Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
West Central Area 70, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 48
GRACEVILLE – Gavin Paulson was 7-7 from the floor and finished with 15 points to lead West Central Area past Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 70-48 in Graceville.
The Knights shot percent as a team and hit 6-14 threes while holding a 38-28 rebounding advantage over the Wolverines.
Jack Van Kempen and Grant Beuckens each scored 13, with Beuckens grabbing seven boards, Jacob Bright chipped in 10 points for the Knights who are 10-4 on the season, 5-2 in the Pheasant Conference.
The Wolverines were held to 35 percent shooting and 17 points from Sam Adelman and 13 from Cole Gilsdorf. CGB is 2-13 overall, 0-7 in conference.
Benson 75, Yellow Medicine East 61
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 65, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 52
Hillcrest 74, Underwood 36
Browerville/Eagle Valley 59, Brandon-Evansville 44
BROWERVILLE – A hot shooting night from Browerville/Eagle Valley helped them get past Brandon-Evansville 59-44.
The Chargers struggled to contain the Tigers backcourt duo of Megan Benning and Zoe Hillmer, who combined for 34 points, 18 by Bennings and 16 for Hillmer.
The win snaps a seven-game losing streak for the Tigers, and they improve to 4-10.
The Chargers shot 42 percent overall, but went 0-11 from three-point range, with nearly all of their offensive production coming from Mikenna Pattrin in the post with 24 points.
The Chargers drop to 12-3 on the season.
Underwood 61, Hillcrest 22
Parkers Prairie 58, Battle Lake 49
Ashby 52, Rothsay 47
BOLD 60, Benson 47
Minnewaska 67, Melrose 47
Sauk Centre 65, Montevideo 47
Minnewaska 52, Paynesville 14
ACGC 34, Minnewaska 29
Complete results HERE