PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Canby, WWG open Section 3A tournament with pair of wins

CANBY — The No. 8 seed Canby Lancers entered Thursday night’s Section 3A Tournament opening round game against No. 9 seed Dawson-Boyd looking to snap a five-game losing streak. The Lancers did just that, defeating the Blackjacks 60-54.

Kayelee Johnson led the way for Canby with 18 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. Morgan Cleveland added 16 points and seven rebounds in the win, while Hannah Jelen finished with 15 points.

Avery Bartunek led DB with 23 points. Mary Bothun added 14 points in the loss, while Alex Sather recorded 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Dawson-Boyd ends the season with a 7-14 record. Canby (7-18) travels to Minneota on Saturday to face the No. 1-seeded Minneota Vikings. Opening tip is set for 11 a.m.

Dawson 17 37 — 54

Canby 26 34 — 60

DAWSON-BOYD: Bothun 5-7 0-0 14, Mamer 0-0 1-2 1, Wyum 1-2 0-0 3, Sather 5-19 1-6 13, Bartunek 9-18 1-4 23.

CANBY: S. Hansen 1-3 1-3 3, Cleveland 5-9 3-6 16, Jelen 6-10 3-6 15, Johnson 8-13 2-2 18, M. Hansen 1-8 0-0 2, Wright 3-5 0-0 6.

REBOUNDS: Dawson-Boyd 26 (Sather 7, Bartunek 6); Canby 26 (Johnson 12). ASSISTS: Dawson-Boyd 11 (Sather 5); Canby 20 (Johnson 5). STEALS: Dawson-Boyd 11 (Bartunek 4); Canby 11 (Jelen 3). BLOCKS: Dawson-Boyd 1 (Bartunek 1); Canby 2 (Bruns 2).

WWG 39,

HLO/F 31

WESTBROOK — The No. 8-seeded Westbrook-Walnut Grove girls basketball team opened Section 3A Tournament play with a 39-31 win over No. 9 Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda on Thursday.

Grace Woelber connected on five 3-pointers to lead WWG in scoring with 22 points. Bethany Byers added seven points in the win, while Kelly Berglund finished with four points.

Kailee Haberman led the way for HLO/F with nine points.

WWG (5-17) travels to Hills on Saturday to face top-seeded Hills-Beaver Creek. Opening tip is set for 11 a.m.

HLO/F 8 23 — 31

WWG 11 28 — 39

WESTBROOK-WALNUT GROVE: Berglund 2-3 0-1 4, VandeKieft 1-5 0-0 2, Byers 2-6 3-5 7, Erickson 1-4 0-0 2, Woelber 6-16 9-11 22, DeSmith 1-2 0-1 2.

REBOUNDS: WWG 26 (Bunting 8, VandeKieft 6). ASSISTS: WWG 7 (Woelber 3). STEALS: WWG 8 (Woelber 3). BLOCKS: WWG 2.

Boys Basketball

DB 85, YME 50

DAWSON — Dawson-Boyd defeated Yellow Medicine East 85-50 in boys basketball action on Thursday.

Bentley Boike led DB with 15 points and six rebounds.

Jake Lee added 14 points in the win, while Colton Husby finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.

Elliott Korstad led YME with 17 points.

Dawson-Boyd (11-9) hosts Wabasso on Monday while YME (3-18) travels to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City today.

YME 25 25 — 50

DB 55 30 — 85

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST: Korstad 6-7 2-3 17, Knapper 4-11 0-0 9, Sneller 2-5 3-4 8, LaBatte 2-2 0-0 4, Ishmon 1-8 3-4 6, Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Anderson 1-2 0-0 2, Chase 1-2 0-0 2.

DAWSON-BOYD: Husby 6-7 0-1 12, Horton 5-12 0-0 12, Schuelke 3-4 0-0 6, Anyasike 3-4 2-6 8, Durfee 2-9 1-2 6, Lee 6-7 0-1 14, Boike 7-11 1-1 15, Lindblad 6-7 0-0 12.

Rebounds: YME 20 (Sneller 5); DB 32 (Husby 9). Assists: YME 6 (Ishmon 3); DB 22 (Horton 6). Steals: YME 4; DB 12 (Anyasike 3). Blocks: YME 0; DB 2.

Minneota 89,

Lakeview 56

COTTONWOOD — The Minneota boys basketball team put up 49 second-half points on its way to an 89-56 win over Lakeview on Thursday night.

Logan Sussner led the way for Minneota with 31 points and 15 rebounds. Thomas Hennen recorded a triple-double in the win with 22 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Jared Josephson added 11 points, six rebounds and five assists for Minneota.

Aaron Loe led Lakeview with 16 points and seven rebounds, while Tyler Imes added 15 points.

Minneota hosts Tracy-Milroy-Balaton tonight while Lakeview hosts Pipestone Area tonight.

Minneota 40 49 — 89

Lakeview 29 27 — 56

MINNEOTA: J. Hennen 5-10 3-3 14, T. Hennen 9-17 2-2 22, Hernandez 1-1 0-0 3, Josephson 4-11 0-0 11, Rost 1-2 0-0 2, Saltzer 2-6 2-3 6, Sussner 13-19 5-9 31.

LAKEVIEW: Loe 6-11 3-5 16, Imes 6-12 1-2 15, Hoffman 3-9 2-4 8, Grube 3-6 0-0 7, Errington 2-4 2-2 6, Louwagie 2-5 0-0 4.

REBOUNDS: Minneota 53 (Sussner 15, T. Hennen 13); Lakeview 22 (Loe 7). ASSISTS: Minneota 28 (T. Hennen 11); Lakeview 8 (Loe 3). STEALS: Minneota 11 (Josephson 3, Sussner 3); Lakeview 5 (Louwagie 2). BLOCKS: Minneota 1 (Sussner 1); Lakeview 3.

TMB 69,

Ellsworth 50

TRACY — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeated Ellsworth 69-50 on Thursday.

Trevor Larson led TMB with 19 points and four assists. Fritz Landherr added 14 points and six rebounds in the win, while Konnor Zick finished with 12 points.

Brandon Kramer led Ellsworth with 20 points.

TMB (11-11) travels to Minneota today.

Ellsworth 14 36 — 50

TMB 39 30 — 69

TRACY-MILROY-BALATON: Tauer 1-8 0-0 3, Larson 7-13 0-0 19, Zick 4-9 3-4 12, Munson 1-3 0-0 2, Landherr 5-11 0-0 14, Fogelson 3-6 0-0 8, Davis 2-2 1-1 5, Gervais 2-3 0-0 4.

REBOUNDS: Ellsworth 26; TMB 31 (Landherr 6). ASSISTS: Ellsworth 5; TMB 22 (Tauer 9). STEALS: Ellsworth 5; TMB 6 (Tauer 2, Zick 2). BLOCKS: Ellsworth 1; TMB 2.

SWC 87, Canby 44

EDGERTON — Southwest Minnesota Christian defeated Canby 87-44 on Thursday.

Will Varcoe scored 12 points to lead Canby. Riley Kockelman added 12 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Ethan Thovson finished with six points.

Canby (5-18) travels to Ortonville on Tuesday.

Canby 29 15 — 44

SWC 49 38 — 87

CANBY: Kockelman 5-15 1-2 11, Sayre 0-3 2-2 2, Varcoe 4-9 2-2 12, Thovson 2-5 0-0 6, Harding 1-4 0-0 2, Stoks 1-3 0-0 2, Hansen 0-2 1-2 1, Prokop 2-4 0-1 4, Wente 2-2 0-0 4.

REBOUNDS: Canby 17 (Kockelman 6); SWC 35. ASSISTS: Canby 10 (Kockelman 4). STEALS: Canby 12 (Groen 5). BLOCKS: Canby 8 (Prokop 4); SWC 2.

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