Thursday sports roundup: Marshall ends WHS girls hockey season in section tourney


Thursday night high school sports roundup:

Girls hockey

Section 3A

The Worthington Trojans ended their girls high school hockey season Thursday with a quarterfinal loss in the Section 3A tournament.

The third-seeded Marshall Tigers defeated the sixth-seeded Trojans 17-1 at Red Baron Arena in Marshall as Regan Loft, Brooklyn Mauch and Eliza Holmgren each scored three goals.


Worthington’s lone goal -- the last score of the game -- was put in by Riley Nickel.

Marshall, which out-shot Worthington 45-5, scored eight goals in the first period, six in the second and three in the third.

Worthington concludes its season with a 4-18-1 record.

In the other quarterfinal game Thursday, No. 4 Windom Area topped fifth-seeded Fairmont 3-1.

In semifinal action, Marshall will play the second-seeded New Ulm Eagles Saturday at 7 p.m. in the New Ulm Civic Center and Windom Area will contend with top-seeded Luverne Saturday at 6 p.m. at Blue Mound Ice Arena in Luverne.

Both Luverne and New Ulm had first-round byes.

Worthington 0 0 1 -- 1

Marshall 8 6 3 -- 17


Boys basketball

Windom Area 90, Madelia 54

WINDOM -- Outscoring visiting Madelia 60-25 in the first half, Windom Area maintained control and put four players in double figures.

Henry Erickson scored 21 points, Abe McKibbin and Drew Rothenberger had 16 apiece, and Bryan Macario Rios had 11.

Windom Area shot 55 percent from the field. Erickson was 10-for-13. He also dished out 10 assists.

For the Blackhawks, Josiah DeMaris had 14 points while Anthony Zaleski and Kyle Pietsch both had 10.

Madelia 25 54

Windom Area 60 90


MCC 67, MLA/C 35

SLAYTON -- Murray County Central nearly doubled Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey’s total as Bryce Hoekman put together a strong game both offensively and defensively.

Hoekman scored 23 points while pulling down six rebounds and blocking seven shots.

Teammate Tanner Graphenteen scored 11 points, and Aidan Dierks had four assists.

MLA/C 20 35

MCC 29 67

W-WG 64, Springfield 61

WESTBROOK -- Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s Kole Curry scored 19 points to lead his team to a win over Springfield. Brady Ross finished with 13 points and Dan Kleven ended with 12. Hudsen Jenniges had 10 points.


Brayden Sturm scored 30 points for Springfield.

W-WG 34 64

Springfield 27 61

Girls basketball

Luverne 70, A/E 31

LUVERNE -- Elizabeth Wagner scored 31 points to lead the Luverne Cardinals to a victory over the Adrian/Ellsworth Dragons.

Jocelyn Hart finished with eight points and Josie Vorhees had seven.

A/E’s Sadie Krahling scored 10 points.


Luverne 33 70

A/E 15 31

Sleepy Eye 76, RRC 24

SLEEPY EYE -- Kadence Hesse scored 25 points and added 10 rebounds, and Breaunna Mertz scored 21 points as Sleepy Eye rolled over Red Rock Central.

Sondra Rindfleish led Red Rock Central with seven points.

RRC 20 24

Sleepy Eye 36 76



Waseca Triangular

WASECA -- Worthington finished strong but wasn’t able to pull off a victory over Waseca at the Waseca Triangular wrestling meet.

Trojan heavyweight Kasey Gerhard edged the Bluejays’ Jenaro Delgado 4-3 in the 285-pound weight class, but it still left his team short in a 39-33 team result.

Other Trojans to win on the mat were Alex Galvez in a fall at 113 pounds in 49 seconds, Dalton Larson (120) in a fall in 2:37, and Oscar Galvez (132) in a fall in 3:54.

Luverne Quad

LUVERNE -- Host Luverne won one of three matches, falling to Red Rock Central 42-39 and to Wabasso 60-18, but beating Chester Area, S.D., 63-4.

Leif Ingebretson won two matches for the Cardinals. Other on-mat wins were turned in by Cards Sam Rock, DJ Rock, Bernie Rock, Josh Stroh and Cameron McCrary.

Boys Hockey

Windom Area 3, Fairmont 2

WINDOM AREA -- Lincoln Becker scored the only goal in the first period for Fairmont with an assist from Hartley Aust. In the second period, Windom’s Nicholas Epenson shot a goal on a power play. The last period, Cragen Porath and Wriley Haugen scored for Windom. Fairmont’s Nate Rakness hit the net with an assist from Teveldal Jace. Windom had 42 shots on goal and Fairmont 29 shots on goal.

Fairmont 1 0 1 2

Windom 0 1 2 3

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