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Girls basketball roundup: Minnewaska Lakers shut down YME Sting

Minnewaska limits Yellow Medicine East to 14 first-half points, 59-35

GLENWOOD — Limiting Yellow Medicine East to 14 first-half points, Minnewaska’s defense set the Lakers up for a 59-35 non-conference victory over the Sting on Monday night at Minnewaska High School.

Emma Thorfinnson had a team-high 13 points for Minnewaska and Hannah Hoffman drilled four 3-pointers in a 12-point effort.

YME’s Madison Hinz had three 3-pointers en route to a game-high 19 points. Hannah Stark followed up with eight points.

The Lakers return home Tuesday for a West Central Conference tilt with Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City. The Sting are back on the road for another non-conference game against Paynesville.

Minnewaska 59,
YME 35

YME (2-4) 14 21 — 35
Minnewaska (3-4) 32 27 — 59
YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Scoring: Yansi Florees 2, Ruby Bones 2, Madison Hinz 19, Aria Peters 2, Hannah Stark 8, Brylea Ruff 2 … 3-point shots: Hinz 3 … Rebound leader: Stark 6 … Assist leader: Three with 1 … Steal leader: Hinz 3 ... Block leader: Hinz 2
MINNEWASKA - Scoring: Makena Panitzke 4, Maddie Thorfinnson 5, Michele Stai 4, Addy Randt 3, Hannah Hoffman 12, Alexis Piekarski 6, Isabella Ortendahl 4, Emma Thorfinnson 13, Avery Hoeper 3, Elizabeth Murken 2, Maddy Meulebroeck 2, Brecklyn Beyer 1 … 3-point shots: Panitzke 1, Hoffmann 4, E. Thorfinnson 2 … Rebound leader: Panitzke 7 … Assist leader: N/A … Steal leader: Three with 2 ... Block leader: N/A

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Hancock 67,
MACCRAY 42

Tied at 28-all through the first 18 minutes, Hancock pulled away in the second half, outscoring MACCRAY 39-14 in the second half to remain undefeated with a non-conference win in Clara City.

Carlee Hanson led the way for the Owls with 25 points. She also had nine rebounds and four steals. Tori Pahl chimed in with 10 points and seven boards.

Gabby Randt and Kaisa Jaenisch both had 12 points for the Wolverines. Jaenisch added five rebounds and two steals in the loss.

Hancock will host Brandon-Evansville on Tuesday while MACCRAY heads to Prinsburg on Friday to face Central Minnesota Christian.

Hancock (6-0) 28 39 — 67
MACCRAY (1-6) 28 14 — 42
HANCOCK - Scoring: Carlee Hanson 25, Rylee Hanson 9, Jordan Hausmann 2, Jenna Kannegiesser 6, Morgan Kisgen 4, Tori Pahl 10, Alexis Staples 9, Misti Zempel 2 … 3-point shots: C. Hanson 4 … Rebound leader: C. Hanson 9, Pahl 7 … Assist leader: Hausmann 4, R. Hanson 4 … Steal leader: C. Hanson 4 ... Block leader: N/A
MACCRAY - Scoring: Morgan Blascziek 3, Ella Bourne 5, Kate Hultgren 6, Kaisa Jaenisch 12, Kylee Kimpling 4, Alison Koenen 2, Gabby Randt 12 … 3-point shots: Blascziek 1, Bourne 1, Hultgren 2, Jaenisch 3 … Rebound leader: Jaenisch 5, Randt 5 … Assist leader: Three with 2 … Steal leader: Randt 2, Jaenisch 2 ... Block leader: Randt 2

BLHS 57,
GFW 56 (OT)

Going to overtime in Monday’s Tomahawk Conference matchup, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart snuck out of Winthrop a winner over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop.

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Sara Kottke was the Mustangs’ top scorer with 19 points along with a team-high seven rebounds. Allison Milbrandt tallied 17 points. Kristi Kottke came through with 11 points, five assists and three steals.

BLHS heads to Springfield on Friday.

BLHS (5-1) 25 27 5 — 57
GFW (1-4) 22 30 4 — 56
BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART - Scoring: Sara Kottke 19, Allison Milbrandt 17, Kristi Kottke 11, Rachel Kottke 4, Maddy Wulkan 4, Lily Dean 2 … 3-point shots: K. Kottke 3, S. Kottke 1, Milbrandt 1 … Rebound leader: S. Kottke 7 … Assist leader: K. Kottke 5 … Steal leader: Milbrandt 3, K. Kottke 3 ... Block leader: Milbrandt 2
GIBBON-FAIRFAX-WINTHROP - Scoring: Abby Heimkes 20, Shelby Ramirez 14, Brynn Busse 7, Taylor Haas 6, McKenzie Lauwagie 4, Rylee Sabo 3, Kaity Lee 1 … 3-point shots: Haas 1, Ramirez 1, Heimkes 2 … Rebound leader: N/A … Assist leader: N/A … Steal leader: N/A ... Block leader: N/A
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