PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: New Ulm boys defeat St. James
New Ulm boys 70,
St. James 58
ST. JAMES – The New Ulm boys got to .500 in the South Central Conference on Thursday night when New Ulm defeated St. James in boys basketball action.
New Ulm was paced by Grant Kannegiesser’s 19 points on the night.
Tyler Dittrich scored 17 points to go along with his five rebounds for the Eagles. Chris Mulder scored 11 points and had six assists.
The Eagles (3-3, 5-11) host Norwood-Young America on Tuesday night.
RRC boys 52, MCC 36
LAMBERTON – Red Rock Central jumped out early, scoring the first 12 points of the game and never looked back as the Falcons beat Murray County Central Thursday night in Red Rock Conference boys basketball action.
Henry Rogotzke scored 16 points after only needing 11 to get to 1,000 points in his career.
Jeff Decock scored a game-high 24 points for the Falcons. He also grabbed 10 rebounds.
The leading scorer for MCC was Cole Bly, who finished with 10 points during the game.
Red Rock Central (4-3, 7-6) will travel to Hills-Beaver Creek tonight.
Mountain Lake boys 66, Madelia 44
MADELIA – Mountain Lake’s Carter Kirk scored 21 points in the Wolverines’ non-conference boys basketball win Thursday night.
Cody Klassen also contibuted 11 points in the win.
Madelia was led by Jack Bergeman’s nine points while Kyle Schultz scored eight points.
Madelia (2-12) will go on the road Monday night and take on Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart.
CMC girls 71, BLHS 42
MORGAN – Cedar Mountain/Comfrey’s Andrea Ochs scored 20 points against Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference girls basketball win.
CM/C’s Alli Madsen scored 15 points, had five rebounds and four assists. Brianna Lund added 14 points and five rebounds.
Erika Zanoth scored 12 points to lead BLHS.
BLHS will play Central Minnesota Christian Monday.
CMC (10-6 overall, 7-4 in conference) will host Springfield Tuesday.
Sleepy Eye girls 61,
TRUMAN – Sleepy Eye defeated Truman in a non-conference girls basketball game Thursday.
Josie Schieffert and Justine Gonzalez each scored 17 points for the Indians. McKayla Ahlrich and Schieffert each had 10 rebounds for Sleepy Eye.
Sleepy Eye (6-11 overall, 2-7 in conference) will play at Wabasso today.