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Boys basketball roundup: Blackjacks top Eagles

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DAWSON — Lac qui Parle Valley’s offense has improved markedly since the return of Eric Smith from an injury, but the Eagles still had a tough time managing points in a 56-46 loss to Dawson-Boyd on Tuesday.

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The Blackjacks improved to 10-2 while the Eagles, which had won four of five after a 2-5 start to the year, dropped to 6-7 overall.

The non-conference game foreshadows next season, when LQPV joins the Blackjacks in the Camden Conference.

LQPV’s Dylan Erickson and Smith scored 36 of their team’s 46 points but it wasn’t enough to offset the Blackjacks’ big three of Nathaniel Huot, Joey Lee and Michael Lee, who combined for 46 of the D-B points. The Lees both scored 16 points and Huot scored 14.

Michael Lee had 10 rebounds and Joey Lee had 4 assists, 6 rebounds and 6 steals.

Erickson led the Eagles with 20 points and Lee scored 16. Austin Haas had 3 points and a team-high 8 boards.

Dawson-Boyd 56,

LQPV 46

LQPV (6-7)..........................22 24 — 46

Dawson-Boyd (10-2)..........26 30 — 56

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY – 18-48 FG (5-13 3-pt); 5-8 FT; 28 rebounds; 11 fouls … Scoring: Dylan Erickson 20, Garrett Olson 4, Austin Haas 3, Sawyer Bohn 3, Eric Smith 16 … 3-point shots: Erickson 3, Bohn 1, Smith 1 … Rebound leaders: Haas 8, Olson 5, Erickson 5 … Assist leaders: Erickson 3 … Steal leaders: Erickson 1, Smith 1

DAWSON-BOYD – 22-56 FG (4-20 3-pt); 8-11 FT; 25 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring: Nathaniel Huot 14, Noah Stelter 2, Joey Lee 16, Kyler Collins 8, Michael Lee 16 … 3-point shots: Huot 3, Collins 1 … Rebound leaders: M.Lee 7, J.Lee 5 … Assist leaders: J.Lee 4 … Steal leaders: J.Lee 6

Kimball 60, Paynesville 42

Kimball’s Cameron Hunt scored 29 points and the Cubs handed Paynesville its ninth straight loss.

Andrew Topp led the Bulldogs (1-9) with 10 points and 5 rebounds. Brandan Schleper added 8 points, and Nick Dingmann 6.

The Bulldogs next play Friday at Lac qui Parle Valley.

Kimball (8-3).......................38 22 — 60

Paynesville (1-9).................22 20 — 42

KIMBALL – 22-52 FG (5-13 3-pt); 11-20 FT; 28 rebounds; 13 fouls … Scoring: Cameron Hunt 29, Jarred Merchant 18, Joey VonWahlde 7, Connor Wittenberg 3, Mathias Hennen 2, Austin Roerick 1 … 3-point shots: Hunt 3, VonWahlde 1, Wittenberg 1 … Rebound leaders: Hunt 9, VonWahlde 4, Merchant 5 … Assist leaders: Hunt 3, VonWhalde 2 … Steal leaders: Hunt 4, Merchant 3

PAYNESVILLE – 20-44 FG (0 3-pt); 4-9 FT; 25 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Mitch Weidner 8, Trent Gertken 4, Matt Quade 2, Spencer Syvertson 4, Andrew Topp 10, Nick Dingmann 6, Brandan Schleper 8 … 3-point shots: none … Rebound leaders: Topp 5, Syvertson 5 … Assist leaders: Syvertson 3, Weidner 2, Gertken 2 … Steal leaders: Weidner 2

NLS 65, Glencoe-SL 63

GLENCOE — Aaron Ruter made a mid-range pull-up jumper with 8 seconds left to push New London-Spicer in front after the Wildcats kept Glencoe-Silver Lake scoreless for the final 5:04 as NLS went home with a 65-63 Wright County Conference win Tuesday.

The Panthers (1-1, 8-5) got up by eight at 63-55 when Travis Rothstein made a basket with 5:04 left in the game. The home team then went cold while the visiting Wildcats roared back.

Trent Boie, who along with Ruter scored 11 points, tied the game at 63-63 for NLS on a loose-ball lay-in with 41 seconds left. GSL then missed a shot and the Wildcats corralled the rebound and called a timeout with 22 seconds left to set up Ruter’s game-winning shot.

Shane Zylstra sealed the win by intercepting a Panther pass.

Brett Olson led NLS with 24 points — behind 11-for-15 shooting from inside the three-point arc — and 7 rebounds. Ruter added 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals, and Joey Dreier also hooked 7 boards.

NLS (2-0, 8-5)....................30 35 — 65

GSL (1-1, 8-5).....................30 33 — 63

NEW LONDON-SPICER – 26-60 FG (2-19 3-pt); 11-13 FT; 31 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Brett Olson 24, Aaron Ruter 11, Trent Boie 11, Tyson Gislason 6, Joey Dreier 4, Ryan Vraa 3, Shane Zylstra 2, Tyler Halvorson 2, Nick LaPatka 2 … 3-point shots: Vraa 1, Ruter 1 … Rebound leaders: Olson 7, Dreier 7, Ruter 5 … Assist leaders: Ruter 8, Dreier 3, Zylstra 3 … Steal leaders: Ruter 3, Dreier 3

GLENCOE-SILVER LAKE – 27-64 FG (3-14 3-pt); 6-8 FT; 38 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Ethan Maass 21, Keeton Anderson 20, Reed Dunbar 10, Teddy Petersen 6, Travis Rothstein 4, Brandon Ebert 2 … 3-point shots: Maass 3 … Rebound leaders: Rothstein 8, Anderson 6, Dunbar 6 … Assist leaders: Dunbar 4, Rothstein 3 … Steal leaders: Rothstein 2

Litchfield 58,

Annandale 55

Dylan Koll scored 19 points and Litchfield beat Annandale 58-55 for its first Wright County victory of the season.

Joel Madsen added 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Zach Whitchurch had 14 points and hit 4 treys.

Zach Kinny contributed 2 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists.

The Dragons (1-1, 7-3) next play Friday against Holy Family Catholic in Litchfield.

Litchfield (1-1, 7-3)............28 30 — 58

Annandale (0-3, 8-5)..........27 28 — 55

LITCHFIELD – 21-46 FG (11-23 3-pt); 5-7 FT; 13 rebounds; 11 fouls … Scoring: Zach Whitchurch 14, Dylan Koll 19, Cameron Sundmark 5, Zach Kinny 2, Joel Madsen 15, Riley Pater 3 … 3-point shots: Whitchurch 4, Koll 5, Sundmark 1, Madsen 1 … Rebound leaders: Kinny 7, Madsen 6 … Assist leaders: Kinny 10 … Steal leaders: Sundmark 2

ANNANDALE – 23-51 FG (6-26 3-pt); 3-8 FT; 34 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Brett Fobbe 15, Matt Miller 13, Brett Ahsenmacher 8, John Kalthoff 5, Kyler Fobbe 2, Chase Knickerbocker 5, Tanner Olean 3, Andrew Fort 4 … 3-point shots: B. Fobbe 3, Kalthoff 1, Knickerbocker 1, Olean 1 … Rebound leaders: Kalthoff 8, K. Fobbe 9, Miller 8 … Assist leaders: B. Fobbe 4 … Steal leaders: none

Camden

CMCS 61, TMB 54

Zach Zwart drained six 3-pointers to score a game-high 18 points for CMCS (5-3, 5-6). TMB led 49-47 with 5:30 to go before Zwart nailed a triple to put the Bluejays up for good.

Nick Daugherty added 14 points and 14 rebounds, Lucas Van Eps 13 points, and Austin Bulthuis 9 points and 5 rebounds for CMCS.

TMB (2-4 4-8)/.....................27 27 — 54

CMCS (5-3 5-6)...................31 30 — 61

TRACY-MILROY-BALATON – 19-58 FG (6-20 3-pt); 10-21 FT; 31 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Justin Leclarie 3, Jordan Lanoue 2, Mason Van Essen 5, Alex Swan 3, Parker Lanoue 17, Josh Kirk 16, Matt La Voy 2, Michael Nilius 4, Brett Swenhanger 2 … 3-point shots: Leclaire 1, P. Lanoue 2, Kirk 3 … Rebound leaders: Kirk 10 … Assist leaders: Kirk 3 … Steal leaders: P. Lanoue 5

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN – 23-50 FG (9-16 3-pt); 6-9 FT; 28 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Zach Zwart 18, Nick Daugherty 14, Grant Hoekstra 2, Sam Ohden 5, Lucas Van Eps 13, Austin Bulthuis 9 … 3-point shots: Zwart 6, Ohden 1, Van Eps 2 … Rebound leaders: Daugherty 14, Bulthuis 5 … Assist leaders: Van Eps 5, Hoekstra 4 … Steal leaders: Hoekstra 3

Canby 91, KMS 22

Jacob Zvorak had 16 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals for KMS. Taylor Feldman dished out 4 assists.

Canby (6-1, 10-2)................39 52 — 91

KMS (0-7, 0-11)....................14  8 — 22

CANBY – 38-58 FG (6-9 3-pt); 9-14 FT; 27 rebounds; 5 fouls … Scoring: Michael Slaba 16, Nate Stafki 10, Cole Brusven 17, Michael Sisk 12, Miles Schmitz 4, Zach Nuy 4, Josh Gallegos 4, Kristian Keppke 10, Corey Castell 8, Kyle Devos 6 … 3-point shots: Stafki 2, Brusven 3, Leppke 1 … Rebound leaders: Slaba 6, Stafki 6 … Assist leaders: Stafki 6, Gallegos 5 … Steal leaders: Slaba 4, Sisk 4, Gallegos 4

KMS – 9-29 FG (2-11 3-pt); 2-2 FT; 10 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Taylor Feldman 2, Jacob Zvorak 16, Preston Mahlum 4 … 3-point shots: Zvorak 2 … Rebound leaders: Zvorak 5 … Assist leaders: Feldman 4 … Steal leaders: Zvorak 3

Minneota 73,

MACCRAY 68

Carter Asche hit two 3-pointers in the last minute of regulation to help force overtime but the Wolverines couldn’t keep pace with the Vikings in the overtime and fell in a league game Tuesday in Clara City.

MACCRAY led by two in the final seconds but Minneota’s Austin Buysse was fouled shooting a 3-pointer with less than a second left. He made two of the three free throws to send the game into overtime.

Asche led the Wolverines with 27 points and he hit two of MACCRAY’s five 3-point shots while also grabbing 17 rebounds.

Bailey Boike had 17 points and 8 rebounds and Taylor Thissen scored 13 points and had 5 assists.

The Wolverines play next at Lincoln HI at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Minneota (4-2 10-3).......30 32 11 — 73

MACCRAY (5-3 9-4).......31 31   6 — 68

MINNEOTA – 24 FG (5 3-pt); 20-25 FT; 26 rebounds; 21 fouls … Scoring: Aaric Christenson 14, Dylan Tolk 17, Dan Harrison 22, Austin Buysse 8, Grant Hennen 10 … 3-point shots: Buysse 2, Harrison 1, Tolk 1, Christenson 1 … Rebound leaders: Harrison 8, Hennen 8, Tolk 8 … Assist leaders: Harrison 5, Tolk 3 … Steal leaders: Tolk 5, Harrison 3, Buysse 3

MACCRAY – 23 FG (5 3-pt); 19-29 FT; 36 rebounds; 21 fouls … Scoring: Jacob Aviles 2, Cody Boonstra 9, Carter Asche 27, Taylor Thissen 13, Bailey Boike 17 … 3-point shots: Asche 3, Boonstra 2 … Rebound leaders: Asche 17, Boike 8 … Assist leaders: Aviles 6, Thissen 5 … Steal leaders: Boonstra 2, Asche 2, Boike 2

RTR 89, RCW 27

Eleven Russell-Tyler-Ruthton players scored and the Knights won easily over Renville County West on Tuesday in Renville.

Ian Engstrom scored 9 points and Brady Holwerda had 7 for the Jaguars.

RTR (6-0 12-1).....................54 35 — 89

RCW (1-7 1-10)....................14 13 — 27

RUSSELL-TYLER-RUTHTON – 34-45 FG (4-12 3-pt); 9-14 FT; 37 rebounds; 7 fouls … Scoring: Brett Knutson 5, Shane Vogt 2, Alex Schwing 3, Brett Peterson 28, Bryce Weets 1, Isaiah Deruyler 2, Newt Dunblazier 12, Dylan Kor 14, Nick Moberg 3, Shay Wabeke 10, Brett Vercruysse 9 … 3-point shots: Knutson 1, Peterson 3 … Rebound leaders: Vercruysse 8 … Assist leaders: Wabeke 5 … Steal leaders: Peterson 6

RENVILLE COUNTY WEST – 13-47 FG (2-17 3-pt); 1-2 FT; 9 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Mitch Treml 2, Brady Holwerda 7, Roly Barajas 3, Nathan Refsland 4, Ian Engstrom 9 … 3-point shots: Holwerda 1, Engstrom 1 … Rebound leaders: Holwerda 2, Refsland 2 … Assist leaders: Griffin Schaub 5 … Steal leaders: Shaub 2

Tomahawk

BLHS 60, Sleepy Eye 55

Mason Clark netted 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, and Kyle Kubesh also had a double-double of 12 rebounds and 10 points for the Mustangs.

BLHS (4-3, 6-4)....................27 33 — 60

Sleepy Eye (2-5, 4-7)...........22 33 — 55

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART – 23-50 FG (2-9 3-pt); 12-20 FT; 34 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Ryan Coulter 7, Tyler Pagenkopf 6, Jon Burgstahler 5, Josh Swanson 3, Sam Nelson 2, Mason Clark 25, Kyle Mellies 2, Kyle Kubesh 10 … 3-point shots: Swanson 1, Clark 1 … Rebound leaders: Kubesh 12, Clark 10 … Assist leaders: n/a … Steal leaders: n/a

SLEEPY EYE – 19-60 FG (9-25 3-pt); 8-13 FT; 22 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Jake Tiebesch 7, Brandon Polesky 13, John Manger 4, Saul Ibarra 12, Juan Montimayor 9, Tyler Netzke 10 … 3-point shots: Ibarra 3, Montimayor 3, Netzke 2, Polesky 1 … Rebound leaders: Tiebesch 6, Netzke 5

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