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Area basketball roundup

January 15, 2013
Marshall Independent

Area boys' basketball

WWG 59, Sleepy Eye 56

Erasing an 11-point halftime deficit, the Westbrook-Walnut Grove boys' basketball team forced overtime against Sleepy Eye and eventually pulled out a 59-56 victory in a non-conference game played Monday in Westbrook.

The Chargers, who struggled from the free-throw line at times during the game (18 of 28), scored all nine of their points in overtime on free throws.

WWG trailed 32-21 at the half and the game was tied at 50 at the end of regulation.

Alex Knutson buried three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Chargers to victory. Shane Buchman added 11 points in the win.

Sleepy Eye got 19 points from Brandon Polesky and 16 from Jake Trebesch.

The Chargers (4-7 overall) are on the road for their next game when they face Adrian on Friday.

Sleepy Eye (56)

Jake Trebesch 6 3-6 16, Brandon Polesky 6 6-6 19, John Mangen 2 2-2 6, Saul Ibarra 1 2-4 5, Juan Montemayor 0 1-2 1, Tyler Netzke 4 0-0 9. Totals 19 14-20 56. 3-pointers 4 Total Fouls 22.

WWG (59)

Andrew Merrick 3 2-2 8, Taylor Lindaman 1 4-4 7, Reed Bakken 3 1-2 8, Alex Knutson 6 7-10 22, Shane Buchman 4 3-8 11, Matt Otto 1 0-0 2, Aaron Hass 0 1-2 1. Totals 18 18-28 59. 3-pointers 5 (Knutson 3) Total Fouls 18.

Halftime Score: Sleepy Eye 32, WWG 21.

Area girls' basketball

Wabasso 68, Cedar Mountain/Comfrey 32

The Wabasso girls' basketball team picked up its third straight win with a dominant 68-32 victory over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey in a Tomahawk Conference game Monday night in Wabasso.

The Rabbits led 46-20 at halftime and committed only two turnovers in the first half.

Kimberly Frank led Wabasso with 14 points and also dished out four assists. Desi Kramer added a double-double with 10 points and 10 board, and Ellen Franta drained three 3-pointers and chipped in 11 points.

Allison Madsen hit three 3s and scored 14 points to lead the Cougars in the losing effort.

Wabasso (11-2 overall, 6-1 Tomahawk) is on the road Thursday for a conference game against Sleepy Eye.

Cedar Mountain/Comfrey (32)

Karliana Kelly 0 1-2 1, Emily Ochs 1 0-0 2, Courtney Nelsen 1 0-0 2, Allison Madsen 5 1-2 14, Natalie Hoffbeck 1 0-0 2, Brianna Lund 1 3-3 5, Haley Weidman 2 2-2 6. Totals 11 7-11 32. 3-pointers 3 (Madsen 3) Total Fouls 14.

Wabasso (68)

Larissa Rohlik 2 0-0 5, Desi Kramer 5 0-0 10, Erin Liebl 2 1-2 6, Karlee Eichten 0 1-2 1, Becky Franta 3 0-0 6, Kimberly Frank 6 1-3 14, Ellen Franta 4 0-0 11, Callie Rohlik 0 1-4 1, Kacie Rothmeier 1 0-0 2, Chelsey Guetter 2 2-2 6, Morgan Frank 2 2-2 6. Totals 27 8-16 68. 3-pointers 6 (E. Franta 3) Rebounds 44 (Kramer 10) Assists 16 (K. Frank 4) Steals 8 (M. Frank 3) Blocks 2 Turnovers 7 Total Fouls 11.

Halftime Score: Wabasso 46, Cedar Mountain/Comfrey 20.

Hills-Beaver Creek 58, Lincoln HI 35

Keeping pace with Hills-Beaver Creek in the first half, the Lincoln HI girls' basketball team ran out of steam after the break and dropped a 58-35 non-conference game Monday night in Hills.

The Rebels (0-11 overall) trailed 25-21 at the half but were outscored 33-14 in the second half.

Patie Leuthold scored a game-high 18 points to help the Patriots (5-7) snap a seven-game losing streak.

Lincoln HI got 14 points from KaLea DeSmet, who hit three 3-pointers. She also had four assists and three steals.

The Rebels will try again for their first win of the year Thursday against MACCRAY in Clara City.

Lincoln HI (35)

Heidi Pavek 1 3-4 5, KaLea DeSmet 5 1-2 14, Alex DeSmet 2 0-0 6, Brandi Barke 2 0-0 4, Jordan Bucholz 0 0-2 0, Haley Przymus 1 1-2 3, Maranda Jerzak 1 1-2 3. Totals 12 6-12 35. 3-pointers 5 (K. DeSmet 3) Rebounds 27 (Jerzak 11) Assists 8 (K. DeSmet 4) Steals 11 (K. DeSmet 3) Blocks 0 Turnovers 23 Total Fouls 9.

Hills-Beaver Creek (58)

Paige Leuthold 5 6-7 18, Madison Fick 2 0-0 4, Tori Bork 1 0-0 2, Haley Van Wyhe 5 0-0 12, Megan Westrum 4 0-0 8, Taylor Wingert 5 0-0 10, Hattie Van Wyhe 2 0-0 4. Totals 24 6-7 58. 3-pointers 4 Total Fouls 15.

Halftime Score: Hills-Beaver Creek 25, Lincoln HI 21.

E/LB 55, Dell Rapids St. Mary's 46

Mindee VanDyke poured in 24 points to help the Elkton/Lake Benton girls' basketball team snap a nine-game losing skid with a 55-46 win over Dell Rapids St. Mary's in the first round of the Dakota Valley Conference Tournament Monday in Elkton.

The Lady Elks (2-10 overall) locked down on defense early on and held a 17-2 lead after the first quarter.

Brooke Jaacks added 11 points for the Lady Elks, and Elizabeth Hegerfeld had 10 points and four steals. Gabby Kampmann tallied nine assists, and Kelsey Kinner led the team with 11 rebounds.

E/LB17 24 40 55

DRSM2 17 32 46

Dell Rapids St. Mary's (46)

Anna Maxwell 0 1-2 1, Mikayla Brown 2 2-6 6, Anna Wolles 2 1-2 5, Lexie LeBrun 1 1-5 3, Amanda Hansen 1 0-0 2, Kelly Michel 8 3-4 19, Amber Hansen 1 2-5 4, Ally Mullaney 3 0-1 6. Totals 18 10-25 46.

Elkton/Lake Benton (55)

Gabby Kampmann 1 2-3 4, Elizabeth Hegerfeld 5 0-0 10, Kelsey Kinner 1 4-6 6, Mindee VanDyke 10 3-3 24, Brooke Jaacks 4 3-5 11. Totals 21 12-17 55. 3-pointers 1 Rebounds 32 (Kinner 11) Assists 15 (Kampman 9) Steals 16 (Hegerfeld 4, Taylor Harming 4) Blocks 3 Turnovers 27 Total Fouls 21.

 
 

 

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