Late Friday result Non-Conference Little Falls 7, MBA 4 Mark Conboy, Mitch Kleespies, Jake Erickson and Mack Grunig had one goal each for Morris/Benson Area. Erickson also added an assist. Jared Festler led Little Falls with two goals and two assists. MBA goalie Mitch Grunig stopped 27 shots on goal. Morris/Benson Area 1 1 2 -- 4 Little Falls 2 3 2 -- 7 FIRST PERIOD - LF: Joey Cotton (Jim Pender) pp, 8:05 ... LF: Lucas Jorgensen (Jared Festler) 12:58 ... MBA: Mark Conboy (unassisted) pp, 14:47 SECOND PERIOD - LF: Ben Hanowski (unassisted) :49 ... LF: T.J.
(All events 7:30 p.m. approximate start unless noted) Boys Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Fergus Falls at Willmar Rocori at Alexandria Little Falls at Brainerd St. Cloud Apollo at Sartell St. Cloud Tech at Sauk Rapids WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Yellow Medicine East at Benson Montevideo at Lac qui Parle Valley WEST CENTRAL NORTH New London-Spicer at Albany Paynesville at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Sauk Centre at Minnewaska Melrose at St. Cloud Cathedral CAMDEN NORTH Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Dawson-Boyd MACCRAY vs.
Girls Basketball KMS 91, Swanville 37 Minnewaska 45, Benson 25 Albany 82, ACGC 55 West Central Area 62, Morris/Chokio-Alberta 46 EVW 78, Paynesville 41
IOWA FALLS, IOWA - All 10 of Ridgewater's entrants in the Region 13 tournament finished in the top four Sunday to qualify for the NJCAA Division III National Tournament. Clay Hoeck at 149 pounds and Ethan Vogt at 197 both placed second for the Warriors, the Minnesota Community College Conference champions who finished third in the region. Brian Beilke at 125 pounds, Michael Barrie at 133, Justin Turek at 141, Dusty Myers at 157, Kyle Koehntop at 165 and Ben Thonvold at heavyweight all finished third for the Warriors. Also going to the national tournament, which is Feb.
BELGRADE - Darren Braegelman netted 23 points to lead a group of five players that scored in double figures for Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa as the Jaguars set a school record for most points scored in a 100-69 non-conference win over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Saturday. The Jaguars (7-13) shot over 50 percent from the field and outrebounded ACGC (10-8) 41-19. BBE outscored the Falcons 59-41 in the second half after owning a 41-28 lead at halftime. BBE also had Jordan Weller with 17 points, Matt McCleary 15, Andy Hadley 14 and Josh Roelike 11 score in double figures.
CLARA CITY - Hilary Groothuis tossed in 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as MACCRAY edged Pipestone 65-60 in a non-conference game on Saturday. Danielle Goeman chipped in with 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers for the Wolverines (16-6). Christine Condon had nine points, seven assists and three steals. For Pipestone (17-6), Faith Tinklenberg had 16 points, Kelsey Lorenzen 14 and Ashley Weatherly 13. MACCRAY 65, Pipestone 60 Pipestone (17-6) 33 27 - 60 MACCRAY (16-6) 32 33 - 65 PIPESTONE - 22-60 FG (4-17 3 pt); 12-16 FT; 30 rebounds; 21 fouls ...
LONG PRAIRIE - Dana Dierkhising of Melrose won the all-around title and teammate Ashley Wehlage was second as the Dutchmen won their 16th straight West Central Conference gymnastics title Saturday. Melrose amassed 142.075 points and won the meet much easier than expected. New London-Spicer, which scored over 142 recently, was expected to contend. But the Wildcats (136.8) finished third behind Benson/KMS/Lac qui Parle Valley (137.925). Dierkhising won vault, uneven bars and floor exercise and was third on the balance beam to compile a 37.0 all-around score.
BRECKENRIDGE - Lac qui Parle Valley beat Hawley 50-30 to capture fifth place Saturday at the Cowboys Duals. Lac qui Parle Valley fell to Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 63-15 in the opening round and then 49-22 to Browerville/Eagle Valley. Colby Judovsky at 103 pounds and Derek Miller at 275 both went 3-0 for the Eagles.
ST. CLOUD - Charlie Hamm and Alex Euerle scored goals in the third period and Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato won its third straight game, 2-1 over St. Cloud Cathedral on Saturday. Lucas Johnson made 40 saves in the LDC net. SCC scored in the first period on a goal by Dan Mueller and that lead held up until the third period. Hamm scored at 8:46 on an assist from John Sherman. Euerle scored the game-winner at 11:16 on a power-play goal with an assist going to Mike Dvorak. Litchfield/DC 2, St.
WILLMAR - Wesley Kitt poured in 27 points and hooked 10 rebounds as Ridgewater kept its playoff hopes alive with an 83-69 triumph over Anoka-Ramsey in a men's Minnesota Community College Conference Southern Division showdown Saturday. The teams combined for 18 three-point baskets, each hitting nine. A loss would have knocked the Warriors (4-6, 9-13) out of the playoffs.