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Area basketball roundup

January 7, 2013
Marshall Independent

*****Area boys' basketball*****

Dawson-Boyd 63, Worthington 62

The Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks made six 3-pointers (four by Nathaniel Huot), while the Worthington Trojans missed 10 of their 21 free throws in the Blackjacks' 63-62 win in Dawson on Saturday.

Huot also made 6 of 7 free throws to reach 22 points, while Michael Lee knocked down 11 field goals on his way to a game-high 24 points. Lee also had 11 rebounds for a double-double. Joey Lee was the only other Blackjack in double digits with 10 points. He added seven rebounds and eight assists in the win.

Worthington also had three players reach double digits scoring for the game, which was tied 33-33 at halftime. Marcus Potter led the Trojans with 15 points and three assists, while Spencer Grafing had 11 points and nine assists. Will Dudley had 13 points in defeat.

The Blackjacks, ranked eighth in Class A, improve to 9-1 on the season after their eighth-straight victory. Dawson-Boyd returns to Camden Conference play in their next contest, a road trip to Canby on Thursday.

Worthington (62)

Jon Vorwald 1 0-0 3, Josh Vander Veen 3 0-0 6, Will Dudley 4 5-8 13, Marcus Potter 7 1-4 15, Dylan Gravenhof 1 1-2 4, Will Mulder 0 2-2 2, Morgan Traylor 4 0-1 8, Spencer Grafing 4 2-4 11. Totals 24 11-21 62. 3-pointers 3 Rebounds 31 (M. Traylor 9, Grafing 9) Assists 10 (Potter 3) Steals 5 (Vorwald 3, Dudley 2) Blocks 0 Turnovers 15 Total Fouls 9.

Dawson-Boyd (63)

Nathaniel Huot 6 6-7 22, Noah Stelter 0 2-2 2, Joey Lee 5 0-1 10, Kyler Collins 2 0-0 5, Michael Lee 11 1-1 24. Totals 24 9-11 63. 3-pointers 6 (Huot 4) Rebounds 31 (M. Lee 11, J. Lee 7) Assists 13 (J. Lee 8) Steals 7 (Huot 4) Blocks 0 Turnovers 10 Total Fouls 15.

Halftime Score: Dawson-Boyd 33, Worthington 33.

*****Area girls' basketball*****

SWC 56, RTR 37

Falling behind early on, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton girls' basketball team dug itself a hole it couldn't climb out Saturday afternoon as Southwest Minnesota Christian raced away to a 56-37 win in a non-conference game played at Southwest Minnesota State University.

Amber Pater scored 14 points to lead the Eagles, who improved to 6-4 overall with the victory. SWC jumped out to a 31-13 lead on the Knights by halftime.

RTR's Destinee Strand drained four 3-pointers and scored 14 points, but she was the only Knight to score more than six points in the game. Allison Pochardt added five points and a team-high seven rebounds in the losing effort.

The Knights (6-4 overall) will try to bounce back Tuesday at MACCRAY.

SWC (56)

Kara Homandberg 0 6-14 6, Hannah Van Dyke 2 3-3 7, Tiana Top 4 0-1 8, Macey Zeinstra 0 1-2 1, Amber Pater 5 4-5 14, Morgan Van Hulzen 3 2-2 8, Jennifer Schmidt 1 1-2 3, Kelly Tinklenberg 4 1-4 9. Totals 19 18-33 56. 3-pointers 0 Rebounds 38 Assists 5 Steals 14 Blocks 5 Turnovers 24 Total Fouls 15.

RTR (37)

Justine Possail 1 0-0 2, Sam Brust 1 1-2 3, Janel Wichern 1 0-0 2, Destinee Strand 5 0-2 14, Leslie Willert 2 0-0 5, Allison Pochardt 1 2-7 5, Kaylie Nielsen 2 2-4 6. Totals 13 5-15 37. 3-pointers 6 (Strand 4) Rebounds 28 (Pochardt 7) Assists 8 (Possail 3) Steals 10 (Shayna Possail 3) Blocks 2 Turnovers 25 Total Fouls 23.

Halftime Score: SWC 31, RTR 13

Minneota 86, Hancock 47

Taylor Reiss scored 35 points on 16 field goals to help lead the fifth-ranked (Class A) Minneota Vikings to an 86-47 victory over the Hancock Owls in Minneota on Saturday.

The Vikings led 47-34 at halftime, but stymied the Owls after the break to add 26 points onto their lead by the final buzzer.

Along with her 35 points, Reiss also had five steals, as did Molly Hennen. Thirteen points and 13 rebounds gave Hennen a double-double in the win, while the junior forward also had five assists. Payton Boerboom had seven of the Vikings' 22 team assists to go along with her 10 points, while Emily Stienessen knocked down three 3-pointers on her way to 13 points.

The Owls were led by a trio of double-digit scorers. Courtney Greiner and Lexi Steege each had 15 points, while Serandon Bigalke had 11 points.

Minneota (8-1 overall) returns to Camden Conference play on Tuesday when the Vikings travel to Cottonwood to face the Lakeview Lakers.

Hancock (47)

Lexi Steege 6 3-4 15, Sami Schmidgall 1 0-0 2, Gabbi Nienhaus 2 0-0 4, Serandon Bigalke 3 3-4 11, Courtney Greiner 4 7-12 15. Totals 16 13-20 47. 3-pointers 2 (Bigalke 2) Total Fouls 17.

Minneota (86)

Molly Hennen 3 6-10 13, Shelby Corbin 3 0-0 7, Emily Stienessen 5 0-0 13, Taylor Reiss 16 3-5 35, Megan Larson 2 0-0 4, Payton Boerboom 5 0-0 10, Michelle Jerzak 1 2-4 4. Totals 35 11-19 86. 3-pointers 5 (Stienessen 3) Rebounds 39 (Hennen 13) Assists 22 (Boerboom 7, Hennen 5) Steals 18 (Reiss 5, Hennen 5) Blocks 0 Turnovers 23 Total Fouls 16.

Halftime Score: Minneota 47, Hancock 34.

 
 

 

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