Friday, January 31, 2020

Basketball night

Game updates from the home boys' basketball game will follow. The B-B-E Jaguars boys' basketball team is hosting Kimball Area tonight.

*Update: early in the first half, the Jaguars have a slim 14-13 lead.

Halftime: B-B-E 28, Kimball Area 25.

Quickly in the second half, the Jaguars dropped the hammer on the Cubs with a scoring burst of a 9-0 run in the first 105 seconds of action. Kaden Pieper scored two buckets, including one three-pointer, to put the Jaguars ahead 37-25 with 16:15 left in the game.

*Here's video from the final minute of the first half. Posted on Saturday morning:

*Final: B-B-E 63, Kimball 40.

At Osakis tonight, the B-B-E Jaguars girls' basketball team won 43-34 over the almost Prairie Conference-leading Silverstreaks. The Jaguars led 30-14 at halftime and then hung on through a tough second half. They were led by 11 points from Karissa Jones and 10 points from Allisa Knight. Osakis falls to 9-10 overall. They are currently 5-1 in their conference and trail Browerville by a half of a game.

Next: the home boys' and girls' doubleheader with visiting Browerville at the B-B-E high school tomorrow afternoon. The JV games begin at 1:30 p.m., and the varsity girls' game starts at 3 p.m. The varsity boys' game begins at 5 p.m.

Also tomorrow is a huge home youth wrestling tournament that includes a total of seven teams. Action begins at the B-B-E elementary school at 10:30 a.m.

Central MN Conference boys' basketball scores on January 31:
Eden Valley-Watkins 55, Royalton 23
Holdingford 75, Paynesville Area 46 (hard to believe that score! But it's accurate...the Huskers led 40-13 at
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 50, Maple Lake 48

Area boys' basketball scores on January 31:
Litchfield 57, New London-Spicer 51
Albany 61, Zimmerman 55
Brandon-Evansville 53, Rothsay 32
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 61, Ashby 56
Parkers Prairie 60, Underwood 41
Hinckley-Finlayson 56, Upsala 49
Hill City 61, Ogilvie 53
Rush City 70, Isle 36
Sartell-St. Stephen 69, Willmar 59
Pierz 58, Little Falls 49
Benson 86, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 83
Minnewaska Area 74, Montevideo 52
BOLD 75, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 72
Melrose Area 90, Sauk Centre 72
Hancock 69, Battle Lake 52

Area girls' basketball scores on January 31:
Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 73, Rocori 64
Duluth Marshall 72, Royalton 71
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 79, Hill City/Northland 28
Rush City 52, Isle 37
MACCRAY 45, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 43
Renville County West 57, Dawson-Boyd 37
Minneota 82, Yellow Medicine East 42
Central MN Christian 64, Lac qui Parle Valley 33
Lakeview 62, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 52
Onamia 52, Swanville 50 OT
Henning 79, Sebeka 58, Menahga 41, New York Mills 34
Rothsay 59, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 45
Albany 60, Minnewaska Area 47
Willmar 55, Waseca 38
Melrose Area 75, Paynesville Area 46
Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 54, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 39

Thank you to the Belgrade Co-op for sponsoring tonight's Jaguar sports blog coverage! They will be hosting their annual meeting on February 21 in Padua. The upcoming issues of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper will have more details on that.

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