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RENVILLE -- Renville County West, coming off a championship at the Old Two Twelve Conference Holiday Tournament this past weekend, defeated Benson 56-32 for its fourth straight win in a non-conference game Tuesday night. Chloe Huisman had a double-double for the Jaguars (6-2) with 12 points 14 rebounds. Megan Groen tossed in 14 points while also collecting six rebounds and four steals. Emily Jensen led all scorers with 16 points for the Braves (3-4). Brittany Holm had 10 points.
PAYNESVILLE -- Renae Henjum tossed in 21 points and New London-Spicer topped Paynesville 53-43 in the West Central North Conference to win its fifth straight game Tuesday night. Cassidy Vogt added 10 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Wildcats (3-0, 6-1). Jenn Wendlandt notched nine points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Brooke Schmidt led Paynesville (0-3, 1-5) with 13 points and Lynn Lieser scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds.
Non-Conference NL-Spicer 137.15, Little Falls 127.9 Courtney Edwards of New London-Spicer was first on vault and floor exercise finishing second all-around as the Wildcats upended Little Falls. Brianni Sanoski of Little Falls was the all-around champion. Lindsey Evermann of NLS was first on bars and Emma DeGeest was first on beam. ALL-AROUND - (1) Brianna Sanoski, LF, 34.2 (2) Courtney Edwards, NLS, 33.65 (3) Wendy Toops, NLS, 33.05 (4) Jacki Imdieke, NLS, 33.0 (5) Emma DeGeest, NLS, 26.95 VAULT - (1) Edwards, NLS, 9.0 (2) DeGeest, NLS, 8.95 (3) Sanoski, LF, 8.75 (4) tie, Toops, NLS; I
WILLMAR -- Alexandria bounced back from their first loss with a convincing 8-1 win over Willmar in Central Lakes Conference girls hockey play Tuesday. Alexandria (10-0-1) peppered Willmar goalie Jessica Lohrman with 44 shots, including 20 in the first period. She finished with 36 saves. "They showed us why they are the defending section champs," said Willmar coach Ross Dahl.
ALEXANDRIA -- Willmar slowly geared up its offense, but couldn't get the puck past Alexandria goalie Derek Swenson, leading to a 4-0 loss in Central Lakes Conference action Tuesday. Willmar was stagnant with the puck in the first period, getting off only three shots on goal.
Willmar High School will have six winter sports teams in action tonight; two at home and four on the road. The boys basketball team hosts Brainerd at approximately 7:30 p.m. at the Senior High and the girls hockey team will be at the Civic Arena to face Alexandria at 7 p.m. The Cardinals' wrestling team travels to Brainerd, the boys hockey team will be at Alexandria, the boys swimming and diving team at Melrose and the Nordic ski team will be at the St. Cloud Cathedral Invite.
Cross-country ski trails at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center at Lake Florida in Kandiyohi County are reported in good condition. The six miles of groomed trails are open to the public during daylight hours. Both ski and snowshoe rentals are available. Volunteers are being sought to tend the trailhead rental desk on weekends. For information phone 354-5894.
In only their second season under Willmar native Bonnie Henrickson, University of Kansas women's basketball is off to its best start since the 1991-92 season, when the Jayhawks started 10-0. Kansas beat Florida International 73-65 Sunday in Lawrence to extend its streak to 8-0, including a 90-87 win in two overtimes over Wisconsin Dec. 10. The former Virginia Tech coach was hired by the Big 12 school in 2004 to turn around a program that had four straight losing seasons.