Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Brandon-Evansville 50, New York Mills 27
BRANDON – On a night that the 1999 class A state champions were being celebrated, Brandon-Evansville put on a defensive clinic that was reminiscent of former coach Dick Simpson’s teams with a 50-27 victory over New York Mills.
The Chargers held the Eagles to just 18 percent shooting and without a three-pointer, forcing 22 turnovers and never led start to finish.
The Eagles were just 2-20 from the floor in the first half, and didn’t hit a shot until there was 4:55 remaining in the half.
The Chargers meanwhile got 15 points from Mikenna Pattrin, Sara Jacobson had six rebounds, four assists, with five steals and the Chargers won their seventh straight game to improve to 7-1.
10 different Chargers scored including 12 combined points off the bench from Madalynn Otto and Kerryn Lund.
Pattrin and Madison Quinn held the Eagles top-scorer Madalyn Erp to just four points, Tiffany Thompson led Mills with 13 points as they fall to 3-5.
BOLD 71, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 62
OLIVIA – A 15-point deficit proved too much to overcome for Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta who lost to BOLD 71-62 in Olivia on Friday.
The Tigers battled back from a 15-point halftime deficit but came up short, falling to 4-4 on the season.
Maddie Carrington led with 21 points, Riley Decker had eight, and Malory Anderson pulled down 14 rebounds but the Tigers were just 8-28 from three-point range.
With the win the Warriors improve to 7-2.
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 67, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 62
Montevideo 39, Minnewaska 38
Sauk Centre 69, Melrose 28
Osakis 64, West Central Area 58
Minnesota River 8, Morris/Benson Area 1
BENSON – Minnesota River erupted for eight goals in the second period on their way to an 8-1 win over Morris/Benson Area on Friday in Benson.
Karlie Bruns opened the scoring at 14:15 of the first, but the Bulldogs dominated the second, led by Emma Seaver who had a goal and two assists, Anna Pavlo and Nicole McCabe each scored twice Madison Kisor had 16 saves as the Bulldogs improve to 4-8.
Leah Thompson had 23 saves for the Storm who are 3-11.
Minnewaska 57, MAHACA 9
Minnewaska 69, Border West 11
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 50, MAHACA 26
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 57, Border West 15
Minnewaska 45, West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 20