Area roundup: Glover scores 2,000 point for Madelia, MVL boys surge past GFW
GHEC/T/ML 62, Madelia 45
MADELIA — Ja’Sean Glover scored his 2,000th career point for Madelia on Monday night in a Valley Conference boys’ basketball loss to Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther.
Glover finished the game with 23 points.
Madelia (4-10) is at Edgerton on Saturday.
MVL 86, GFW 59
WINTHROP — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team rolled to an 86-59 Tomahawk Conference victory over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Monday night.
Kyreis Harrison led the Chargers with 22 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and three steals, while Christian Edwards added 17 points and four steals off the bench. Leyton Brau also added 10 points for the Chargers, while Nick Bleick and Eli Schoof each chipped in 8 points.
GFW was led by Damian Hopp’s 18 points and seven rebounds, while Johnnie Ambrose added 14 points and eight rebounds. Also for the Thunderbirds, Dominic Henrichs scored 11 and Brody Hentges chipped in 9.
MVL (10-4, 9-3) hosts Springfield on Thursday, while GFW (5-9, 4-9) hosts New Ulm Cathedral on Friday.
Sleepy Eye 85, Cedar Mountain 47
SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye dominated Cedar Mountain 85-47 on Monday night in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball action.
Kegan Heiderscheidt led the Indians with 30 points, while Marcus Martinez added 20 points and Erizen Traconis had 15.
Cedar Mountain was led by Chris Down’s 15 points, while Dakota Pendleton added 10 points.
Sleepy Eye (2-11, 2-10) hosts Wabasso on Thursday, while Cedar Mountain (5-9, 4-8) travels to Hector on Saturday.
Nicollet 67, LCWM 65
LAKE CRYSTAL — Nicollet eked by Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 67-65 on Monday night in Valley Conference boys’ basketball action.
The Raiders were led by Shane Stevenson’s 24 points, while Colton Thompson added 18 points. Also for Nicollet, Tyler Laven scored 13 points and Dylan Willaert added 7.
Nicollet (7-7, 5-5) hosts Martin County West on Thursday.
BEA 92, New Ulm 63
BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area defeated New Ulm in Big South Conference boys’ basketball on Saturday.
For New Ulm, Charlie Osborne scored 18 points to lead the way and Colton Benson scored 12 points.
New Ulm is at Kasson-Mantorville on Tuesay.
St. Mary’s 74, Cathedral 25
SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s rolled by New Ulm Cathedral 74-25 on Monday night in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action.
The Knights were led by Madison Mathiowetz’s 24 points, nine rebounds, five steals and four assists, while Sydney Windschitl added 14 points, five rebounds, three steals and four assists. Also for St. Mary’s, Liz Schwint added 8 points and six boards.
Cathedral was led by Emily Schommer’s 7 points, while Lily Franta scored 6.
The Knights (14-0, 13-0) hosts Waterville-Elysian-Morristown on Friday night, while Cathedral (0-11, 0-10) hosts Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Thursday.
Sleepy Eye 66, Cedar Mountain 23
MORGAN — Sleepy Eye ran past Cedar Mountain 66-23 on Monday night in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action.
The Indians were led by Kadence Hesse’s 24 points and 10 steals, while Brooklyn Moldan added 10 points and Brea Mertz chipped in 8.
The Cougars were led by Abbie Hacker’s 8 points, while Lauren Barringer added 5.
MLC 67, Crown 54
ST. BONIFACIUS — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to win going away at Crown College by the score of 67-54 on Monday.
The Knights’ depth showed in the win, as only one player reached double figures (Emily Witkowski with 10 points), but 11 of 12 MLC players scored, and the Knights’ reserves out-scored the Storm’s bench 33-6 for the game.
Emma Nelson, Ally Platzer and Meghan Blaine each scored 9 points for MLC. Witkowski also grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.
MLC improved to 3-9 on the season and 2-5 in UMAC play with the win. Crown fell to 0-6 overall and 0-5 in league play in defeat.
The Knights will return to action on Thursday when they play in the opening round of the UMAC Postseason Tournament. Monday’s win clinched the sixth seed for the Knights in the tournament.
Minn. Morris 99, MLC 95, 2OT
NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men’s basketball team lost a 99-95 double-overtime thriller to Minnesota Morris in Monday’s regular season finale.
Five MLC players finished the game in double figures, led by 18 points from Jonathan Riebe. Riebe also added a team-high three steals.
Joseph Hirsch and Jacob Price each scored 17 points for the Knights, with Price also leading the team with eight rebounds. Jack Heichelbech and Caleb Westra scored 14 and 10 points, respectively.
The Knights finished the regular season with a record of 2-10 following the non-conference defeat. UMM improved to 4-5 with the win.
MLC will return to action on Thursday when it plays in the opening round of the UMAC Postseason Tournament.