Patriot girls produce second win
The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team picked up its second win of the season when it topped Wesbrook-Walnut Grove 65-59 in Hills.
After sporting a 22-19 halftime lead, the Patriots trailed by three points late in the game when Taylor Wingert drained a three-point shot with eight seconds remaining to knot the score at 48 and send the game to overtime.
The Patriots outscored the Chargers 17-11 in the extra session to snap a four-game slide.
Wingert (22 points and 11 rebounds), Madison Fick (18 points), Megan Westrum (11 points and five rebounds), Kelli Esselink (11 points and 13 rebounds) and Hattie Van Wyhe (five rebounds and four assists) lifted the Patriots to victory.
Dragon wrestlers sweep triangular
The Adrian wrestlers controlled their home mats when they entertained Canby and Wabasso for a triangular meet.
AHS topped Canby 39-22 and recorded a 40-27 victory over Wabasso.
Skylar Hieronimus, Greg Kern, Ryan Elias, Tony Lynn, Matthew Slater and Jesse Slater went 2-0 for the night.
Southwest Christian overpowers Ellsworth
The Southwest Christian girls’ basketball team secured a convincing 64-25 victory over the Ellsworth Panthers in Edgerton.
The E-Gals strolled to a 35-9 lead in the first half and outscored EHS 29-16 in the second half to prevail by 39 points.
Hannah Mulder nabbed 19 rebounds, Heidi Nolte netted 10 points and Brenna Kramer registered five steals for Ellsworth.
Worthington wins big in Adrian
The Worthington girls’ basketball team saddled Adrian with its seventh-straight loss when the Trojans coasted to a 77-36 victory in Adrian.
WHS opened a 50-15 advantage in the first half and outscored the Dragons 27-21 in second half to win by 41 points.
Nicole Slater led the Dragons with nine points.