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Trojan girls basketball team, wrestlers win on Friday

Worthington’s girls basketball team and wrestling team hit the road on Friday night and both returned home victorious.

Worthington’s girls basketball team and wrestling team hit the road on Friday night and both returned home victorious.

The Trojan girls basketball team defeated Jackson County Central 80-57, while the WHS wrestlers notched victories over both Adrian, 48-25, and host Pipestone, 42-32.

Girls basketball

Worthington 80, JCC 57

JACKSON - Sophomore forward Taryn Spartz scored 21 points to lead the visiting Trojans to a Big South Conference victory over the Jackson County Central Huskies.

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Junior guard Olivia Hayenga scored 12 points and senior guard Laci Boomgarden added 10 as coach Eric Lindner’s Trojans improved to 6-2.

Junior forward Sadie Voss had 31 points and 10 rebounds for JCC (2-7). Sophomore guard Maci Farmer added 16 points and 10 boards, and Regan Farmer added eight points and six rebounds.

Post players Sophie Wiertzema and Ellie Weg each had 11 rebounds for Worthington, which won the battle of the boards 54-41. Junior guard Brooklyn Scheitel-Taylor contributed six assists and four steals while playing an excellent floor game.

Worthington travels to Pipestone Area on Tuesday night.

Worthington 37 80

JCC 21 57

Wrestling

Pipestone Triangular

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PIPESTONE -- Ethan Meyer at 113, Oscar Galvez at 120, Jaden Hennings at 160 and Tanner Hennings at 195 earned falls for Worthington in the match against Adrian/Ellsworth, and teammatesDamon Schutz (145) and Kent Lais (182) also won.

The Dragons’ Moe Erdman pinned the Trojans’ Alex Galvez in 4:00 at 106, Brayan Anaya won by 9-1 decision over Oliver Ortiz at 126, Breyer Hieronimus won by fall over Moo Bleh at 138 and Quentin Wolf won by fall over Evan Neuberger at 170.

Big wins for WHS against Pipestone Area included Jaden Hennings’ fall at 160 over Rogen Smidt, Neuberger’s fall at 170 over Jackson Melcher and Lais’ fall at 182 over Allen Tubbs. Arrows who won matches were Brayden Burmeister (106), Hudson Burnett (113), JJ Martens (120), Nate Bobendrier (126), Davis Budden (132), Karter Wixon (138) and Jayden Voss (HWT).

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