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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton New London-Spicer’s Taylor Thunstedt battles under the Minnewaska basket with the Lakers’ Michaela Englund (33), Ashlyn Guggisberg (31) and Madison Phillips in the first half Friday at New London.

Girls basketball roundup: Wildcats sink Waska

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NEW LONDON — Taylor Thunstedt scored 25 points and New London-Spicer rolled past Minnewaska 62-40 on Friday in a non-conference game.

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The Wildcats improved to 3-0 overall while the Lakers fell to 1-4.

NLS took a 16-point halftime lead thanks to 11 first-half points from Ashlyn Geister, who finished with 12 total and 5 rebounds.

Thunstedt racked up 20 of her 25 points in the second half, going 7-of-8 from the field. She grabbed 6 rebounds and 4 steals while draining three 3-pointers.

Olivia Setterberg added 8 points and 6 rebounds.

Ashlyn Guggisberg paced the Lakers with 15 points and 5 boards.

The Wildcats host Rocori on Saturday, and Minnewaska will host Montevideo on Tuesday.

NLS 62, Minnewaska 40

Minnewaska (1-4)             10 30 — 40

NLS (3-0)             26 36 — 62

MINNEWASKA – 14-39 FG (5-16 3-pt); 7-14 FT; 18 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Bayley Pooler 8, Mason Schlief 2, Ashley Blom 3, Carley Stewart 8, Ashlyn Guggisberg 15, Taylor Amundson 4 … 3-point shots: Pooler 2, Blom 1, Guggisberg 2 … Rebound leaders: Guggisberg 5 … Assist leaders: Stewart 5 … Steal leaders: Pooler 2

NLS – 25-47 FG (3-6 3-pt); 9-15 FT; 31 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Taylor Thunstedt 25, Alyssa Fredrick 2, Lauren Bratberg 6, Megan Thorson 4, Petra Lothert 2, Ashlyn Geister 12, Kabrie Weber 2, Olivia Setterberg 8, Nicole Monson 1 … 3-point shots: Thunstedt 3 … Rebound leaders: Setterberg 6, Thunstedt 6, Geister 5 … Assist leaders: Thunstedt 5, Lothert 4, Reiley Ness 4 … Steal leaders: Thunstedt 4

West Central

BOLD 82, ACGC 34

OLIVIA — Carly Sigurdson scored 25 of her game-high 37 points in the first half and Mallarie Steffel added 13 points — all of which came in the first half — to fuel BOLD’s 82-34 win over winless Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Friday.

The Warriors, who have now won three straight after losing to Redwood Falls in the season opener, owned a commanding 50-13 lead at intermission. BOLD shot 57 percent from the field and had 12 players score.

Sigurdson also made 9 steals and 4 assists, while Whitney Haney and Andrea Maher led the team in rebounds with 6 each. Steffel added 5 rebounds and 4 steals, and Mariyah Stimpel supplied 4 steals and 3 assists.

Kaitlyn Moore had 11 points and Jacey Nelson followed with 8 with help from a pair of three-pointers for the Falcons.

ACGC (0-3, 0-4)  13 21 — 34

BOLD (2-0, 3-1)  50 32 — 82

ACGC – 14-44 FG (2-4 3-pt); 4-11 FT; 23 rebounds; 8 fouls … Scoring: Bailey Klinghagen 3, Maree Lee 5, Katie Peterson 4, Payton Wilner 3, Kaitlyn Moore 11, Jacey Nelson 8 … 3-point shots: Nelson 2 … Rebound leaders: n/a … Assist leaders: n/a … Steal leaders: n/a

BOLD – 35-61 FG (4-9 3-pt); 8-12 FT; 38 rebounds; 15 fouls … Scoring: Ashley Schmitz 2, Josie Lilja 2, Mariyah Stimpel 4, Carly Sigurdson 37, Nichole Ziller 3, Mallarie Steffel 13, Andrea Maher 7, Allison Krause 5, Emily Gass 2, Whitney Haney 2, Peyton Weis 3, Liz Hatch 2 … 3-point shots: Sigurdson 1, Ziller 1, Steffel 1, Krause 1 … Rebound leaders: Haney 6, Maher 6, Steffel 5 … Assist leaders: Sigurdson 4, Stimpel 3 … Steal leaders: Sigurdson 9, Stimpel 4, Steffel 4

Montevideo 55, Morris/CA 49

The Thunder Hawks combined to cash 7 of 8 free throws in overtime to outscore the Tigers 11-5 in the extra session.

Nicole Erickson’s 3-point play put Montevideo up 47-44 to start OT.

The real drama came at the end of regulation.

The Hawks found themselves trailing 42-37 but roared back on a couple of baskets by Jessie Janisch (8 points) and then a buzzer-beater by Ashley Hoehne from the top of the key, after MCA missed two free-throws at the other end by MCA, that tied the score 44-all.

Hoehne, a 5-9 forward whose 3 came on her only attempt,  finished with 21 points. 

Beth Holland also scored 21 points to lead Morris/Chokio-Alberta.

Morris/CA            17  27  5 — 49

Montevideo         22  22 11 — 55

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA – 19-64 FG (1-11 3-pt); 10-24 FT; 34 rebounds; 21 fouls … Scoring: Beth Holland 21, Lauren Reimers 10, Becca Holland 2, Nicole Stroebel 5, Lacy Maanum 2, Abby Olson 5, Kaitlin Vogel 4 … 3-point shots: Stroebel  … Rebound leaders: Vogel 6, Beth Holland 5, Becca Holland 5, Stroebel 5, Olson 5 … Assist leaders: Reimers 5, Bec. Holland 4 … Steal leaders: Reimers 7

MONTEVIDEO – 20-46 FG (2-11 3-pt); 13-20 FT; 24 rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Jessie Janisch 8, Chelsea Hass 7, Nicole Erickson 7, Lexi Quigley 6, Morgan Reidinger 6, Ashley Hoehne 21… 3-point shots: Erickson, Hoehne  … Rebound leaders: Hoehne 7, Quiqley 6, Reidinger 5 … Assist leaders: Janisch 3, Haas 3, Reidinger 6 … Steal leaders: Hoehne 4

Paynesville 60,

Benson 34

The Bulldogs snapped a three-game losing streak after getting a balanced scoring attack that was paced by Kayla Schaefer’s game-high 16 points. Tayler Burg followed with 12 behind 3 three-pointers and Rian Lee supplied 8 points and a game-high 7 rebounds.

Four players scored for Benson: Taylor Laumeyer 10, Krista Motzko 9, Cyra Carlson 8 and Hannah Richard 7. Laumeyer also grabbed 6 rebounds.

Benson (0-2, 0-5)               21 13 — 34

Paynesville (2-1, 3-3)        32 28 — 60

BENSON – 13-50 FG (2-16 3-pt); 6-18 FT; 26 rebounds; 15 fouls … Scoring: Taylor Laumeyer 10, Krista Motzko 9, Cyra Carlson 8, Hannah Richard 7 … 3-point shots: Laumeyer 1, Motzko 1 … Rebound leaders: Laumeyer 6 … Assist leaders: none … Steal leaders: none

PAYNESVILLE – 25-60 FG (4-7 3-pt); 6-12 FT; 35 rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Rian Lee 8, Tayler Burg 12, Kayla Schaefer 16, Promise Butler 6, Emma Stevens 6, Brianna Stang 4, Katelyn Spanier 4, Maddie Gray 4 … 3-point shots: Burg 3, Schaefer 1 … Rebound leaders: Lee 7, Spanier 6 … Assist leaders: none … Steal leaders: Butler 5, Schaefer 5, Stevens 4

Central Minn.

Holdingford 48, BBE 38

Megan Weller scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa’s first loss of the season.

The Jaguars next play Tuesday at home against Kimball.

BBE (0-1, 3-1)     14 24 — 38

Holdingford (1-0, 4-0)      21 27 — 48

BBE – 16-47 FG (0-1 3-pt); 6-14 FT; 27 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Bailey Buchholz 2, Peyton Miller 4, Kinlee Swanson 2, Katelyn Heinze 10, Hailey Braegelman 4, MacKenzie Winter 2, Megan Weller 14 … 3-point shots: none … Rebound leaders: Weller 9 … Assist leaders: none … Steal leaders: Miller 4, Swanson 2

HOLDINGFORD – Statistics not available

Camden

LQPV 47, RCW 32

Pacing the Eagles in the scoring column Friday at New London were Kaitlyn Connor with 13, Alaysia Freetly with 12 and Kelsea Lund at 10.

Renville County West got 13 points and 7 rebounds supplied by Morgan Zaske, a 5-foot-3, junior guard. Stephanie Wersal collared a team-best 8 rebounds.

LQPV    26   21— 47

RCW      14  18 — 32

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY – 15 FG (2 3-pt); 14-23 FT; 12 fouls … Scoring: Kelsea Lund 10, Aundrea Dufrane 3, Alaysia Freetly 12, Kaitlyn Connor 13, Kelsey Kuechenmeister 4, Sarah Halldorson 5 … 3-point shots: Lund, Freetly

Renville County West– 11-53 FG (1-8 3-pt); 9-15 FT; 29 rebounds; 19 fouls … Scoring: Carina Zaske 4, Sadie Treml 6, Morgan Zaske 13, Nora Kronlakken 7, Brittany Krogman 2 … 3-point shots: M. Zaske … Rebound leaders: M. Zaske 7, Stephanie Wersal 8 … Assist leaders: Kronlakken 3 … Steal leaders: Treml 3

Dawson-Boyd 65,

KMS 34

Katarina Kuhlmann racked up 22 points and Kelly Husby double-doubled with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Dawson-Boyd.

Justine Lee added 16 points and 6 steals, and Justine Flattum grabbed 9 boards.

Madison Strandberg’s 12 points led the Fighting Saints.

KMS (1-2, 2-2)     18 16 — 34

DB (3-0, 3-0)        39 26 — 65

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG – 15-53 FG (2-18 3-pt); 2-8 FT; 28 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring: Madison Strandberg 12, Katie Wilts 8, Andrea Olson 4, Kalli Forsell 6, Kallee Anderson 2, Ali Miller 2 … 3-point shots: Strandberg 2 … Rebound leaders: Forsell 7 … Assist leaders: Elizabeth Wilts 2, Alison Krieger 2 … Steal leaders: Olson 2

DAWSON-BOYD – 28-70 FG (4-12 3-pt); 5-12 FT; 45 rebounds; 12 fouls … Scoring: Alyssa Strand 2, Alisa Hill 2, Sadie Zaiser 7, Justine Flattum 2, Justine Lee 16, Katarina Kuhlmann 22, Kelly Husby 14 … 3-point shots: Kuhlmann 4 … Rebound leaders: Husby 12, Flattum 9 … Assist leaders: Lee 5, Kuhlmann 4 … Steal leaders: Lee 6, Kuhlmann 3, Husby 3, Zaiser 3

Pheasant

Wheaton/HN 58,

Hancock 52

Hancock’s Kayla Crowell blocked a Wheaton/Herman-Norcross layup as time expired in regulation to force overtime, where the Warriors outscored Hancock 11-5 to keep the Owls searching for their first win.

Arianna Karsky scored a game-high 26 points and teammate Jordan Stafford added 22 more for the Warriors (2-0, 3-2).

Kassandra Algarate made 3 three-pointers en route to scoring a team-high 19 points for Hancock (0-2, 0-4). The freshman guard also hooked 5 rebounds. Sami Schmidgall followed with 17 points, Lexi Steege supplied 11 points, 4 steals and 3 assists, and Karol Algarate pulled down 10 rebounds.

Hancock (0-2, 0-4)             25 22  5  — 52

WHN (2-0, 3-2)   24 23 11 — 58

HANCOCK – 21-55 FG (5-20 3-pt); 5-10 FT; 28 rebounds; 13 fouls … Scoring: Kassandra Algarate 19, Sami Schmidgall 17, Lexi Steege 11, Sabrina Mattson 2, Leah Steiner 2, Karol Algarate 1 … 3-point shots: Kassandra Algarate 3, Steege 1, Schmidgall 1 … Rebound leaders: Karol Algarate 10, Kassandra Algarate 5 … Assist leaders: Steege 3 … Steal leaders: Steege 4

WHEATON/HERMAN-NORCROSS – 25-51 FG (0-4 3-pt); 8-14 FT; 25 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Arianna Karsky 26, Jordan Stafford 22, Zoe Gronwold 4, Hannah Gail 4, Sam Lupkes 2, Kaitlin Rinke 2 … 3-point shots: none

Tomahawk

NUC 50, BLHS 36

Hannah VanderVoort scored 14 and Michelle Melsha 13 in the losing effort for Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart.

Melsha grabbed 11 rebounds and VanderVoort was 3-for-3 on three-pointers.

BLHS (0-3, 0-3)  19 17 — 36

NUC (2-2, 3-2)    21 29 — 50

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART – 14-41 FG (3-3 3-pt); 5-10 FT; 26 rebounds; 17 fouls … Scoring: Hannah VanderVoort 14, Michelle Melsha 13, Erika Zanoth 9 … 3-point shots: VanderVoort 3 … Rebound leaders: Melsha 11, Zanoth 7 … Assist leaders: Katie Kalenberg 3, Mara Olinger 3 … Steal leaders: Kalenberg 3

NEW ULM CATHEDRAL – 19-62 FG (3-15 3-pt); 9-23 FT; 25 rebounds; 11 fouls … Scoring: n/a … 3-point shots: n/a … Rebound leaders: n/a … Assist leaders: n/a … Steal leaders: n/a

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