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Tuesday sports roundup: Trojan boys basketball team subdues JCC

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Tuesday high school sports roundup:

Boys basketball

Worthington 72, JCC 63

JACKSON -- A balanced scoring effort and some smart defense in the second half helped the Worthington High School boys basketball team outlast Jackson County Central in a boys basketball contest Tuesday night.

It was the second victory in as many tries for Worthington against their Big South Conference rivals this season, and it upped the Trojans’ record to 6-14.

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Freshman Jacari Swinea scored 17 points with 10 rebounds and four assists for the Trojans. Kaleb Knothe had 14 points and six rebounds. Abagotte Opiew scored 11 points. Jake Brandner and Andrew Mulder scored nine points each. And Marenono Opiew tacked on eight points.

Roman Voss had 13 points and Travis Rogotzke 10 for JCC.

“We attacked the basket well and finished. We got some offensive rebounds and put-backs,” said WHS head coach CJ Nelson, who added that the defensive effort was solid in the second half.

Worthington 40 72

JCC 36 63

Luverne 53, Pipestone Area 39

LUVERNE — It's a rivalry game. Anything can happen in a rivalry game.
Historical rivals Luverne and Pipestone Area locked horns Tuesday, and the Cardinals won it as junior Gannon Ahrendt scored 20 points and senior Connor Overgaard scored 12.
Pipestone Area defeated the Cards 65-45 in a January matchup but dropped to 17-5 on the season with Tuesday's result. Luverne improved to 8-11.
Connor Zephier, who connected on four 3-point shots, scored 14 points for the Arrows. Kaden Musch added 10.
Pipestone Area 12 39
Luverne 26 53

Redwood Valley 90, Windom Area 74

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WINDOM -- Carson Woodford scored 27 points as the Redwood Valley Cardinals defeated Windom Area. Teammates Drew Lundeen and Charles Lachapelle scored 23 and 15 points, respectively.

Redwood hit 55 percent from the field compared to Windom Area’s 44 percent.

Henry Erickson led Windom Area with 22 points while Abe Mckibben had 18 points, Drew Rothenberger 14 points and Dylan Serreyn 12.

Redwood Valley 43 90

Windom Area 35 74

H-BC 75, HL-O/F 54

HILLS -- In a battle of Red Rock Conference squads, Hills-Beaver Creek got the best of Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda.

Cole Baker and Liam Raymon led the way as Baker scored 23 points and Raymon had 19. Oliver Deelstra added 11 and Andrew Harris had 10.

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Carter Drent with 22 points and Parker Murphy with 12 paced HL-O/F.

HL-O/F 21 54

H-BC 34 75

MLA/C 73, RRC 29

LAMBERTON -- Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey routed Red Rock Central, moving out to a 41-11 lead at intermission and coasting in the second half.

Kolby Kremmin, Carter Olson and Ashton Toll all had 15 points for the Wolverines. Joe Strock had nine points and six rebounds for RRC.

MLA/C 41 73

RRC 11 29

Adrian/Ellsworth 68, Edgerton 50

EDGERTON -- Four Adrian/Ellsworth players scored in double figures in a win over Edgerton Public.

Peyton Lewis and Andy Rahe both scored 17 points while Brock Henning had 12 and Aiden Tweet 10. Lewis added eight rebounds and Tweet had five assists.

Chase Bootsma had 17 points and Nolan Buckridge 11 for Edgerton.

A/E 43 68

Edgerton 23 50

Girls basketball
Redwood Valley 50, Windom Area 46
REDWOOD FALLS — Kendall Huhnerkoch scored 16 points to help Redwood Valley past Windom Area.
Hadley Sammons poured 13 points through the hoop for Windom Area.
It's the first victory of the season for Redwood Valley, which is now 1-25. Windom Area is 9-14.
Windom Area 24 46
Redwood Valley 20 50

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