Featured Game of the Night
GRACEVILLE – Lukas Adelman set two school scoring records while leading the 8th-seeded Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Wolverines to a 80-53 win over 9th-seed Ashby in the boys 6A-South Pigtail round matchup in Graceville on Monday.
Adelman needed just eight points to break the single-season scoring mark 0f 608 points set by Zach McNally in the 2008-09 season. Adelman set the new mark early in the game, and would go on to set the school’s single-game record with 41 points when it was all over, surpassing Matt Powlish’s previous mark of 40.
The Arrows had no answer for Adelman who dominated in the paint, recording a double-double with 10 rebounds to go with the 41 points.
The Wolverines jumped on the Arrows by opening the game 22-3 run, never allowing Ashby to climb back into the game. CGB shot 53 percent on the night while getting 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists from Hunter Tuner.
Bryce Hoffman came off the bench to add nine points with 11 rebounds and CGB improved to 8-18 on the season. They’ll face top-seed Ortonville on Thursday in the 6A-South quarterfinals at 7:00 in Ortonville.
The Arrows were led by Scott Johnson who had 18 points, Dakota Ecker hit four threes to finish with 12, and Christian Norby added 10 points with four rebounds and three steals. The Arrows season ends with a record of 4-20.
West Central Area 66, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 44
BARRETT – The 7th-seeded West Central Area Knights took a 31-11 halftime lead, and built it up to a thirty point lead at 62-32 en route to a 66-44 win over the 10th-seed Wheaton/Herman-Norcross in the other 6A-South Pigtail matchup on Monday.
The Knights shot 48 percent from the floor with a balanced attack on offense, getting 15 points and seven rebounds from Logan Paulson, 14 points and seven rebounds from Jake Combs, and 13 points with three steals from Brady Sabolik.
The Knights snapped an eight-game losing streak to improve to 11-14, and move onto the 6A-South quarterfinals on Thursday when they head to Battle Lake to face the 2nd-seeded Battlers at 7:00.
Scoring for the Warriors were Matt Thielen, Nick Lupkes, Zach Stueve, and Nelson Schmidt with 8 points each. The Warriors season ended with a record of 2-24.
Henning 56, Underwood 47