Thursday sports roundup: H-BC boys overcome HL-O/F

Thursday’s high school sports roundup:

Thursday’s high school sports roundup:

Boys basketball

H-BC 69, HL-O/F 61

HILLS -- Oliver Deelstra and Zander Wysong each scored 19 points as Hills-Beaver Creek rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda in a battle of Red Rock Conference heavyweights.

Wysong also had eight rebounds for H-BC, which trailed 25-15 in the first half. The Patriots, now 9-7 both overall and in Red Rock play, tightened up defensively in the second half.


Eli Fest had 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for HL-O/F (12-5, 11-4). Carter Drent had 15 points and 10 boards, and Trevor King scored eight.

Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 30 61

Hills-Beaver Creek 31 69

Luverne 58, Pipestone 55

PIPESTONE -- Sophomore Gannon Ahrendt scored 24 points to lead Luverne to a Big South Conference victory over Pipestone Area.

Senior guard Bailey Cowell scored 21 points for Luverne, including a 6-for-6 effort at the foul line.

Ahrendt, a 6-4 forward, scored 12 points in each half as Luverne improved to 13-3 overall and 9-3 in Big South play.

Pipestone (7-10, 4-8) received 16 points from senior center Dawson Kellen. Aaron Lingen scored 13 points and Kaden Musch added 11 for the Arrows..


Luverne 29 58

Pipestone 22 55

MCC 63, Edgerton 41

SLAYTON -- Senior guard Colton Mitchell scored 20 points as Murray County Central defeated Edgerton’s Flying Dutchmen in a Red Rock Conference game.

Blake Schmitz and Nate Kleven scored 12 points each for the Rebels, who led 39-12 at halftime and improved to 10-6 overall and 9-6 in conference play.

For Edgerton (2-15, 1-15), Gabe Gilbertson scored 23 points. Keagan Fey added nine.

Edgerton 12 41

Murray County Central 39 63


SW Christian 91, A-E 46

EDGERTON - Jacob Raak led a balanced attack with 19 points as Southwest Christian defeated Adrian-Ellsworth in a Red Rock Conference game.

Dawson Rieck scored 16 points and Carter Van Hulzen added 15 for the Eagles, who improved to 15-2 overall and 13-2 in league play.

Hunter Vander Haar scored 11 points and Micah Schaap added 10 for Southwest Christian, which shot 58 percent from the floor. The Eagles were 10-for-25 from 3-point range.

For Adrian-Ellsworth (1-16, 1-15), Anthony Lenz scored 17 points and Peyton Lewis added 10.

Adrian-Ellsworth 27 46

Southwest Christian 52 91

Girls basketball

Windom 63, A-E 48

ADRIAN -- Kait Huska sank six 3-pointers and scored 18 points as the Windom Area Eagles defeated Adrian-Ellsworth in a non-conference game.

Allison Letcher scored 17 and Gracie Bucher added 10 for the Eagles, who improved to 11-6 overall.

Julia Bullerman scored 14 to lead Adrian-Ellsworth (7-10, 7-8). Marissa Lehnoff added 12 points.

Windom 30 68

Adrian-Ellsworth 24 48

W-WG 67, RCW 47

RENVILLE -- Isabel Klumper scored 15 of her game-high 23 points in the second half to lead Westbrook-Walnut Grove to a non-conference victory over Renville County West.

Olivia Klumper scored 19 points and Kelsay DeSmith had nine as the Chargers improved to 8-9 overall.

Westbrook-Walnut Grove 26 67

Renville County West 20 47

Boys hockey

Marshall 3, Luverne 1

MARSHALL -- Cade Wenninger scored a second-period goal, but it was all the offense Luverne could muster as the Marshall Tigers earned a Big South Conference victory.

Marshall out-shot Luverne 43-25. The Tigers received goals from Wyatt Boerboom, Braxton Meyer and Jackson Bladholm.

Brock Behrend and Carlton Oftedahl were credited with assists on Wenninger’s goal. Luverne fell to 7-10 overall and 7-8 in Big South play, while Marshall improved to 4-13 and 4-11. Marshall, which plays at Worthington on Friday night, ended a six-game losing streak.

Luverne 0 1 0 -- 1

Marshall 1 0 2 -- 3

Girls hockey

Luverne 4, Marshall 1

MARSHALL -- Brynn Thier and Riley Gee scored third-period goals to clinch Luverne’s Big South Conference victory over Marshall.

Anika Boll and Kamryn Van Batavia also scored for Luverne, which led 2-1 midway through the final period. Their and Gee then tallied their unassisted goals to ice the victory for the Cardinals.

Luverne improved to 13-4 overall and 11-2 in Big South play, while Marshall fell to 9-7 and 8-5.

Luverne 1 1 2 -- 4

Marshall 0 0 1 -- 1

New Ulm 9, Worthington 0

NEW ULM -- A powerful New Ulm team kept Worthington scoreless for the second time this season.

In an earlier regular season game, the Eagles beat the Trojans 7-0. On Thursday they ran their record to 14-2 with another fine performance.

New Ulm out-shot Worthington 30-8 in the game.

With the loss, Worthington dropped to 6-9 on the year.

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