RICHMOND—After a scoreless first two periods, Little Falls and River Lakes boys hockey teams scored a combined six third period goals, needing an overtime period before Little Falls skated away the victors on Thursday night. River Lakes' Jack Kuhlman got the scoring started with a goal 1:59 into the third period but Little Falls got right back with a goal from Adam Josephson just 1:28 later. Josephson helped Little Falls take a momentary lead with an unassisted goal 1:33 later.
ST. CLOUD — The Willmar wrestling team won the first seven weights and went on to defeate St. Cloud Apollo 68-7 on Thursday. Jack Roehl (113), Israel Navarro (120) and Ethan Roux won matches by fall and Josh Miley added four points with a major decision at 126 to stake the Cardinals to a 40-point lead. Kevin Perez (160), Josiah Swanson (195), Andrew Reigstad (220) and Brady Reigstad (285) added to the margin with pins. Lincoln Shinn won a major decision at 170. Willmar 68, SC Apollo 7 106: Caden Carlson, W, won by forfeit
MORGAN—Mason Mages scored 21 points and Thomas Meyers had 16 points and eight rebounds but BOLD fell to Cedar Mountain-Comfrey on Tuesday. The Warriors' Logan Dahlk had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.. CMC 72, BOLD 60 BOLD................. 38 22 — 60 CMC....................... 29 43 — 72 BOLD
FERGUS FALLS — Nathan Rund scored 23 points and Matthew Monke added 16 to lead Fergus Falls to a 75-62 victory over Willmar in a Central Lakes Conference game Tuesday. Rund hit four of the Otters' 13 3-point shots. Harrison Christensen had eight points, a team-high eight rebounds and three steals. Dalton Rambow led the Cardinals with 18 points and Noah Slagter had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Tyler Johnson scored nine points and pulled down eight rebounds and Drey Dirksen finished with six points.
NEW LONDON — New London-Spicer lost its first game of the season, 48-45 to Sauk Centre on Tuesday night, in part due to a lopsided first half during which the Mainstreeters outscored the Wildcats 34-19. The Wildcats bounced back in the second half but NLS head coach Mike Dreier said it was "too little too late." Sauk Centre's Maesyn Theisen scored a game-high 19 points, hitting five three-point shots in the process. The biggest difference was in the paint. "We were dominated in the first half, especially in the paint," Dreier said.
MAPLE LAKE — Noah Kreger hit five 3-point shots and scored 19 points as Litchfield used a second-half surge to down Maple Lake 56-49 on Tuesday. Jon Madsen notched a double-double with 10 points and a team-high 10 rebounds, Brandon Nelson had 11 points and nine assists and Owen Boerema had nine points, nine rebounds and five steals. The Dragons play host to Zumbrota-Mazeppa at 7 p.m. Thursday. Litchfield 56, Maple Lake 49 Litchfield................. 22 34 — 56 Maple Lake................. 25 24 — 49
Adam Jaeger was 4-1 for second place and Canon Swanson recorded a third-place finish as the BBE wrestling team placed eighth at the Big Bear Invitational at Cass Lake-Bena over the weekend. BBE's Tyler Bents also won four matches and placed fourth at 126 pounds. Swanson was 5-1 at 113 points and Jaeger won his first four matches before losing in the title match. MAHACA finished 28th in the 36-team field. Big Bear Invite Team scoring Top 10 and area schools
ROCHESTER — Brady Reigstad placed second and Clay Carlson placed third in their weight classes to help the Willmar wrestling team place 18th in the Minnesota Christmas Tournament over the weekend. Kasson-Mantorville won the tournament with 225 points and Shakopee was second with 215.5. The Cardinals finished with 75.5 points in the 34-team tournament. Wrestling at 285, Brady Reigstad pinned Bismarck's Nolan Hintz and Crete Monee's Shannon Terrel in his first two matches.
KERKHOVEN — Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wrestling put on a dominant performance against Kimball area on Thursday, winning 53-18. The Saints won 10 events, only losing one non-forfeit match. Will Magaard, Kyle Meyer, Jared Carlson and Ryan Torkelson all won by pin. Meyer's pin came in especially quick at 113 pounds as he won the match in 29 seconds. Caleb Collins also earned a 15-0 technical fall win at 152 pounds. KMS 53, Kimball Area 18 106: Will Magaard, KMS, pin Billy Tadych 2:16 113: Kyle Meyer, KMS, pin Brandon Guggisberg :29
MURDOCK — Dawson--Boyd battened down on defense, limiting KMS to 17 second-half points in a 65-54 Camden Conference win on Thursday. Dawson-Boyd's Kaitlyn Willander and Alex Sather both scored 22 points and Sather had 11 rebounds and seven steals. Sydney Bartunek finished with seven points and five rebounds and Avery Bartunek had nine points and four assists.