Local Sports Scoreboard from Friday, February 15th
Girls Basketball
Yankton (SD) def. Worthington 75-30
-Evelyn Othow led Worthington with 14 points

Pipestone def. Redwood Valley 58-49
Luverne def. Martin County West 54-45
Waseca def. Marshall 53-43 (Big South Championship Game)
Red Rock Central def. Adrian 51-29
Edgerton def. Madelia 63-54
Hills-Beaver Creek def. Heron Lake-Okabena 70-33
Southwest Christian def. Ellsworth 68-33
Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey def. Westbrook-Walnut Grove 57-34

Iowa Girls Basketball Playoffs
Class 1A-Region 1 Semifinals
West Hancock def. Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 61-35
Kingsley-Pierson def. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union 55-49

Class 2A-Region 1 Semifinals
Unity Christian def. Central Lyon 54-51
Cherokee def. Boyden-Hull 77-50

Boys Basketball
Jackson County Central def. New Ulm 65-27
Marshall def. Hutchinson 71-42
Fairmont def. Windom 95-68
Murray County Central def. Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey 67-51
Westbrook-Walnut Grove def. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 81-52
Red Rock Central def. Adrian 59-35

Boys Hockey
Minnesota River def. Luverne 11-1

Local Sports Scoreboard from Saturday, February 16th
Section 3AA Team Tournament in Worthington
Opening Round
Luverne def. Fulda/Murray County Central 48-6
United def. New London-Spicer 41-26

Second Round
Worthington def. New Ulm 40-33
-Picking up wins for the Trojans were Oscar Galvez-Mendoza (pin), Zaydan Abdulrahman (pin), Lay K Paw (decision in double OT), Kent Lais (decision), Jaden Hennings (pin), Brayden Donkersloot (pin), Jake Neuberger (decision) and Kyle Mullaney (pin)

Fairmont/Martin County West def. Luverne 79-0
Marshall def. United 64-12
Redwood-River Valley def. MAHACA 39-32

Section Semifinals
Marshall def. Worthington 56-12
-The Trojans lone wins came from Zaydan Abdulrahman and Lay K Paw, both by fall

Fairmont/Martin County West def. Redwood-River Valley 52-21

Section Championship
Marshall def. Fairmont/Martin County West 29-29
-Marshall wins the section title due to tiebreaker criteria C (The team whose opposing wrestlers were penalized the greater number of match points for unsportsmanlike conduct during a match shall be declared the winner.)

Section 3A Tournament in Tracy
Opening Round
#8 Pipestone def. #9 Adrian 49-22

Section Quarterfinals
#1 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove def. Pipestone 61-9
#2 Windom/Mountain Lake def. #7 St. James Area 60-12
#3 Canby def. #6 Jackson County Central 39-26
#4 Minneota def. #5 Wabasso/Red Rock Central 39-23

Section Semifinals
#1 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove def. #4 Minneota 42-18
#3 Canby def. #2 Windom/Mountain Lake 36-24

Section Championship
#1 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove def. #3 Canby 33-28

Iowa State Wrestling Tournament
Sibley-Ocheyedan had 1 wrestler at the state tournament in junior Trey Schuck.
-Schuck won his 5th place match by fall in 3:20 over Michael McClelland of Don Bosco to finish in 5th place at 126 pounds in Class 1A

Spirit Lake Park at the Class 2A State Tournament
**At 106 pounds, freshman Jonathon Burnette finished in 7th place
**At 126 pounds, senior Joe Waters finished in 7th place
**At 152 pounds, senior Kyler Rieck won a State Championship
**At 220 pounds, senior Dakoda Powell finished in 3rd place

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock
**At 195 pounds, senior Kolton Bus finished as State Runner-Up
**At 220 pounds, junior Jarrett Meyer finished in 8th place

Sheldon/South O'Brien had one wrestler at the state tournament
**At 182 pounds, senior Luke Jenness finished in 3rd place

Complete results at KWOA.com

Iowa Girls Basketball Playoffs
Class 3A-Region 1 Championship
Estherville-Lincoln Central def. Sioux Center 45-44

The Section 3A Meet in Redwood Falls
1-Worthington 141.75
2-Martin County Area 133.675
3-Jackson County Central 133.35
-Worthington wins their 5th consecutive Section Championship. The Trojans’ Gracia Elias was the winner of the all-around and will advance to state as an individual. Worthington will send 4 to Class A State Gymnastics meet on the vault in Hali Bullerman, Gracia Elias, Kara Thuringer and Mekyla Nystrom. 3 on the Uneven Parallel Bars in Taylor Eggers, Elias and Bullerman, 2 on the Balance Beam and Floor Exercise in McKenna Prunty and Gracia Elias.

Also the Section 3A Coach of the Year is Joni Reitmeier, the Section 3A Assistant Coach of the Year is Worthington's Junior Nguyen and the Trojans are this year's Section 3A Academic Champions with a GPA of 3.944

The Minnesota Class A State Gymnastics meet will be held Friday and Saturday at the University of Minnesota Maturi Pavilion. Team competition is Friday with the Individual meet to be held Saturday. There will be a fan bus going up to the State Tournament
Charter Fan Bus – Friday February 22, leave from high school student parking lot at 7:00am and will return after the team has completed competition.  The cost per seat is $10 and must be paid in advance no later than 3pm on Thursday.  Any 8th grade students and below MUST be accompanied by an adult.  Please stop by or call high school office to reserve a spot.
Advance Tickets - May be purchased in high school office.  Students - $9  Adults - $14

Girls Basketball
Windom def. Luverne 61-60
Hill-Murray def. Marshall 58-46
Jackson County Central def. St. James Area 54-42
Minneota def. Southwest Christian 75-49

Ellsworth def. Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 66-46
-Ashlyn Meester had a game-high 24 points for Ellsworth

Boys Basketball
Worthington def. Southwest Christian 85-80
-Terbuto Ochothow led the Trojans with 34 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. Karasharo Ojulu added 28 points and Brock Bruns had 13 points for Worthington as the Trojans improve to 11-9 on the season

Jackson County Central def. Redwood Valley 93-80
Pipestone Area def. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 59-53
Luverne def. Windom 90-80
-Isaiah Bartels had 33 points and 20 rebounds for Luverne

Men’s College Basketball:
Riverland Blue Devils def. Minnesota West Bluejays 88-74
-Montrez Hearon led the Bluejays with 19 points