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Girls Basketball: Willmar gets back to winning ways

SAUK RAPIDS -- Willmar didn't take long to get back on a winning track. One night after having an 11-game winning streak snapped, the Cardinals embarked on what could be another with a 69-30 Central Lakes Conference win over Sauk Rapids on Friday...

SAUK RAPIDS - Willmar didn't take long to get back on a winning track.

One night after having an 11-game winning streak snapped, the Cardinals embarked on what could be another with a 69-30 Central Lakes Conference win over Sauk Rapids on Friday.

Willmar's Mackenzie Jones scored 13 points and had five rebounds, and Carly Wedel and Abby Berskow both scored 12 points. Wedel also had three assists and four steals, Berskow had four steals, and Katelyn Murphy finished with eight points and four steals.

Willmar 69,

Sauk Rapids 30

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Willmar (17-3) 41 28 - 69

Sauk Rapids (3-19) 18 12 - 30

WILLMAR - Scoring: Abby Berskow 12, Amanda Mathiasen 5, Katelyn Murphy 8, Mackenzie Jones 13, Callie Slagter 4, Madi Linbo 7, Carly Wedel 12, Ella Shinn 5, Brooke Wittwer 3 ... 3-point shots: Berskow 2, Mathiasen 1, Jones 1, Linbo 1, Wedel 2 ... Rebound leader: Jones 5, Wittwer 5 ... Assist leader: Wedel 3, Mathiasen 3 ... Steal leader: Berskow 4, Murphy 4, Wedel 4

SAUK RAPIDS - Scoring: Bailey Roscoe 17, Kyanah Evans 2, Ady Froiland 2, Noel Reberg 2, Shayna Payonk 7 ... 3-point shots: Roscoe 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

NLS 70,

D-C 46

Erin Knisley scored 19 points and Emma Hanson scored 11 to help lead New London-Spicer over Dassel-Cokato on Friday in New London.

Grace DeSchepper and Mackenzie Rich both scored nine points, and Ava Kraemer had 10 rebounds and seven assists.

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The Wildcats play at Annandale at 1 p.m. Saturday.

D-C (1-20) 20 26 - 46

NLS (17-6) 41 29 - 70

DASSEL-COKATO - Scoring: Camryn Patten 12, Kezia Lee 10, Hallie Tormanen 2, Bailey Quern 3, Kendall Aho 4, Abigail Schrupp 2, Coriena Miller 4, Katelyn Lee 9 ... 3-point shots: Patten 1, Quern 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

NEW LONDON-SPICER - Scoring: Sam Johnson 2, Avery Rich 4, Mya Krause 5, Mackenzie Rich 9, Emma Hanson 11, Payton Mages 7, Grace DeSchepper 9, Ava Kraemer 4, Erin Knisley 19 ... 3-point shots: Krause 1, M. Rich 1, Hanson 3, Mages 1 ... Rebound leader: Kraemer 10, DeSchepper 7, Johnson 7, Hanson 7 ... Assist leader: Kraemer 7, Mages 6 ... Steal leader: Hanson 4, M. Rich 4

M-W 57

Litchfield 48,

Ela Springer scored 21 points to lead Mound-Westonka over Litchfield on Friday.

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Litchfield's Laney Huhner scored 12 points and had eight rebounds and Neriah Lara scored 10 points.

Litchfield plays host to Annandale in a game that begins at 12:30 p.m. on Monday.

Litchfield (15-9) 20 28 - 48

M-W (12-12) 21 36 - 57

LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Janessa Olson 4, Sydney McCann 5, Laney Huhner 12, Kamri Driver 3, Maddie Shoultz 4, Lily Osterberg 2, Neriah Lara 10, Katelyn Cruze 8 ... 3-point shots: Huhner 2, Driver 1, Lara 2 ... Rebound leader: Huhner 8, McCann 6, Cruze 6 ... Assist leader: McCann 3 ... Steal leader: Shoultz 3

MOUND-WESTONKA - Scoring: Megan Wanner 5, Melissa Drill 2, Jennifer Schaible 15, Ela Springer 21, Maya Thurston 4, Maddy White 10 ... 3-point shots: Schaible 3, Springer 2, White 3 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

BBE 51,

Paynesville 17

BBE won big behind a strong team effort against Paynesville.

Nine different Jaguars impacted the point total, including Macie Kirckof who led with 12 points.

BBE (19-5) 30 21 - 51

Paynesville (2-20) 11 6 - 17

BBE - Scoring: Karsee Kampsen 5, Grace Illies 4, Cassandra Tensen 5, Jenna Dingmann 8, Macie Kirckof 12, Josie Knutson 1, Brittany Berge 3, Allisa Knight 11, Karissa Jones 2... 3-point shots: Kampsen 1, Illies 1, Tensen 1, Dingmann 2 ... Rebound leader: Tensen 6, Kirckof 6, Berge 6 ... Assist leader: Tensen 7 ... Steal leader: Illies 5, Tensen 4

PAYNESVILLE - Scoring: Kali Reiter 6, Kylee Everson 1, Taylor Reiter 2, Brynn Johnson 8 ... 3-point shots: Reiter 2, Johnson 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

BOLD 74,

Montevideo 55

Makenna Steffel scored 19 points and had nine rebounds and four steals as BOLD defeated Montevideo on Friday in Olivia.

The Warriors' Makayla Snow scored 15 points and had 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals, and Ashley Trongard had 11 points, 14 rebounds and three assists.

Montevideo's Tenley Epema scored 19 points and Jasmyn Kronback scored 11 points.

Montevideo (2-15) 21 34 - 55

BOLD (17-4) 33 41 - 74

MONTEVIDEO - Scoring: Livia Gades 3, Maddie Kilibarda 4, Jasmyn Kronback 11, Tenley Epema 19, Avery Koenen 9, Greta Rongstad 5, Sydney Zindel 2, Rose O'Malley 2 ... 3-point shots: Epema 3, Gades 1, Kilibarda 1, Koenen 1, Rongstad 1 ... Rebound leader: Kronback 7, Zindel 5 ... Assist leader: Epema 3, Koenen 3 ... Steal leader: NA

BOLD - Scoring: Morgan Schmitz 2, Lanie Mages 11, Makenna Steffel 19, Mady Herdina 1, Ashley Trongard 11, Makayla Snow 15, Brenna Weis 7, Jaylen Mortenson 4, Leslie Snow 2, Abby Meyers 2 ... 3-point shots: M. Snow 3, Mages 2, Trongard 1, Weis 1 ... Rebound leader: Trongard 14, M. Snow 11, Steffel 9 ... Assist leader: M. Snow 5, Mages 3, Trongard 3, Schmitz 3 ... Steal leader: Mortenson 4, M. Snow 4, Steffel 4

CMCS 60,

RCW 28

Coco Duininck earned a unique double-double with 24 points and 10 steals in a big Camden Conference win against Renville County West.

Teammates Katelyn Bulthuis and Reegan Duininck each got into double figures, too, with 14 and 11 points, respectively.

CMCS (10-12) 39 21 - 60

RCW (0-22) 11 17 - 28

CENTRAL MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL - Scoring: Elli Stoel 8, Reegan Duininck 11, Molly Mulder 3, Coco Duininck 24, Katelyn Bulthuis 14 ... 3-point shots: Bulthuis 2 ... Rebound leader: Stoel 7 ... Assist leader: R Duininck 3 ... Steal leader: C Duininck 10, R Duininck 6, Mulder 5

RENVILLE COUNTY WEST - Scoring: Avery Elfering 7, Lauren Wulf 9, Addy 2, Vanessa Savig 4, Tracie Read 3, Lauren Allex 3 ... 3-point shots: Savig 1, Allex 1 ... Rebound leader: Elfering 6, Wulf 6 ... Assist leader: Elfering 2 ... Steal leader: Four players with one

LQPV 65,

KMS 43

Macie Lund hit five 3-point shots and scored 19 points as Lac qui Parle Valley defeated KMS in a Camden Conference game on Friday.

Grace Hegland had 10 points and six rebounds and Haley Wollschlager had eight points, five assists and six steals.

KMS' Katie Krieger scored 14 points and Madison Rohner scored nine.

LQPV plays host to Minneota in the Camden championship game at 7 p.m. Monday.

KMS (11-10) 22 21 - 43

LQPV (20-2) 41 24 - 65

KMS - Scoring: Katie Krieger 14, Mallory Rudningen 6, Morgan Lesteberg 4, Madison Hauge 2, Maret Gjerde 1, Madison Rohner 9, Kourtni Standberg 2, Hayley Demuth 5 ... 3-point shots: DeMuth 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY - Scoring: Haley Wollschlager 8, Macie Lund 19, Isabel Schirm 9, Alex Stitt 5, Grace Hegland 10, Lindsey Kranz 8, Regan Johnson 2, Sidney Gerdes 4 ... 3-point shots: Wollschlager 2, Lund 5, Schirm 2, Stitt 1 ... Rebound leader: Hegland 6, Stitt 4 ... Assist leader: Wollschlager 5, Schirm 5 ... Steal leader: Wollschlager 6, Schirm 4

YME 59, Lakeview 43

Mackenzie Dyrdahl scored a game-high 19 points in a Camden Conference win for Yellow Medicine East over Lakeview Friday night.

Dyrdahl also earned four steals while Meeghen Dahlager provided 11 points with seven assists.

Lakeview (11-9) 21 22 - 43

YME (11-8) 26 33 - 59

LAKEVIEW - Scoring: Cassidy Smith 9, Catherine Wendland 7, Brooke Christian 3, Samantha 11, Olivia Peterson 3, Jadyn Lessman 3, Margaret Dolan 5, Mariah Mayer 4 ... 3-point shots: Smith 3, Wendland 1, Christian 1, Peterson 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - Scoring: Madison Hinz 8, Samantha Anderson 5, Lauren McCosh 3, Mackenzie Dyrdahl 19, Meeghen Dahlager 11, Hannah Gullickson 13 ... 3-point shots: Hinz 2, Dyrdahl 1, Dahlager 1 ... Rebound leader: Dahlager 6, Gullickson 6, Anderson 5, Dyrdahl 5 ... Assist leader: Dahlager 7, Hinz 5 ... Steal leader: Dyrdahl 4, McCosh 3, Dahlager 3

CGB 40, Hancock 37

Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley snuck past Hancock with a pair of 14-point nights from Emma Botker and Reanna Ward.

Rylee Hanson also had 14 points for the Owls and Carlee Hanson added 10 more.

Hancock (8-10) 13 24 - 37

CGB (17-5) 22 18 - 40

HANCOCK - Scoring: Rylee Hanson 14, Carlee Hanson 10, Morgan Kisgen 6, Tori Pahl 5, Alexis Staples 2 ... 3-point shots: NA ... Rebound leader: Pahl 7, R Hanson 7... Assist leader: Staples 3 ... Steal leader: Pahl 3, R Hanson 3

CLINTON-GRACEVILLE-BEARDSLEY - Scoring: Emma Botker 14, Reanna Ward 14, Mataiah Turner 6, Lora Botker 4, Jessica Moberg 2... 3-point shots: Ward 1 ... Rebound leader: NA ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: NA

BLHS 59,

NUC 50 OT

Relying on a big night from Sara Kottke, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart was able to thwart New Ulm Cathedral in overtime for a 59-50 Tomahawk Conference win on Friday.

Kottke finished the night with 26 points and 20 rebounds. Maddy Wulkan wasn't far behind, hitting four 3-pointers as part of a 20-point effort.

NUC (9-15) 18 32 0 - 50

BLHS (9-12) 28 22 9 - 59

NEW ULM CATHEDRAL - No stats provided

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR-STEWART - Scoring: Sara Kottke 26, Maddy Wulkan 20, Chloe Ufkes 5, Rachel Dean 4, Tia Weispfenning 2, Jessica Novotny 2 ... 3-point shots: Wulkan 4, Kottke 1 ... Rebound leader: Kottke 20 ... Assist leader: Kottke 4 ... Steal leader: Three with 2

Sauk Centre 57,

Minnewaska 34

Sauk Centre overcame a first half deficit to earn the win against Minnewaska.

Michaela Dammann earned a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead the game for the Mainstreeters.

Minnewaska (13-10) 24 10 - 34

Sauk Centre (20-2) 21 36 - 57

MINNEWASKA - Scoring: Maddie Thorfinnson 10, Hannah Hoffmann 8, Alexis Piekarski 3, Emma Thorfinnson 8, Avery Hoeper 2, Brecklyn Beyer 2, Emily Harste 1 ... 3-point shots: Hoffmann 2, E Thorfinnson 1 ... Rebound leader: Piekarski 8, E Thorfinnson 7 ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: M Thorfinnson 4

SAUK CENTRE - Scoring: Jessica Kloefleisch 2, McKenna Westby 5, Maddie Nelson 6, Tori Peschel 13, Kayle Trisko 2, Julia Dammann 5, Audrey Zenzen 2, Michaela Dammann 22 ... 3-point shots: Westby 1, Nelson 2, Peschel 1, M Dammann 1 ... Rebound leader: M Dammann 13, J Dammann 9 ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: Nelson 1

D-B 56, MACCRAY 39

Alex Sather scored 24 points and Avery Bartunek neared double-double territory with 16 points and eight rebounds to push Dawson-Boyd past MACCRAY.

The Blackjacks got up big early with a 29-15 halftime lead and didn't relinquish the lead.

For MACCRAY, Piper Asche led with 19 points and seven rebounds.

MACCRAY (9-12) 15 24 - 39

D-B (7-12) 29 27 - 56

MACCRAY - Scoring: Morgan Blascziek 3, Danni Burns 8, Kate Hultgren 3, Jessica Wellnitz 2, Piper Asche 19, Kaisa Jaenisch 1, Gabby Randt 2, Alison Koenen 1 ... 3-point shots: NA ... Rebound leader: Asche 7 ... Assist leader: Sage Mecker 5 ... Steal leader: Mecker 2, Hultgren 2

DAWSON-BOYD - Scoring: Mary Bothun 11, Megan Mamer 5, Alex Sather 24, Avery Bartunek 16 ... 3-point shots: Sather 2 ... Rebound leader: Morgan Johnson 8, Bartunek 8 ... Assist leader: Bartunek 3 ... Steal leader: Sather 5, Bartunek 5

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