Ellsworth 16-30-06-13 = 65 WWG 28-18-06-14 = 66 Westbrook-Walnut Grove saw a 12-point halftime lead slip away, but rallied to force a pair of overtimes. In the second overtime, the Chargers hit six-of-six from the line, claiming a 66-65 win over Ellsworth Saturday at Westbrook.
Ellsworth battled from the halftime deficit to put the game into a first overtime, the jumped to an early lead in the extra period. WWG drained a last-second jumper to force a second extra period before sealing the win from the free throw line.
Taylor Lindaman paced WWG with 19 points in the win. Alex Knutson added 17 points and nine rebounds while Aaron Hass chipped in 10 points and eight rebounds.
MLA 48-39 = 87 Fulda 33-34 = 67 Mt. Lake Area junior Carter Kirk had a career game, matching a career high in points and posting a triple-double in the Wolverines' 87-67 win at Fulda Saturday.
Kirk scored 36 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out 10 assists to lead MLA to the win. He scored 22 of his points in the first half as the Wolverines raced to a 48-33 halftime advantage.
Josiah Stoesz added 15 of his 23 points in the second half while Zach Dickens scored 11 points, all in the first half for the win.
RRC 40-25 = 65 HBC 34-29 = 63 A conventional three-point play with 10 seconds left by senior Henry Rogotzke pushed Red Rock Central to a 65-63 victory over Hills-Beaver Creek Friday night at Hills.
RRC saw a six-point halftime lead slip away as HBC outscored the Falcons 29-25 in the second half. But down by one with time running out, RRC went inside with Rogotzke hitting the go-ahead layup as he was fouled. He added the free throw to give the Falcons a two-point cushion. HBC's last-second chance to tie the game rattled out.
Rogotzke finished with 22 points and nine rebounds. Jeff DeCock led the Falcons with 30 points and added eight rebounds.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. MLA: vs. MCC (at Mt. Lake), Jan. 29 RRC: vs. Edgerton (at Lamberton), Jan. 29 WWG: at SWU (Okabena), Jan. 29
Pipestone 22-24 = 46 Windom 41-27 = 68 The Windom Eagle boys basketball team closed the first half with a 36-10 run Friday night, rolling to a 19-point halftime lead and claiming a 68-46 win over Pipestone at Windom.
Down 12-5, the Eagles hit a basket, then hit three free throws when Pipestone was called for a pair of technical fouls. Windom scored on the ensuing possession, tying the game and seizing the momentum. From that point, the Eagles forced a series of turnovers and turned Arrow misses into slashing buckets, allowing Windom to race to a 41-22 halftime cushion.
The Eagles maintained the lead in the second half, hitting 14-of-19 free throws for the game.
Four Eagles scored in double figures, led by Nathan Remmers with 19 points. Collin Lovell scored 14, Andy Pfeffer netted 13 and Jacob Gotto scored 11 in the win.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: at JCC (Jackson), Jan. 29