RENVILLE — In a game filled with runs, MACCRAY had the last laugh against Renville County West.

Outscoring the Jaguars 45-27 in the second half, the Wolverines captured a 78-65 Camden Conference victory Monday from RCW High School.

Brady Kienitz led the visitors with a virtuoso performance. The junior guard put up a triple-double, scoring 28 points on 8-for-14 shooting, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out 12 assists.

MACCRAY junior guard Brady Kienitz dishes the ball to the corner during Monday's Camden Conference game against Renville County West from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune
MACCRAY junior guard Brady Kienitz dishes the ball to the corner during Monday's Camden Conference game against Renville County West from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune

Senior forward Blake Wadsworth added 24 points on 9 of 11 shooting from the field to help MACCRAY improved its record to 17-4 overall and 11-2 against conference opponents.

With the game tied 14-14 midway through the first half, RCW (13-7) scored on six straight possessions.

Delivering four baskets during a 14-2 run, junior forward Riley Ashburn capped the push with a bucket inside to give the hosts a 28-17 cushion. After Kienitz hit a corner 3-pointer sliced the deficit to 28-20, Ashburn responded with two of his team-high 25 points. He also had a game-high 12 rebounds.

Renville County West junior guard Riley Ashburn and MACCRAY senior forward Blake Wadsworth battle for position inside during Monday's Camden Conference game from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune
Renville County West junior guard Riley Ashburn and MACCRAY senior forward Blake Wadsworth battle for position inside during Monday's Camden Conference game from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune

In search of some answers, the visitors went into a 2-3 zone defense. Forcing RCW to take jumpers from the outside, MACCRAY collected stops in seven of the next eight Jaguar possessions.

After back-to-back 3-point makes from sophomore forward Brooks Asche and junior forward Will Asche, the Wolverines went back ahead 33-32 on a Wadsworth 2-pointer.

RCW scored the final six points of the first half, highlighted by a 3-pointer at the buzzer by senior guard Connor Aalderks, who finished with 11 points.

In the end, MACCRAY was the better offensive team, converting on 52 percent of its field-goal attempts to the Jaguars’ 46 percent.

MACCRAY senior forward Blake Wadsworth shoots a baseline jump shot during Monday's Camden Conference game against Renville County West from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune
MACCRAY senior forward Blake Wadsworth shoots a baseline jump shot during Monday's Camden Conference game against Renville County West from RCW High School. Patrick Bernadeau / West Central Tribune

Junior center Trenton Cavaness had 10 points and six rebounds for the Wolverines. Brooks Asche and Will Ascher each had eight points.

For the hosts, Brandan Hoberg contributed 13 points. Tyler Rice added 10 points.

MACCRAY hosts Lac qui Parle Valley at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

RCW plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hancock.

Camden

MACCRAY 78,

RCW 65

MACCRAY (17-4) 33 45 — 78
RCW (13-7) 38 27 — 65
MACCRAY - Scoring: Brady Kienitz 28, Will Asche 8, Blake Wadsworth 24, Brooks Asche 8, Trenton Cavaness 10 … 3-point shots: Kienitz 4, W. Asche 2, Wadsworth 2, B. Asche 2, Cavaness 2 … Rebound leader: Kienitz 10, Cavaness 6 … Assist leader: Kienitz 12 … Steal leader: Kienitz 1, Wadsworth 1 ... Block leader: Wadsworth 1
RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Connor Aalderks 11, Brandan Hoberg 13, Axel Zaragoza 1, Riley Ashburn 25, Tyler Rice 10, Jaden Kolker 5 … 3-point shots: Aalderks 3, Hoberg 2, Ashburn 1, Rice 2, Kolker 1 … Rebound leader: Ashburn 12 … Assist leader: Kolker 4 … Steal leader: Hoberg 2, Ashburn 2 ... Block leader: Ashburn 1, Tyler Froland 1

CMCS 83,

KMS 57

Austin TeBrake pumped in 33 points and had 12 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead Central Minnesota Christian to the victory over Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in Prinsburg.

Blake Greenwaldt added 13 points and Case Mulder had 10 points and six assists for the Bluejays.

Isaac Rudningen had 18 points to lead the Fighting Saints, followed by 17 from Alex Call.

KMS returns home to face Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

CMCS hosts Dawson-Boyd at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

KMS (6-11) 28 29 — 57
CMCS (15-4) 42 41 — 83
KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG - Scoring: Alex Call 17, Jacob Gareis 2, Isaac Rudningen 18, Jacob Anderson 3, Kyler Johnson 9, Gage Thorson 2, Titian Norton 6 … 3-point shots: Call 3, Rudningen 1, Anderson 1, Johnson 2 … Rebound leader: Thorson 6 … Assist leader: Norton 4 … Steal leader: Call 2 ... Block leader: Norton 1, Chris Moist 1
CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN - Scoring: Peter Martin 7, Case Mulder 10, Austin TeBrake 33, Blake Greenwaldt 13, Jay Marcus 9, Ben Van Eps 4, Caleb Vander Beek 6, Skyler Watson 1 … 3-point shots: Martin 1, Mulder 2, TeBrake 2, Greenwaldt 3, Marcus 3 … Rebound leader: TeBrake 12 … Assist leader: Mulder 6 … Steal leader: Three with 1 ... Block leader: TeBrake 5

Tomahawk

SESM 75,

BLHS 53

Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s evened its season record to 10-10 with the home victory over Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart.

The Mustangs fall to 2-16.

BLHS resumes a four-game road stretch at 7:30 p.m. Thursday against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg from Kerkhoven.

No statistics were available at press time.

Non-conference

RV 79, NLS 58

Redwood Valley picked up a non-conference win over New London-Spicer at Redwood Falls.

NLS led 42-38 at halftime. The Cardinals out-scored the Wildcats 41-16 in the second half to improve to 12-7.

NLS (3-16) plays its final regular-season road game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Annandale. The Wildcats then close out with five straight home games.

Statistics were not available at press time.

Lakeview 62,

Montevideo 59 (OT)

After grabbing an offensive rebound, Lakeview’s Colby Marczak sent Monday’s non-conference game with Montevideo to overtime, tying the game at 55-55 at the buzzer with a fadeaway from the left baseline.

In the extra period, the Lakers took a 58-57 lead and never looked back in a road victory over the Thunder Hawks.

Sam Olson led Montevideo with 18 points. Bradyn Schultz did a bit of everything with 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals.

The Thunder Hawks begin a five-game road trip at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Morris/Chokio-Alberta.

Lakeview (14-5) 30 25 7 — 62
Montevideo (0-17) 32 23 4 — 59
LAKEVIEW - Stats not available
MONTEVIDEO - Scoring: Sam Olson 18, Bradyn Schultz 17, Sawyer Reidinger 9, Kaden Boike 8, Colby Buseman 4, Cade Weber 2, Hunter Strand 1 … 3-point shots: Olson 1, Schultz 1, Reidinger 1 … Rebound leader: Schultz 5 … Assist leader: Schultz 4 … Steal leader: Schultz 4 ... Block leader: Buseman 4

Hancock 53,

Underwood 33

John Kellenberger had 15 points and Adam Shaw added 10 to help the Hancock Owls subdue visiting Underwood.

Hancock led 28-6 at halftime. Matt Thompson had 10 rebounds and Daniel Milander had seven points, nine assists and six steals for the Owls.

Winston Heifort had 11 points and Canaan Kugler added 10 points for Underwood.

Hancock plays at Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Underwood (1-17) 6 27 — 33
Hancock (11-6) 28 25 — 53
UNDERWOOD - Scoring: Winston Heifort 11, Canaan Kugler 10, Krosby Aasness 6, Braden Thorson 4 … 3-point shots: Aasness 2, Kugler 1 … Rebound leader: N/A … Assist leader: N/A … Steal leader: N/A ... Block leader: N/A

HANCOCK - Scoring: John Kellenberger 15, Adam Shaw 10, Colton Crowell 9, Daniel Milander 7, Preston Rohloff 4, Matt Thompson 4, Kody Berget 2, Parker Schmidgall 2 … 3-point shots: Crowell 3, Shaw 2, Milander 1 … Rebound leader: Thompson 10 … Assist leader: Milander 9 … Steal leader: Milander 6 ... Block leader: N/A