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Boys Basketball Roundup: Litchfield Dragons earn the win at Target Center

Litchfield beats Zumbrota-Mazeppa 36-28 in Minneapolis.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Litchfield boys basketball team got a rare thrill Saturday, getting to play at Target Center, home of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves.

Litchfield beat Zumbrota-Mazeppa 36-28, getting 14 points and 10 rebounds from Beau Weseloh in the victory.

The Dragons led 21-11 at halftime.

Kayden Rodrick scored 13 points to lead the Cougars.

The Dragons return to Wright County Conference West Division play with a game against Annandale at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Litchfield. The Cardinals have a 6-2 record.

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Boys
Litchfield 36,
Zumbrota-Mazeppa 28

Litchfield (5-6) 21 15 — 36
Zumbrota-Mazeppa (2-8) 11 17 — 28
LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Logan King 5, Tanner Kohls 2, Alex Draeger 4, Beau Weseloh 14, Blake Aller 5, Dom Dietel 6 … 3-point shots: Draeger 1, Aller 1 … Rebound leader: Weseloh 10 … Assist leader: King and Dietel 3 … Steal leader: King 2 ... Block leader: Dietel 1.
ZUMBROTA-MAZEPPA - Scoring: Caden Mercer 2, Kayden Rodrick 13, Hayden Burdick 3, Zane Angerman 5, Carter Christopherson 3, Drew Christopherson 2 … 3-point shots: Rodrick 2, Burdick 1, Angerman 2, C. Christopherson 1, D. Christopherson 1 … Rebound leader: Rodrick 10 … Assist leader: Hunter Streit 2 … Steal leader: Rodrick and Preston Ohm 1 ... Block leader: Angerman 1

ACGC 98,
St. Paul Washington 72

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City opened it up in the second half to beat St. Paul Washington Technology Magnet School in a non-conference game at St. Paul.

Alex Kokenge, a 6-foot-3 senior wing, led the Falcons with 30 points. Junior wing Thor Goerish added 13 points for ACGC.

Jonny Santiago had 19 points to lead the Eagles.

ACGC (3-6) 48 50 — 98
St. Paul Washington (1-7) 40 32 — 72
ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY - Scoring: Hunter Powers 6, Sam Rouser 4, Jacob Gratz 4, Landon Blom 2, Thor Goerish 13, Alex Kokenge 30 … 3-point shots: Kyler Pickle 1, Denton 5, Goerish 1.
ST. PAUL WASHINGTON - Scoring: Jonny Santiago 19, Chris Birdsong 16, Bilal Kadir 4, Ty’Quan Allen 17, Reggie Dumas 5 … 3-point shots: Santiago 4, Birdsong 1, Kadir 3.

SWMC 76,
Dawson-Boyd 54

Micah Schaap had 22 pints and Carter Van Hulzen added 18 to lead Southwest Minnesota Christian to the victory over Dawson-Boyd at Dawson.

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Keegon Wicht had 15 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals for Dawson-Boyd. Brayson Boike added 12 points and two steals for the Blackjacks.

SWMC (7-2) 28 48 — 76
Dawson-Boyd (8-3) 31 23 — 54
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN - Scoring: Jacob Uilk 6, Ethan Sas 2, Cody Van’t Hof 4, Aidan Schaap 2, Dawson Rieck 5, Micah Schaap 22, Cole Walhof 13, Carter Van Hulzen 18, Bennett Talsma, Owen Vogel 2 … 3-point shots: Uilk 2, Rieck 1, Van Hulzen 1 … Rebound leader: M. Schaap … Assist leader: Rieck 1 … Steal leader: M. Schaap ... Block leader: Van Hulzen 2
DAWSON-BOYD - Scoring: Keegon Wicht 15, Aiden Swenson 6, Braxton Hahn 8, Caleb Torke 9, Brayson Boike 12, Collin Swedzinski 4 … 3-point shots: Wicht 3, Torke 1, Boike 1 … Rebound leader: Wicht 9 … Assist leader: Wicht 3 … Steal leader: Wicht, Swenson, Hahn, Torke, Boike 2 ... Block leader: Wicht 1.

Lakeview 72,
Benson 50

The Lakeview Lakers improved to 11-1 with the victory at Benson.

The Braves fell to 2-8. They play at 7;30 p.m. Tuesday at Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

CMCS 63,
BLHS 40

Case Mulder led four Bluejays in double figures as Central Minnesota Christian beat Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart at Hector.

Mulder, a senior guard, had 23 points. Caleb Vander Beek added 14 and Ethan Bulthuis and Ben Van Eps each checked in with 12 for CMCS.

CMCS (9-2) 36 27 — 63
BLHS (3-5) 21 19 — 40
CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN - Scoring: Ethan Bulthuis 12, Case Mulder 23, Drew Duininck 2, Ben Van Eps 12, Caleb Vander Beek 14 … 3-point shots: Bulthuis 2, Mulder 3, Van Eps 2 … Rebound leader: Duininck 6 … Assist leader: Van Eps 4 … Steal leader: Mulder, Brayden Marcus, Vander Beek 2 ... Block leader: Vander Beek 1
BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART - Stats unavailable

BOLD 68,
RCW 61

Ryan King scored 31 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in BOLD’s non-conference victory over Renville County West at Renville.

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Max Marks had 16 points and Cole Visser added 11 for the Warriors.

Tyler Froland led the Jaguars with 20 pints, eight rebounds and two steals. Jaise Miller had 17 points and Adam Scrhupp had seven points and five assists for RCW.

BOLD (7-2) 30 38 — 68
RCW (2-7) 32 29 — 61
BOLD - Scoring: Hunter Borer 5, Jack Gross 3, Ryan King 31, Ethan Sullivan 2, Cole Visser 11, Max Marks 16 … 3-point shots: Visser 3 … Rebound leader: King 17 … Assist leader: Gross 5 … Steal leader: Gross 3 ... Block leader: Gross, King, Visser 1.
RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Adam Schrupp 7, Ryan Schrupp 8, AJ Gasca 3, Jaise Miller 17, Tyler Froland 20, Jaden Serbus 6 … 3-point shots: Miller 5 … Rebound leader: Froland 8 … Assist leader: A. Schrupp 5 … Steal leader: A. Schrupp, R. Schrupp, Froland 2 ... Block leader: Serbus 3.
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