Area Sports Roundup: Feb. 15, 2022

Jacari Swinea’s 16 points led a balanced Worthington scoring attack Tuesday night and the Trojans’ boys basketball team won at Jackson County Central, 72-63.


Caleb Knothe contributed 14 points for Worthington, now 6-14 overall, while Abagotte Opiew had 11 points and Andrew Mulder 10. Also assisting the WHS offense were Jake Brandner, who had nine points, and Marenono Opiew, who had eight.


Swinea also had a solid game on the boards for the Trojans with 10 rebounds; he also passed for four assists. Abagotte Opiew and Knothe chipped in with six rebounds apiece.


Roman Voss had 13 points to lead the Huskies offensively. Travis Rogotzke, Caleb Thurmer and Damien Phaly had 10 points apiece.


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The Luverne Cardinals girls hockey team is advancing to the state Class A tournament for the third consecutive year. The second-seeded Cardinals edged top-seeded New Ulm on the road in double overtime, 3-2.


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In other action Tuesday, it was:


GIRLS BASKETBALL

Luverne 64, Adrian-Ellsworth 27

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 55, Murray County Central 21

Marshall 60, St. Peter 36

Central Lyon 67, Western Christian 44

Sibley-Ocheyedan 59, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 31


BOYS BASKETBALL

Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 73, Red Rock Central 29

Southwest Minnesota Christian 83, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 43

Hills-Beaver Creek 75, Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 54

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 65, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 50

Adrian-Ellsworth 68, Edgerton 50

Redwood Valley 90, Windom 74

Luverne 53, Pipestone Area 39


BOYS HOCKEY

Windom Area 5, Minnesota River 2

La Crescent-Hokah 6, Fairmont 2



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