Friday sports roundup: MCC boys hit 3s to beat MLA/C

A roundup of Friday area high school sports events: Boys basketball MCC 67, MLA/C 51 SLAYTON -- In a battle of two top Red Rock Central squads, host Murray County Central upended Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey in a high school basketball clash Friday...

A roundup of Friday area high school sports events:

Boys basketball MCC 67, MLA/C 51 SLAYTON -- In a battle of two top Red Rock Central squads, host Murray County Central upended Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey in a high school basketball clash Friday night.

The win upped MCC to 16-5 and dropped MLA/C to 18-3.

Spencer Wajer scored 24 points, Nate Everson had 11 and Blake Schmitz 10 for MCC. Everson also had four assists and three steals, and Mason Woldt had seven rebounds. Wajer had four steals and two assists.

Drake Harder with 14 points and Sam Paulson with 13 led MLA/C.


MCC converted 8 of 16 3-point shots compared to just 1-for-15 for MLA/C.

MLA/C 18 51MCC 41 67 RRC 59, Adrian 35 LAMBERTON -- Red Rock Central went on a 17-0 run in the second half and rolled to a 24-point margin of victory over Red Rock Conference opponent Adrian.

Senior center Spencer Halland had a big game for the Falcons, scoring 24 points with 13 rebounds, 10 assists and five blocked shots. Tavion Ryker accounted for 13 points and Noah Stavnes had 11.

Noah Reyne scored 17 points for Adrian.

The win pushed RRC to 8-12 on the season while dropping Adrian to 6-12.

Adrian 20 35RRC 29 59 PA 66, Redwood Valley 62 PIPESTONE -- In a tight one, Pipestone Area pulled away from a 1-point lead at halftime and beat Big South Conference rival Redwood Valley by four.

Josh Tinklenberg led the way with 27 points. Cody Thompson, Cole Zephier and Isaiah Byrnes all scored eight points.

Connor Josephson paced Redwood Valley with 17 points. Cole Woodford had 16 and Bronson Smith 12.


Redwood Valley 30 62Pipestone Area 31 66 JCC 65, New Ulm 27 JACKSON -- Andrew Hesebeck scored a game-high 17 points for JCC in its Big South Conference victory over New Ulm.

Rudy Voss and Bradley Buhl scored eight points apiece for the Huskies.

Sam Gieseke and Caden Hames scored six points each for New Ulm.

JCC 38 65New Ulm 10 27 Girls basketball Edgerton 63, Madelia 54 MADELIA -- Sylvia Rodriguez scored 33 points for Madelia but the Blackhawks fell short to Edgerton.

Reece Wassink scored 24 points for the Flying Dutchmen and Madison Heard scored 20. Elizabeth Ockenga had a team-high 15 rebounds.

Edgerton plays again next Monday at Hills-Beaver Creek.

Edgerton 31 63Madelia 30 54 RRC 51, Adrian 29 LAMBERTON -- Hitting on 54 percent of their 2-point field goal attempts, Red Rock Central breezed past Adrian. Haley Simonson scored 13 points and Stephanie Amsden had 10 for the winners.

Simonson and Sophie Bellig both dished out three assists. Karli Arkell had nine rebounds.


Avery Balster scored seven points to lead the Dragons, who shot just 22 percent from 2-point range and two of 13 3-pointers.

Adrian 13 29RRC 24 51 MLA/C 57, W-WG 34 MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Mountain Lake Are/Comfrey improves to 14-6 with its Red Rock Conference victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove.

Riley Tollefson scored a game-high 17 points for the Wolverines, and Margo Stoesz scored an additional 14.

Bethany Byers scored 10 points for the Chargers.

MLA/C will play next Monday against Granada-Huntley-East Chain-Truman-Martin Luther.

MLA/C 20 57W-WG 16 34 Pipestone 58, Redwood Valley 49 PIPESTONE -- Miranda Hulstein had 24 points for Pipestone in its Big South Conference victory over Redwood Valley.

Mandi Miller scored 11 points for the Arrows, and Zoe Velde an additional 10.

Haley Garman scored 13 points for the Cardinals. Caitlyn Johnson and Sydney Sommers had 10 apiece.

Redwood Valley outrebounded the Arrows 43 to 24.

Pipestone 28 58Redwood Valley 26 49 Luverne 54, MCW 45 SHERBURN -- Mallory Thorson scored 15 points for Luverne in its non-conference victory over Martin County West.

Brooklenn Ver Steeg scored 13 and Mackenzie Petersen scored 12 for the Cardinals. Gabi Ferrell scored seven points.

Alyssa Williamson and Samantha Meyer scored 12 points apiece for MCW.

Luverne 18 54MCW 24 45 Wrestling Iowa state tournament DES MOINES, Iowa -- Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Trey Schuck has been busy in the Iowa State Individual Wrestling Tournament. And because he’s won three out of four matches so far, he could be wrestling for third place today in the Class 1A 126-pound weight class.

Schuck won his first tournament match with a 7-4 victory over Carter Pals of Central Springs. In his next match, he was beaten by 13-4 major decision by Robert Avila Jr. of Lisbon. But in his first match in the wrestlebacks, he pinned Bowen Munger of Starmont in 5:18. Then he pinned Bryce Trees of North Butler-Clarksville in 13 seconds.

Schuck’s next match will be against Cole Cassady of Martensdale-St. Mary’s. Depending upon how he fares, he will wrestle for third or fifth place today.


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