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Prep Girls Basketball Roundup: CMCS wins big at home

Bluejays rout Southwest Minnesota Christian, move to 5-3

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Girls Basketball

PRINSBURG — The Central Minnesota Christian girls basketball team earned a 63-36 victory over Southwest Minnesota Christian on Saturday, extending its winning streak to three.

The Bluejays found success early, taking a 36-24 lead into halftime.

Coco Duininck led the Bluejays with 21 points in the victory with the help of Sienna Duininck’s 17 and Molly Mulder’s 10.

Coco also tallied eight steals and eight assists.

CMCS plays MACCRAY at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Clara City.

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Non-Conference

CMCS 63,
SMC 36

SMC (4-3) 22 14 — 36
CMCS (5-3) 36 27 — 63
SMC - Stats not available
CMCS - Scoring: Sienna Duininck 17, Natasha Erickson 3, Molly Mulder 10, Lauren Taatjes 4, Coco Duininck 21, Carrie Mulder 8 … 3-point shots: S. Duininck 3, C. Duininck 3, C. Mulder 1 … Rebound leader: M. Mulder 10, S. Duininck 7 … Assist leader: C. Duininck 8 … Steal leader: C. Duininck 8 ... Block leader: None

Rocori 71,
Litchfield 53

Litchfield’s Izzy Pennertz 24 points and Kylie Michels 20 were not enough to prevent a loss to visiting Rocori.

The Spartans led 41-26 at halftime.

The Spartans were led by Ashley Libbesmeier and Jada Bierschbach, combining for 43 points.

Litchfield plays Melrose at 7:30 Tuesday in Melrose.

Rocori (6-2) 41 30 — 71
Litchfield (3-4) 26 27 — 53
ROCORI - Scoring: Avery Berg 5, Jada Bierschbach 21, Ella Boucher 4, Madison Terres 4, Jenna Boos 14, Ashley Libbesmeier 22, McKenna Faber 1 … 3-point shots: Berg 1, Boos 4, Libbesmeier 4 … Rebound leader: n/a … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: n/a ... Block leader: n/a
LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Kylie Michels 20, Greta Hansen 5, Izzy Pennertz 24, Maggie Boerema 2, Morgan Falling 2 … 3-point shots: none … Rebound leader: Hansen 10, Pennertz 9 … Assist leader: Ryanna Steinhaus 9 … Steal leader: Steinhaus 3 ... Block leader: none

Minnewaska 57,
Breckenridge 49

A second-half rally helped boost Minnewaska over Breckenridge for a non-conference win in Glenwood.

Despite trailing the Cowgirls 30-21 at the midway point, the Lakers dominated the scoring in the second half, 36-19.

The Lakers were led by the scoring combo of Megan Thorfinnson, Sydney Dahl and Abby Kath who combined for 39 points. Kath also totaled seven rebounds.

Minnewaska plays New London-Spicer at 7 p.m. Monday in Glenwood.

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Breckenridge (2-5) 30 19 — 49
Minnewaska (4-3) 21 36 — 57
BRECKENRIDGE - Stats not available

MINNEWASKA - Scoring: Addy Kath 12, Maddie Thorfinnson 6, Addy Randt 2, Brooke Kolstoe 7, Sydney Dahl 13, Megan Thorfinnson 14, Olivia Danielson 3 … 3-point shots: Kolstoe 1, Dahl 1, Me. Thorfinnson 4 … Rebound leader: Kolstoe 8, Kath 7 … Assist leader: Ma. Thorfinnson 3 … Steal leader: Randt 2 ... Block leader: Ma. Thorfinnson 4

Matthew Curry is a sports reporter and photographer for the West Central Tribune.
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