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Ethan Sailer made the first of two free throws with half second left in the second overtime to snap a tie and lift Lourdes past Byron 60-59. Colin Meade scored 25 points for Lourdes and Sailer chipped in with 12. Jake Braaten scored 12 points for Byron.

Jack Fisher scored 16 points while Stephen Olander knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and had 14 points as Century rallied past John Marshall 53-49. Lincoln Meister had 26 points and 12 rebounds for JM and Jacob Daing chipped in with 14 points.

Will Tschetter scored 40 points as Stewartville beat Cannon Falls 77-67. Nolan Stier aded 23 points and hit three 3-pointers.

• Nate Heise scored 25 points and became the school's all-time leading scorer as Lake City toppled Zumbrota-Mazeppa 66-36. Justin Wohlers added 20 points for Lake City.

Alex Van Gundy pumped in 35 points and Mikkel Schutte tallied 32 as Houston posted a high-scoring 101-91 win over LeRoy-Ostrander. Riley Olson poured in 45 points for L-O.

Clay Nielsen led Randolph (9-5, 6-1 SEC) with 11 points as the Rockets nipped Schaeffer Academy 44-42 in double overtime to snapped the Lions' (12-2, 6-1 SEC) nine-game winning streak. Nic Sanger scored 17 points for Schaeffer.

Carter Nelson and Jace Bigelow tallied 16 points each as Kasson-Mantorville held off Pine Island 65-61. Carter O'Reilly led Pine Island with 23 points and Connor Bailey added 17.

Colt Landers scored 22 points and made four 3-pointers as Grand Meadow rolled past Lanesboro 65-40.

Karson Vigeland scored 20 points during Blooming Prairie's (7-1) first setback of the season, 64-60 to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown.

Justin Ruberg scored 23 points and Luke O'Hare added 15 as Rushford-Peterson topped Southland 60-44. Reece Tapp had 14 points for Southland.

Ethan Slaathaug scored 23 points and Patrick Towey added 16 as Hayfield defeated United South Central 66-53.

John Koch paced a balanced attack with 15 points and Kyle Hagen added 14 as Spring Grove rolled past Glenville-Emmons 69-20.

• Jed Nelson scored 19 points and Cole Walter added 16 in Lyle/Pacelli's 75-37 victory over Mabel-Canton.


• Goodhue, ranked No. 8 in Class AA, rolled past solid Triton 77-28. The Wildcats (6-0 HVL, 14-1 overall) got scoring from 12 different players. Elissa Lodermeier paced them with 15 points. Goodhue plays No. 2-ranked Minneota at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Kasson-Mantorville Showcase.

• John Marshall won for the third time in its last four games, knocking off Century 59-32. The Rockets (7-3 Big Nine, 9-5 overall) were led by Lilly Meister’s 33 points. The center was dominant inside and outside, including hitting a pair of 3-pointers. Fellow sophomore Katie Hurt was also in double figures with 14 points.

• Waterville-Elysian-Morristown kept its record spotless (14-0), taking down powerful Blooming Prairie 59-51. The Blossoms’ loss dipped them to 10-2 overall. Brielle Bartelt had 18 points for W-E-M and Toryn Richards had 15. Megan Oswald scored 19 points for Blooming Prairie. The Blossoms were ranked No. 5 in Class A, while W-E-M was ranked ninth.

Megan Erickson scored 23 points and Paige Ford had 21 with six 3-pointers in Randolph’s 69-29 romp over Schaeffer Academy. Randolph built a 42-16 halftime lead. Julianne Waggie had 10 points for Schaeffer.

Emma Geiwitz scored 24 points and Sydney Torgerson added 15 as Houston transposed LeRoy-Ostrander 62-26.

• Kasson-Mantorville moved to 5-1 in the HVL with an easy 67-47 win over Pine Island. Mya Suess had a huge game, the junior center scoring 18 points and collecting 13 rebounds. Aby Shubert also had 18 points and drilled four 3-pointers. Avery Irish had 12 points and eight rebounds. K-M made seven 3-pointers as a team.

• Hayfield won for the third time in four games, beating United South Central 58-31. Eleven different Vikings scored.

• Grace Bany scored 14 points and Lake City easily got past Zumbrota-Mazeppa 63-36.


Maggie Hanzel had a hand in all four of Rochester Lourdes' goals and Corrin Hanson had a 14-save shutout in the Eagles' 4-0 victory against Section 1A rival Faribault. Hanzel had four assists in the win. Lizzie Pike scored an even-strength goal and Lourdes received power-play goals from Allison Smith, Sarah Dravis and Emma Schmitz.

Anysia Heimer made 52 saves and Ashley Koehler scored twice, but Rochester John Marshall dropped a non-conference decision at Moose Lake Area, 6-2.

• Riley Dummer scored 22 points, hit five 3-pointers and grabbed nine rebounds in Kenyon-Wanamingo’s 63-50 win over Kingsland. Julianna Boyum had 20 points, hit four 3-pointers and had six rebounds. Ellie Buchholtz had 22 points for Kingsland.


• Century’s Lauren Pavelko helped her team to a second-place finish in a quadrangular at Gage Elementary, finishing first on the balance beam (8.65) and in all-around (34.750). John Marshall’s Ava Drewes won the uneven parallel bars (8.150). Red Wing won the meet with a 132.5 score. Century scored 131.175 points, followed by Mayo (127.3) and JM (121.65).


• Rochester’s Max Sargent finished fifth overall in the 13-team Welch Village Invitational. Sargent was timed in 1:04.74. Eric Welch was 15th in 1:08.79. Rochester landed sixth as a team, with 305 points. First place belonged to Stillwater (362).


• Rochester Ella Pattinson finished 35th overall in the 12-team Welch Invitational, timed in 1:02.22. Carly Earnest-Miller was 35th in 1:20.21. Rochester landed 10th as a team, with a 245 total. Stillwater won the meet with 372 points.




Big Nine Conference

Century 53, John Marshall 49

Hiawatha Valley League

Lourdes 60, Byron 59, 2 OT

Kasson-Mantorville 65, Pine Island 61

Lake City 66, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 36

Stewartville 77, Cannon Falls 67

Three Rivers Conference

Rushford-Peterson 60, Southland 44

Southeast Conference

Houston 101, LeRoy-Ostrander 91

Randolph 44, Schaeffer Academy 42

Grand Meadow 65, Lanesboro 40

Spring Grove 69, Glenville-Emmons 20

Lyle-Pacelli 75, Mabel-Canton 37

Gopher Conference

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 64, Blooming Prairie 60

Hayfield 66, United South Central 53


Big Nine Conference

John Marshall 59, Century 32

Hiawatha Valley League

Goodhue 77, Triton 28

Lake City 62, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 36

Kasson-Mantorville 67, Pine Island 47

Three Rivers Conference

Southland 52, Rushford-Peterson 38

Southeast Conference

Houston 62, LeRoy-Ostrander 26

Randolph 69, Schaeffer 29

Gopher Conference

Hayfield 58, USC 31

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 59, Blooming Prairie 51


Kenyon-Wanamingo 63, Kingsland 50



Rochester Lourdes 4, Faribault 0

Moose Lake Area 6, Rochester John Marshall 2

Chaska/Chanhassen 6, Dodge County 2

Totino-Grace 4, Red Wing 0


Three Rivers Conference

Dover-Eyota 46, Plainview-Elgin-Millville 24

Plainview-Elgin-Millville 40, Chatfield 27


GMLOS 54, United South Central 6

Fillmore C-Lanesboro-M-C 45, United South Central 32

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