Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
River Lakes 9, Morris/Benson Area 0
MORRIS – A five-goal outburst in the opening period put a damper on the Morris/Benson Area season opener, as they fell to River Lakes 9-0 on Tuesday from the Lee Community Center.
Brady Bachman stopped 44 shots in his varsity debut, but couldn’t keep the Stars out after facing a barrage of shots throughout the night.
Griffin Duininck had two goals and an assist for the Stars, Logan Stellmach tallied three points and Blake Vogt stopped 16 shots.
Other 6A Scores:
Chisago Lakes 6, Somerset 1
St. Cloud Cathedral 9, Fergus Falls 0
Alexandria 2, Little Falls 1
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 64, Tri-State 37
WHEATON – Izzy Schmidt scored 22 points, Elissa Rinke recorded a double-double and Wheaton/Herman-Norcross won their season opener 64-37 over Tri-State on Tuesday.
Rinke had 13 points with 11 rebounds, Maycee Tolifson added 13 points and the Warriors held Tri-State to just 20 percent shooting while forcing 21 turnovers.
Park Christian 49, Brandon-Evansville 42
BRANDON – Park Christian pulled away down the stretch to win a back-and-forth battle Brandon-Evansville 49-42.
The Chargers led by five at halftime, but turnovers and missed shots allowed the Falcons to pull ahead, then seal the win with free throw shooting.
Sara Jacobson led the Chargers with 15 points, Mikenna Pattrin added eight.
Karley Motschenbacher led the Falcons with 21 points.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 64, Hillcrest 23
FERGUS FALLS – Emma Botker scored 19 points and Mataiah Turner tallied 10 steals as the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines routed Hillcrest 64-23 in their season opener on Tuesday.
Reanna Ward added 15 points and Lora Botker chipped in with 14 for the Wolverines.
Ortonville 54, Benson 45
Sauk Centre 64, St. Cloud Cathedral 56
Eden Valley-Watkins 49, Litchfield 32
Lac qui Parle Valley 54, Minnewaska 37
Minneota 77, BOLD 60
New London-Spicer 57, West Central Area 51
Detroit Lakes 68, Ashby 49
Parkers Prairie 49, Sebeka 32
Perham 72, Henning 58