the ball well as they as a team had 17 assists.

HL-O’s top scorer was Brandon Hinkeldey who had 10 points.

Malaki Walker was the best rebounder for HL-O pulling down 10 boards.

TMB 28 63HL-O 15 38 JCC 80, GHEC 47 BLUE EARTH -- Jackson County Central played well against Granada-Huntley East Chain. The Huskies top scorer was Rudy Voss who scored 30 points. Noah Carr and Bradley Buhl both scored 9 points.

GHEC was led by senior Derek Shoen who scored 12 points.

GHEC 26 47JCC 49 80 GIRLS BASKETBALL JCC 56, BEA 54 BLUE EARTH -- Molly Brinkman scored all 17 of her points in the second half as Jackson County Central topped Blue Earth Area by two in the championship game of the Blue Earth Area Holiday Tournament.


Kailey Koep had 14 points, Alaina Wolff 13 and Melissa Brandt 9 as the Huskies overcame a 28-19 halftime deficit to win.

Lindsey Norman scored 21 points for BEA.

JCC led by 8 points with about 40 seconds remaining in the game, and held on to improve to 7-4 on the season. The Huskies built their lead through pushing the ball well in transition and attacking the Buccaneer zone.

JCC 19 56BEA 28 54 CMC 48, MLA 41 MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Abby Jemmings scored 22 points and Erica Bock had 11 as Cedar Mountain-Comfrey defeated Mountain Lake Area in the finals of the Mountain Lake Area Holiday Tournament.

Margo Stoesz scored 10 points for MLA. Taylor Naas tallied 9 points and Jenneel Rodney had 8 along with 16 rebounds.

MLA 19 41CMC 20 48 Windom 77, HL-O 34 WINDOM -- Windom Area showed up big in the Windom Area Holiday Tournament, beating Heron Lake-Okabena. The Eagles were led by Autumn Hauge who scored 27 points, and junior Maurissa Isaacs who scored 16.

Windom played excellent transition basketball, and forced HL-O into committing a lot of turnovers.

HL-O’s top scorer was senior Tessla Crowell with 10 points.


Windom 45 77HL-O 23 34 Legacy 49, W-WG 45 MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Legacy Christian bested Westbrook-Walnut Grove in the Mountain Lake Holiday Tournament as Lindsey Smitsdorff scored 14 points and Megan Nelson had 10.

Grace Woelber had a good game for the Chargers, scoring 19 points.

W-WG 21 45Legacy Christian 31 49 BOYS HOCKEY Luverne 3, St. Paul Johnson 1 St. PAUL -- Luverne took only 10 seconds to score its first goal against St. Paul Johnson, on A Declan Beers goal with assists coming from Kasyn Kruse, and Colby Crabtree.

The Cardinals had two goals in the second period. The first came from Nick Harder with assists coming from Beers, and Kruse. THe second was a shorthanded unassisted goal from Kruse.

St. Paul Johnson’s only goal on the night came on a power play in the second from Joseph Moberg with assists coming from Blayde Pogreba, and Thomas Heesch.

Luverne had 3 power play opportunities but were unable to capitalize on any . St. Paul Johnson had 7 power play opportunities but were only able to capitalize on 1 of them.

St. Paul Johnson 0 1 0 1Luverne 1 2 0 3    GIRLS HOCKEY Windom 4, North Shore 2  

GRAND MARIAS --The Eagles had two first period goals in three shots against North Shore. The first goal came at the 1:38 mark in the first half, a power play goal from Jolyssa Higley-Purrington, on the assist from Anna Volk. The second was an unassisted goal from Molly Boyum. Windom also had two second period goals; The first coming from Higley-Purrington on an assist from Boyum on a power play, and the second an unassisted goal from Boyum.

North Shore scored one goal in the first, Everly Bauck on the assist from Callie Klemmer, and one in the second Jessie Ketola on the assist from Gracie Komarek.

Windom was able to take advantage of its power plays going 2 for 2, while North Shore was unable to take the same advantage going 1 for 3.

North Shore outshot Windom 39 to 22.

Neither team scored in the third period.

North Shore 1 1 0 2Windom 2 2 0 4 Luverne 2, Eveleth-Gilbert 2 BLAINE -- Luverne was able to tie the game up in the third after being shut out through the first two periods.

Eveleth-Gilbert scored twice in the first period. The first goal came from Brenna Ceglar on an assist from Sophia Flatley. The second goal came from Katie Scherf on an assist from Anneka Lundgren.

Luverne’s first goal came at the 8:09 mark in the third period when Billi Connell scored with an assist from Claire Baustian. The tying goal came in the 15th minute when Kamryn Van Batavia scored an unassisted goal.

Both teams struggled to take shots as Eveleth-Gilbert out shot Luverne 9-8.

Luverne 0 0 2  0 2Eveleth-Gilbert 2 0 0 0 2

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