Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 87, Sauk Centre 69
MORRIS – Jackson Loge dominated on Tuesday night, to the tune of 35 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and four blocks to lead Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta past Sauk Centre 87-69 from the Tiger Center.
The Mainstreeters opened the game just 2-15 from the field, allowing the Tigers jump out to a 15-4 lead. The Streeters regrouped and were able to remain close until late when the the deficit grew as the Tigers sunk free throws down the stretch.
Durgin Decker finished with 15 for the Tigers who shot 54 percent as a team, Jaden Maanum added 10 points and five boards.
Jay Neubert led the Mainstreeters with 19 points and seven rebounds, Isiah Hornick added 16 points with nine boards as they fall to 6-11.
The Tigers have won seven straight and are 9-5, they host the top-ranked team in class A basketball in the BOLD Warriors on Friday night.
Ortonville 53, Hancock 43
ORTONVILLE – Hancock was held to just 24 percent shooting, including 4-34 from three-point range in a 53-43 loss to Ortonville.
Matt Thompson led the Owls with 21 points, 12 rebounds and five steals, Daniel Milander added nine points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals as the Owls fall to 8-6 on the season. Zack Kuechenmeister led the Trojans with 19 points, Peter Treinen added 11 and Ortonville is now 5-6.
West Central Area 69, Upsala 54
UPSALA – Jack Van Kempen and Gage Staples each had 15 points to lead West Central Area past Upsala 69-54.
Van Kempen added 11 rebounds for a double/double, Brady Reeve had 12 points, Grant Beuckens added 11, and Tate Christenson scored seven with seven assists.
The Knights continue to shoot the ball well, connecting on 56 percent to improve to 14-2 on the season. Levi Lampert led the Cardinals in scoring with 9 points as they fall to 6-10.
Brandon-Evansville 71, Underwood 45
BRANDON – 11 different Chargers got into the scoring column as Brandon-Evansville defeated Underwood 71-45.
Marshall Riedel led with a game-high 19 points, Tanner Bitzan had 13, Titus Fuller scored 12 and Kobe Rieland chipped in eight for the Chargers who are 9-6. Krosby Aasness had 15 for the Rockets who have lost 15 straight and are 1-15 on the season.
BOLD 87, Montevideo 33
Minnewaska 80, Benson 48
Melrose 74, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 59
Parkers Prairie 76, Battle Lake 57
NY Mills def. Ashby
Underwood 49, Hancock 32
HANCOCK – Underwood shot 42 percent and three players in double-figures scoring in a 49-32 victory over Hancock.
Ally Johnson led the Rockets with 13 points, Kayla Rocholl and Ceri Meech each had 12 as they improve to 12-5.
Carlee Hanson had 10 points for the Owls, Lexi Staples added six as Hancock falls to 11-6.
Breckenridge 55, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 50
Benson 66, Lakeview 57
Sauk Centre 55, Royalton 45
Yellow Medicine East 75, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 33
Lac qui Parle Valley 81, Montevideo 67
BOLD 68, MACCRAY 36
Lake Park-Audubon 66, Battle Lake 58
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 37, Frazee 31
BARRETT – West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville and Frazee wrestled to a 31-31 tie going into the final match of the night, at heavyweight it was Devin Stone earning a pinfall victory at 4:50 over the Hornets Wesley Kropuenske to give the Knights a 37-31 win.
Adam Lohse, Anthony Sykora, Nathaniel Kisgen, and Deklin Goeden each earned pinfall victories for the Knights, while Jordan Lohse won a 10-2 major decision. Kaleb Getz earned a 4-2 decision.
Complete results HERE
Border West 60, Fergus Falls 15
Border West 59, Breckenridge 18
Fergus Falls 48, Breckenridge 30