Area roundup: New Ulm boys, girls hockey shut down Worthington


New Ulm 12, Worthington 0

WORTHINGTON — New Ulm coasted to a 12-0 win over Worthington on Friday night in a Big South Conference boys hockey game.

Austin Uecker led the Eagles with three goals and three assists, while Nick Zins had three goals and two assists and Jack Albrecht had two goals and two assists. Also for New Ulm, Kadon Larson had a goal and assists, Bryer Lang had a goal and an assist, Dawson Kraus had a goal and Anton Freiderich had his first career varsity goal.

New Ulm (2-0) travels to take on Redwood Valley Tuesday.


New Ulm 10, Worthington 0

WORTHINGTON — New Ulm cruised past Worthington with a 10-0 shutout win in Big South Conference girls hockey action.

Michelle Smith recorded four goals and had an assist to lead the Eagles, while Malorie Anderson had two goals and two assists. Evelyn Sellner, Afton Hulke, Berkley Wilfahrt and Madalynn Olson each had a goal for New Ulm also, while Hulke had three assists and Sellner had two assists.

New Ulm (3-3) hosts Hutchinson on Tuesday night.


Cathedral 55, St. Clair 51

ST. CLAIR — New Ulm Cathedral defeated St. Clair 55-51 on Friday night in a nonconference boys basketball season opener.

The Greyhounds were led by Jevan Wilfahrt’s 23 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks, three steals and two assists, while Jake Finstad finished with 17 points, four rebounds and two assists and Elliot Hoffman had 5 points and eight boards.

Cathedral (1-0) hosts Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Tuesday night.

Sibley East 76, MVL 73, OT

ARLINGTON — Sibley East held on to defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 76-73 in overtime on Friday night in a nonconference boys basketball season opener.

Ben Pearson led the Chargers with 23 points, four rebounds and two steals, while Sebastian Smith added 13 points and two steals, Ben Halvorson had 12 points and Will Kaesermann added 8 points.

Sibley East was led by Zach Kettner’s 31 points, while Joe Ballalatak had 23 points.

MVL (0-1) hosts New Ulm Cathedral on Friday.

Sleepy Eye 58, TMB 50

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 58-50 on Friday night in a nonconference boys basketball game.

Marcus Martinez led the Indians with 28 points and six rebounds, while Eric Lozano had 11 points and two steals and Landon Wendinger had 12 rebounds and nine blocks.

Sleepy Eye (1-0) hosts Murray County Central at 11:15 a.m. Saturday morning.

GFW 73, St. James 69

ST. JAMES — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop topped St. James Area 73-69 on Friday in a nonconference boys basketball season opener.

GFW was led by Dominic Rose’s 22 points, while Easton Taylor had 14 points and Braylan Freitag chipped in 10.

GFW (1-0) is at Lester Prairie Tuesday night.

Late Thursday


NUA 71, BOLD 9

NUA 37, GLP 34

NUA 55, Sibley East 10

GLENCOE — New Ulm Area wrestling team went 3-0 at a Glencoe-Lester Prairie wrestling quadrangular on Thursday night.

NUA’s Kane Johnson (106), Winsten Nienhaus (145, 145, 152) and Evan Thompson (285) each went 3-0 for the Eagles on the night, while Wyatt Pollard (160) was 2-0.

NUA 71, BOLD 9

106: Kane Johnson (NUA) over Ava Kiecker (BOLD) (Fall 0:42) 113: Candon Briggs (NUA) over (BOLD) (For.) 120: Alex Portner (NUA) over Trevor Plass (BOLD) (TF 16-0 0:00) 126: Elijah Rieser (NUA) over (BOLD) (For.) 132: Dirk Haynes (NUA) over Tyler Larson (BOLD) (Fall 0:50) 138: Brady Kiecker (BOLD) over Logan Lee (NUA) (Dec 6-5) 145: Winsten Nienhaus (NUA) over Gavin Hammerschmidt (BOLD) (Fall 2:00) 152: Austin Kiecker (BOLD) over Marqavion Haefner (NUA) (Fall 2:57) 160: Jamisen Frederickson (NUA) over Max Benson (BOLD) (Fall 0:31) 170: Wyatt Pollard (NUA) over Stevie McMath (BOLD) (Fall 2:27) 182: Ty Frederick (NUA) over Tate Sheehan (BOLD) (Fall 1:23) 195: Ethan Lieb (NUA) over (BOLD) (For.) 220: Henry Waloch (NUA) over (BOLD) (For.) 285: Evan Thompson (NUA) over (BOLD) (For.)

NUA 37, GLP 34

106: Kane Johnson (NUA) over (GLP) (For.) 113: Candon Briggs (NUA) over (GLP) (For.) 120: Brayden Linsmeier (GLP) over Alex Portner (NUA) (MD 12-3) 126: Brody Ruschmeier (GLP) over Elijah Rieser (NUA) (Dec 5-0) 132: Jackson Wischnack (GLP) over Dirk Haynes (NUA) (Dec 7-1) 138: Logan Lee (NUA) over Miguel Arandia (GLP) (Fall 4:49) 145: Winsten Nienhaus (NUA) over Mason Schilling (GLP) (MD 14-2) 152: Marqavion Haefner (NUA) over Dawson Varpness (GLP) (Fall 3:42) 160: Wyatt Pollard (NUA) over Connor Meyer (GLP) (Dec 6-5) 170: Jace Cacka (GLP) over Ty Frederick (NUA) (Fall 5:30) 182: Jack Cacka (GLP) over Tallak Rakowski (NUA) (Fall 0:50) 195: Dane Petersen (GLP) over Henry Waloch (NUA) (Fall 0:44) 220: Aaron Higgins (GLP) over Ethan Lieb (NUA) (Fall 2:24) 285: Evan Thompson (NUA) over (GLP) (For.)

NUA 55, Sibley East 10

106: Kane Johnson (NUA) over Tanner Johnson (SIEA) (Fall 1:55) 113: Julio Alejandro (SIEA) over Candon Briggs (NUA) (Dec 6-2) 120: Benito Diaz (SIEA) over Alex Portner (NUA) (MD 11-3) 126: Elijah Rieser (NUA) over Roberto Palma-Martha (SIEA) (Fall 2:37) 132: Dirk Haynes (NUA) over Christian Sotelo (SIEA) (Fall 5:23) 138: Logan Lee (NUA) over Josh Sotelo (SIEA) (Dec 6-3) 145: Tegan Kral (NUA) over (SIEA) (For.) 152: Winsten Nienhaus (NUA) over Owen Utendorfer (SIEA) (MD 13-5) 160: Marqavion Haefner (NUA) over Michael farias (SIEA) (Fall 4:28) 170: Wyatt Pollard (NUA) over Jathan Mendoza (SIEA) (Dec 6-4) 182: Giovani Govea (SIEA) over Ty Frederick (NUA) (Dec 7-2) 195: Henry Waloch (NUA) over Chris Onofre (SIEA) (Dec 12-8) 220: Ethan Lieb (NUA) over Axel Cardenas (SIEA) (Fall 0:11) 285: Evan Thompson (NUA) over Gabriel Godinez (SIEA) (Fall 0:45).


Cedar Mountain 66, Mayer Lutheran 65

MAYER — Cedar Mountain’s second-half turnaround led the Cougars to a 66-65 win over Mayer Lutheran in boys basketball action on Thursday night.

The Cougars were outscored 39-27 in the first half and came back in the second half by outscoring Mayer Lutheran 39-26 for the win.

Branndon Pendleton led the Cougars with 20 points and nine steals, while Blake Steffl had 18 points and four steals and Dakota Pendleton Sam had 13 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds.


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