Sports Scoreboard

Local Sports Scoreboard from Friday, February 27th
Men’s College Basketball:
MCAC State Tournament at Anoka-Ramsey in Coon Rapids
State Quarterfinals
#2N Central Lakes def. #3S Minnesota West Bluejays 95-82
--Derek Buysse led the Bluejays with 25 points. Mitch Prouty added 15 points and Marcus Potter had 14 points as the Bluejays will face Rainy River in a Consolation Semifinal at 11:00am Saturday morning

#1S Rochester Yellowjackets def. #4N Rainy River 81-74
#2S Anoka-Ramsey def. #3N Mesabi Range 78-63
#1N Vermilion def. #4S Riverland 85-72

Wrestling:
A Full Day One Recap for area wrestlers at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament can be found under the Sports Tab at kwoa.com

College Wrestling
NJCAA National Championship
Minnesota West’s Matt Henning lost both his matches at the National Championships at 125 pounds. Henning lost in the opening round to Michael Nguyen of North Idaho College by fall in 2:43. In the wrestlebacks, Henning lost by fall in 37 seconds to Jake Bellis of Harper College and was eliminated from the tournament.

Minnesota West’s Chevy Farris was in action in the 184 pound weight class. After receiving a 1st round bye Farris lost in the second round to Adrian Salas on Clackamas Community College by an 8-2 decision, dropping him to the wrestlebacks. Farris won his first match in the wrestlebacks, getting an 8-4 decision victory over Warren Elkey of Springfield Tech Community College. Farris’ tournament would come to an end in the next round, falling by an 8-4 score to Wouvel Chevelon of Iowa Lakes Community College

High School Boys Basketball:
Section 3A Tournament
North Sub-Section Championship
#1 Central Minnesota Christian def. #2 Canby 60-48

South Sub-Section Championship
#2 Southwest Christian def. #1 Murray County Central 47-45
--Southwest Christian will face Central Minnesota Christian for the Section 3A Championship on March 5th at 5 pm at SMSU in Marshall

High School Girls Basketball:
Section 3AA Tournament
South Sub-Section Quarterfinals
#1 Fairmont def. #8 Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 65-24
#2 Martin County West def. #7 Luverne 45-28
#3 Blue Earth Area def. #6 Windom 48-43
#5 Jackson County Central def. #4 St. James 61-42

North Sub-Section Quarterfinals
#1 Redwood Valley def. #8 BOLD 63-46
#2 Yellow Medicine East def. #7 Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 76-60
#3 Lac qui Parle Valley def. #6 Montevideo 48-45
#5 Pipestone def. #4 Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 42-39