Prep roundup: New Ulm finishes 2nd in Big South Championship, Nicollet girls down Cleveland, St. Mary’s boys breeze by Sleepy Eye

Prep gymnastics

New Ulm takes 2nd at Big South

WACONIA — Worthington took first at the Big South Championship gymnastics tournament on Saturday, while New Ulm finished in second place.

The Trojans finished with 141.9 points, while the Eagles had 138.8 points. Finishing third was Jackson County Central (137.675), while Martin County West/Fairmont Area took fourth (136.225).

In the vault, Kayla Goblirsch finished first with a 9.65. It was her career and season high. She was first in the all-around with a score of 36.175.

Michelle Rosenhamer tied for fourth place all-around with a 9.25.

Paige Kalis was third on the bars with an 8.35. Madison Miller was fourth with an 8.3 and Goblirsch tied for fifth place with an 8.275.

Goblirsch was runner-up on the beam with a 9.2. Rosenhamer was fourth in the floor exercise with a 9.25.

Girls’ basketball

Nicollet 68,

Cleveland 59

NICOLLET — Nicollet/Loyola downed Cleveland on Saturday in the second round of the Valley Conference Showcase Tournament.

Grace Dehen scored 22 points, had six rebounds and seven assists. Zoey Weller chipped in 13 points with eight rebounds. Hayley Selby scored 12 points and added seven rebounds for the Raiders, while Marah Hulke had 10 points.

Megan Fruitger also had 8 points and eight rebounds for the Raiders.

Nicollet (8-14) will play at Immanuel Lutheran of Mankato on Monday.

Late Friday

Nicollet 73, JWP 55

NICOLLET — Nicollet/Loyola coasted by Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton on the way to a 73-55 win on Friday in the Valley Conference Showcase Tournament.

Grace Dehen scored 25 points for the Raiders, Marah Hulke had 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals and Megan Frutiger added 10 points with seven rebounds.

Jill Thompson and Haley Selby each scored 7 points. Thompson had a big night on the boards with 16 rebounds, while Selby added 10 rebounds.

Madelia 39,

Immanuel Lutheran 30

MADELIA — Madelia won its second game in a row as the Blackhawks downed Immnauel Lutheran on Saturday in the second round of the Valley Conference Showcase Tournament.

CaleyAnn Clobes scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds and four steals for Madelia. Sylvia Rodriguez scored 7 points and added nine rebounds, two steals and one assist.

TCU 62, GFW 45

WINTHROP — Tri-City United downed Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Saturday in a nonconference girls’ basketball contest.

Miah Busse led GFW with 12 points. Keeley Oak scored 11 points for TCU.

GFW (9-9) will travel to Springfield on Monday.

Boys’ basketball

GFW 76, TCU 61

WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop picked up a 76-61 win over Tri-City United on Saturday night in nonconference boys’ basketball action.

The win stopped a two-game skid for the Thunderbirds and moved them to 5-11 on the season.

Leading the way for GFW was Damian Hopp with 22 points, while Ryan Lavrenz scored 19 points.

GFW hosts Cedar Mountain on Monday.

St. Mary’s 67,

Sleepy Eye 50

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s won its second consective game, defeating Sleepy Eye on Saturday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game.

Carson Domeier led the Knights with 21 points and three rebounds. Nick Labat added 15 points with five rebounds and Kyle Goblisch scored 12 points and six rebounds.

Jose Ibarra and Nathan Walter each scored 14 points for the Indians. Kegan Heiderscheidt chipped in 12 points.

CMCS 70, BLHS 54

HECTOR — Central Minnesota Christian School defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Saturday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game.

Elijah Stifter led BLHS with 14 points and Braden McColley scored 12 points. Stifter and McColley each added five rebounds apiece.

Mankato Loyola 49, Madelia 39

MADELIA — Madelia dropped a home game to Mankato Loyola on Saturday night by a score of 49-39.

Leading the Blackhawks was Ja’Sean Glover with 18 points, six assists and five rebounds. Dain Uhde added 10 points and three rebounds for Madelia.

Madelia (5-12) hosts Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton on Monday in Valley Conference Showcase action.