Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
New London-Spicer 60, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 52
MORRIS – Missed free throws proved the difference on Thursday in Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta’s 60-52 loss to New London-Spicer from the Tiger Center.
Jackson Loge had a double-double with 16 points, 13 rebounds, and three blocks but the Tigers were just 10-24 from the free throw line as they fall to 1-3.
Jarret Johnson had 10 points with four assists for the Tigers who were without starting point guard Camden Arndt who is preparing to play in the high school football all-star game. With the win the Wildcats are 4-2.
Minnewaska 75, Montevideo 63
GLENWOOD – Grant Jensen and Peyton Johnsrud combined for 46 points and Minnewaska defeated Montevideo 75-63.
Jensen was 10-16 shooting and grabbed six rebounds, while Johnsrud was 5-6 from three-point range with five boards for the Lakers who shot 51 percent as a team.
Minnewaska is now 4-0 while Montevideo falls to 0-5.
Ashby 53, Hillcrest 33
Battle Lake 60, Underwood 20
Albany 64, Melrose 54
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 53, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 29
GRACEVILLE – Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley opened the game on a 9-0 run and never trailed in a 53-29 win over Wheaton/Herman-Norcross.
The Warriors were held to just 20 percent from the field on 9-45 shooting, and got out-rebounded 36-19.
The Wolverines got 12 points, two steals, and a block from Jessica Moberg off the bench. Reanna Ward had 12 points with nine rebounds, Tylaina Issendorf scored 11 and Emma Botker pulled down 11 rebounds as they improve to 5-2.
Maycee Tolifson hadd 11 points and four steals for the Warriors who fall to 2-4.
West Central Area 74, Hancock 48
HANCOCK – Four Knights scored in double-figures and West Central Area shot 46 percent to beat Hancock 74-48 on Thursday.
Ella Van Kempen filled the stat sheet with 17 points, seven rebounds, five steals, four assists, and two blocks. Lexi Bright added 16 points with seven rebounds and five assists. Kaitlyn Hanson chipped in with 12 points and Hailey Bennett added 11 for the Knights who are 3-3.
Carlee Hanson had 12 points and six rebound for Hancock, Lexi Staples had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds as the Owls fall to 2-1.
New London-Spicer 81, Benson 39
BOLD 55, Montevideo 43
Ortonville 63, Canby 47
Border West 61, Ortonville 16
Sisseton 40, Border West 27