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Boys Basketball Roundup: BBE slams Benson

WILLMAR -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa got hot early and it wasn't a temporary thing. BBE scored 39 points in both the first and second halves and thumped the Benson Braves 78-56 in the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic on Saturday. Austin Trustheim led th...

WILLMAR - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa got hot early and it wasn’t a temporary thing.

BBE scored 39 points in both the first and second halves and thumped the Benson Braves 78-56 in the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic on Saturday.

Austin Trustheim led the Jaguars with 23 points and five assists, and Tanner Heinsius finished with 18 points.

Jordan Wosmek played a solid all-around game, with 14 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals. Dalon Bitzan hit two 3-pointers and finished with 12 points.

Benson’s Aaron Ahrndt had 14 points and six steals, and Andrew Lindahl scored 10 points.

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Benson plays next at Minnewaska on Jan. 6 while BBE gets a shot at the Lakers first, playing at Minnewaska on Jan. 5.

BBE 78, Benson 56

Benson (4-9)      26  30 - 56

BBE (3-6)              39  39 - 78

Benson

21-63 FG; 10-19 FT; 20 fouls … Scoring: Andrew Lindahl 10, Layton Connelly 8, Adam Lindahl 7, Aaron Ahrndt 14, Josh Manzke 2, Max Peterson 7, Zack Sonnabend 4, Logan Flegel 4 … 3-point shots: Connelly 1, 22 Lindahl 1, Peterson 2 … Rebound leaders: Connelly 5, Sonnabend 5 … Assist leaders: Manzke 2, Flegel 2 … Steal leader: Ahrndt 6

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa

31-51 FG; 13-16 FT; 15 fouls … Scoring: Tanner Heinsius 18, Jacob Tensen 6, Ryan Olmscheid 1, Austin Trustheim 23, Jake Fischer 2, Brendon Loch 2, Jordan Wosmek 14, Dalon Bitzan 12 … 3-point shots: Heinsius 1, Bitzan 2 … Rebound leaders: Loch 6, Wosmek 6 … Assist leaders: Wosmek 6, Trustheim 5 … Steal leader: Wosmek 5

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Windom 51, BOLD 48

BOLD couldn’t hold onto a seven-point halftime advantage and fell to Windom in the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic on Saturday.

Nick Kubesh had 17 points and seven rebounds and Ethan Weis finished with 13 points and seven boards.

Windom (6-4)    19  32 - 51

BOLD (3-5)          26  22 - 48

Windom

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BOLD

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18-47 FG; 8-11 FT; 12 fouls … Scoring: Max Buchtel 3, Ethan Weis 13, Nick Kubesh 17, Mason Mages 9, Brad Wolff 3, Thomas Meyers 3 … 3-point shots: Buchtel 1, Kubesh 1, Mages 2 … Rebound leaders: Weis 7, Kubesh 7 … Assist leaders: Buchtel 2, Weis 2 … Steal leader: Buchtel 2

Marshall Fast Break Classic

TMB 61, Montevideo 54

Montevideo lost its third straight game, falling to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in the Marshall Fast Break tournament at Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday.

The Thunder Hawks started the season 3-1 but now stand at 3-4 heading into Tuesday’s 7:30 p.m. game against Yellow Medicine East in Granite Falls.

But the T-Hawks’ first seven opponents have a combined .688 winning percentage, and their tournament foes, Marshall and TMB, are 10-1 and 8-2, respectively.

Montevideo trailed by just three at halftime Saturday but couldn’t crank up their offense after the break.

Troy Diggins finished with 24 points and six rebounds, Travis Dreyer had 10 points and six boards, and Riley Emery scored eight points. Preston Herfurth had four rebounds, four assists and three steals.

TMB (8-2)            33  28 - 61

Montevideo (3-4)            30  24 - 54

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton

24-43 FG; 8-15 FT; 15 fouls … Scoring: Brett Swenhaugen 4, Riley Kirk 8, Josh Kirk 26, Spencer Smith 10, Derek Larson 13 … 3-point shots: Larson 3, R. Kirk 1, J. Kirk 1 … Rebound leader: R. Kirk 7 … Assist leader: R. Kirk 3 … Steal leader: None

Montevideo

21-48 FG; 9-13 FT; 12 fouls … Scoring: Adam Kilibarda 3, Preston Herfurth 2, Jimmy Haff 1, Isaac Douglas 2, Bryce Maurice 2, Riley Emery 8, Troy Diggins 24, Travis Dreyer 10, Spencer Hildahl 2 … 3-point shots: Diggins 2, Kilibarda 1 … Rebound leaders: Diggins 6, Dreyer 6, Herfurth 4 … Assist leader: Herfurth 4 … Steal leader: Herfurth 3

LQPV Holiday Tournament

LQPV 63, CGB 43

Lucas Strand led a balanced Eagles attack with 17 points against Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley at the Lac qui Parle Valley Holiday Tournament on Saturday in Madison.

Eight Eagles scored, with seven notching between four and nine points.

Noah Jensen had eight points and five rebounds, and Austin Haas finished with nine points, four assists and five steals.

The Eagles improved to 4-4, and continue tournament play against Ortonville at 7 p.m. today.

Minneota plays CGB at 5 p.m. today.

CGB (2-5)             22  21 - 43

LQPV (4-4)          33  30 - 63

Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley

16-52 FG; 6-9 FT; 8 fouls … Scoring: Jordan Bauer 11, Zak Adelman 10, Ryan Costello 9, Lukas Adelman 7, Sam Bauer 6 … 3-point shots: J. Bauer 3, Z. Edelman 1, Costello 1 … Rebound leader: NA … Assist leader: NA … Steal leader: NA

Lac qui Parle Valley

27-58 FG; 7-10 FT; 13 fouls … Scoring: Connor Oie 8, Jon Nielson 4, Austin Haas 9, Garrett Olson 6, Lucas Strand 17, Brandon Hill 6, Kellen Kessler 5, Noah Jensen 8 … 3-point shots: Strand 1, Kessler 1 … Rebound leaders: Olson 5, Hill 5, Jensen 5 … Assist leader: Kessler 6, Haas 4 … Steal leader: Haas 5, Strand 4

 

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