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New Ulm runs past Trojans, 104-74, in boys hoops

The New Ulm Eagles got their second boys basketball victory over Worthington in 10 days Monday night as the host Eagles posted a 104-74 win over the Trojans. New Ulm, now 16-6 on the season, had beaten WHS 75-67 on Feb. 2.

The Eagles got out to a 46-30 halftime lead in the game. Colton Benson, who had 38 points for New Ulm in the first matchup with Worthington this season, had 30 on Monday night, and James Osborne added 19 points.

Worthington had five players accumulate double-figure point totals in the game. Welbaka Morke had 14 points to lead the way offensively, Zach Hayenga and Jacari Swinea added 12 apiece, Permeye Okony had 11 and Andrew Mulder 10. The Trojans, now 11-10 on the season, host Luverne Thursday night.


In Iowa Class 1A District 1 Boys Basketball quarterfinal action, North Union defeated Sibley-Ocheyedan 77-34 to end the Generals’ season. In Class 1A District 4 boys basketball, it was George-Little Rock 63, Harris-Lake Park 29. In Class 2A District 1 boys basketball, Spirit Lake topped Sheldon 62-47. In Class 2A District 3 boys basketball, it was Rock Valley 66, Okoboji 53 and Central Lyon 77, West Sioux 44.


In other area boys basketball action Monday, it was:

Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 59, Sleepy Eye 55 Mankato Loyola 69, Martin County West 40 Luverne 92, Adrian-Ellsworth 53 Hills-Beaver Creek 77, Elkton-Lake Benton 50

In area girls basketball Monday:

Southwest Minnesota Christian 56, Murray County Central 31 Elkton-Lake Benton 54, Hills-Beaver Creek 48 Westbrook-Walnut Grove 71, Madelia 39 Red Rock Central 76, Renville County West 57 Martin County West 41, Blue Earth 21 Sleepy Eye 88, Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 21

In boys hockey:

Marshall 9, Windom Area 2 Luverne 11, Fairmont 3

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