Rochester Mayo's boys' basketball team hung close with Owatonna until the final four minutes of Tuesday's game at OHS with the Huskies prevailing 74-58. Owatonna led just 37-35 at the half. Dalton Kubista scored 26 points and has 999 for his career. OHS goes to Red Wing Friday for a 7:30PM game on KRFO AM 1390.

Jason Williamson scored 17. Alex Raichle had ten. Andrew Jackson grabbed 12 rebounds. Owatonna out rebounded Mayo 38-28 and forced 16 turnovers. Owatonna (16-4, 14-2 Big Nine) stretched their winning streak to 13 with the victory.

Austin (20-1, 16-1) maintained their perch atop the Big Nine standings with a strong second half, beating Northfield 56-49 Tuesday. Rochester JM (19-2, 15-2) is second with Owatonna third.

NRHEG topped Maple River 56-42 to wrap up the outright Gopher Conference championship. The Triton boys beat Goodhue Tuesday 40-37 on a three-point buzzer beater by Colt Kelly. The Cobras had a similar finish Friday against Hayfield with a two-point shot with two seconds left that won the game 49-47.

 

Prep scoreboard for Tuesday, February 13
Boys' basketball
Owatonna 74, Rochester Mayo 58
Blooming Prairie 65, Medford 52
NRHEG 56, Maple River 42
Triton 40, Goodhue 37
Austin 56, Northfield 49
Byron 72, Kasson-Mantorville 60
Caledonia 86, Wabasha-Kellog 62
Faribault 61, Red Wing 57
Lake City 69, Stewartville 52
Mankato West 84, Rochester Century 34
Rochester JM 64, Mankato East 60
Rochester Lourdes 72, Pine Island 54
Waseca 66, Fairmont 49
WEM 64, Blue Earth Area 36
Winona 77, Albert Lea 56

Girls' basketball
Owatonna 48, Rochester Mayo 38
Goodhue 54, Triton 29
Randolph 71, Blooming Prairie 67
Waseca 51, NRHEG 35
Albert Lea 54, Winona 47
Byron 76, Kasson-Mantorville 35
Hayfield 75, Kenyon-Wanamingo 42
Mankato West 80, Century 65
Northfield 61, Austin 52 (Raiders lead the Big Nine standings.)
Red Wing 57, Faribault 50
Rochester JM 59, Mankato East 39
Rochester Lourdes 66, Pine Island 32
Zumbrota-Mazeppa 69, Cannon Falls 38

Boys' hockey
Owatonna 4, Mankato West 2
Albert Lea 8, Rochester JM 2
Hastings 3, Red Wing 2, overtime
La Crescent 2, Winona 1
Mankato East 4, Rochester Mayo 3
Minnesota River 8, Faribault 0
Waseca 4, Dodge County 2