Sam Kavanagh, a two-time All-Area football player for Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, has verbally committed to South Dakota State University. Kavanagh, a 6-2, 255-pound tight end from Murdock, caught 35 passes for 453 yards and seven touchdowns last season for the Fighting Saints. Also a powerful blocker, Kavanagh was selected the Pheasant Conference Most Valuable Lineman. He also had 59 tackles as a defensive end. Kavanagh was also named to the Class A Academic All-State team.
Tyler Steen, a 152-pound senior at MACCRAY, broke the school record for wins by a wrestler Tuesday night at the MACCRAY Triangular in Maynard. Steen, 18-3 this season, has 156 career wins, shattering the previous record of 155 set by Dieken Swalla, a two-time state heavyweight champion in 1992 and '93. Adam Luberts, a 145-pound senior, broke the New London-Spicer career wins record a few weeks ago. He won his 150th career match last Friday in the New London-Spicer Invitational. Luberts, 21-2 this season, broke Tony Noyes' previous school record of 138 wins last month.
Late results Tuesday Camden North Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 53, Central Minn. Christian 42 Brianna Wubben and Andrea Westby paced the Bluejays (0-10, 2-13) with 10 points apiece. Kari Mulder pulled down seven rebounds and Wubben added six. CMCS (0-10, 2-13)..................20 22 -- 42 TMB (3-7, 5-10).......................27 26 -- 53 CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN - 16-43 FG (1-2 3-pt); 9-18 FT; 31 rebounds; 23 fouls ... Scoring: Jennifer Blom 1, Tara Frikke 4, Abby Tebben 2, Cassie Ulferts 4, Greta Evink 4, Kari Mulder 7, Brianna Wubben 10, Andrea Westby 10 ... 3-point shots: Westby 1 ...
Late result Tuesday Non-Conference Maple Lake 77, Paynesville 71 Maple Lake sank 11 three-pointers and outrebounded Paynesville (9-4) 37-29. Ben Moser scored a game-high 28 points for the Bulldogs. Cory Nietfeld had a double-double of 22 points and 15 rebounds, and Nathan Nietfeld added 13 points and eight boards. Paynesville (9-4)....................33 38 -- 71 Maple Lake (8-7)....................38 39 -- 77 PAYNESVILLE - 27 FG (4 3-pt); 10-14 FT; 29 rebounds; 25 fouls ...
Late results Tuesday YME Triangular (At Granite Falls) Marshall 34, BOLD/BLH 24 Marshall got two pins and a decision in the final three matches to really for the win. 103: Derek Varpness, M, maj Jacob Revier 12-4 112: Alex Steffel, B, dec Neil Citrowske 4-3 119: Pat LeVasseur, B, maj Nate Zeinstra 9-1 125: Jason Jeremiason, M, dec Tom Brenner 5-4 130: Tom Hennen, M, dec Sam Moudry 12-11 135: Ross Neubauer, B, pin John Lange 5:04 140: Chris Harmon, B, tcfl Jesus Juarez 21-6 145: Brett Crecelius, M, dec Cody Hatch 2-0 152: Tyler Kramer, B, pin Adam Oakland 3:40 160: Dallas Mahoney,
Boys Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Alexandria at Willmar, 7:30 p.m. St. Cloud Tech at Brainerd, 7:30 p.m. Fergus Falls at Sartell, 7:30 p.m. Little Falls at Rocori, 7:30 p.m. Sauk Rapids at St. Cloud Apollo, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Benson, 7:30 p.m. BOLD vs. Yellow Medicine East at Granite Falls, 7:30 p.m. Morris at Lac qui Parle Valley, 7:30 p.m. WEST CENTRAL NORTH Melrose at Minnewaska, 7:30 p.m. St.
Men's Basketball Minneapolis 88, Ridgewater 52 Women's Basketball Minneapolis 62, Ridgewater 55
CANBY -- Renville County West held off a hard-charging Canby squad in the second half, holding on for a 56-53 win in Camden North Conference girls basketball action Tuesday. The Jaguars (6-4, 8-6) went into the halftime break with a 27-18 lead, but Canby fought back with 35 points in the second half. The Lancers outrebounded RCW, 36-23. The Jaguars' Megan Groen scored a game-high 30 points and had six steals.
NEW LONDON -- New London-Spicer poured it on in the second half to pull away from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and take a 49-34 victory in West Central North girls basketball on Tuesday. Leading 22-18 at halftime, the Wildcats punched the ball into the lane, where forward Jenn Wendlandt scored 12 of her 18 points. Post Renae Henjum got 10 of her 15 points after the break.
BENSON -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City pulled even with Lac qui Parle Valley for the West Central South Conference girls basketball lead with a 56-45 win over Benson Tuesday. The Falcons improved to 6-1 in the loop and 9-5 overall. Brittany Smith and Kayla Dahlman did the bulk of the scoring for ACGC, with 20 and 17 points, respectively. Smith had six rebounds and Kjersten Karlsgodt added five. Brittany Holm led the Braves (2-5, 6-8) with 12 points. Abby Fragodt added 11 points and nine rebounds, and Courtney Frank also tallied 11 points.