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Prep Basketball Roundup: Staebler, Tigers knock off undefeated Annandale

ANNANDALE -- Morris/Chokio-Alberta handed Annandale their first loss of the season Wednesday, largely thanks to the work of Eric Staebler. Staebler had 34 points, 19 rebounds and knocked down four three-pointers to lead the Tigers to a 63-56 win ...

ANNANDALE - Morris/Chokio-Alberta handed Annandale their first loss of the season Wednesday, largely thanks to the work of Eric Staebler.

Staebler had 34 points, 19 rebounds and knocked down four three-pointers to lead the Tigers to a 63-56 win and improve to 8-2 on the season.

Sean Amundson added 11 points and Jacob Zosel had nine points and led the Tigers with six assists.

Jarod Wilken shouldered the offensive load on the Annandale side of the ball with 22 points.

Morris will look for their third win in a row Tuesday on the road Minnewaska

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Morris 63, Annandale 56

Morris (8-2) 34 29 - 63
Annandale (10-1) 30 26 - 56

Morris/Chokio-Alberta
Scoring: Sean Amundson 11, Philip Anderson 2, Jacob Zosel 9, Lukus Manska 3, Camden Arndt 4, Eric Staebler 34 … 3-point shots: Staebler 4, Zosel … Rebound leaders: Staebler 19 … Assist leaders: Zosel 6, Manska 4 … Steal leaders: Robert Rohloff 2, Zosel 2

Annandale
Scoring: Brock Fobbe 14, Alex Alama 14, Brad Weege 2, AJ Hinz 2, Trenton Peterson 2, Jarod Wilken 22 … 3-point shots: Alma 4, Fobbe 1 … Rebound leaders: N/A … Assist leaders: N/A … Steal leaders: N/A

Windom Invitational

Windom 66, KMS 36

Four Windom players scored in double figures in a win over Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on Wednesday in the Windom Invitational.

KMS’ Josh Peterson scored nine points, Brandon Rasmussen and Weston Gjerde both scored eight and Preston Mahlum netted seven.

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The Saints play at Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Tuesday.

KMS (1-10) 18 18 - 36
Windom (6-3) 38 28 - 66

KMS
Scoring: Josh Peterson 9, Brandon Rasmussen 8, Weston Gjerde 8, Preston Mahlum 7, Tanner Rohner 2, Vince Tillman 2 … 3-point shots: Rasmussen 2 … Rebound leaders: Mahlum 4, Gjerde 4 … Assist leaders: Rohner 3 … Steal leaders: Gjerde 1, Ian Caldwell 1, Rohner 1

Windom
Scoring: Jeff Pfeffer 16, Matt Theesfeld 14, Luke Gilbertson 13, Sam Huska 10, Dillon Mathias 5, Adam Farag 4, Austin Haken 2, Devin Homer 2 … 3-point shots: NA … Rebound leaders: NA … Assist leaders: NA … Steal leaders: NA

Crusader Classic

W-M 49, Litchfield 47

Watertown-Mayer overcame a five-point halftime deficit to down the Dragons in St. Cloud Cathedral’s Crusader Classic on Wednesday.

W-M’s Trae Berhow drew a foul and made two free throws for the lead with three seconds left, and Litchfield’s half-court attempt for the win missed the mark.

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Litchfield’s Luke Schultz scored 15 points and he also had five rebounds. Brandon Nelson scored 10 points and Jon Madsen had eight points and six rebounds.

The Dragons play next against Maple Lake on Tuesday in Litchfield.

Litchfield (3-8) 24 23 - 47
WM (9-3) 19 30 - 49

Litchfield
Scoring: Noah Kreger 6, Brandon Nelson 10, Luke Schultz 15, Marcus Huhn 3, Jon Madsen 8, Carter Wattenhofer 5 … 3-point shots: Kreger 1, Nelson 3, Schultz 3 … Rebound leaders: Madsen 6, Schultz 5 … Assist leaders: Kreger 3, Madsen 3, Wattenhofer 3 … Steal leaders: Nelson 4

Watertown-Mayer
Scoring: Adam Grotbo 3, Ben Theisen 8, Riley Alger 3, Trae Berhow 20, Ben Ernhart 2, Ethan McCleary 5, McKinley Gehlhausen 8 … 3-point shots: Grotbo 1, Theisen 2, Alger 1, McCleary 1 … Rebound leaders: Berhow 12 … Assist leaders: Berhow 3 … Steal leaders: None

Non-conference

Montevideo 68, TMB 53

Troy Diggins drained six 3-point shots and scored 27 points and Travis Dreyer scored 20 to lead Montevideo to a win over nine-win Tracy-Milroy-Balaton at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall.

The Thunder Hawks play Kasson-Mantorville at 12:30 p.m. today at SWMS.

Diggins also had 13 rebounds, four assists and two steals. Dreyer had seven boards and Riley Emery had eight points and six rebounds.

Montevideo (6-3) 32 36 - 68
TMB (9-2) 29 24 - 53

Montevideo
Scoring: Isaac Douglas 3, Riley Emery 8, Preston Herfurth 6, Derek Kilibarda 2, Travis Dreyer 20, Andrew Sweeney 2, Troy Diggins 27 … 3-point shots: Diggins 6, Douglas 1 … Rebound leaders: Diggins 13, Dreyer 7, Emery 6 … Assist leaders: Diggins 4, Douglas 3, Herfurth 3 … Steal leaders: Diggins 2, Douglas 2

TMB
Scoring: Riley Kirk 7, Josh Kirk 16, Spencer Smith 12, Brady Lanoue 8, Hayden Sanders 2, EriK Larson 8 … 3-point shots: J. Kirk 2, Larson 2, R. Kirk 1, Lanoue 1 … Rebound leaders: Lanoue 9, Larson 7 … Assist leaders: R. Kirk 2, Larson 2, J. Kirk 2 … Steal leaders: None

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