Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director


Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 64, Ortonville 57
ORTONVILLE – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta opened the game on a 12-0 run and never trailed in a season opening 64-57 win over Ortonville on Friday.
The Tigers led by as many as 21, holding the Trojans to just 33 percent shooting and without a field goal for the first 9:21 of the game.
Jaret Johnson was 5-6 from three-point range to finish with a game-high 29 points and nine rebounds. Jackson Loge blocked three shots while scoring 16 points and pulling down seven boards. Camden Arndt added 11 points, seven rebounds, and six assists.
DaVonte Edwards led the Trojans with 19 points and eight rebounds, Zach Kuechenmeister added 13 points.

Hancock 61, Parkers Prairie 59
PARKERS PRAIRIE – Bennett Nienhaus scored 23 points, grabbing seven rebounds and the Hancock Owls edged Parkers Prairie 61-59 in their season opener.
Peyton Rohloff added 13 points and Daniel Milander dished out eight assists to go with eight points for the Owls.
Hancock was 9-15 from three-point range while holding the Panthers to just 5-22 shooting from long range.
Travis Yhonke led the Panthers with 20 points, Alex Koep had 18.

Minnewaska Area 58, Redwood Valley 49
REDWOOD FALLS – Grant Jensen had 26 points in Minnewaska’s season opening victory over Redwood Valley 58-49 on Friday.
Jack Blevins had nine points and nine boards, and Shawn Carsten chipped in with 10 points and seven rebounds for the Lakers.

Lac qui Parle Valley 68, West Central Area 60
MADISON – West Central Area came up short in their season opener, falling 68-60 to Lac qui Parle Valley.
Although the Knights outrebounded the Eagles 33-29, they were just 3-8 at the free throw line compared to 18-30 for the Eagles.
Jack Van Kempen led with 21 points, nine rebounds, and five blocks. Grant Beuckens added 17 points, and Gage Staples chipped in with seven points and eight boards.
Caden Bjornjeld led the Eagles with 25 points.

MACCRAY 72, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 54

Brandon-Evansville 73, Swanville 52

Lac qui Parle Valley 68, West Central Area 60

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 81, Central MN Christian 75

BOLD 74, Yellow Medicine East 38

Dawson-Boyd 80, Montevideo 39


Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 60, Benson 43
BENSON – Riley Decker scored 12 points and Liz Dietz added 11 and Morris/Chokio-Alberta won their season opener with a 60-43 defeat of Benson at the Case IH Invititational from Benson.
Malory Anderson had nine points, seven rebounds and six steals. Maddie Carrington scored nine for the Tigers. Claire Ricard had 20 for the Braves.

Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 47, Ashby 11
ASHBY – Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley moved to 2-0 on the season with dominant 47-11 rout of Ashby on Friday.
The Wolverines were led by Lora Botker’s 17 point, 16 rebound performance. Tylaina Issendorf added 12 points, and Mataiah Turner tallied 12 steals, giving her 22 through just two games.

Lakeview 61, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 57


Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invite
BELGRADE – Two MAHACA Tigers were crowned champions of their weight class at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Invite on Friday.

Davin Rose was champion at 113, while Dalton Rose took top honors at 160.

Three Tigers finished third at their respective weights including Ethan Lebrijia (120), Jed Feuchtenberger (132), and Matt McNeill (195). Brady Cardwell took fourth at 170.

As a team the Tigers finished fourth out of 11 teams with a score of 122.5. The BBE Jaguars were team champions with a 172, Willmar was runner-up while Benson took third.


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