Girls basketball: Pipestone Area breezes
DAILY GLOBE WINDOM -- Strong offensive rebounding, especially in the first half, helped Pipestone Area to an 18-point victory over Windom Area in high school girls basketball action Friday night.The Arrows had 12 offensive rebounds in the first h...
WINDOM - Strong offensive rebounding, especially in the first half, helped Pipestone Area to an 18-point victory over Windom Area in high school girls basketball action Friday night.
The Arrows had 12 offensive rebounds in the first half while working to a 30-22 halftime lead. They finished with 16 offensive rebounds for the game.
Rachel Skyberg led Pipestone Area with 13 points while Shelby Bloemendaal had 12 and Zoe Velde 10.
Madison Maras scored 15 points to lead Windom Area. Besides losing the rebounding war, the Eagles - who fall to 1-3 on the season - were also hampered by turnovers.
Pipestone Area 30 54
Windom Area 22 36
HL-O 66, W-WG 22
OKABENA - The Wildcats rolled past the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers with a strong defense at home.
The Heron Lake-Okabena girls only allowed the Chargers to score 11 points in each half to ensure the victory.
For the winning offense, Megan Haberman led with 17 points. Andrea Hinkeldey had nine rebounds, five assists and five steals. Teammate Brianna Hinkeldey scored 13 points and Gabi Stenzel made nine.
W-WG’s Grace Woelber made seven points on the night and Avoree Bakken scored six. Cassidy Mischke led for rebounds with 11.
The Wildcats maintain a perfect 3-0 record and the Chargers are 2-3.
W-WG 11 22
HL-O 42 66
SWC 70, H-BC 62
HILLS - The Southwest Christian Eagles kept their winning streak alive in defeating the Patriots by only eight points.
Though the second half was much higher scoring than the first, the point deficits were equal in both halves.
Ann Pater led her Eagles with 21 points. Chantel Groen scored 17 points and Mariah Talsma had 16.
The top scorer for Hills-Beaver Creek was Avery Van Roekel who made 23 points and nine rebounds. Sidney Fick scored 19.
Southwest Christian has yet to be defeated with a 5-0 record and the Patriots pick up their first loss for 2-1.
H-BC 19 62
SWC 27 70
MLA 46, Adrian 41
MOUNTAIN LAKE - The home Wolverines were triumphant over the Adrian Dragons in a game that was back-and-forth throughout.
Though Mountain Lake led by nine at the half, the Dragons staged a come-back to lead by as much as seven in the second. The Wolverines managed to regain control and seal the win by only five points.
Leading the winning offense was Signey Stoesz who scored 21 points. Eighth-grader Margo Stoesz contributed an additional 10.
Jodi Bents was the top scorer for the Dragons with 13 points.
Mountain Lake improves to 3-1 and will play Thursday at home against HL-O. Adrian falls to 1-3 and will face Wabasso on Friday.
Adrian 19 41
MLA 28 46
RRC 61, Fulda 23
LAMBERTON - Despite a poor first half, the Fulda Raiders played well defensively in the second to keep the Falcons down.
With the Raiders missing two of their starters, they were down 37-1 with 5:30 remaining in the first half. They added 10 to their score with the time left in the first and only allowed Red Rock Central to score six.
Ramsey Piotter and Rachel Kedl each scored 15 points for the Falcons. Kedl was also the top rebounder with 15, and Piotter contributed 10 rebounds and five assists. Olivia Bittner made 12 points.
For Fulda, junior Randi Tiesler led with 10 points.
Red Rock advances to 3-1 and will travel to Adrian next Friday. The Raiders meet Wabasso on Saturday.
Fulda 11 23
RRC 43 61
RV 65, JCC 46
REDWOOD FALLS - The home Cardinals defeated the Jackson County Central Huskies with three girls scoring in double-digits.
Redwood Valley dominated the first half outscoring the Huskies 34-18, however JCC played better in the second keeping the deficit to only three in the second.
For the Cardinals, Nicole Bunting led for points with 17. Lexi Klinker and Marissa Mace each scored 13 with Mace picking up an additional 11 rebounds.
Alaina Wolf was the top scorer for the Huskies with 15 points and nine rebounds. Hunter Wrightson scored nine points and Ana Dunlavey led in rebounds with 11.
Redwood picks up its second win for a record of 2-2 and will play TMB on Saturday. Jackson falls to 1-3 and will face Marshall on Tuesday.
JCC 18 46
RV 34 65
Edgerton 75, Ellsworth 43
EDGERTON - Mia Wassink scored 21 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead Edgerton Public to a convincing win over Ellsworth.
Liz Buckridge scored 16 points for the Flying Dutchmen and Jenny Nelson had 10 points with seven assists and five steals.
All 12 Edgerton players found the scoring column. The team connected on 10 three-point shots.
Megan Popkes scored 16 points for Ellsworth.
The win pushed Edgerton to 1-2 while dropping Ellsworth to 0-3.
Ellsworth 16 43
Edgerton 45 75
H-LP 31, Trinity Christian 21
LAKE PARK, Iowa - Katherin Ihnen scored seven points and Nicole Rowe added six as the Harris-Lake Park Wolves won a low-scoring game against Trinity Christian.
H-LP led by nine at halftime and kept its opposition from making inroads in the second half.
Trinity Christian 3 10 16 21
H-LP 7 19 25 31