Featured Game of the Night
BRANDON – It took about six minutes of game action for the Brandon-Evansville Chargers to find their rhythm, but once they did they cruised past the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines in a 75-48 win on Thursday night in Brandon
With the Wolverines leading 13-7 with 12 minutes remaining in the first half, Chargers head coach Dick Simpson called a timeout so his team could regroup. They switched from a zone to man-to-man defensive look and finished the first half on a 23-4 run.
Offensively, after opening the game shooting just 2-19, the Chargers would go on to hit 13 of their next 14 shots and created a big lead that the Wolverines weren’t able to overcome.
Shyanna Behrens and Carrigan Okerlund each finished with 16 points, with Behrens hitting four threes for the Chargers who snapped a three-game losing streak to get coach Simpson off career win number 600, and earn number 601 and a 15-7 record this season.
Callie Vold led CGB with 14 points, Tylaina Issendorf scored 12 and Reanna Ward added 10 off the bench for the Wolverines who fall to 5-17.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 51, Melrose 47
MELROSE – Correy Hickman continued her scoring surge with 21 points and six assists leading the Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers to their fourth straight win 51-47 over Melrose on Thursday. Ashley Solvie scored 11 and Riley Decker added seven for the Tigers who are now 13-9. The Dutchmen suffer their third straight loss to fall to 11-12.
Minnewaska 63, Benson 22
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 51, Maple Lake 45
Breckenridge/Wahpeton 7, Morris/Benson Area 0
WAHPETON – Nolan Wamre had a four-goal performance to the lead Breckenridge/Wahpeton to a 7-0 shutout win over the Morris/Benson Area Storm on Thursday. Hunter Wamre had 19 saves in net for the Blades who improve to 9-11. Tony Bruns had 46 saves for the Storm who wrap up the regular season with a 1-19 record. The Storm head to Redwood Falls on Tuesday to face Redwood Valley in first round action of the section 3A playoffs.
Section 6A Championship
Alexandria 3, Fergus Falls 1