Area roundup: St. Mary’s boys, Nicollet girls move to 2-0


St. Mary’s 78, TMB 72

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s topped Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 78-72 on Saturday at the Sleepy Eye Public Invite in nonconference boys basketball action.

Jon Petermann led the Knights in the win with 25 points, eight rebounds and two steals, while Kaleb Wait added 18 points, six assists and four rebounds. Will Walter added 16 points, three rebounds and three assists for the Knights, while George Schwint added seven points.

The Knights (2-0) are at New Ulm Cathedral for a Tomahawk Conference game Tuesday night.

Madelia 60, Nicollet 55

MADELIA — Madelia took down Nicollet 60-55 on Saturday in a Valley Conference boys basketball game.

Madelia was led by Josiah DeMaris’ 20 points. DeMaris scored 19 of his points in the second half and was 9 of 10 from the free-throw line in the second half. Jon Olson added 14 points for the Blackhawks, while Hayden Jones had 11 points, with all of his points coming in the second half.

Nicollet was led by Grant Bruns’ 17 points, while Jeffrey Volby added 10 points. Conner Martens, Cody Strunk and Keegan Hulke each added 7 points for the Raiders also.

Madelia (1-1, 1-1) is at Alden-Conger Tuesday night, while Nicollet (0-2) hosts St. Clair on Tuesday night.

MCC 58, Sleepy Eye 53

SLEEPY EYE — Murray County Central held off Sleepy Eye 58-53 on Saturday on the final day of the Sleepy Eye Invite in a nonconference boys basketball game.

Sleepy Eye was led by Eric Lozano’s 21 points and three assists, while Landon Wendinger had 10 points, eight rebounds and four blocks and Isaac Lendt had 9 points and six assists.


Wabasso 58

WABASSO — MACCRAY defeated Wabasso 67-58 on Saturday in nonconference boys basketball action at the Wabasso Invite.

Tristan Larson led Wabasso with 16 points, while Karson Bock and Noah Anderson each had 14 points.

Wabasso hosts New Ulm Cathedral Dec. 13.

Late Friday

St. Mary’s 68, MCC 56

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s defeated Murray County Central 68-56 on Friday night at the Sleepy Eye Public Invite in nonconference boys basketball action.

Kaleb Wait led the Knights with 23 points, five assists, five rebounds and three steals, while Will Walter had 23 points, six rebounds and three assists. Jon

Petermann added 10 points and four steals for St. Mary’s.


Nicollet 72, Madelia 20

MADELIA — Nicollet downed Madelia 72-20 on Saturday afternoon in a Valley Conference girls basketball game.

The Raiders were led by Tiana Sand’s 14 points and eight rebounds, while Leah Bode had 11 points and 15 rebounds and Brooklyn Bode had 11 points and eight assists. Savannah Klockziem added 13 points for Nicollet.

Alicia Lugo led Madelia with 6 points.

Nicollet (2-0) hosts Minnesota Valley Lutheran at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Madelia (1-1) is at Glenville-Emmons to take on Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons in a Valley Conference game at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Sibley East 60, MVL 38

NEW ULM — Sibley East defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 60-38 on Saturday afternoon in a nonconference girls basketball game.

MVL was led by Ella Hunter’s 11 points, 10 rebounds and three assists, while Ella Mullenbach had 9 points and Becca Kuck added 7 points.

Sibley East was led by Olivia Halquist’s 14 points and Lauren Bauer’s 13 points.

MVL (0-1) travels to Nicollet for another nonconference game Tuesday night.

Lester Prairie 60,

Cathedral 47

LESTER PRAIRIE — Lester Prairie defeated New Ulm Cathedral 60-47 on Saturday in a nonconference girls basketball game.

The Greyhounds were led by Maddie Gilles’ 14 points, while Margo Finstad added 11 points.

Cathedral (0-2) hosts Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Monday night.


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