Girls basketball: R-T-R clips Edgerton

DAILY GLOBE TYLER -- The Knights of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton won a close one over the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen Thursday night in high school girls basketball play, 61-59. With .04 seconds remaining Hallie Lingen got fouled and made both free throws ...


TYLER - The Knights of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton won a close one over the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen Thursday night in high school girls basketball play, 61-59.
With .04 seconds remaining Hallie Lingen got fouled and made both free throws to seal the deal for the Knights.
In the scoring column Edgerton was led Mia Wassink. The senior forward dropped a game-high 22 points. Edgerton’s next best performance came from Chynna Berning, who had 10 points.
R-T-R had even scoring all around and finished with three players in double figures: Ashlyn Wabeke (15 points), Bailey Possail (11 points), and Hallie Lingen (11 points) led the way.
Edgerton (5-6) will host the Fulda Raiders this Saturday.
Edgerton 25 59
R-T-R 23 61
Adrian 46, G-LR 40
ADRIAN - Clutch free throws down the stretch are what made the difference for the Dragons. The game was knotted up 38-38 in the final minutes when Kaitlyn Christians, Jodi Bents and Paige Bullerman all stepped up to the line and hit free-throws for Adrian.
Jodi Bents had a great all-around night. The senior had 21 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Adrian’s Paige Bullerman chimed in with 12 points.
Hannah Bullerman didn’t do much scoring for the Dragons but the sophomore guard distributed the ball very well. Bullerman finished with six assists on the night.
The Mustangs’ top scorers were Mariah Terhark (19 points, 10 rebounds) and Taylor Jumbeck (10 points).
Adrian advances to 8-5 overall and will be on the road Tuesday at Southwest Christian.
G-LR 24 40
Adrian 25 46
SWC 80, W-WG 32
WESTBROOK - The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers were no match for the Southwest Christian Eagles. Gaining a 36-point lead at halftime, SWC coasted to victory.
The Eagles’ balanced offensive attack was led by Brooklyn DeKam. The sophomore had a game-high 15 points.
Chantel Groen and Leah Buys also contributed well. Respectively, Groen had 12 points and Buys had 11.
Though the Chargers struggled offensively, Cassidy Mischke managed to put up 10 points. Avoree Bakken also pulled down six rebounds to help W-WG.
W-WG (4-8) will host Ellsworth on Tuesday and SWC (14-1) will take on Adrian at home on Tuesday.
SWC 48 80
W-WG 12 32
H-BC 36, MCC 31
HILLS - In a low-scoring affair the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots edged the Murray County Central rebels.
Avery Van Roekel played hard offensively for H-BC, bucketing 15 points. Sidney Fick followed up Van Roekel with 10 points of her own.
MCC’s leading scorer was Riley Schmitz with 10 points. Malory Loosbrock also had eight points to help the rebel cause.
The Rebels (0-15) look to pick up their first victory of the season Saturday against RRC. H-BC (9-3) will travel to Mountain Lake Saturday to take on the Wolverines.
MCC 11 31
H-BC 20 36
RRC 62, HL-O 52
OKABENA - A slow first half sunk the Heron Lake-Okabena Wildcats Thursday night. RRC got out to a 37-27 halftime lead, but the teams played even up from then on.
Rachel Kedl was a stat sheet stuffer for the Falcons. The junior forward was all over the court. Kedl finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and five steals.
RRC’s second best performance came from Ramsey Piotter with 16 points and five assists. Taylor Price also chipped in 11 points for the Falcons.
Gabi Stenzel had a big second half for the Wildcats. The junior guard had 16 of her 22 points in the second half. Other notable players for HL-O were Megan Haberman (12 points, four assists) and Andrea Hinkeldey (13 points).
HL-O (4-8) will take on H-BC Tuesday and RRC (12-2) will host MCC on Saturday.
RRC 37 62
HL-O 27 52
PA 57, WA 45
PIPESTONE - Windom Area gave Pipestone Area a battle, but the Arrows were able to pick up their fourth consecutive win Thursday.
Pipestone Area led the whole way, turning a 27-19 halftime lead into a 57-45 Big South Conference victory.
Freshman guard MacKenzie Haroldson turned in an all-around solid performance for the Arrows. She finished the night 5-of-12 shooting for 11 points to go with two rebounds, two assists and two steals.
The Arrows (13-1 overall, 8-1 Big South) travel to Fairmont for a 2 p.m. contest on Saturday. Windom Area (4-11 overall, 2-5 Big South) host Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in a 1 p.m. Saturday matinee.
WA 19 45
PA 27 57

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