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Girls basketball roundup: CMCS rallies past KMS in opening round of playoffs
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MONTEVIDEO — Central Minnesota Christian overcame a 16-point deficit in the final 10 minutes of the game and defeated Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 56-50 in the opening round of the Section 3A North Sub-Section tournament on Saturday.

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KMS led 42-26 before the Bluejays rolled off on a 25-2 run to take 51-44 lead and the Saints couldn’t recover.

Lexi Scott led the Bluejays with 18 points and 8 rebounds, Jaclyn Swart scored 12 and Mary Covert finished with 11 points and 8 boards. Scott also had 3 assists and 4 rebounds.

Ali Clark led the Saints with 21 points and 6 rebounds and Sam Dunn had 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals.

The Bluejays play Minneota, a winner over MACCRAY on Saturday, in the second round at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State.

CMCS 56, KMS 50

CMCS (14-8)    19 37 — 56

KMS (15-8)    25 25 — 50

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL – 17-45 FG (3-12 3-pt); 19-27 FT; 23 rebounds; 20 fouls … Scoring: Karisa Wubben 8, Dani Wubben 3, Erin Orred 2, Alexis Scott 18, Abby Zwart 2, Mary Covert 11, Jaclyn Swart 12 … 3-point shots: Swart 2, K.Wubben 1 … Rebound leaders: Scott 8, Covert 8 … Assist leaders: Scott 3 … Steal leaders: Scott 4

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG – 17-47 FG (3-15 3-pt); 13-20 FT; 29 rebounds; 21 fouls … Scoring: Ali Krieger 1, Sam Dunn 10, Maddi Strandberg 7, Jenna Berget 3, Courtney Olson 6, Ali Miller 2, Ali Clark 21 … 3-point shots: Strandberg 1, Berget 1, Clark 1 … Rebound leaders: Dunn 6, Strandberg 6, Clark 6 … Assist leaders: Dunn 3 … Steal leaders: Dunn 5

Dawson-Boyd 70,

Lakeview 41

Justine Lee put on a floor show with 10 assists and 8 steals to go with 19 points. The Blackjacks made it look easy shooting 50 percent (31 of 62).

Katarina Kuhlmann followed with 16 points, Mari Lee and Nicole Jurgenson with 10 apiece and Sadie Zaiser with 8.

Lakeview    24  17 — 41

Dawson-Boyd     45  25 — 70

LAKEVIEW – 13-62 FG (3-20 3-pt); 12-16 FT; 31 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring leaders: Alliosn Boerboom 14, Corbyn Wee 6, Bri Hoffman 5, Sadie Stelter 8 … 3-point shots: Joci Dopp, Boerboom, Wee … Rebound leaders: Hoffman 8, Boerboom 8 … Assist leaders: Wee 2 … Steal leaders: Stelter 4

DAWSON-BOYD – 31-62 FG (4-6 3-pt); 4-8 FT; 32 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Alisa Hill 3, Mari Lee 10, Sadie Zaiser 8, Nicole Jurgenson 10, Justine Lee 19, Katrarian Kuhlmann 16, Andrea Lee 2, Kelly Husby 2 … 3-point shots: Hill, J. Lee, Kuhlmann 2 … Rebound leaders: Lee 7, Kuhlmann 7  … Assist leaders: 10 … Steal leaders: Lee 8

Minneota 80,

MACCRAY 24

MACCRAY fell to Minneota in the Section 3A-North tournament on Saturday. The Wolverines finished their season 4-11 in the Camden and 6-18 overall. Further information was not available at press time.

Section

3AA-North

Montevideo 56, YME 39

Tia Diggins posted a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds and Ashley Hoehne was close, with 12 points and 9 rebounds, in Montevideo’s 56-39 win over Yellow Medicine East in the Section 3AA-North Sub-Section quarterfinals on Saturday.

The Thunder Hawks move on to play Redwood Valley at 7 p.m. Tuesday at BOLD’s home court in Bird Island.

Redwood Valley advanced with a 44-43 win over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Saturday.

The T-Hawks Natalie Feldhake had 8 points and 7 rebounds.

YME’s Dani Aus scored a team-high 16 points and and had 4 steals, and Chyanne Sand finished with 9 points and 10 rebounds.

YME (4-20)    16 23 — 39

Montevideo (14-10)    20 36 — 56

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST – 13-51 FG (3-13 3-pt); 9-18 FT; 33 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Dani Aus 16, Dani Roden 3, Kelly Anderson 5, Allison Carmony 2, Chyanne Sand 9, Cassie Struffurt 2 … 3-point shots: Aus 3 … Rebound leaders: Sand 10, Anderson 6 … Assist leaders: None … Steal leaders: Aus 4

MONTEVIDEO – 22-50 FG (3-6 3-pt); 9-18 FT; 55 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Chelsey Hass 3, Tori Kuhlman 8, Jesse Janisch 2, Tia Diggins 21, Morgan Reidinger 2, Natalie Feldhake 8, Ashley Hoehne 12 … 3-point shots: Diggins 2, Kuhlman 1 … Rebound leaders: Diggins 12, Hoehne 9, Feldhake 7 … Assist leaders: Janisch 3 … Steal leaders: Hass 5

BOLD 85, LK-WM 34

Carly Sigurdson scored 28 of her game-high 39 points in the first half of BOLD’s 85-34 victory over Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial in the Section 3AA North Sub-Section quarterfinals on Saturday.

The Warriors improved to 23-3 and play Lac qui Parle Valley in the sub-section semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Montevideo.

The result was never in question, with BOLD building a 53-18 halftime lead and cruising in the second half.

Sigurdson also had nine assists and 5 steals. Baylie Kubesh also had 9 assists to go with her 15 points.

Maggie Nagel had 11 points and 4 steals, and she and Andrea Maher both led the Warriors with 8 rebounds.

Lake Crystal-WM (7-19)    18 16 — 34

BOLD (23-3)    53 31 — 84

LAKE CRYSTAL-WELLCOME-MEMORIAL – 11-42 FG (2-7 3-pt); 6-11 FT; 23 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Autumn Johnson 1, Megan Schroeder 14, Becca Morgren 9, Rachel Sennabendt 10 … 3-point shots: Morgren 1, Sennabendt 1 … Rebound leaders: NA … Assist leaders: NA … Steal leaders: NA

BOLD – 34-66 FG (8-19 3-pt); 9-16 FT; 39 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring: Baylie Kubesh 15, Taylor Ebnet 10, Carly Sigurdson 39, Andrea Maher 4, Allison Krause 2, Maggie Nagel 11, Whitney Haney 4 … 3-point shots: Sigurdson 5, Kubesh 2, Ebnet 1 … Rebound leaders: Nagel 8, Maher 8 … Assist leaders: Kubesh 9, Sigurdson 9, Ebnet 6 … Steal leaders: Sigurdson 5, Ebnet 4, Nagel 4

LQPV 42, TMB 39

Lac qui Parle Valley broke out to a big lead, lost it, then powered back up down the stretch and defeated Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 42-39 on Saturday in a Section 3AA North Sub-Section quarterfinals game.

The Eagles led by 11 late in the first half and took an eight-point lead into halftime.

However, TMB rallied and had the Eagles down by seven points, 36-29 with under seven minutes to play before LQPV retaliated with a 13-3 run to lock up the win.

 Kaitlin Connor was a force for the Eagles, scoring seven of her 16 points during the late-game run. Connor and Jordan Halvorson both had 10 rebounds, and Alaysia Freetly had 11 points and 8 rebounds.

The Eagles play top-seed BOLD at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Montevideo.

TMB (12-13)    12 27 — 39

LQPV (7-16)    20 22 — 42

TRACY-MILROY-BALATON – 15 FG (5 3-pt); 4-8 FT; NA rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Cassandra Hook 5, Kelli Soupir 4, Sammie Gervais 6, Jenna Stoneberg 13, Sara Stoneberg 11 … 3-point shots: Gervais 1, Hook 1, S.Stoneberg 3 … Rebound leaders: NA … Assist leaders: NA … Steal leaders: NA

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY – 16-54 FG (1-3 3-pt); 9-17 FT; 36 rebounds; 12 fouls … Scoring: Jenessa Gronholz 1, Kaitlin Connor 16, Mackenzie Clark 7, Alaysia Freetly 11, Jordan Halvorson 7 … 3-point shots: Clark 1 … Rebound leaders: Connor 10, Halvorson 10, Freetly 8 … Assist leaders: Clark 8, Freetly 3 … Steal leaders: Gronholz 2, Freetly 1, Halvorson 1, Connor 1, Aundrea DuFrane 1

West Cent. North

Sauk Centre 61,

Morris/CA 29

Morris/Chokio-Alberta dropped its final regular-season game 61-29 to West Central North leaders Sauk Centre on Saturday.

Katie Holzheimer led the Tigers (12-4, 16-9) with 12 points and 5 rebounds, and Beth Holland scored 9 points.

The Tigers open the Section 6AA-South tournament against Paynesville on Thursday in Morris.

Sauk Centre (14-0, 23-2)    38 23 — 61

Morris/CA (12-4, 16-9)    18 11 — 29

SAUK CENTRE – 28-64 FG (5-14 3-pt); 12-20 FT; 27 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Macy Weller 14, Jena Klaphake 13, Elizabeth Ellens 13, Brianna VonWahlde 7, Jordan Gamradt 5, Sydney Zenzen 4, Ali Peterson 3, Breanne Ilgen 2 … 3-point shots: Ellens 2, Klaphake 1, Peterson 1, Gamradt 1 … Rebound leaders: Ilgen 5 … Assist leaders: Klaphake 4, Gamradt 4 … Steal leaders: VonWahlde 2

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA – 9-46 FG (3-11 3-pt); 8-15 FT; 25 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Katie Holzheimer 12, Beth Holland 9, Nicole Strobel 3, Moira McNally 2, Kaitlin Vogel 2, MaKenzie Smith 1 … 3-point shots: Holzheimer 3 … Rebound leaders: Smith 5, Holzheimer 5 … Assist leaders: Rebekah Aanerud 2 … Steal leaders: Holzheimer 3

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