Prep Results: Warriors Pull Away From Knights In Second Half 22 Dec 17

Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director

Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 57, West Central Area 46
BARRETT – Wheaton/Herman-Norcross has shown they are again the team to beat in the Pheasant Conference with a 57-46 win over West Central Area on Friday night in Barrett.
The Warriors were led by Anna Rinke’s 16 point, seven rebound performance while shooting 56 percent from the floor and holding the Knights to just 31 percent shooting. They offset 18 turnovers by making the most of their opportunities with high percentage shots from in the paint, and out-rebounding the Knights 30-24.
Emma Schmidt scored 14 with nine rebounds, Briona Edwards had 12 points and Izzy Schmidt added eight.
Ella Van Kempen scored 20 first half points, but was held to just three in the second half as the Knights went through cold shooting droughts throughout the game. Lexi Bright added 10 points with five assists and three steals but they suffered their first conference loss, and fell to 5-3 on the year.
The Warriors remain unbeaten at 6-0. 

Ortonville 51, Brandon-Evansville 45
Yellow Medicine East 75, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 28

BOLD 53, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 49
BIRD ISLAND – Three Tigers scored in double-figures in a losing effort, falling to BOLD 53-49 on Friday night.
The Tigers led by one at halftime, but managed just 18 second half points while shooting only 30 percent from the floor.
Jaret Johnson led with 13 points, Tate Nelson had 12 and Connor Koebernick added 11 for the Tigers who were just 4-17 from three-point range. Jackson Loge finished with eight points and 14 rebounds as the Tigers fall to 2-4. The Warriors are 6-2.

Melrose 64, Sauk Centre 47
Sleepy Eye 78, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 74
Osakis 74, West Central Area 64
Ortonville 47, Brandon-Evansville 32

Morris Triangular
MAHACA 42, Minnewaska Area 31
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 39, Minnewaska Area 32
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville 46, MAHACA 28