Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Sauk Centre 59, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 54
SAUK CENTRE – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta came up short in Sauk Centre, falling to the Mainstreeters 59-54 on Friday.
The Tigers shot 40 percent but went just 10-20 from the foul line, falling to 0-3 on the season. Jaden Maanum led the Tigers with 16 points on 6-10 shooting, Jackson Loge had 11 with eight rebounds, Durgin Decker chipped in nine points.
Hancock 60, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 49
BROOTEN – Hancock shot 54 percent from the floor in a 60-49 victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. Preston Rohloff scored 17 points for the Owls who are 1-1. Daniel Milander had 12 points with five assists, Matt Thompson had 14 points and eight rebounds.
Will Van Beck led the Jaguars with 14 poinst, Kaden Pieper added 11 but BBE was just 8-28 from three-point range.
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 80, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 56
WHEATON – Matt Thielen hit seven threes and finished with 26 points, Clint Determan posted a double/double with 23 points and 10 rebounds as Wheaton/Herman-Norcross pulled away in the second half for an 80-56 defeat of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley.
The Wolverines were within three in the second half with the score 43-30, but the Warriors went on a 19-2 run that blew it open and never looked back.
Cole Gilsdorf led the Wolverines with 23 points, Chuck Kleindl had 14, Ryan Geray added 11 as they fall to 0-2. Michael Franzese had 15 points for the Warriors who are 3-1.
West Central Area 70, Hillcrest Lutheran 59
FERGUS FALLS – West Central Area fought off a late surge by Hillcrest and earned a 70-59 victory in Fergus Falls.
Gage Staples scored 28 points with eight rebounds for the Knights who shot 50 percent and are 4-0. Jack Van Kempen had a double/double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Tate Christenson added nine points with six boards, five assists, and two steals. Micah Foss scored 18 points for the Comets.
NCE/UH 76, Rothsay 47
Melrose 66, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 60
BOLD 70, Montevideo 58
Benson 68, Minnewaska 61
Sauk Centre 47, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 38
SAUK CENTRE – Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta couldn’t hold a seven-point halftime lead in a loss to Sauk Centre 47-38.
Malory Anderson had 11 points with nine steals for the Tigers, Meredith Carrington added nine for the Tigers who are 2-3.
Hancock 79, Ortonville 25
ORTONVILLE – Hancock forced 30 first half turnovers and routed Ortonville 79-25.
Carlee Hanson scored 25 points for the Owls who shot over 50 percent, Rylee Hanson had 16 while Jenna Kannegiesser added 16 with six rebounds and four assists. Hancock is now 5-0 on the season.
Brandon-Evansville 73, Rothsay 63
ROTHSAY – Four Chargers scored in double-figures and Brandon-Evansville beat Rothsay 73-63. Mikenna Pattrin had a game-high 20 points, Bailey Schaefer scored 16, Haddey Zastrow added 15, and Kristin Kokett chipped in 12 for the Chargers who are 6-1.
1. Valley City 127.65
2. Break-Wahpeton 127.22
3. MACA Tigers 117.17
4. Sisseton 105.95