GRANITE FALLS -- Audrey Formo netted a game-high 21 points for Yellow Medicine East, but Lakeview shot 50 percent from the field to upend the Sting 54-47 Thursday and remain unbeaten. Formo and Emily Balfany hit consecutive three-pointers with a minute remaining to pull YME (8-4) within 50-47, but Lakeview (11-0) then made four free throws to seal the win. Michelle Preuss scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, as did Formo, for the Sting, who shot only 36 percent from the field. Lakeview 54, YME 47 Lakeview (11-0) 28 26 -- 54 YME (8-4) 24 23 -- 47 LAKEVIEW - 21-42 FG (2-5 3 pt); 10
BENSON -- Emily Jensen scored 20 points to lead Benson to a 57-46 win over Montevideo in West Central South girls basketball action Thursday. The Braves (4-2, 7-5) led 28-23 at halftime and maintained the same pace through the second half. Brittany Holm added 10 points, Julie Martin grabbed 10 rebounds and Abby Fragodt added nine boards. Kara Nelson led the Thunder Hawks with 18 and Brook Moseng had 13. Benson 57, Montevideo 46 Montevideo (2-3, 3-8) 23 23 -- 46 Benson (4-2, 7-5) 28 29 -- 57 MONTEVIDEO - 17-60 FG (4-16 3 pt); 8-11 FT; rebounds not available; 23 fouls ...
CLARA CITY -- MACCRAY cashed six straight free throws down the stretch and held off Lakeview 66-55 in a Camden North Conference game Thursday night. The Wolverines (7-4), who have now won six straight games, shot 56 percent from the field. Justin Koenen led the way with 17 points. Zach Thissen notched 13 points and three steals. Matt Condon had 10 points and six rebounds. Cam Hauge led Lakeview (5-5) with 23 points. MACCRAY 65, Lakeview 55 Lakeview (3-3, 5-5) 23 32 -- 55 MACCRAY (4-2, 7-4) 36 29 -- 65 LAKEVIEW - 20-46 FG (1-11 3 pt); 14-18 FT; 20 rebounds; 17 fouls ...
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Ridgewater opened the Iowa Central Triangular with a 25-22 win over Itasca before falling to the host 38-6 Thursday. Ethan Vogt at 197 was the only wrestler to earn points for Ridgewater.
LITTLE FALLS -- Caitlin Cooreman won all four events to place first in all-around and spark Willmar's 126.6-122.35 Central Lakes Conference win over Little Falls Thursday. Cooreman compiled an all-around score of 34.8 after recording scores of 9.45 on the vault, 8.35 on the bars, 8.0 on the beam and 9.0 during the floor exercise. Bethany Pollock placed third in two events and fourth in the other two to finish third in all-around for Willmar. Willmar 126.6, Little Falls 122.35 ALL-AROUND - (1) Caitlin Cooreman, Wil, 34.8 (2) Brianna Sanoski, LF, 33.1 (3) Bethany Pollock, Wil
Upcoming events ACGC The ACGC Basketball Association will be holding basketball tournament for grades 5-8 on the following dates: n Boys, Jan. 21 n Girls, Feb. 4 Call David Martin at (320) 857-2485 for details. Benson A fifth- and sixth-grade girls basketball tournament will be held Jan. 21. The entry fee is $100 per team and there is a guarantee of three games. For more information, call Mark Grussing at (320) 842-4346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Brooten Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa will host a fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball tournament Saturday, Jan. 28 in Brooten.
Thursday (All events 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted) Boys Basketball CENTRAL LAKES Willmar at St. Cloud Apollo Rocori at Brainerd Sartell at Sauk Rapids Little Falls at Alexandria St. Cloud Tech at Fergus Falls CAMDEN NORTH Canby vs. Central Minnesota Christian at Prinsburg Dawson-Boyd vs. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Kerkhoven Lakeview vs. MACCRAY at Clara City WRIGHT COUNTY Annandale at Litchfield CENTRAL MINNESOTA Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Holdingford NON-CONFERENCE E.C.H.O. vs.
Stanley Ruiz, 15, a member of the Willmar Area Golden Gloves team, has qualified for the national tournament. The 132-pounder won two matches over the weekend at Sioux Falls, S.D., at the 4-State Regional. In his first match, Ruiz knocked Jake Wayka down twice for the eight count, the second time Wayka calling an end. Ruiz then rocked Joey Brewer until the referee stopped the bout in the third round. The nationals are Feb. 1 in Kansas City.
Pat Dorsey, a 1988 Willmar graduate returns to his alma mater Friday night with his red-hot Edina Hornets. After an 0-5 start, Edina has won six of their last seven, including a 56-53 win over Rocori at the St. Cloud Holiday Tournament. The teams last met in 1983 when Willmar tipped the Hornets 51-47 in the Class AA quarterfinals. Willmar takes a three-game winning streak to St. Cloud Apollo tonight.
The Willmar Nordic Ski Club invites cross country skiers to the Swan Lake Ski Trail at the Eagle Creek Golf Club for a moonligh ski after 6 p.m. Friday. For more information or to get equipment, call Tim at (320) 222-9622.