New Ulm girls pick up third win of the year
New Ulm girls 46,
St James 27
ST. JAMES – New Ulm earned its third victory of the season with a win over St. James in South Central Conference girl’s basketball action on Thursday.
Kelsey Anderson scored 16 points for New Ulm and Hunter Ahlness added 15 points.
Allison Brandts led the Saints with 12 points.
New Ulm (3-13, 2-5) will play at Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (4-10, 3-8) on Saturday night.
TMB boys 79, RRC 40
LAMBERTON – The Red Rock Central boy’s basketball team struggled in the second half en route to a 79-40 loss at the hands of Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.
Thomas Blomgren led the way for the Falcons with 11 points. Sean Halter added eight rebounds and five assists in the loss.
The Falcons drop to 0-16 on the year and will play Friday at Adrian.
Nicollet girls 57,
NICOLLET – The Nicollet girl’s basketball team picked up its fourth win of the season, defeating Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 57-46 on Thursday night.
Emily Skrien led the Raiders with 25 points and five steals. Natasha Young-Kruse added nine points and 17 rebounds in the victory.
Nicollet improves to 4-10 and will play Friday at Alden-Conger.
CM/C boys 69, WWG 60
COMFREY – Cedar Mountain/Comfrey defeated Westbrook-Walnut Grove in a nonconference boy’s basketball game on Thursday.
Chandler Rose led the Cougars with 27 points and 13 rebounds. Brady Kerkhoff added 12 points.
CM/C (8-10, 5-7) will play at Sleepy Eye (4-13, 2-8) on Monday night.
Sleepy Eye boys 67,
Truman/Martin Luther 65
TRUMAN – Brandon Polesky made two free throws with six seconds left to help Sleepy Eye edge Truman/Martin Luther Thursday night in a nonconference boys basketball game.
Polesky led Sleepy Eye with 33 points and seven rebounds. He was nine-for-nine from the free throw line. Juan Montemayer scored 20 points and he had four steals.
Sleepy Eye (5-13) will host Minnesota Valley Lutheran (6-11, 5-5) Friday.
GFW boys 72,
BLHS 68 (2 OT)
FAIRFAX – Jack Bussler made four free throws near the end of the game to propel Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop over Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in two overtimes Thursday night in Tomahawk Conference action.
Bussler was six-for-six from the free throw line and he had 12 rebounds. Seth Schutte scored 25 points and he had five steals. Lee Sullivan added 17 points.
Kyle Kubesh led BLHS with 31 points.
GFW (11-6, 10-2) will play Norwood-Young America Saturday afternoon in Winthrop.