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High school highlights for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023

Top performances for area high school players.

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BOYS BASKETBALL

BIG NINE CONFERENCE

• Mayo had a trio of players top the 20-point mark in an easy 97-63 victory over Albert Lea. Sawyer Markham drilled six 3-pointers and had 24 points, Isaiah Hanson had four triples and scored 24 points while KaiRee Gadson chipped in with 21.

• Junior Shaun Wysocki tallied a career-high 33 points but it wasn't enough as Century suffered a 78-66 loss to Big Nine-leading Mankato East. Ryan Ohm had a strong overall game with 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Panthers. Brogan Madson led Mankato East with 18 points and Ganden Gosch added 16.

Logan Tuckner drained five 3-pointers and pumped in 33 points for John Marshall but it wasn't enough as Northfield topped the Rockets 75-68. Austin Koep hit five 3-pointers and scored 27 points for Northfield while Soren Richardson tallied 22 points as the Raiders (11-4) won their sixth-straight game.

GOPHER CONFERENCE

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Isaac Matti poured in a whopping 50 points to set a school single-game scoring record in leading Hayfield past Blooming Prairie 76-53. Matti scored 31 points in the second half to top the previous single-game record for the Vikings, set by David Johnson in 2005. Brady Kittelson led the Blossoms with 18 points.

Trey Thielbar scored 16 points and Evan Bennerotte added 13 as Randolph defeated Triton 62-54. Matt Roussopoulos scored a game-high 17 points for Triton.

HIAWATHA VALLEY LEAGUE

Will Opsahl led Goodhue, ranked No. 4 in the state in Class A, with 19 points, Luke Roschen had 18 and Adam Poncelet 17 as the Wildcats (15-2) won their sixth-straight game with a 67-49 win over Lourdes. Poncelet had four 3-pointers and Roschen hit three. Parker Dunham led Lourdes with 14 points.

Ryan Heise had 20 points and seven rebounds, Jaden Shones tallied 17 points and Hunter Lorenson had 15 points, eight assists and five steals as Lake City (16-0), ranked No. 1 in the state in Class AA, humbled Kasson-Mantorville 88-47. Ethan Lee had 14 points for K-M and Jake Hallstrom followed with 13.

Henry Tschetter had 18 points and five rebounds while Jason Shindelar drained four triples and had 14 points as Stewartville rolled past Byron 77-36.

Sven Oberg hit four 3-pointer and scored 22 points and Blake Schiltz totaled 20 points as Pine Island topped Zumbrota-Mazeppa 61-53. Kayden Rodrick paced Z-M with 15 points.

THREE RIVERS CONFERENCE

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Lewis Doyle pumped in 27 points and hit three triples while Garrett Konz had 14 points and 10 rebounds as Caledonia got past Lewiston-Altura 77-70 in overtime. Will Kreidermacher knocked down five 3-pointers and had 22 points for L-A.

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE

• Schaeffer Academy had a pair of player collected a double-double in a 69-46 victory over LeRoy-Ostrander. Ethan VanSchepen had 22 points and 10 rebounds while Evan Miller notched 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Lions. Camden Hungerholt led L-O with 14 points.

Jonas Wiste tallied 19 points to lead Southland past Houston 55-35.

NON-CONFERENCE

Tysen Grinde netted 21 points, Jaxon Strinmoen scored 17 and Elijah Solum added 14 and the trio combined for seven 3-pointers as Spring Grove nipped La Crescent-Hokah 66-63. Carter Todd sizzled with 29 points for the Lancers and Owen Bentzen chipped in with 16.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

BIG NINE CONFERENCE

• John Marshall picked up its second win of the season, beating Northfield 57-48 behind a 21-point effort from Alayna Meister.

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• Century lost for just the second time in seven games, falling to Mankato East 54-39. Bailey Klote had 14 points for Century and Taylor Clarey had 12.

Hannah Hanson helped Mayo to its 14th-straight win, scoring 14 points as the Spartans beat Albert Lea 70-40. Ava Miller added 12 points, Izabel Ruskell 11 and seventh-grader Amelia Mills 10.

• Winona collected its third win in its last five games, beating Faribault 38-31. Alivia Bell had 12 points.

HIAWATHA VALLEY LEAGUE

Elisabeth Gadient sank four 3-pointers and scored 22 points while Tori Miller chipped in 17 points to lead Goodhue past Lourdes 60-54 in a battle of Class AA state-ranked teams. Goodhue (15-2) is ranked No. 4 in Class AA and Lourdes (14-3) is ranked No. 7. Vivica Bretton led Lourdes with 19 points, Emily Bowron scored 15 and Ella Hopkins added 14.

Makenzie Carrier hit four 3-pointers and poured in 20 points in guiding Kasson-Mantorville to a 68-54 win over Lake City. Keigan Cummings had 18 for the KoMets. Jacey Majerus led the Tigers with 16 points.

THREE RIVERS CONFERENCE

• Caledonia bumped its record to 15-3 with a resounding 88-44 win over Lewiston-Altura. Ava Privet hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points. Paige Klug had 14 points and Alexis Schroeder 13. Kylie Verthein managed 20 points for L-A, with four 3-pointers.

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE

• Grand Meadow pulled away just enough in the second half to beat Fillmore Central 40-36. The teams were tied at 20-all at intermission. Nobody from either side hit double figures in scoring.

• Schaeffer Academy won for the fifth time this season, beating LeRoy-Ostrander 55-42. Gabriella Buehler had 17 points with five 3-pointers, Kate Friese had 13 points, Lillian Morrisey 11 points and Winona Morgan 10 points. Morrisey also hauled down 12 rebounds. L-O was led by Jordan Runde’s 22 points.

GOPHER CONFERENCE

• It wasn’t at all easy, but No. 6-ranked Hayfield edged Blooming Prairie 50-48. Kristen Watson had 17 points and Natalie Beaver 14 for Hayfield. Macy Lembke had 14 points and hit three 3-pointers for Blooming Prairie.

• Kenyon-Wanamingo asserted itself in the second half and beat Faribault Bethlehem Academy 51-42. K-W led just 24-22 at halftime. Tessa Erlandson had 12 points for the Knights and Josie Flom 12.

NON-CONFERENCE

• Wabasha-Kellogg just missed notching its first game of the year, falling 62-59 in overtime to Mabel-Canton. Hope Erickson had 27 points for the Cougars and Kinley Soiney 21, with four 3-pointers. Ileana deAngel had a whopping 26 points and 11 rebounds for W-K. She hit five 3-pointers.

Makadyn Gust poured in a career-high 40 points and it led St. Charles to a 64-53 win over Spring Grove. Addyson McHugh had 17 points for the Lions.

BOYS SWIMMING/DIVING

BIG NINE CONFERENCE

Logan Atkinson (100 freestyle) and Alonso Montori (50 freestyle) both won an individual event and were part of two winning relays as Mayo defeated Red Wing 88-74. Ethan Ihrke won the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly for Red Wing.

GYMNASTICS

• Byron’s Amber Roble won four of five events, leading the Bears to a 136-525-131.4 win over Austin. Roble won the all-around (36.00), the vault (9.3), the uneven parallel bars (8.6) and the balance beam (9.275). Byron’s Lydia Evans was second in the all-around, vault and bars.

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