PAYNESVILLE -- Paynesville couldn't get the shots to fall in a 44-28 loss to Albany in the West Central North Conference opener for both teams Monday. The Bulldogs (0-1, 1-2) made only 13 field goals and no three-pointers. They did, however pull down 54 rebounds, which told the story on a poor shooting night for both teams. Cory Nietfeld paced Paynesville with eight points. He and Ben Moser pulled down 11 rebounds.
Late results Saturday ST. CLOUD -- Ridgewater's Dusty Myers took third place at 165 pounds to place the highest for the Warriors at the St. Cloud Invite Saturday. The Warriors, who sent only seven wrestlers, finished seventh of 12 teams with 56 points. Minnesota State-Mankato won the team title with 160 points. St. Cloud Invite Team scoring (1) MSU-Mankato 160 (2) Augsburg 133½ (3) St. John's 110½ (4) Dickinson State 94 (5) SW Minnesota State 82 (6) Northern State 64 (7) Ridgewater 56 (8) St.
Late results Saturday Milaca Invitational Team results Milaca 73, Mound-Westonka 0 Mound-Westonka 40, Braham 22 Litchfield 52, Braham 21 Milaca 60, Albany 14 Elk River 42, Albany 33 Litchfield 54, Elk River 22 (Championship) Milaca 37, Litchfield 17 (Third place) Albany 63, Mound-Westonka 13 (Fifth place) Elk River 52, Braham 24 How area wrestlers fared Key: (Weight, name, won-loss, falls) Litchfield 103: John Binsfeld 1-2 ... 112: Mike Knisley 2-1 (2) .... 119: James Seiffert 1-0; Aaron Seiffert 1-1 ... 125: Damian Heuriet 3-0 (1) ... 130: Brandon Skalberg 1-2 ...
Late result Saturday Holy Family Catholic 4, River Lakes 2 Holy Family Catholic of Victoria jumped to a 3-0 lead four minutes into the middle period, which proved too much for the Stars (1-5) to overcome. River Lakes' junior wing Al Naukjokas set up goals by Luke Harren and Zach Johnson. Shots on goal were even at 21 apiece. Holy Family Catholic 1 3 0 -- 4 River Lakes (1-5) 0 1 1 -- 2 FIRST PERIOD - HF: Nick Lano (Brandon Weinzieri) 6:04 pp SECOND PERIOD - HF: Travis Raser (unassisted) 16:03 ... HF: Lano (Weinzieri, Nick Matheson) 13:32 ...
(All events 7:30 p.m. unless noted) Boys Basketball WEST CENTRAL SOUTH Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Benson CAMDEN NORTH Renville County West at Dawson-Boyd Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg vs. Lakeview at Cottonwood SOUTHWEST Marshall at Redwood Valley TOMAHAWK Buffalo Lake-Hector at Wabasso NON-CONFERENCE Rocori at Litchfield Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at New London-Spicer Hancock at Minnewaska Sauk Centre at Morris Girls Basketball NON-CONFERENCE Willmar at Hutchinson Benson vs.
Men's Basketball Ridgewater College 83, St. Scholastica JV 61 Boys Basketball Albany 44, Paynesville 28
Upcoming events ACGC The ACGC Basketball Association will be holding basketball tournament for grades 5-8 on the following dates: n Boys, Jan. 21, 2006 n Girls, Feb. 4, 2006 Call David Martin at (320) 857-2485 for details. Bird Island A fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball tournament will be held Jan. 7, 2006, in Bird Island. Three-game guarantee, entry fee is $100. For more information, call Tom Smith at (320) 365-3457 or (320) 522-0639. Brooten The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars will host a fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball tournament Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, in Brooten.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Todd Herman had 23 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and four steals as New London-Spicer topped Annandale Saturday in its season opener at the Target Center. Wade Wessling added nine points and Justin Haats eight points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (1-0), who cashed 22-of-31 free throws. Kyle McCreight led Annandale (0-1) with 12 points. NL-Spicer 57, Annandale 45 NL-Spicer (1-0) 22 35 -- 57 Annandale (0-1) 17 28 -- 45 NEW LONDON-SPICER - 17-57 FG (1-7 3 pt); 22-31 FT; 54 rebounds; 15 fouls ...
MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo sank six 3-pointers in the second half to secure a 58-41 win over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley in the first round of the Montevideo Invite Saturday. Ortonville edged Hutchinson 47-45 in the other first-round game, setting up a Montevideo-Ortonville final at 6 p.m. this Saturday. Hutchinson will face CGB for third place. The Thunder Hawks (2-2) made 8 of 23 from beyond the arc, shooting over the CGB zone. Montevideo also made 6-of-10 free throws, but didn't shoot any in the second half. Rikka Boike's double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds led the Thunder Hawks.
MADISON -- Dawson-Boyd scored 40 second-half points to squeeze past Lac qui Parle Valley 59-57 Saturday. The Blackjacks (5-0) trailed by 14 points with eight minutes left and Chelsie Kurtenbach's blocked shot with four seconds remaining secured the win. Kurtenbach posted a team-high 21 points and 11 rebounds. Kelly Swenson added 15 points, most of it in the second half after sitting a good portion of the first with three fouls. She also had five assists. Kayla Rheingans also had a double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Eagles (3-2).