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Prep Basketball: Saints hold off Blackjacks

Dawson-Boyd's Mary Bothun rises up for a jump shot to give her 1,000 career points on Friday night against KMS. Curt Hogg / Tribune1 / 6
Players from Dawson-Boyd and KMS watch as an errant pass sails out of bounds on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune2 / 6
Maret Gjerde of KMS, middle, battles with Dawson-Boyd's Avery Bartunek, left, and Morgan Johnson for possession on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune3 / 6
Dawson-Boyd's Alex Sather gathers to go up for a layup while KMS' Maret Gjerde attempts to block the shot on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune4 / 6
KMS' Katie Krieger, left, and Dawson-Boyd's Mary Bothun tie up a loose ball on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune5 / 6
KMS' Maret Gjerde floats a pass to a teammate in the corner while looking the other way against Dawson-Boyd on Friday night. Curt Hogg / Tribune6 / 6

KERKHOVEN — Dawson-Boyd's Alex Sather reached 1,000 career points, but it was Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg that came away with a winning feeling on Friday night.

The Saints used a second-half burst to pull away and down the Blackjacks 66-56 at KMS High School.

Sather scored a game-high 25 points, including a 3-pointer in the opening minutes to eclipse the 1,000-point mark, as the Blackjacks controlled the majority of the first half.

KMS trailed 32-27 entering halftime, but returned from the locker rooms looking like a new team.

The Saints outscored the Blackjacks 39-24 over the final 18 minutes, eventually putting the game away comfortably.

Madison Rohner had 22 points and six rebounds to lead the way for KMS, which also received a 15-point, nine-assist performance from Morgan Lesteberg.

Katie Krieger chipped in 14 points for the Saints, as well.

KMS 66, D-B 56

D-B (6-15) 32 24 — 56

KMS (5-17) 27 39 — 66

DAWSON-BOYD - Scoring: Gionna Parsa 9, Morgan Johnson 4, Mary Bothun 6, Alex Sather 25, Avery Bartunek 10, Olivia Stratmoen 2 ... 3-point shots: Parsa 3, Sather 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

KMS - Scoring: Katie Krieger 14, Morgan Lesteberg 15, Madison Rohner 22, Courtney Strandberg 2, Maret Gjerde 5, Dacotah Rohner 8 ... 3-point shots: Krieger 1, Lesteberg 3, Gjerde 1 ... Rebound leader: Krieger 6, M Rohner 6 ... Assist leader: Lesteberg 9 ... Steal leader: Gjerde 4

NLS 49, Annandale 46

Shea Oman hit a 28-foot 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left and New London-Spicer rallied back from a four-point deficit in the final minutes and defeated Annandale in a Wright County Conference game on Friday in New London.

Annandale trailed by four at halftime but held a four-point lead with about 2-1/2 minutes left.

Oman's game-winner was one of her four 3-pointers and she led the Wildcats with 29 points. She also had four assists and three steals.

Mackenzie Rich scored 12 points, Erin Knisley led NLS with five rebounds and Emma Hanson had four points and four boards.

The Wildcats play host to Browerville at 7:15 p.m. Monday.

Annandale (12-7) 18 28 — 46

NLS (14-6) 22 27 — 49

ANNANDALE - Scoring: Grace Atkinson 2, Abby Lillehaug 2, Abby Neutz 2, Hannah Purcell 15, Taylor Medvec 12, Ally Spaulding 13 ... 3-point shots: Medvik 4 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

NEW LONDON-SPICER - Scoring: Shea Oman 29, Mackenzie Rich 12, Emma Hanson 4, Erin Knisley 2, Grace DeSchepper 2 ... 3-point shots: Oman 4, Rich 3 ... Rebound leader: Knisley 5, Hanson 4 ... Assist leader: Oman 4 ... Steal leader: Oman 3

Rockford 61, Litchfield 47

Kamri Driver scored 16 points and Laney Huhner had 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals but Litchfield fell to Rockford in a Wright County Conference game on Friday.

The Dragons take on Southwest Christian at 7 p.m. Thursday in Litchfield.

Litchfield (11-9) 17 30 — 47

Rockford (10-9) 28 33 — 61

LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Janessa Olson 4, Laney Huhner 13, Kamri Driver 16, Sydney McCann 7, Neriah Lara 7 ... 3-point shots: Huhner 1, Driver 4, McCann 1 ... Rebound leader: Huhner 8 ... Assist leader: Huhner 4 ... Steal leader: Huhner 3

ROCKFORD - Scoring: Sydney Manthana 16, Skyler Palmer 4, Ava Cusciotta 6, Logan Henrich 9, Samantha Fitzsimmons 6, Sara Byers 2, Neely Griffin 18 ... 3-point shots: Manthana 1, Griffin 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

BBE 59, HLWW 50

Morgan Gronli hit 4-of-6 3-pointers and nailed 17 points for the Jaguars to top Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. Macie Kirckof also added 17 points from the post and the charity stripe and added 10 rebounds to help the cause.

HLWW (9-10) 20 30 — 50

BBE (15-5) 33 26 — 59

HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY-WINSTED - Stats not provided

BBE - Scoring: Grace Illies 4, Cassandra Tensen 5, Jenna Dingmann 4, Morgan Gronli 17, Macie Kirckof 17, Nicole Wesbur 9, Jaden Gossen 1, Kendra Schmitz 2 ... 3-point shots: Tensen 1, Dingmann 1, Gronli 4 ... Rebound leader: Kirckof 10 ... Assist leader: Illies 2, Tensen 2 ... Steal leader: Wesbur 5

Melrose 64, BOLD 51

Makiya Luetmer scored 22 points and Melrose downed BOLD 64-51 on Friday night.

BOLD (18-5) 26 25 — 51

Melrose (10-11) 31 33 — 64

BOLD - Stats not provided

MELROSE - Scoring: Cassie Klaphake 11, Ashley Rademacher 2, Mia Meyer 17, Whitney Austing 12, Maikya Luetmer 22 ... 3-point shots: Austing 1, Luetmer 3 ... Rebound leader: Meyer 9 ... Assist leader: Austing 4 ... Steal leader: Klaphake 3

LQPV 71, RCW 14

Kelsea Lund scored 20 points and Macie Lund, Grace Hegland and Sidney Gerdes all scored eight points in Lac qui Parle Valley's victory over Renville County West on Friday.

RCW (0-21) 6 8 — 14

LQPV (18-3) 49 22 — 71

RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Steph Zaske 2, Emma Rice 3, Aleah Zieske 3, Vanessa Savig 2, Leslie Gonzalez 2, Tracie Reed 2 ... 3-point shots: None ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY - Scoring: Haley Wollschlager 6, Kelsea Lund 20, Isabel Schirm 7, Macie Lund 8, Grace Hegland 8, Lindsay Kranz 6, Jordyn Sterud 4, Sidney Gerdes 8, Megan McFarland 2, Katlyn Gades 2 ... 3-point shots: Wollschlager 1, K. Lund 4, Schirm 1, M. Lund 2, Gerdes 2 ... Rebound leader: Hegland 11, Kranz 5 ... Assist leader: K. Lund 4, Schirm 3 ... Steal leader: Gerdes 4, Wollschlager 3

MACCRAY 60, CMCS 45

Piper Asche recorded a double-double to help bump MACCRAY's record over .500 on the year.

Asche scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds while Sage Mecker added 12 points for the Wolverines.

Ellie Stoel had 16 points for CMCS.

CMCS (4-13) 17 28 — 45

MACCRAY (11-10) 33 27 — 60

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL - Scoring: Elli Stoel 16, Colette Duininck 12, Katelyn Bulthuis 6, Ellie Greenwaldt 6, Reegan Duininck 3 ... 3-point shots: Stoel 5 ... Rebound leader: Stoel 7, Bulthuis 6 ... Assist leader: C Duininck 3, R Duininck 3 ... Steal leader: R Duininck 3

MACCRAY - Scoring: Piper Asche 17, Sage Mecker 12, Sydney Schwitters 8, Danni Burns 6, Kate Hultgren 4, Ellie Thein 4, Kaia Jaenisch 3, J Wellnitz 2, Gabby Randt 2, Olivia Ruiter 2 ... 3-point shots: Asche 1, Mecker 2, Burns 2 ... Rebound leader: Asche 11 ... Assist leader: Schwitters 7, Thein 4 ... Steal leader: Asche 3

YME 66, Lakeview 51

Yellow Medicine East has a new all-time leading scorer.

Anna McCosh scored her first bucket of the second half to break Jenny Keuhn's previous record and take sole possession of the scoring title. She finished the night with 27 points and nine rebounds and now sits at 1,258 career points.

A milestone is always best served with a win and the Sting did just that with a Camden Conference win against Lakeview.

The Sting will stay at home for a visit from Benson Monday.

Lakeview (8-13) 25 26 — 51

YME (12-6) 29 37 — 66

LAKEVIEW - Scoring: Haley Unke 17, Aubrey Kaczmarek 12, Kiana Imes 10, Alexis Lienemann 4, Lizzie Grube 4, Kaitlynn Bot 2, Savannah Rausch 2 ... 3-point shots: Imes 1 ... Rebound leader: NA... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Scoring: Anna McCosh 27, Kenzie Dyrdahl 12, Sam Anderson 7, Kaitlyn Mortenson 7, Hannah Gullickson 7, Meeghen Dahlager 3, Maddy Hinz 3 ... 3-point shots: Hinz 1, Anderson 1, Mortenson 1, Dahlager 1 ... Rebound leader: McCosh 9, Dyrdahl 9 ... Assist leader: Hinz 6, Dahlager 5 ... Steal leader: McCosh 3, Mortenson 3, Anderson 3, Dahlager 3

Boys Basketball

Hancock 77, Ortonville 65

Hancock came away with a big Section 6A win over Ortonville on Friday night.

With 26 points, the Owls' Noah Kannegiesser is now six points shy of breaking the school scoring record.

Bennett Nienhaus added 18 points for Hancock.

Hancock (15-1) 35 42 — 77

Ortonville (14-4) 36 29 — 65

HANCOCK - Scoring: Noah Kannegiesser 26, Kaleb Koehl 8, Bennett Nienhaus 18, Cole Reese 12, Connor Reese 10, Daniel Milander 3 ... 3-point shots: Nienhaus 4, Milander 1, Connor Reese 2, Cole Reese 2, Kannegiesser 2 ... Rebound leader: Koehl 9, Nienhaus 6, Connor Reese 6 ... Assist leader: Cole Reese 5, Kannegiesser 4, Connor Reese 4 ... Steal leader: Kannegiesser 2, Milander 2

ORTONVILLE - Scoring: Davante Edwards 24, Nathan Strong 2, Tyson Powell 13, Peter Treinen 13, Caden Wellnitz 13 ... 3-point shots: Wellnitz 3, Treinen 2 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

Rockford 70, Litchfield 60

Owen Boerema scored 36 points but Rockford handed Litchfield a loss on Friday night.

Luke Pepin scored 16 points to lead the Rockets.

Rockford (13-5) 30 40 — 70

Litchfield (9-9) 21 39 — 60

ROCKFORD - Scoring: Blake Young 6, Nick Manthana 17, Hawkin Petron 2, Jaden Peterson 3, Luke Pepin 16, Kyle Calder 7, Jerron Cool 1, JJ Strumbel 13, Brock Desens 5 ... 3-point shots: Young 1, Manthana 3, Strumbel 3 ... Rebound leader: Manthana 5 ... Assist leader: Pepin 3 ... Steal leader: Manthana 2, Peterson 2, Pepin 2

LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Logan Graphenteen 3, Alex Gruenke 7, Tyson Michels 9, Owen Boerema 36, Joe Pennertz 1, Jake Schneider 2, Jack Osterberg 2 ... 3-point shots: Graphenteen 1, Gruenke 1, Michels 1, Boerema 2 ... Rebound leader: Schneider 5 ... Assist leader: Boerema 3, Schneider 3 ... Steal leader: Boerema 6, Michels 4

EVW 49, BBE 42

Eden Valley-Watkins moved to 15-1 with a second-half victory against BBE.

Parker Schwinghammer scored 17 points to lead all scorers but the Eagles used seven scorers to get ahead.

BBE (7-11) 20 22 — 42

EVW (15-1) 20 29 — 49

BBE - Scoring: Jayden Miller 3, Ethan Schwinghammer 2, Evan Wiener 11, Parker Schwinghammer 17, Ryan Illies 9 ... 3-point shots: Wiener 1, P Schwinghammer 3 ... Rebound leader: P Schwinghammer 7, Wiener 6 ... Assist leader: P Schwinghammer 2 ... Steal leader: Miller 2, P Schwinghammer 2

EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS - Scoring: Luke Jansen 10, Mickale Stotz 2, Landon Schlangen 13, Matthew Notch 9, Dominic Schlangen 5, Justin Streit 3, Joshua Streit 6... 3-point shots: Jansen 2, Schlangen 3... Rebound leader: Joshua Streit 8, Notch 7 ... Assist leader: Jansen 3 ... Steal leader: Joshua Streit 2

BOLD 74, Benson 42

Devin Gluesing scored 19 points and Gavin Vosika had 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals in BOLD's West Central Conference win over Benson on Friday.

Benson's Will Enderson scored 19 point and had six rebounds. Hunter Gonnerman scored seven points.

BOLD (16-4) 30 44 — 74

Benson (0-19) 19 23 — 42

BOLD - Scoring: Drew Sagedahl 11, Gavin Vosika 16, Matthew Moorse 5, Devin Gluesing 19, Carter Henry 9, Dawson Vosika 9, Jack Peppel 1, Tony Mack 3, Jack Hanson 3, Karl Kosak 2, Byron Frank 3 ... 3-point shots: D Sagedahl 1, G Vosika 2, Gluesing 4, Hanson 1 ... Rebound leader: Henry 10, G Vosika 6 ... Assist leader: G Vosika 5 ... Steal leader: G Vosika 5

BENSON - Scoring: Austin Ose 4, Matt Goossen 2, Matt Ebnet 2, Will Enderson 17, Sam Lundebrek 3, Hunter Gonnerman 7, Riley Grube 4, Dan Lenarz 2, Matt Lenarz 1 ... 3-point shots: Enderson 4 ... Rebound leader: Enderson 6 ... Assist leader: Ose 2 ... Steal leader: Hoium 4

Melrose 58, Montevideo 42

Melrose jumped out to a 15-point halftime lead and hung on from there en route to a win over Montevideo on Friday night.

Isaac Hoogeveen led all scorers with 16 points for the Thunder Hawks.

Montevideo is back in action on Thursday at home against MACCRAY.

Melrose (17-2) 32 26 — 58

Montevideo (1-15) 17 25 — 42

MELROSE - Scoring: Preston Keaveny 12, Rowan Nelson 9, Traeton Keaveny 8, Regan Nelson 8, Damon Van Beck 8, Grant Moscho 5, Tim Arnhalt 4, Nicholas Olberding 2, Daniel Klassen 2 ... 3-point shots: T Keaveny 2, Arnhalt 1, Van Beck 1, Moscho 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

MONTEVIDEO - Scoring: Isaac Hoogeveen 16, Adam Root 8, Cole Sandven 6, Henry Strunc 5, Merrick Moe 3, Jackson Snell 2, Trent Dreyer 2 ... 3-point shots: Hoogeveen 2, Moe 1, Root 1 ... Rebound leader: Sandven 7, Strunc 5 ... Assist leader: Hoogeveen 3 ... Steal leader: Hoogeveen 2

Minnewaska 59, Morris/CA 47

Minnewaska gathered a West Central Conference and Section 3AA win over Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Friday night.

Jackson Johnsrud and Matt Gruber each scored 16 points to lead the Lakers. Jaret Johnson had a game-best 20 points for the Tigers.

Minnewaska (13-5) 28 31 — 59

Morris/CA (9-9) 18 29 — 47

MINNEWASKA - Scoring: Jackson Johnsrud 16, Ryan Christianson 3, Jaeger Jergenson 4, Matt Gruber 16, Garrett Jensen 12 ... 3-point shots: Johnsrud 3, Christianson 1, Gruber 1 ... Rebound leader: Gruber 6 ... Assist leader: Gruber 4, Jensen 4 ... Steal leader: Jensen 4

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA - Scoring: Kyle Staebler 2, Camden Arndt 10, Connor Koebernick 8, Jackson Loge 3, Tate Nelson 4, Jaret Johnson 20 ... 3-point shots: Arndt 1, Nelson 1, Johnson 2 ... Rebound leader: Loge 7, Johnson 6 ... Assist leader: Koebernick 5 ... Steal leader: Johnson 5, Koebernick 4

Sauk Centre 77, ACGC 58

Jaren Kaddatz scored 15 points and pulled in 13 rebounds but Sauk Centre took the win with superior halves.

Dawson Miller led all Falcons with 17 points and Sauk Centre's Jacob Jennissen led all scorers with 25 points.

ACGC (7-10) 28 30 — 58

Sauk Centre (10-8) 39 38 — 77

ACGC - Scoring: Nathan Kokenge 3, Josh Kinzler 3, Noah Cunningham 3, Kobe Holtz 8, Jaren Kaddatz 15, Dawson Miller 17, Steven Lawver 5, Michael Lambert 2, Jordan Schumacher 2 ... 3-point shots: Cunningham 1, Miller 3 ... Rebound leader: Kaddatz 13 ... Assist leader: Kinzler 4 ... Steal leader: Four players with one

SAUK CENTRE - Scoring: Trevor Weir 1, Ryan Schirmers 5, Steven Namvar 7, Matt Traeger 7, Danny Karl 2, Casey Schirmers 13, Jackson Berscheid 2, Logan Suelflow 3, Jacob Jennissen 25, Alex Kowski 1, Cade Neubert 11 ... 3-point shots: R Schirmers 1, Traeger 1, Suelflow 1, Jennissen 1 ... Rebound leader: Neubert 14 ... Assist leader: Neuber 3 ... Steal leader: C Schirmers 2

RCW 62, RRC 50

Renville County West improved to 12-9 on the year with a double-digit win over Red Rock Central.

Nathan Serbus and Tony Froland posted similar stat lines to lead the Jaguars with 19 and 17 points, respectively, and both grabbing nine rebounds.

Spencer Halland and Brady Rasmussen both had 16 points for RRC.

RCW (12-9) 32 30 — 62

RRC (12-6) 22 28 — 50

RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Jaime Castillo 2, Tony Froland 17, Justin Schrupp 7, Riley Ashburn 13, Jaden Kolker 4, Nathan Serbus 19 ... 3-point shots: Schrupp 1, Ashburn 1 ... Rebound leader: Serbus 9, Ashburn 6, Froland 9 ... Assist leader: Trent Kjersten 4 ... Steal leader: Ashburn 3, Kjersten 3

RED ROCK CENTRAL - Scoring: Spencer Halland 16, Brady Rasmussen 16, Sam Helmer 5, Sam Hansen 9, Garrett Marsh 2, Logan Pankonin 3 ... 3-point shots: Helmer 1, Hansen 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

Pipestone 67, D-B 63

A big first half from Pipestone proved to be enough for a narrow win over Dawson-Boyd.

Tyler Woelber scored a game-high 26 points for the Arrows to off-set a handful of strong Blackjack performances.

Alex Swenson shot 4-of-8 from 3-point range on the way to a 22 point game and Colton Husby reeled in 14 rebounds.

Swenson also scored his 1,000th career point.

Dawson-Boyd (13-5) 25 38 — 63

Pipestone (12-8) 40 27 — 67

DAWSON-BOYD - Scoring: Colton Husby 7, Romell Horton 9, Keaton Schuelke 3, Alex Swenson 22, Jake Lee 6, Bentley Boike 14, Seth Stratmoen 2 ... 3-point shots: Horton 3, Schuelke 1, Swenson 4, Lee 2 ... Rebound leader: Husby 14, Boike 7 ... Assist leader: Husby 4 ... Steal leader: Husby 2, Swenson 2

PIPESTONE - Scoring: Carter Colemer 12, Carter Nesvold 1, Braeden Rieck 9, Tyler Woelber 26, Ethan Baartman 8, Josh Tinklenberg 5, Isaiah Byrnes 2, Cole Zephier 4 ... 3-point shots: Colemer 2, Rieck 1, Woelber 1, Baartman 2, Tinklenberg 1 ... Rebound leader: Tinklenberg 10 ... Assist leader: Woelber 5... Steal leader: Woelber 3

MVL 85, BLHS 43

Minnesota Valley Lutheran pulled away in the second half for a win over Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Friday night.

MVL (10-11) 45 40 — 85

BLHS (2-17) 31 12 — 43

MINNESOTA VALLEY LUTHERAN - Scoring: Matt Munsen 7, Owen Rich 2, Dunwa Omot 10, Jake Kettner 27, Micah Rowy 1, Jace Marotz 12, Mason Cox 9, Jacob Kiecker 9, Matt Stein 2, JaShawn Parker 6 ... 3-point shots: Munsen 1, Kettner 1, Marotz 1 ... Rebound leader: Stein 6, Kettner 5 ... Assist leader: Kettner 2, Cox 2 ... Steal leader: Munsen 1, Kettner 1

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART - Scoring: Payton Diepold 12, Dane Daak 11, Stefan Johnson 8, Trent Weispfennig 6, August Bergstrom 2, Nathan Schultz 4 ... 3-point shots: None ... Rebound leader: Diepold 12 ... Assist leader: Weispfennig 2, Johnson 2 ... Steal leader: Daak 4

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