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Basketball Blitzkrieg


Fri, Jan 18th, 2013
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A youthful exchange; Fillmore Central’s Kenzie Broadwater ‘D’s’ up on Mabel-Canton’s Corranda Vickerman. The 8th graders (started and) dualed all game long. FC coach Sarah Tollefsrud (at the left) was some degree of exasperated all game long. A short-handed FC was downed by a full strength M-C 50-38. Photo by Paul Trende

Coug’s Down Short-handed Falcons

A hectic week of county basketball action began on Monday, where the Fillmore Central girls hosted Mabel-Canton. It’s no secret the Falcons are a bit short handed. The last thing they needed was injuries, ailments, or foul trouble. They got all three. Two key players (starting F Sammi Bakke and reserve G Larissa Armstrong) were in street clothes. Leah Scheevel (another starting F) played sparingly per fouls. The Cougars took advantage. The 1st half was tight (M-C up 20-19), but the Cougs began the 2nd half on a 13-2 run. They turned 12 O-rebounds into 13 second chance points. FC, utilizing a pair of 8th graders, was overwhelmed. M-C got the win 50-38.

Cougar senior F Christy Welscher had 14 points (6 of 9 shooting), 14 rebounds, and 6 steals. After sitting for much of the 1st half (2 pts, 0 rebs) per foul trouble, junior G Lydia Geving finished strong (13 pts on 6 of 8 shooting, 7 rebs, and 4 assists). The backcourt of Jordan O’Connor (14 pts, 5 rebs) and Morgan Malley (10 pts, 4 rebs, 4 assists) led FC.

Burro Battlers

The same night in Houston, the Hurricanes and Lanesboro girls did battle. The first half was back and forth. Houston led 32-27 at the intermission. The ‘Canes kept their lead early in the 2nd half. Then Lanesboro took control. The Burros built a 58-51 only for Houston to go on a 14-4 run to take a 66-62 (less than 0:30 to go). Johanna Bearson then made a pair of FTs. An Alisa Warnes bucket sent the game to overtime. There, Houston outscored Lanesboro 16-8 for the 82-74 win. Abbey Loken (28 pts, 15 rebs) and Vanessa Lee (16 pts, 7 assists) were huge for the home squad. Anna Sweet (14 pts) and Kelly Jerviss (13 pts, 12 rebs) helped out.

Lanesboro’s seniors led the way, Bearson (22 pts, 4-7 from deep), Warnes (14 pts, 8 rebs) and Kaia Hongerholt (10 pts, 6 rebs, 6 assists). The teams scored 97 points after intermission.

On Tuesday in Spring Grove, the Lions and Lanesboro boys hooked up in a battle of SEC (6-0) unbeatens. Lanes held three brief leads (early). They stayed very close throughout. Late in the 2nd half, the Lions built a 60-50 lead before the Burros got to within two (64-62). They had the ball down three (65-62) in the waning seconds, but then a turnover. Spring Grove’s Josh Olerud, who had a career game (27 pts, 11 rebs), sank a couple FT’s to cinch it. The final was 67-62. Luke Rogers (26 pts, 7-9 FT’s, 7 rebs), Erik Peterson (15), and Kole Ruud (12) did the damage for the Burros. Each team attacked from three (Lanes 7-28, SG 8-25). The Lions held edges on the boards (38-26) and at the line (17 of 28 to 9 of 14).

Trojans Sweep Falcons

Tuesday also saw the R-P-FC boys-girls series. In Preston, the underdog Falcon boys initially kept pace with the streaking Trojans. FC couldn’t keep from turning the ball over versus R-P’s vaunted 1-3-1 trap, but they at least did so in the frontcourt (versus backcourt). R-P couldn’t immediately capitalize.

The Trojans broke a 19-all 1st half tie with a 9-2 run to end the stanza. They took a 28-21 lead to the break. In the 2nd half, the lead ballooned into double-digits (32-21) before FC went on a 9-2 spurt. They pulled to within four (34-30). Then instant-offense Charlie Krambeer, R-P’s sophomore secret weapon, came in and drilled back-to-back triples. They gave R-P a 10-point lead. They stayed up by 10-plus. R-P prevailed 57-40. Junior G Seth Thompson led the way (16 pts, 8 rebs). Jorli Hauge added 13. For FC, Andrew Coyle (11 pts), Dan Gatzke (8 pts, 8 rebs), and Nick Powell (8 pts, 6 rebs) dominated the action. The Falcons were doomed by 31 turnovers and the three-point shot (R-P 7-21, FC 2-7).

In Rushford, it was the Amy Todd show. The Trojan’s 5’9” athletic forward entered the contest with FC on a scoring mini-slump. After putting up double-digits in each of her first nine games, Todd had 12 total (six each) versus Spring Grove and Southland. The Falcons evidently were the slump antidotes. Todd scored a season high 33 (over half her teams points) and grabbed 13 rebounds. R-P downed FC 64-43. Morgan Malley (16 pts, 8 rebs) led the still short-handed Falcons.

BBB

01-07

•Kingsland 27, Byron 64 (K: Quinn Larson 9. B: Joe Smith 17)

•Zumbrota-Mazeppa 58, Chatfield 55 (C: Nate Skare 20; Mitch Irish 11 pts, 9 rebs. Z-M: Lucas Ziemba 21 pts including six 3-pointers; Nathaniel Rauen 17; Kevin Niebuhr 11. Cougars hit 13 three-pointers)

01-08

•Kingsland 49, Wabasha-Kellogg 43 (K: Marshall Oeltjen 12; Lenny Moore 10)

•Rochester Home School 64, M-C 37 (M-C: Hunter Johnson 10. RHS: Ben Cole 16; Elias Rosedahl 14 pts, 12 rebs. Coug’s got outscored 33-10 in 2nd half after trailing 31-27 at the break)

01-10

•Lewiston-Altura 75, Chatfield 63 (C: N. Skare 18; Reid Danielson 12 pts, 5 rebs; M. Irish 12 pts. L-A: Josh Ehlenfeldt 29; Nate Reps 23. Gophers are 4-4 in 3-Rivers, 5-7 overall)

•Dover-Eyota 53, Kingsland 54 (K: Filip Swanson 14 pts, 7 rebs; L. Moore 10; M. Oeltjen 8 pts, 14 rebs. Knights led by 29-20 at half. D-E tied it at 35. With it tied at 45, the Knights scored six straight (4:00-1:00 left). Eagle Cody Johnson hit a three in the last second to make it a one-point game. Kingsland is 4-4 in league, 4-7 overall)

•St. Charles 68, Lanesboro 48 (L: E. Peterson 15; L. Rogers 11; K. Ruud 10; Issac Freese 8 pts, 15 rebs. SC: Aaron Leistikow 36)

•FC 39, Caledonia 61 (FC: D. Gatzke 20. C: West Spier 13. Falcons are 1-7 in the 3-Rivers, 2-9 overall)

•Houston 25, R-P 78 (R-P: Phil O’Shaughnessy 17; Jacob Merchlewitz 12; 15 more Trojans scored)

01-11

•Lanesboro 76, L-O 40 (L: K. Ruud 22; L. Rogers 21; E. Peterson 11. Burros hit 14 of 31 threes. Peterson, Ruud, and Rogers have scored in double figures in all 11 Burro games. Lanes is 7-1 in the SEC, 8-3 overall. They trail SG (8-0, 8-4) in the East. Lyle/Pacelli (6-2, 7-4) and Grand Meadow (6-2, 7-5) lead the West)

•M-C 46, L/P 68 (M-C: H. Johnson 17; Noah Manning 11 pts, 10 rebs, 5 assists. Cougs got outscored 36-17 in second half after trailing 32-29 at the break. They are 3-5, 3-9)

01-12

•R-P 56, Caledonia 46 (R-P: Cole Kingsley 13 pts, 4 rebs, 4 assists, 4 stls; Jorli Hauge/C. Krambeer 10 each. Trojans made just 8 of 33 triples, but had only 7 TOs. They outscored the Warriors 32-18 in the 2nd half (trailed 28-24 at intermission). The win puts R-P in 3rd place in the 3-Rivers behind Southland (7-1, 10-3), P-E-M (7-1, 7-5). The Trojans lead Caledonia (6-3, 8-3), L-A (5-4, 7-6) and Chatfield (4-4, 5-7))

GBB

01-07

•W-K 51, Kingsland 75 (K: Lizzie Tart 26 pts, 6 rebs; Cheyenne Losey 23 pts, 6 rebs, 6 stls, 4 assists)

•Chatfield 42, Z-M 45 (C: MaKenzie Miller 11 pts. Z-M: Laura Brunner 19 pts. Gophers had ball down one with 0:15 left but turned it over. Z-M was 6 of 9 from deep)

01-08

•R.A.H. 38, M-C 42 (M-C: L. Geving 21; Coranda Vickerman 9 pts, 7 assists. Coug’s are 4-3 in SEC, 8-4 overall. They trail SG (8-0, 8-6); lead HL (5-4, 8-4) in East. L/P (6-1, 9-1) & GM (6-2, 7-6) lead West.)

01-10

•R-P 65, Houston 33 (R-P: A. Todd 22 pts, 12 rebs, 8 stls; team 35 stls. R-P is 4-5, 7-6 overall)

•Lanesboro 31, Spring Grove 91 (L: K. Hongerholt 10; Olivia Haug 7 pts, 8 rebs. SG: Randi Mehus/Addy Cross 19 each. Halftime score was 67-19. Lions are 7-0 in SEC)

•Caledonia 80, FC 40 (FC: M. Malley 16 (four 3-pointes); J. O’Connor 14. C: Taylor Winjim/Maddy Mullins 19 each; Maria Fruechte 14. Falcons are 2-8 in the 3-Rivers, 2-10 overall)

•Kingsland 32, #5 in AA D-E 72 (K: Haley Colton 9; C. Losey DNP. D-E: Brandi Blattner 23 pts, 7 rebs, 6 stls; Sarah Pease 16. Knights are 5-5 in the 3-Rivers, 7-7 overall)

•Chatfield 56, L-A 21 (C: M. Miller 16 pts, 7 rebs. Gophers are 7-3 in the 3-Rivers, 9-5 overall. They trail D-E (10-0, 15-0), Southland (9-1, 10-2), and Caledonia (8-2, 12-2) while leading P-E-M (6-4, 10-5))

01-11

•L-O 61, Lanesboro 51 (L: A. Warnes 20 pts, 11 rebs. L-O: Becca Bunne 17. Game was tied at 46 before Cardinals went on a 14-2 run. Burros are 2-6 in SEC, 3-9 overall)

Wrestling

01-08

•Crestwood (Cresco IA) 57, FCLMC 21 (Connor Hanson (132), Trever Barnes (145), and Monty Holm (182) got pins. Niko Anderson (170) won a 5-1 decision)

01-11

•FCLMC 41, Northwood-Kensitt 24; FCLMC 54, Southland 17; Southland 40, Northwood-Kensitt 36 (Andy Love (138; pin, 8-2), Tom Henry (160; two pins), N. Anderson (170; FF, 12-0), and M. Holm (182/195; FF, pin) each picked up a pair of wins. Wolves have won 3 of last 4 duals)

•GMLOK 30, Caledonia 42 (Parker Hale (145), Brock Johnson (152), Lucas Roe (#2 in AA at 160), and Wyatt Richardson (182) won by fall. The Bulldogs picked up a forfeit win (Blake Olson) at 132. They FF’d five weights)

01-12

•P-E-M Invite (FCLMC finished 6th of 11. Junior N. Anderson racked up tourney win #5 on the season (13-0, medical FF, 6-3). He is 24-0, though now unranked. C. Hanson (132) and M. Holm (182) each took second. T. Henry (160) and Dalton Mart (285) each took 3rd)

•Stillwater Invite (The #9 in Class A Chatfield Gophers continued to roll, defeating Rivers Falls WI (61-16), Somerset WI (63-13), and Stillwater (43-27). Ryan Meeker (138) and Cody Bly (170) racked up three pins. A.J. Riley (#5 at 132) wrestled out three wins (pin, MD, 10-9). Alex Haffner (#8 at 152) wrestled out three wins (MD, pin, 10-5). Justin Viss (195/#7 at 220) wrestled out three wins (pin, pin, 5-0). Jared Goldsmith (#8 at 106), Hank Friederichs (#4 at 120), and Jacob Bleess (195) each also went 3-0. Second ranked Harvey Friedeichs (138) lost his first match to Stillwater’s Austin Jordan (#6 in AAA at 132). The Gophs are now 19-1 on the season)

•Tri-City United Titan Invite (L-A/R-P took 1st of 10 teams. Tucker Speltz (#8 in AA at 152; pin, 7-2, 5-4), Nick Hoff (170; 3 pins), and Evan Bain (285; two pins) took 1st. McCoy Tekautz (106), Josh Doerr (113), Jordan Theede (#3 at 160), and Greg Johnson (#5 at 182) took 2nd. Sam Riebel (120) and Nick Puetz (220) took 3rd)

•Stewartville Invite (GMLOK finished tied for 6th of 9 teams. Senior L. Roe (#2 in AA at 160; MD, MD, 6-2 decision) and soph W. Richardson (182; 3 pins) each took first. Roe downed Iowa’s top ranked 160-pounder in the finals, earning him the tourney’s most outstanding wrestler award. B. Olson (132) and P. Hale (138) each took 3rd)

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