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Area roundup: New Ulm rolls Maple River, moves on to Kwik Trip tourney finals

BOYS BASKETBALL

New Ulm 67, Maple River 38

MANKATO — New Ulm rolled by Maple River 67-38 on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Kwik Trip Holiday Tournament at Bethany Lutheran College.

Colton Benson and James Osborne each had 18 points to lead New Ulm in the win, while Ayden Jensen added 11 points and Will Fossen chipped in 6.

The Eagles (5-4) will take on Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial in the tourney finals Friday night in a game scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. in the north gym.

LCWM 86, MVL 67

MANKATO — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial took down Minnesota Valley Lutheran 86-67 on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Kwik Trip Holiday Tournament at Bethany Lutheran College.

The Chargers were led in defeat by Ben Pearson’s 34 points, nine rebounds and two steals, while Luke Freier had 8 points and Aaron Black had 7 points and nine rebounds.

The Chargers (6-1) play in the third-place game at 6:30 p.m. Friday at BLC in the north gym.

MLA 87, Springfield 65

MOUNTAIN LAKE — Mountain Lake Area defeated Springfield 87-65 on Thursday night in a nonconference boys basketball game.

Brayden Sturm led the Tigers with 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, while Noah Vogel had 14 points and Ben Potter had 10 points. Easton Jensen and Lucas Milbrath added 8 points apiece for the Tigers also.

Springfield (2-3) takes on Pipestone at Southwest Minnesota State University for an invite on Friday evening.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

New Ulm 63, PEM 52

WINONA — New Ulm topped Plainview-Elgin-Millville 63-52 on Thursday afternoon in a nonconference girls basketball game at Winona State University.

Kenzie Enter led the Eagles with 15 points and three rebounds, while Morgan Hulke had 14 points and eight rebounds and Daviney Dreckman had 13 points and three rebounds.

New Ulm (8-2) is at St. James on Thursday.

Cathedral 54, USC 49

WELLS — New Ulm Cathedral topped United South Central 54-49 on Thursday night in a nonconference girls basketball game.

Jenna Hotovec led Cathedral with 23 points, while Shay Wilfahrt had 13 points.

Cathedral (5-5) is at Sleepy Eye on Tuesday night for Tomahawk Conference action.

LCWM 82, MVL 48

ST. JAMES — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 82-48 on Thursday night in a nonconference girls basketball invitational at St. James High School.

Avery Freier led MVL with 15 points and three steals, while Kerigan Brau had 8 points and five rebounds and Avery Hopp had 6 points and five rebounds.

MVL (2-8) hosts Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Thursday.

Lakeview 56, Cedar Mountain 53

LAKEVIEW — Lakeview held off Cedar Mountain 56-53 on Thursday in a nonconference girls basketball game.

Aubrey Steffl led the way for Cedar Mountain with 22 points, five steals and four assists, while Brynn Hoffbeck had 11 points and 10 rebounds, Kendra Erickson had 7 points and nine rebounds and Brooklyn Diehn added 7 points.

Cedar Mountain (3-7) is at Wabasso on Tuesday night for a Tomahawk Conference game.

Springfield 73, MLA 42

MOUNTAIN LAKE — Behind Brooklyn Sturm’s triple-double, Springfield downed Mountain Lake Area 73-42 on Thursday night in nonconference girls basketball action.

Sturm had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, while Emma Hauger had 17 points and seven rebounds. Jasmine Novotny added 12 points for the Tigers, while Jada Reese had 10 points and five rebounds and Marissa Pabst had 9 points and six rebounds.

The Tigers (5-4) are at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Tuesday for a Tomahawk Conference game.

BOYS HOCKEY

New Ulm 5, Fergus Falls 4

FERGUS FALLS — New Ulm topped Fergus Falls 5-4 on Thursday night in a nonconference boys hockey game at the Fergus Falls Holiday Classic.

Bryer Lang had two goals in the second period to lead the Eagles, while Brock Wellmann, Austin Uecker and Landon Barstad each added a goal. Lang and Uecker also each had an assists for the Eagles, while Kaden Larson and Brecken Neuman added a helper.

Bryer Hoffmann stopped 31 shots in net for New Ulm, while the Eagles had 26 shots on goal.

New Ulm (9-2) will play Detroit Lakes on the second day of the Classic at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

GIRLS HOCKEY

Sartell/Sauk Rapids 4, New Ulm 3

SARTELL — Sartell/Sauk Rapids held off New Ulm 4-3 on Thursday in nonconference girls hockey action at the Sartell Holiday Tournament.

Jersey Haugen, Malorie Anderson and Mya Hornick each scored a goal for the Eagles in the loss, with Michelle Smith adding three assists and Afton Hulke adding one assist.

Ava Brennan made 22 saves in net for New Ulm, while the Eagles had 34 shots on goal.

New Ulm (5-7-1) plays St. Cloud at 1 p.m. Friday as the tourney continues.

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