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Trojan girls win first basketball game of season

The Worthington Trojans girls basketball team picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday night as they won on the road at Albert Lea, 63-26.

 

Janessa Hamann had 12 points, Madison Beckmann added 11 aand Regan Schaefer contributed 10 as WHS improved to 1-6. Coach C.J. Nelson said his team was able to settle down after a shaky start and run its offense more successfully as the Trojans went into halftime ahead 26-15.


Nelson also commended his players for improving at their communication on defense and moving from place to place. He noted that his team had a lot of happy girls after beating the Tigers, and that he hoped the triumph would give the Trojans some extra energy going into a Thursday night road game at Jackson County Central.

 

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In an area high school boys basketball game heard on 104.3 The Bridge, it was visiting Murray County Central topping Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 77-55. The Rebels led 39-23 at halftime and with the triumph improved to 3-4 on the season. The Coyotes are 1-6.

 

Leading MCC in scoring Tuesday was Aidan Dierks with 22 points. Three other players had double-digit point totals for the Rebels – Bryce Hoekman with 17, Carter Lewis with 15 and Hudson Schryvers with 11. For Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda, Sam Goedtke had 13 and Logan Hattendorf contributed 11.

 

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Results for WHS gymnastics and the Trojans’ wrestling triangular were not yet available as of late Tuesday night.

 

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In area high school girls basketball Tuesday, it was:

 

Red Rock Central 53, Yellow Medicine East 51

Westbrook-Walnut Grove 68, Lakeview 45

Cedar Mountain 75, Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 39

Windom 84, Blue Earth 51

Fairmont 51, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial 47West Lyon 52, Sioux Center 48

  

In area high school boys basketball:

 

Alden-Conger 75, Martin County West 51

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 73, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 51

Mountain Lake Area- Comfrey 63, Red Rock Central 53

Murray County Central 77, Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 55

Hills-Beaver Creek 67, Edgerton 48

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 73, Canby 70

Southwest Minnesota Christian 90, Adrian-Ellsworth 53

Fairmont 62, Marshall 49

Blue Earth 87, Windom 66

Rock Valley 58, Sheldon 45

West Lyon 65, Sioux Center 39 Central Lyon 65, Sibley-Ocheyedan 33

South O’Brien 58, Harris-Lake Park 35

 

 

In area high school girls hockey:

 

Eden Prairie 7, Marshall 0

Windom 6, Austin 1

 

In area boys hockey:

 

Marshall 4, Willmar 2

Windom 4, Fairmont 2



 

 

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