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Thursday sports roundup: WHS girls hockey team skates well in scoreless tie

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Thursday night high school sports roundup:

Girls hockey

Worthington 0, Fairmont/MCW 0

FAIRMONT – Worthington played Fairmont/Martin County West to a tie in a Big South Conference hockey game Thursday night.

Senior goalie Lillyana Newman was exceptional for the Trojans, batting away several high quality shots from the Cardinals offense.

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The Trojans were outshot by the Cardinals.

“We just put it all together tonight,” said Worthington head coach Chad Nickel. “They passed well, skated fast, and were in communication with one another. We had a few close ones against their net.”

Worthington played the Cardinals earlier this season and were defeated 5-1.

The Trojans will play 14 games in the next four weeks. The Trojans travel to Waseca on Saturday.

Worthington 0 0 0 0 – 0

Fairmont/MCW 0 0 0 0 – 0

Windom Area 4, Mankato West 4

WINDOM – Windom Area played Mankato West to a draw in an out of conference matchup. The Eagles’ record moves to 5-6-1 on the season.

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Boys basketball

Western Christian 73, Worthington 37

HULL, Iowa – Western Christian stifled Worthington with a variety of defensive fronts.

The Trojans struggled to shoot the ball, and a strong rotating cast from Western Christian kept Worthington’s offense stuck in limbo.

Abagotte Opiew led the Trojan scorers with 13 points. Ten players scored for Western Christian.

“It was a game to learn from, we struggled to operate under a shot clock, we had our competitiveness, that we showed when we won five games straight, lapse tonight,” said Worthington head coach Clint Meyer. “There is not a weakness on the Western Christian roster, they are a really good team and were intense on defense.”

Worthington will look to rebound when they host out of conference opponent Albert Lea on Saturday.

Worthington 19 37

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Western Christian 40 73

MLA/C 68, Edgerton 51

EDGERTON -- Carter Olson scored 18 points to lead the Mountain-Lake Area/Comfrey Wolverines in a victory over the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen. Kody Wassman added 13 points and Grant Oakland finished with 12 points. Ashton Toll had 12 points.

Edgerton’s Jared Fisher scored 15 points and Colin Bomeyer had 13 points.

MLA/C 34 68

Edgerton 20 51

Girls basketball

Worthington 47, Western Christian 39

HULL, Iowa -- Good offensive balance helped the Worthington Trojans defeat Western Christian of Hull, Iowa, and head coach Jessica Hogan was more than pleased at the effort.

“A great hard-fought win tonight. They threw a lot of defenses tonight and we responded with good composure and execution,” Hogan said.

Ellie Weg totaled 12 points for WHS. Tarren Spartz added 11, Pham Gora eight and Grace Barber seven.

Weg also had nine rebounds, while Spartz and Aisha Zeidi both had five. Spartz added six assists. Weg and Zeidi had four and three steals, respectively.

Worthington 25 47

Western Christian 33 39

Pipestone Area 81, JCC 56

JACKSON -- Jayden Kor scored 25 points and Aubrey Kor tallied 20 as Pipestone Area defeated Jackson County Central in a Big South Conference contest.

Maci Farmer led JCC with 21 points and five assists. Rylie Coulter had 19 points and seven rebounds with five steals. Kylee Wenzel contributed 11 points.

Pipestone Area 39 81

JCC 20 56

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SWC 72, MCC 24

SLAYTON -- Southwest Christian’s Madysen Fey scored 16 points to lead the team to a win over Murray County Central. Ana Veldkamp ended with 13 points and Makenna Moss had 11 points.

SWC 45 72

MCC 16 24

WWG 47, RRC 26

LAMBERTON -- Amelia Sikel scored 16 points to lead the Westbrook- Walnut Grove to a win over the Red Rock Central Falcons. Teammate Izzy Klumper had 13 points.

RRC’s Sondra Rindfleisch scored eight points with 13 rebounds and Alyssa Cowan scored nine points.

WWG 25 47

RRC 11 26

H-BC 68, HL-O/F 19

HILLS — Lanae Elbers scored 16 points to help Hills-Beaver Creek over Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda. Layla Deelstra scored 12 points and Abbie Harris had 11 for the Patriots while teammate Olivia Deelstra had nine rebounds to go along with her six points. Harris had five assists.

HL-O/F was held to just 7-of-38 shooting from the field.

Boys hockey

Windom Area 6, Redwood Valley 1

REDWOOD – Windom Area beat Redwood Valley in a Big South Conference game. The Eagles improved their season record to 4-6.

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