Grey scores 28; Monte upends Windom, 90-77 MARSHALL -- With the help of four players scoring in double figures and 17 assists from Tramel Barnes, Montevideo shot 62 percent from the field en route to running past Windom 90-77 in a non-conference game Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State. The Thunder Hawks, who were led by Tyler Grey's game-high 28 points, hit 17 of their first 20 shots from the field.
Canby captures Camden mat title; area has only one individual champ TRACY -- Canby had four individual champions en route to winning the Camden Conference wrestling title Saturday. The Lancers, rated No.
FERGUS FALLS -- Despite owning a 51-36 rebound advantage and making more field goals than MSCTC-Fergus Falls, Ridgewater couldn't snap its losing streak as the Spartans clipped the Warriors 70-66 in the MCCC Southern Division Saturday. Tim Mattern led a group of four players that scored in double figures for Ridgewater with 16 points, but the Warriors committed 21 turnovers and shot only 36 percent from the field in losing their ninth straight game. The Warriors (0-5, 3-12) led 32-25 at halftime before the Spartans outscored the visitors 45-34 in the second half.
FERGUS FALLS -- Playing as aggressive as they have all season, the Ridgewater Lady Warriors defeated MSCTC-Fergus Falls 60-44 in women's basketball Saturday. "I thought we dominated the second half," said Ridgewater coach Carrie Ogdahl. "The girls were diving after balls and taking charges. We hadn't taken a charge all season and we took two in this game." Ridgewater led 21-19 at halftime, then took charge and wore down the depleted Lady Spartans, who were missing the state's top scorer, Brittany Quistorff, to an injury and had only six players dress for the game.
COLLEGEVILLE -- Five wrestlers went 2-1 for Ridgewater Saturday as the Warriors went 1-2 at the Terry Haws Duals hosted by St. John's University. The Warriors, a Division III junior college, opened with a 25-18 win over Wisconsin-Eau Claire before falling to the host 17-16. The Warriors then fell 36-10 to Concordia-Moorhead.
Boys Basketball NON-CONFERENCE Delano vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 7:30 p.m. Morris at Sauk Centre, 7:30 p.m. Hancock at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, 7:30 p.m. CAMDEN Central Minnesota Christian vs. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Kerkhoven, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln County at Dawson-Boyd, 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball NON-CONFERENCE Dawson-Boyd at Benson, 7:30 p.m. Osakis vs. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Brooten, 7:30 p.m. Hancock at Parkers Prairie Girls Hockey CENTRAL LAKES Alexandria at River Lakes, 7:15 p.m.
WILLMAR -- Iowa Central displayed its championship form on Friday evening at Ridgewater College. The junior college national champions won a meeting of unbeaten teams when they subdued the Warriors, 26-12. The Tritons, an NJCAA Division I program, won the national championship last year and also in 2002. Except in 2005 when it finished seventh, Iowa Central has finished no lower than third since 2000.
SAUK RAPIDS -- Kyle Townswick scored 21 points to move within 13 points of 1,000 and help the Willmar Cardinals drill Sauk Rapids 85-51 on Friday. At St. Cloud Apollo, the Eagles handed the Rocori Spartans their first loss in Central Lakes Conference action, 69-63. That was just the kind of help Willmar was looking for after losing in overtime to the Spartans on Tuesday in Cold Spring. It means the Eagles and Rocori are both 8-1 and Willmar a game back at 7-2 with Brainerd. Townswick got 19 of his points in the first half.
Boys Basketball Willmar 85, Sauk Rapids 51 Montevideo 55, Yellow Medicine East 51 Pierz 63, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 46 Morris 66, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 58 Paynesville 67, Sauk Centre 54 Redwood Valley 91, Windom 64 Lac qui Parle Valley 60, Benson 49 Minnewaska 62, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 45 Girls Basketball Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 66, Central Minnesota Christian 49 Hancock 52, Benson 49 Renville County West 60, Lincoln County 50 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 66, Canby 52 New Ulm Cathedral 49, Buffalo Lake-Hector 32 Minneota 43, Dawson-Boyd 33 Redwood Valley 70, Wind
Boys Basketball NON-CONFERENCE Montevideo at Windom, 7:30 p.m. Girls Basketball NON-CONFERENCE New London-Spicer vs. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City, 7:30 p.m. MACCRAY vs.