Trojan wrestlers get good start on winter season

Thursday sports: Worthington wrestling team wins twice in Rock Rapids.

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Thursday high school sports roundup:


Worthington at Central Lyon Quad

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Worthington High School wrestling team opened its 2021-22 season with a pair of victories Thursday at a quadrangular meet at Central Lyon High School in northwest Iowa.

The Trojans defeated host Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 44-30 and also bested Sheldon/South O’Brien by a 44-28 score.


Wins for WHS against CL/G-LR came at 145 pounds with Jose Alvarez (a fall in 3:05 against Brock Klarenbeek), 160 with Chase Byrne (a 4-2 victory over Spencer Sprock), Tanner Hennings at 220 (a fall in 4:00 over Lyle Moore), a fall by 285-pounder Cole Hennings over Jac Van Wyhe, a fall at 106 by Alex Galvez over Aston Van Beek, a fall in 2:29 by 126-pounder Ethan Meyer over Chase Duin, a fall in 3:03 by Oscar Galvez at 132 over Lane Kruger, and a fall by Miat Htoo over Cam Borman at 138.

In the Sheldon/South O’Brien match, Worthington’s Tanner Hennings won in a 3:43 fall at 220 over Carter Wohlert, Cole Hennings won by fall in 2:55 at 285 over Kaedon Louscher, Alex Galvez won in a fall at 1:37 over Josh Hoffman at 106, Oscar Gelvez pinned Ethan Jager at 126, Meyer won an 8-0 major decision over Anthony Escobar at 132, and Alvarez won by 18-6 major decision over Tyson Getting at 145.


Pipestone tops Marshall

MARSHALL -- Kindra Douty won the uneven parallel bars (8.025) and Megan Lingen was first on the balance beam (8.40) as Pipestone edged Marshall 126.40-121.10 on Thursday night.

Pipestone’s superior depth made the difference, as Douty placed second in the vault, third on the balance beam and third in floor exercise. Lingen was third on the bars.

Douty and Lingen were second and third, respectively, in the all-around.

Cameen McFarquhar of Marshall won the vault (8.750) and floor exercise (9.026), while also winning the all-around (32.950).


Girls Basketball

Luverne 56, Pipestone 53

LUVERNE -- Elizabeth Wagner scored 19 points as the host Luverne Cardinals edged Pipestone Thursday night in a Big South game.

Brooklyn Ver Steeg scored 11 points and Averill Sehr added 10 for the Cardinals.

Pipestone was led by Jadan Kor’s 19 points. Aubrea Kor added 15.

Pipestone 21 53

Luverne 26 56

MCC 52, Lakeview 51


SLAYTON -- Emily Rohrer had 19 points and 13 rebounds as Murray County Central topped Lakeview Thursday night.

Casey Miller had 10 points and six assists, and Seanna Swenson had nine points and nine boards for the Rebels (1-1).

For Lakeview, Paige Viaene finished with 17 points.

Lakeview 21 51

Murray County Central 21 52

WWG 53, RCW 32

WESTBROOK -- WWG Addison Jennings scored 16 points while her teammate Izzy Klumper scored 15 points in the win over Renville Central West.

Natalie Wahl scored 8 points and Amelia Sikel had 6 points. Kelsey DeSmith ended up scoring five points and Abby Wiggins scored three points.

Renville Emily Lippert scored 12 points and Holly Bratsch ended with10 points. Hannah Pharr scored six points and Rachel Jakel ended with four points.

RCW 18 32

WWG 24 53

RRC 65, R-T-R 57

TYLER -- Karli Arkell scored 28 points and had 11 rebounds as Red Rock Central tipped Russell-Tyler-Ruthton.

Lilly Stavnes and Hailey Amsden both had 10 points for RRC.

Boys hockey

Waconia 8, Windom 1

WACONIA -- Brady Espenson scored Windom Area’s lone goal as the Eagles dropped an 8-1 decision to Waconia here Thursday night.

Brett Siddons had a hat trick and Colton Rieck scored twice for Waconia.

Windom 0 1 0 -- 1

Waconia 3 5 0 -- 8

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