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Boys basketball roundup: NLS shakes down Monte

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

MONTEVIDEO — The Wildcats shot 50 percent in the Thunder Hawks gym to cruise to a 66-45 win on Friday night in non-conference boys basketball.

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New London-Spicer bolted to a 40-19 lead and then played Montevideo even the second half, each scoring 26 points.

Twelve players scored for the Cats. Tyler Halverosn with 14 and Tyson Gislason with 10 were alone in twin figures.

Jesse Brace and Ryan Maroney were top scorers for the T-Hawks with 13 and 10 points, respectively.

New London-Spicer 66, Montevideo 45

NLS     40  26 — 66

Montevideo     19  26 — 45

NLS – 26-50 FG (4-9 3-pt); 10-16 FT; 28 rebounds; 13 fouls … Scoring: Adam Essler 2, Ty Haug 1, Ryan Vraa 8, Trent Boie 6, Joey Dreier 6, Tyler Halvorson 14, Nick LaPatka 3, Brett Olson 8, Zach Steffl 2, Aaron Ruter 4, Shane Zylstra 2, Tyson Gislason 10 … 3-point shots: Vraa 2, Halvorson 2 … Rebound leaders: Boie 6, LaPatka 6 … Assist leaders: Dreier 5, Ruter 5 … Steal leaders: Ruter 5, Dreier 4

MONTEVIDEO – 17-56 FG (4-13 3-pt); 7-9 FT; 33 rebounds; 12 fouls … Scoring: Ryan Maroney 10, Jesse Brace 13, Jordan Thompson 6, Austin Hansen 5, Troy Diggens 7, Derek Bruns 2, Tanner Rood 2 … 3-point shots: Hansen, Diggins, Brace, Maroney  … Rebound leaders: Thompson 6, Hansen 6, Diggins 5 … Assist leaders: Maroney 4 … Steal leaders: Brace 2, Maroney 2, Hansen 2, Rood 2, Diggins 2

Camden

CMCS 57, Lakeview 49

Central Minnesota Christian School opened a 10-point lead in the first half and played a strong game inside to down previously undefeated Lakeview in a conference game Friday.

Nick Daugherty led the Bluejays with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists.

Austin Bulthuis had 10 points, Lucas Van Eps had 8 and Zach Zwart had 7.

Jonah Dovre led Lakeview with 17 points and 13 boards.

The Bluejays play next against MACCRAY at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Prinsburg.

Lakeview (2-1, 3-1)    17 32 — 49

CMCS (2-1, 2-3)    27 30 — 57

LAKEVIEW – 19-49 FG (3-7 3-pt); 8-15 FT; 33 rebounds; 18 fouls … Scoring: Derek Larsen 10, Tyler Lange 4, Mike Alness 3, Jonah Dovre 17, Quinn Fenger 3, Spencer Larsen 12 … 3-point shots: D.Larsen 2, Alness 1 … Rebound leaders: Dovre 13, S.Larsen 7 … Assist leaders: Lange 4 … Steal leaders: None

CMCS – 21-59 FG (1-12 3-pt); 14-21 FT; 34 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Zach Zwart 7, Nick Daugherty 21, Grant Hoekstra 6, Sam Ohden 4, Lucas Van Eps 8, Austin Bulthuis 10, Josh Molder 1 … 3-point shots: Zwart 1 … Rebound leaders: Daugherty 13 … Assist leaders: Daugherty 5 … Steal leaders: Hoekstra 3, Zwart 2

Non-Conference

BBE 71, Sauk Centre 57

The Jaguars won for the 39th straight time, with Billy Borgerding and James Kuefler both scoring 20 points on Friday night in Sauk Centre.

The defending Class A state champions improve to 6-0 overall. The Jaguars’ Brian Goodwin scored 15 points and had 6 assists.

Kuefler also had 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 6 steasl.

Trey Heinsius played a solid all-around game, with 11 points, 6 boards and 5 steals.

Nick Adams led the Mainstreeters with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

BBE (6-0)    29 42 — 71

Sauk Centre (2-1)    21 36 — 57

BBE – 26-50 FG (2-8 3-pt); 17-26 FT; 33 rebounds; 24 fouls … Scoring: Alex Wosmek 4, Trey Heinsius 11, Brian Goodwin 15, James Kuefler 20, Billy Borgerding 20, Austin Imdieke 1 … 3-point shots: Heinsius 1, Borgerding 1 … Rebound leaders: Kuefler 8, Heinsius 6 … Assist leaders: Kuefler 7, Goodwin 6 … Steal leaders: Heinsius 5, Kuefler 6

SAUK CENTRE – 23-50 FG (5-15 3-pt); 18-29 FT; 26 rebounds; 25 fouls … Scoring: Seth Otte 2, Patrick Knoblauch 13, Aaron Deschene 3, Josh Bushette 4, Dylan Kohorst 6, Nick Adams 23, Austin Jensen 5, Casey Weber 1 … 3-point shots: Knoblauch 3, Deschene 1, Kohorst 1 … Rebound leaders: Adams 10 … Assist leaders: Knoblauch 3 … Steal leaders: None

Benson 55,

Belle Plaine 51

BENSON — Dan Lee scored 10 points, nine coming on 3-point shots, and Benson made a late charge Friday to earn a 55-51 win over Belle Plaine and a spot in today’s final of the Case IH Invitational tournament.

Benson will play MACCRAY, a winner over Paynesville in Friday’s first game, at 8 p.m. today in Benson.

Paynesville and Belle Plaine play the third-place game at 6 p.m.

Belle Plaine led most of the game but the Braves stayed close throughout the final 18 minutes.

Late steals and layups, and Lee’s 3-pointers, helped sew up the win.

Matt Ahrndt led the Braves with 16 points and he had 4 assists and 7 steals. Aaron Ahrndt had 13 points and Lee had Colin Ose both had 5 rebounds.

Belle Plaine     30 21 — 51

Benson     24 31 — 55

BELLE PLAINE – 20-44 FG (1-7 3-pt); 10-19 FT; 20 rebounds; 21 fouls … Scoring: Jack Winders 6, Aaron Bigaouette 10, Sam Karl 8, Luke Bristlin 5, Alec Koepp 5, Jacob Meger 5, Gavin Dauwalter 8, Luke Narveson 4 … 3-point shots: Bigaouette 1 … Rebound leaders: Koepp 8 … Assist leaders: None … Steal leaders: Meger 2

BENSON – 21-57 FG (4-19 3-pt); 9-20 FT; 21 rebounds; 18 fouls … Scoring: Daniel Lee 10, Aaron Ahrndt 13, Eric Lagge 2, Colin Ose 4, Matt Ahrndt 16, Tyler Krienke, Zach Jensen 6, Jacob Goff 2 … 3-point shots: Lee 3, Ahrndt 1 … Rebound leaders: Lee 5, Ose 5 … Assist leaders: M.Ahrndt 4, Ose 3 … Steal leaders: M.Ahrndt 7, Goff 4

West Cent. North

Melrose 83,

Minnewaska 48

Scottie Stone hit six 3-point shots and scored a game-high 32 points in the Dutchmen’s victory in Glenwood on Friday night.

Melrose entered the game ranked No. 2 in Class AA.

Life doesn’t get easier for the Lakers: They play next against defending Class A champ BBE, currently ranked No. 2, at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Glenwood.

Melrose scored 62 first half points and took a 41-point lead into the halftime locker room.

Overall, the Dutch hit 14 of 25 3-point shots.

Jake Amundson scored 14 points to lead the Lakers and Austin Lieser had 12 points and 7 rebounds.

Melrose (3-0)    62 21 — 83

Minnewaska (2-3)    21 27 — 48

MELROSE – 30-54 FG (14-25 3-pt); 9-15 FT; 38 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring: Issac Sawyer 15, Ben Klaphake 12, Ryan Elfering 4, Alex Borgerding 3, Scottie Stone 32, Mitch Reller 9, Ty Reller 2, Nathan Goebel 2, Mitch Niehaus 4 … 3-point shots: Sawyer 3, Klaphake 4, Borgerding 1, Stone 6 … Rebound leaders: Reller 14 … Assist leaders: Stone 5 … Steal leaders: Sawyer 3

MINNEWASKA – 18-57 FG (5-19 3-pt); 7-9 FT; 32 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Derek Burd 4, Austin Lieser 12, Jake Amundson 14, Austin Giese 6, Tyler Nielsen 2, Austin Ostrander 6, Andrew Kinney 2, Jayden Beecher 2 … 3-point shots: Lieser 2, Amundson 2, Giese 1 … Rebound leaders: Lieser 7 … Assist leaders: Beecher 4 … Steal leaders: None

West Cent. South

BOLD 75, YME 43

Four Warriors (1-0, 3-1) scored in double figures with Trent Athmann leading the way with 19 points. Tyler Rock followed with 15, Austin Weis 11 and Lucas Wertish 10.

Nick Kubesh chipped in 9 rebounds, Athmann 7 assists and Rock 4 blocks.

Blake Lindstrom had 13 points and 4 assists, and Tyson Velde added 10 points and 5 rebounds for YME (0-1, 0-3).

YME (0-1, 0-3)    14 29 — 43

BOLD (1-0, 3-1)    38 37 — 75

YME – 18-51 FG (3-11 3-pt); 4-10 FT; 27 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Austin Vikander 9, Blake Lindstrom 13, Tyson Velde 10, Joe Sannerud 3, Jacob Pederson 2, Logan DeBlieck 7 … 3-point shots: Lindstrom 2, Sannerud 1 … Rebound leaders: Velde 5 … Assist leaders: Lindstrom 4 … Steal leaders: none

BOLD – 31-64 FG (3-11 3-pt); 10-15 FT; 33 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Austin Weis 11, Trent Athmann 19, Tyler Rock 15, Lucas Wertish 10, Tyler Slagter 4, Nick Kubesh 6, Tyler Lothert 3, Cole Mertens 2, Jayson Rothmeier 5 … 3-point shots: Weis 1, Rock 1, Lothert 1 … Rebound leaders: Kubesh 9, Weis 5, Athmann 4, Wertish 4 … Assist leaders: Athmann 7, Weis 3 … Steal leaders: Weis 3, Slagter 3, Athmann 2, Wayne Kosak 2, Rock 2 … Blocks: Rock 4

ACGC 63, LQPV 36

Jacob Belgum scored 24 points to lead Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City over Lac qui Parle Valley 63-36.

Taylor Larson added 15 points and Dylan Hoerchler 12 for the Falcons (2-0, 4-1).

Hoerchler had 9 assists and Belgum had 5 rebounds and 6 assists.

Dylan Erickson had 15 points for the Eagles (1-2, 2-3).

ACGC (2-0, 4-1)    29 34 — 63

LQPV (1-2, 2-3)    22 14 — 36

ACGC – 24-53 FG (7-20 3-pt); 8-10 FT; 24 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring: Jordan Nelson 2, Taylor Larson 15, Jacob Belgum 24, Dylan Hoerchler 12, David Kinzler 4, Austin Mueller 2, Logan Jacobs 2, Colton Minnick 2 … 3-point shots: Larson 3, Belgum 2, Hoerchler 2 … Rebound leaders: Jacobs 6, Belgum 5 … Assist leaders: Hoerchler 9, Belgum 6 … Steal leaders: Larson 5, Hoerchler 3

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY – 12-43 FG (5-17 3-pt); 7-11 FT; 24 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Jon Nielsen 3, Dylan Erickson 15, Garrett Olson 5, Sawyer Bohn 8, Colby Siegert 3, Brandon Hill 2 … 3-point shots: Erickson 2, Bohn 2, Nielsen 1 … Rebound leaders: Dazhown Coleman 9 … Assist leaders: Olson 1, Siegert, Coleman 1 … Steal leaders: Erickson 2, Coleman 2

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