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Prep boys basketball: Westbrook-Walnut Grove topples Sleepy Eye; Jackson County Central wins again

SLEEPY EYE -- The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers put themselves in a good position to win at the half and managed to retain their dominance into the second half.Their lead over the Sleepy Eye Indians was 14 in the first and they pushed it to 17 ...

SLEEPY EYE - The Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers put themselves in a good position to win at the half and managed to retain their dominance into the second half.
Their lead over the Sleepy Eye Indians was 14 in the first and they pushed it to 17 by the final buzzer.
Freshman Andrew Quade and Randy Knutson led W-WG, scoring 21 points each with Knutson adding 10 rebounds. Matt Kleven made 10 points.
The top scorer for the Indians was Saul Ibarra, who had 17 points.
The Chargers improve their record to 6-4 and will play at Windom Area on Monday. Sleepy Eye falls to 3-9.
W-WG 39 68
Sleepy Eye 25 51

JCC 75, MCW 44
SHERBURN - The Jackson County Central Huskies started with a promising lead over the Martin County West Mavericks in the first that they continued to build on in the second.
Their impressive first half score of 56 surpassed Martin County West’s total score, and they kept the Mavericks to only 12 points in the second.
The Huskies were led by the efforts of four dominating upperclassmen scoring in double digits. Matt Ringkob was the top scorer with 21 points and an additional seven rebounds and five assists.
Colton Timmer had 20 points and 12 rebounds while Jacob Christopher contributed 15 points and eight assists. Bodey Behrends had 11 boards and had eight blocks.
Jackson County Central is almost perfect at 6-1 and will travel to Blue Earth next Tuesday and Wednesday, and then to SMSU to face TMB on Thursday.
JCC 56 75
MCW 32 44

Luverne 76, Ellsworth 59
LUVERNE - Ellsworth had no answer down low for 6-7 Luverne senior Quinton Siebenahler Tuesday night.
The center finished with game highs in points and rebounds with 21 and 15. That helped the Cards to a 76-59 nonconference victory.
Siebenahler’s performance spurred on a 35-24 advantage on the boards for Luverne.
Nicholas Overgaard added 20 points and seven boards for the home team. Erik Wohnoutka had 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals. Mitchell Muller checked in with 11 points with Cole Bosch scoring eight.
Brandon Kramer led the Panther scoring attack with 18 points. Trei Hinrichs added 15 points, five rebounds and two steals. Malik Herman finished with 12 points and eight boards.
Ellsworth 48 59
Luverne 64 76

RRC 57, SESM 33
LAMBERTON - The Sleepy Eye Saint Mary’s Knights were up by one at the half, but the homestanding Red Rock Falcons erupted in the second and more than tripled their score.
Trevor Pederson was the top scorer for Red Rock Central with 19 points and 13 rebounds. His teammate, Luke Engen, had 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Alex Woitas scored eight points for the Knights.
The Falcons pick up their third win of the season and improve to 3-7. They are off until their game against Fulda on January.
SESM 17 33
RRC 16 51

CL 56, Sheldon 48
ROCK RAPIDS - The Central Lyon Lions defeated the Sheldon Orabs in a close matchup Tuesday night.
Cade Knobloch led the winning offense with 22 points and Riley Van Wyhe scored 13. CJ Roths and Pete Menage each completed six assists and four steals.
For the Orabs, Jaden Kleinhesslink was the top scorer with 15 points. Ian Jongewaard made 14 points and Sam Wagner had 11.
Central Lyon advances to a record of 5-3 and Sheldon drops to 4-5.

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