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Girls basketball roundup: Hutchinson downs Litchfield

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LITCHFIELD — Hutchinson earned its first Wright County Conference win of the season after drilling Litchfield 54-38 on the road Friday.

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The Tigers (1-3, 4-9) held the Dragons (1-3, 8-4) to just four points in the first 16 minutes of play and went into the locker room at halftime up 28-9.

Madison Christie paced a fairly balanced Hutchinson attack with 17 points. The Tigers had lost four of their previous five games.

Greta Walsh knocked down a game-high 19 points for the Dragons. No other player scored more than five points. Kristen Klaben, Natasha Stubeda and Hannah Norlin each grabbed 4 rebounds.

Hutchinson 54,

Litchfield 38

Hutchinson (1-3, 4-9).........28 26 — 54

Litchfield (1-3, 8-4)..............9 29 — 38

HUTCHINSON – 22 FG (1 3-pt); 9-12 FT; 20 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Madison Christie 17, Taylor Jurgenson 10, Traci Schwantes 7, Nicole Schommer 5, Michelle Blake 5, Mercedes Kim 4, Monroe Julius 4, Emelia Miner 2 … 3-point shots: Schwantes 1 … Rebound leaders: Miner 4, Julius 4 … Assist leaders: Miner 3 … Steal leaders: Christie 3

LITCHFIELD – 15-32 FG (5-8 3-pt); 1-4 FT; 16 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Greta Walsh 19, Mariah Hoff 5, Hannah Norlin 4, Kristen Klaben 3, Kelsey Wattenhofer 3, Brianna Cittig 2, Kendra Beavers 2 … 3-point shots: Walsh 3, Hoff 1, Wattenhofer 1 … Rebound leaders: Klaben 4, Natasha Stubeda 4, Norlin 4 … Assist leaders: none … Steal leaders: Walsh 2

Camden

RTR 45, RCW 43

Renville County West’s second-half comeback came up short. The Jaguars trailed by 6 at intermission and by as many as 8 in the second half.

They tied the game at 42-all and had the ball with 12 seconds left needing a deuce to tie it up. But the Knights stole a cross-court pass to preserve the lead and push their record to 6-1 in the Camden.

Molly Elliott scored all 11 of her points after halftime to pace the comeback. Sadie Treml led the scoring with 14 points.

For the Knights, Leslie Willert put up 14 points, Kaylie Nielsen 11 and Janelle Wichern 9.

Grace Robertson and Treml had 9 rebounds each for the Jaguars.

RCW (0-6, 2-9)..................16   27 — 43

RTR (6-1, 8-4)...................22  23 —  45

RCW – 17-39 FG (1-5 3-pt); 8-15 FT; 30 rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Sadie Treml 14, Morgan Zaske 4, Carina Zaske 2, Molly Elliott 11, Grace Robertson 6, Brittany Krogman 2, Stephanie Wersal 4 … 3-point shots: Treml  … Rebound leaders: Robertson 9, Treml 9 … Assist leaders: M. Zaske 4 … Steal leaders: Treml 7

RUSSELL-TYLER-RUTHTON – 15-56 FG (1-13 3-pt); 14-23 FT; 38 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Janelle Wichern 9, Dana Schaefer 2, Destiny Strand 2, Leslie Willert 14, Allison Pochardt 7, Kaylie Nielsen 11 … 3-point shots: Willert  … Rebound leaders: Nielsen 11, Pochardt 9 … Assist leaders: Wichern 5

CMCS 53, TMB 49

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton held a lead through most of the game, but Central Minnesota Christian hit some late free throws to pull out a 53-49 win.

The Bluejays’ Karisa Wubben scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double.

Jaclyn Swart added 10 ponts, and Alexis Scott had 5 points and 4 assists.

CMCS travels to Echo on Tuesday for a game against ECHO Charter.

CMCS (3-4, 6-5).................22 31 — 53

TMB (3-4, 5-7)....................26 23 — 49

CMCS – 19-34 FG (2-11 3-pt); 9-18 FT; 34 rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Karisa Wubben 18, Dani Wubben 6, Erin Orred 4, Alexis Scott 5, Abby Zwart 3, Mary Covert 7, Jaclyn Swart 10 … 3-point shots: Swart 2 … Rebound leaders: K. Wubben 10 … Assist leaders: Scott 4 … Steal leaders: n/a

TRACY-MILROY-BALATON – 14-42 FG (3-10 3-pt); 12-16 FT; rebounds n/a; 21 fouls … Scoring: Cassandra Hook 10, Kelly Soupir 15, Morgan Hoffbeck 1, Nichy Iverson 4, Sammie Gervais 5, Anna Peterson 2, Jenna Stoneberg 12 … 3-point shots: Hook 2, Soupir 1 … Rebound leaders: n/a … Assist leaders: n/a … Steal leaders: n/a

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