Tuesday was another good night for the Blooming Prairie boys and Medford girls basketball teams. BP won at Maple River 52-43. Medford beat Hayfield 54-45. Each squad is now 4-0.

Blooming Prairie grabbed a quick five-point lead and the gap hovered around there until the Awsome Blossoms surged ahead to a 29-16 lead at the half. Gabe Hagen led BP with 18 points. Karson Vigeland and Kaden Thomas each added 12. Vigeland was 6-for-6 from the free throw line. Blooming Prairie (4-0 overall, 2-0 Gopher Conference) plays at NRHEG Friday, December 14.

The Medford girls continued their strong start to the season with their victory at the Vikings. The Tigers are averaging nearly 70 points per game and holding opponents to 43. Medford (4-0, 3-0) play at Bethlehem Academy in Faribault Friday night.

Tuesday, December 11 scoreboard
Boys basketball
Blooming Prairie 52, Maple River 43
Faribault 70, Red Wing 56
Hayfield 78, Medford 52
Northfield 73, Rochester John Marshall 70
Rochester Century 61, Mankato West 51
Rochester Mayo 93, Austin 88
WEM 64, NRHEG 33
Zumbrota-Mazeppa 63, Triton 62

Girls basketball
Austin 52, Mayo 39
Goodhue 61, Kenyon-Wanamingo 39
Mankato West 73, Rochester Century 33
Maple River 57, Blooming Prairie 34
Medford 54, Hayfield 45
Red Wing 76, Faribault 34
Rochester JM 67, Northfield 59
Winona 60, Albert Lea 54