Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 67, Benson 61
MORRIS – Emma Bowman scored 19 points to lead Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta to a 67-61 victory over Benson at the Tiger Center on Friday.
Bowman shot 7-15 and added five rebounds, three assists, and three steals for the Tigers who are 5-7 on the season.
Malory Anderson posted a double/double with 12 points and 13 rebounds, Meredith Carrington scored 11 points, LaRae Kramm chipped in nine.
West Central Area 67, Hancock 49
BARRETT – Lexi Bright led three Knights in double-figures with 26 points and West Central Area got past Hancock 67-49.
Hailey Bennett had 11 points, Brynn Fernholz chipped in 10 as the Knights improve to 9-4.
Lexi Staples led the Owls with 22 points, Carlee Hanson had seven points with eight rebounds, but Hancock suffered their third straight loss and are 9-3 on the year.
Brandon-Evansville 53, Parkers Prairie 45
PARKERS PRAIRIE – Mikenna Pattrin had 21 points with seven rebounds and Brandon-Evansville beat Parkers Prairie 53-45.
Maddie Otto pulled down 10 rebounds for the Chargers, Bailey Schaefer had nine points, Kristin Kokett added eight for the Chargers who are 8-4, the Panthers fall to 7-4.
Sauk Centre 77, BOLD 49
Underwood 71, Rothsay 51
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 83, Benson 64
MORRIS – Jackson Loge busted out a monster game with 31 points and 23 rebounds to lead Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta past Benson 83-64.
Thomas Tiernan had 15 points, Jaden Maanum added 12 for the Tigers are who are 5-5 on the season.
Hancock 66, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 30
HANCOCK – Matt Thompson exploded for 27 points with 12 rebounds and Hancock routed Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 66-30 in boys hoops.
Preston Rohloff added 15 points, Colten Crowell had 12, and John Kellenberger added nine as the Owls improved to 4-4 on the season.
Isaac Haanen led the Wolverines with nine points, Nate Moberg added eight as the Wolverines fall to 0-9.
West Central Area 83, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 48
WHEATON – Matt Thielen scored 18 points to become the Wheaton/Herman-Norcross all-time leading scorer in the Warriors 83-48 loss to West Central Area.
Thielen needed 17 going into the game, and now has 1,390 career points.
The Knights though proved why they’re one of the best teams in the state, dominating the Warriors in the paint with a 42-8 scoring advantage. Jack Van Kempen had 25 points with 10 rebounds, Gage Staples added 16 points with 10 boards as the Knights improve to 10-1. The Warriors are 6-5.
Minnewaska 66, New London-Spicer 60
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 67, Sauk Centre 46
Melrose 78, Montevideo 63
Pelican Rapids 77, Rothsay 56