PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Plante sets scoring milestone as Marshall takes down New Ulm

NEW ULM – The Marshall boys hockey team earned a hard-fought 4-2 victory over New Ulm on Thursday night, and was able to see a milestone be achieved by one of its players.

Senior forward Mason Plante, who entered the night just two goals shy of reaching the 100 career-goal plateau, scored twice to tie the mark. The 100 goals, which is a school record, was set by Dylan Criquet-Danielson.

After Plante scored his first goal of the night and No. 99 for his career on the assist from Tristan VanDeVere in the opening period, Landon Frost would push Marshall’s lead to 2-0 in the second on the assist from Plante and Bryson Whyte. Later in the second, VanDeVere joined in on the scoring action off the assist from Kaleb Welvaert to make it 3-0 Tigers after two.

In the third, after a New Ulm goal cut the deficit to 3-1, Plante would find a lane to the net and buried the puck past the New Ulm goaltender for his 100th career goal, giving Marshall a 4-1 lead. The Eagles would then get another goal to make it a two-goal game, but couldn’t draw any closer as Marshall took home the 4-2 victory.

Dominik Caspers earned the victory in net for the Tigers, stopping 34 shots for his 11th win on the season.

Wrestling

JCC triangular

WORTHINGTON — Marshall picked up a couple wins on Thursday to stay unbeaten, defeating Worthington 49-18 and Jackson County Central 45-29.

Marshall jumped out to an early 15-0 through three bouts against JCC, which included consecutive pins from Dylan Louwagie and Hsa Khee Lar to open the dual.

After JCC got on the board, Lucas Hodges added a third pin for the Tigers to give Marshall a 21-6 lead.

The Huskies won the next three bouts to narrow the score to 21-20, but the Tigers quickly responded with 24 consecutive points to put the match out of reach with just two weight classes remaining. JCC took the final two bouts to put the final score at 45-29.

Similar to the JCC dual, Marshall took the first three weight classes against Worthington to jump out to an early 12-0 lead.

Hsa Law Eh recorded the first pin of the dual for the Tigers at 120. That began a stretch where Marshall and Worthington went back and forth for next six bouts. Each team won three apiece with none won consecutively to give Marshall a 19-15 advantage through eight weight classes.

After the Trojans forfeited the 160 weight class, Elijah Sterner started a Marshall streak of 24 straight points with a pin at 170. Zach Stahl and Jaiden Bahr also pinned their opponents in the streak, putting the match at a 43-15 score.

Worthington won the 220 bout by decision to end the streak, but Cole Felcyn won the heavyweight bout for Marshall to give the Tigers a 49-18 win.

Marshall coach Justin Bouwman said after the triangular that the Tigers (10-0) will be ranked in the new Class AA polls that release today.

Marshall will compete in the Big South Championships in Windom on Saturday.

Boys Basketball

MCC 61,

Ellsworth 27

ELLSWORTH – The Murray County Central boys basketball team defeated Ellsworth 61-27 on Thursday.

Nate Everson led the way for the Rebels with 19 points while Jack Pierson added 12 and Spencer Wajer had nine. Blake Schmitz led in rebounds with six while Wajer led in assists with four.

MCC will face WWG on Monday at 7:15 p.m.

MCC 61, Ellsworth 27

MCC 31 30 – 61

Ellsworth 20 7 – 27

SCORING: MCC (Everson 7-18, 0-0 19; Pierson 4-11, 0-0 12; Wajer 4-6, 0-3 9; N. Boerboom 2-4, 1-1 6; B. Schmitz 2-2, 1-2 5; C. Boerboom 1-2, 0-0 3; Winter 0-2, 3-4 3; Benda 1-2, 0-0 2; Kresko 1-3, 0-0 2).

REBOUNDS: MCC 26 (B. Schmitz 6; Winter 4; Kresko, N. Boerboom, Pierson 3).

ASSISTS: MCC 17 (Wajer 4; Kresko, Everson, N. Boerboom 3).

STEALS: MCC 14 (Kresko, Everson, Wajer 3; Pierson, B. Schmitz 2; C. Boerboom 1).

BLOCKS: MCC 1 (Winter).

LQPV 65, TMB 62

TRACY — Lac qui Parle defeated Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 65-62 on Thursday.

Austin Bonn scored 24 points to lead LQPV, while Caden Bjornjeld added 21 points.

Jett Davis led the Panthers with 14 points and six rebounds, while Jake Tauer tallied 13 points in the loss.

TMB (8-3) hosts Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on Monday.

LQPV 30 35 — 65

TMB 28 34 — 62

TRACY-MILROY-BALATON: Tauer 4-16 2-2 13, Larson 1-8 0-0 3, Zick 1-4 0-0 2, Landherr 3-8 1-2 10, Fogelson 4-5 2-6 10, Davis 5-5 4-4 14, Gervais 5-8 0-2 10.

Rebounds: LQPV 24; TMB 39 (Gervais 13). Assists: LQPV 14; TMB 15 (Tauer 4). Steals: LQPV 10; TMB 4 (Fogelson 2). Blocks: LQPV 1; TMB 2 (Davis 2). Fouls: LQPV 14 (Daniels); TMB 18). Turnovers: LQPV 11; TMB 19.

RCW 60,

Canby 38

CANBY — Renville County West defeated Canby 60-38 on Thursday.

Riley Kockelman finished with 13 points and four steals to lead Canby.

Ethan Thovson added 11 points in the loss.

Canby (3-7) hosts Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley today.

Renville 33 27 — 60

Canby 18 20 — 38

CANBY: Kockelman 6-15 1-4 13, Sayre 1-4 0-0 2, Varcoe 2-11 0-0 4, Thovson 4-7 0-2 11, Groen 2-2 2-3 6, Ries 1-7 0-0 2.

REBOUNDS: RCW 30; Canby 25 (Varcoe 9). ASSISTS: Canby 9 (Varcoe 2, Groen 2). STEALS: Canby 6 (Kockelman 2). BLOCKS: RCW 2; Canby 4 (Four with 1). FOULS: RCW 13; Canby 17. TURNOVERS: RCW 11; Canby 15.

WWG 76, SWC 62

WESTBROOK — Westbrook-Walnut Grove defeated Southwest Minnesota Christian 76-62 on Thursday.

Ethan Mischke led WWG with 23 points.

Nathan Ross added 20 points in the win, while Wyatt Christians finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.

WWG (8-3) will face Yellow Medicine East on Saturday. Opening tip from the R/A Facility in Marshall is set for noon.

SWC 24 38 — 62

WWG 41 35 — 76

WESTBROOK-WALNUT GROVE: Mischke 9 0-0 23, Kuehl 0 2-2 2, Christians 5 3-6 13, Ross 8 2-4 20, Quade 4 2-3 12, Freeburg 3 0-0 6.

Rebounds: WWG 35 (Freeburg 16, Christians 8). Assists: WWG 10 (Quade 4). Steals: WWG 5 (Quade 3). Blocks: WWG 4 (Freeburg 4). Fouls: WWG 12. Turnovers WWG 10.

CMCS 64, YME 49

GRANITE FALLS — Central Minnesota Christian School picked up a 64-49 road win over Yellow Medicine East on Thursday.

Case Mulder led CMCS with 18 points.

Jahrell Ishmon scored 17 points to lead YME, while Carter Sneller added 10 points in the loss.

YME (1-8) will face Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Saturday. Opening tip from the R/A Facility in Marshall is set for noon.

CMCS 33 31 — 64

YME 27 22 — 49

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST: Korstad 0-1 1-2 1, Knapper 3-9 2-2 8, Sneller 4-10 0-0 10, Jimenez 2-4 1-2 5, J. Ishmon 6-13 3-4 17, Johnson 2-3 0-0 4, D. Anderson 1-10 2-6 4.

Rebounds: CMCS 21; YME 18 (Three with 4). Steals: CMCS 4; YME 7 (J. Ishmon 3). Fouls: CMCS 16; YME 17. Turnovers: CMCS 3; YME 8.

MACCRAY 84, Lakeview 76 (OT)

COTTONWOOD — Lakeview made a late push to force overtime, but MACCRAY held on in the end for a 84-76 win over Lakeview on Thursday.

Aaron Loe led the way for Lakeview with 26 points and seven rebounds.

Parker Hoffman added 17 points on four 3-pointers in the loss, while Tyler Imes finished with nine points and 13 rebounds.

Lakeview (2-9) travels to Yellow Medicine East on Monday.

MACCRAY 38 32 14 — 84

Lakeview 35 35 6 — 76

LAKEVIEW: Loe 10-17 4-8 26, Hoffman 4-11 5-8 17, Larsen 3-5 1-2 10, Imes 4-9 0-0 9, Louwagie 2-8 0-0 5, Grube 1-4 0-0 3, Caron 1-2 0-3 2, Bot 1-7 0-0 2, Errington 1-8 0-0 2.

REBOUNDS: MACCRAY 35; Lakeview 45 (). ASSISTS: MACCRAY 17; Lakeview 18 (). STEALS: MACCRAY 7 ; Lakeview 5 (). BLOCKS: MACCRAY 3 ; Lakeview 0. FOULS: MACCRAY 21; Lakeview 18 (Loe). TURNOVERS: MACCRAY 13; Lakeview 13.

Girls Basketball

Minneota 85, CMCS 51

MINNEOTA — Minneota stays perfect on the season after an 85-51 win over Central Minnesota Christian School on Thursday.

Lydia Sussner led the way for Minneota with 30 points, five rebounds and seven steals.

Abby Hennen added 25 points and eight steals in the win, while Morgan Hennen scored nine points.

Colette Duininck led CMCS with 19 points.

Minneota (10-0) travels to Dawson-Boyd today.

Central 24 27 — 51

Minneota 36 49 — 85

MINNEOTA: Buysse 1-2 0-0 2, Gillingham 2-8 0-0 5, A. Hennen 10-13 2-2 25, M. Hennen 4-12 1-5 9, Kockelman 1-6 0-0 2, Rolbiecki 3-6 1-1 7, A. Rost 1-3 0-0 2, M. Rost 1-3 1-2 3, Sussner 14-19 2-3 30.

REBOUNDS: CMCS 26; Minneota 22 (A. Hennen 5, Sussner 5). ASSISTS: CMCS 5; Minneota 17 (Kockelman). STEALS: CMCS 2; Minneota 26 (A. Hennen 8, Sussner 7). BLOCKS: CMCS 0; Minneota 3 (A. Hennen 2). FOULS: CMCS 13; Minneota 11. TURNOVERS: CMCS 34; Minneota 12.

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