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Area basketball roundup

December 29, 2012
Marshall Independent

Area girls' basketball

WWG 65, Truman 54

Paige Erickson filled the stat sheet while leading the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers to a 65-54 girls' basketball victory over Truman Friday evening in Mountain Lake.

Erickson poured in 26 points, to lead all scorers, while pulling down 11 of WWG's 32 rebounds, picking up six assists, four steals and a block. Elizabeth Woelber also recorded a double-double for the Chargers in the consolation game of the Mountain Lake tournament. Woelber added 10 assists to her 10 points, while also picking up four steals. Mady Johnson was the final Charger to breach double digits, scoring 12 points and also had six rebounds. Abby Herding had eights points and five steals.

Brooke McDonald and Cleo Maloney scored 38 of Truman's 54 points, with 20 and 18 points respectively.

WWG improves to 4-5 on the season with the win and returns to Red Rock Conference play when it hosts Southwest United on Thursday.

Truman (54)

Cleo Maloney 6 4-4 18, Emily Zaharia 2 0-0 4, Savannah Hodge 1 0-0 2, Mikayla Maloney 3 0-0 6, Briannia Pearson 2 0-0 4, Brooke McDonald 7 6-8 20. Totals 21 10-12 54. 3-pointers 2 (C. Maloney 2).

WWG (65)

Kaylee Mischke 0 1-3 1, McKenzie DePrez 0 0-1 0, Mady Johnson 6 0-0 12, Elizabeth Woelber 2 6-6 10, Abby Herding 3 2-2 8, Paige Erickson 11 2-3 26, Kelsi Wahl 4 0-0 8. Totals 26 11-15 65. 3-pointers 2 (Erickson 2) Rebounds 32 (Erickson 11, Johnson 6) Assists 19 (Woelber 10, Erickson 6) Steals 16 (Herding 5, Erickson 4, Woelber 4) Blocks 1 (Erickson) Turnovers 26 Total Fouls 13.

Halftime Score: WWG 37, Truman 26.

Sleepy Eye 51, RTR 44

Sleepy Eye freshman forward Josie Schieffert scored a game-high 16 points and led the Indians to a 51-44 win over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Friday at the R/A Facility at Southwest Minnesota State University in Day 1 play at the Borch's Sporting Goods Holiday Classic girls' basketball tournament.

Justine Gonzalez added 11 points for Sleepy Eye (3-7 overall), which led 20-18 at halftime.

Janel Wichern was the only player to reach double figures in scoring for the Knights (5-3). She tallied 10 points and also had three of her team's nine steals in the game.

RTR returns to Camden Conference play Thursday for a home game against Lakeview in Tyler.

Sleepy Eye (51)

Justine Gonzalez 4 3-3 11, Alicia Ibarra 2 0-0 4, McKayla Ahlrich 3 0-0 7, Claire Krumbach 1 4-6 6, Kaylee Hillmer 3 0-0 7, Josie Schieffert 8 0-0 16. Totals 21 7-9 51. 3-pointers 2 Rebounds 21 Assists 9 Steals 3 Turnovers 16 Total Fouls 12.

RTR (44)

Justine Possail 1 1-1 3, Sam Brust 1 0-0 2, Janel Wichern 3 4-5 10, Destinee Strand 3 1-1 8, Leslie Willert 3 0-0 6, Allison Pochardt 4 1-4 9, Kaylie Nielsen 3 0-0 6. Totals 18 7-11 44. 3-pointers 1 Rebounds 26 (Possail 5) Assists 5 (Possail 3) Steals 9 (Wichern 3) Blocks 1 Turnovers 9 Total Fouls 11.

Halftime Score: Sleepy Eye 20, RTR 18.

Sibley East 54, Lakeview 42

Sibley East turned a two-point halftime lead into a 54-42 win over Lakeview, in large part thanks to 40 Laker turnovers, in the consolation game of the Redwood Valley girls' basketball holiday tournament on Friday in Redwood Falls.

Sibley East had three players score in double figures. Megan Eckberg led the way with 14 points, while Jessica Garza and Jordan Thomes each scored 12. Garza also had five steals in the game.

Lakeview was led by Brianna Hoffman, who had 16 points, 16 rebounds snd four blocks. Corbyn Wee added 10 points in the losing effort.

The Lakers (3-7 overall) will try to stop of four-game losing streak Thursday when they hit the road to face Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in Tyler.

Sibley East (54)

Jessica Garza 2 7-12 12, Alyssa Weber 1 1-4 3, Megan Eckberg 5 4-6 14, Maren Miner 1 0-0 2, Jordan Thomes 2 8-12 12, Kim Kurtzweg 1 3-4 5, Autumn Dose 1 1-4 4. Totals 13 24-44 54. 3-pointers 2 Rebounds 36 (Weber 9) Assists 9 Steals 12 (Garza 5) Blocks 1 Turnovers 25 Total Fouls 17.

Lakeview (42)

Rachel Kurtenbach 0 1-2 1, Joci Dopp 1 0-0 2, Corbyn Wee 2 5-9 10, Brianna Hoffman 8 0-0 16, Madi Nelson 2 1-3 5, Katie Timm 2 1-1 5, Allison Boerboom 0 3-4 3. Totals 15 11-19 42. 3-pointers 1 Rebounds 34 (Hoffman 16) Assists 9 (Nelson 3) Steals 12 (Wee 4) Blocks 6 (Hoffman 4) Turnovers 40 Total Fouls 27.

Halftime Score: Sibley East 25, Lakeview 23.

Area boys' basketball

Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 55, Canby 52

After entering the second half tied at 28, the Wheaton/Herman-Norcross boys' basketball team managed to fend off the Canby Lancers 55-52 in a non-conference game in Wheaton on Friday.

The Lancers (6-2 overall) were unable to take advantage of a strong game by Cole Brusven, who led Canby with 17 points and five steals. He also had four assists. Michael Slaba scored nine points in defeat, while adding seven assists and a pair of blocks.

Wheaton/Herman-Norcross was led by Matthew Pederson's 19 points, while Carter Thiel chipped in with 15.

Canby returns to action on Friday as the Lancers host Central Minnesota Christian for a Camden Conference game.

Canby (52)

Michael Slaba 3 2-2 9, Nate Stafki 3 0-0 7, Cole Brusven 6 0-0 17, Michael Sisk 1 0-2 2, Zach Nuy 4 0-1 8, Kristian Leppke 2 2-4 7, Kyle Devos 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 4-9 52. 3-pointers 8 (Brusven 5) Rebounds 25 (Nuy 8) Assists 17 (Slaba 7) Steals 12 (Brusven 5) Blocks 3 (Slaba 2) Turnovers 8 Total Fouls 11.

Wheaton (55)

Carter Thiel 5 2-4 15, Gabe Pralle 4 2-4 10, Matthew Pederson 8 2-3 19, Truman Raguse 2 0-0 5, Michael Persing 2 0-0 4, Justin Lupkes 1 0-1 2. Totals 22 6-12 55. 3-pointers 4 (Thiel 3) Rebounds 29 Turnovers 15 Total Fouls 10.

Halftime Score: Canby 28, W/H-N 28

 
 

 

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