PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Strong defense leads Marshall to 53-40 win over Arrows

Photo courtesy of Kevin Kyle/Pipestone Publishing Marshall’s Jordyn Hilgemann pulls down a first-half rebound against Pipestone Area on Friday. The Tigers defeated the Arrows 53-40.

PIPESTONE – The Marshall girls basketball team defeated Pipestone Area 53-40 on Friday.

Jordyn Hilgemann led the way for the Tigers with 22 points while Lenei Estrada added eight and Emily Meier had six. Paige Andries led in rebounds with eight while Estrada led in assists with four.

Marshall (8-3) will face Mankato East today at 1:30 p.m.

Marshall 53, Pipestone Area 40

Marshall 26 27 – 53

Pipestone 16 24 – 40

SCORING: Marshall (Hilgemann 7-16, 8-12 22; Estrada 2-3, 2-2 8; Meier 2-2, 2-2 6; Sueker 2-7, 0-1 4; Andries 1-3, 2-2 4; Wendorff 1-3, 0-0 3; Jones 1-1, 0-0 3; Naughton 1-2, 0-0 3).

REBOUNDS: Marshall 28 (Andries 8; Hilgemann 7; Estrada 6).

ASSISTS: Marshall 10 (Estrada 4; Hilgemann 3; Andries 2; Sueker 1).

STEALS: Marshall 9 (Sueker, Estrada, Hilgemann, Wendorff 2; Meier 1).

BLOCKS: Marshall none.

Wabasso 66,

GFW 39

WABASSO – The Wabasso girls basketball team defeated Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 66-39 on Friday.

Jenna Frank led the way for the Rabbits with 17 points while Maddy Guetter and McKenna Nelson each added 13 and Alison Fenger had seven. Guetter led in rebounds with 12 while Megan Rothmeier led in assists with four. Guetter also led in steals with nine.

Wabasso will face Sleepy Eye on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Wabasso 66, GFW 39

GFW 20 19 – 39

Wabasso 46 20 – 66

SCORING: Wabasso (Frank 5-13, 5-6 17; Guetter 6-15, 0-0 13; Nelson 5-9, 0-1 13; Fenger 3-10, 1-2 7; Franta 3-9, 0-0 6; Rothmeier 2-5, 0-0 4; Eichten 1-6, 0-0 2; Hannah 1-4, 0-0 2; Salfer 1-3, 0-1 2).

REBOUNDS: Wabasso 43 (Guetter 12; Fenger 10; Eichten 8; Nelson 4).

ASSISTS: Wabasso 11 (Rothmeier 4; Franta, Guetter, Fenger 2).

STEALS: Wabasso 24 (Guetter 9; Franta 4; Rothmeier 3).

BLOCKS: Wabasso 9 (Guetter 4; Fenger 3; Eichten 2).

Lakeview 48,

MACCRAY 39

CLARA CITY – The Lakeview girls basketball team defeated MACCRAY 48-39 on Friday.

Kiana Imes led the way for the Lakers with 13 points while Savanna Louwagie added 11 and Aubrey Kaczmarek added eight. Sierra Plotz led in rebounds with 11 while Imes led in steals with seven.

Lakeview (7-4) will face Renville County West on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Lakeview 48, MACCRAY 39

Lakeview 22 26 – 48

MACCRAY 21 18 – 39

SCORING: Lakeview (Imes 4-8, 5-8 13; Louwagie 3-12, 4-4 11; Kaczmarek 2-12, 4-6 8; Lienemann 2-4, 2-5 6; Rausch 3-5, 0-0 6; Plotz 1-7, 0-1 2; Bot 1-3, 0-0 2).

REBOUNDS: Lakeview 31 (Plotz 11; Kaczmarek, Rausch 7).

ASSISTS: Lakeview 7 (Plotz 4; Lienemann, Kaczmarek, Rausch 1).

STEALS: Lakeview 21 (Imes 7; Louwagie 4; Lienemann 3).

BLOCKS: Lakeview none.

Ellsworth 59,

WWG 49

WESTBROOK — Ellsworth defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove 59-49 on Friday.

Ashlyn Meester scored 37 points to lead Ellsworth.

Grace Woelber led WWG with 23 points, while Brittany Erickson added 10 points and four assists.

WWG (3-7) will face Yellow Medicine East this afternoon in Marshall. Opening tip from the R/A Facility is set for 2 p.m.

Ellsworth 27 32 — 59

WWG 19 30 — 49

WESTBROOK-WALNUT GROVE: VandeKieft 2-8 0-0 4, Steen 1-1 0-0 2, Byers 1-8 0-0 3, Bunting 2-5 3-4 7, Erickson 4-11 0-0 10, Woelber 7-16 4-6 23.

REBOUNDS: WWG 23 (Byers 9, Bunting 8). ASSISTS: WWG 13 (Erickson 4). STEALS: WWG 6 (Erickson 2). FOULS: WWG 17. TURNOVERS: WWG 6.

Boys Basketball

GFW 62,

Wabasso 60 (OT)

WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop edged Wabasso 62-60 in overtime on Friday.

It was the sixth consecutive loss of the season for Wabasso, while GFW snapped a three-game skid with the win.

Brock Rohlik led Wabasso with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Isaac Kronback added 13 points in the game while Mason Dallenbach scored 10 points.

Wabasso (2-10) hosts Sleepy Eye on Monday.

Wabasso 24 28 8 — 60

GFW 26 26 10 — 62

WABASSO: Dallenbach 2-9 6-8 10, Rohlik 8-13 4-8 20, Rabenberg 2-5 1-3 5, Wall 3-7 1-1 9, Kronback 4-10 4-7 13, Turbes 1-2 1-4 3.

REBOUNDS: Wabasso 27 (Rohlik 11); GFW 31. ASSISTS: Wabasso 13 (Three with 3). STEALS: Wabasso 10 (Rohlik 5). BLOCKS: Wabasso 0. FOULS: Wabasso 18. TURNOVERS: Wabasso 21; GFW 21.

Canby 60, CGB 37

CANBY — Canby defeated Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 60-37 on Friday.

Twelve players scored in the game for the Lancers.

Riley Kockelman led the way for Canby with 16 points and seven rebounds.

Ethan Thovson added eight points in the win, while Will Varcoe recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and five steals.

Canby (4-8) travels to Wheaton/Herman-Norcross on Tuesday.

CGB 18 19 — 37

Canby 28 32 — 60

CANBY: Kockelman 6-14 2-2 16, Waldrum 1-1 0-0 2, Sayre 3-10 0-1 7, Varcoe 4-12 0-0 10, Thovson 2-7 2-2 8, Harding 0-2 2-2 2, Groen 2-3 0-2 4, Ries 1-5 1-1 3, Stoks 1-1 0-0 1, Hansen 1-1 0-0 2, Bruns 0-0 2-2 2, Wente 1-3 0-0 2.

REBOUNDS: CGB 25; Canby 37 (Kockelman 7, Varcoe 7). ASSISTS: Canby 16 (Sayre 6). STEALS: Canby 15 (Varcoe 5, Kockelman 4). BLOCKS: Canby 7 (Groen 4). FOULS: CGB 14; Canby 21. TURNOVERS: CGB 21; Canby 21.

Gymnastics

E/H 138.65,

Marshall 131.5

HENDRICKS — Estelline/Hendricks defeated Marshall 138.65-131.5 on Friday.

Saphi McFarquhar earned first place in all-around with a total score of 35.8. She took first on the balance beam with a 9.45 and second in the floor exercise at 9.05, adding a third-place score of 8.4 on the uneven bars and taking fourth on the vault with a score of 8.9.

Mikayla Chesley placed fourth on the balance beam with a score of 8.7, while Cameen McFarquhar added a second-place score of 8.5 in the floor exercise along with scoring 8.25 on the balance beam.

Despite the loss, Marshall coach Larvita McFarquhar was proud of her team.

“All around, I think this was our best score in a long time,” she said. “Every meet we’re improving, and I’m very proud of the girls.

Marshall travels to Windom/Mountain Lake on Thursday.

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