The New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva boys' basketball team improved to 5-0 on the season with a 58-43 win over Triton in Dodge Center Tuesday night. The Panthers play at Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (2-4) Friday night. NRHEG coach Pat Churchill said on Saturday's coaches show that the Panthers haven't won at Waterville during his time as coach.

Prep scoreboard for Tuesday, December 19
Boys basketball
Austin 90, Red Wing 41
Byron 52, Stewartville 36
JWP 61, Blooming Prairie 48
Kenyon-Wanamingo 67, Hayfield 55
Mankato East 71, Rochester Century 64
Northfield 72, Mankato West 55
Rochester John Marshall 78, Faribault 32
Rochester Mayo 93, Albert Lea 68
Waseca 76, WEM 45

Girls basketball
Blooming Prairie 65, JWP 19
Maple River 65, WEM 53
Northfield 66, Mankato West 62
NRHEG 74, Triton 54
Red Wing 68, Austin 43
Rochester Century 62, New Prague 59
Rochester John Marshall 49, Faribault 47
Waseca 58, Blue Earth Area 35

Boys hockey
Austin 1, Faribault 1 (tie)
Mahtomedi 5, Northfield 1
Rochester John Marshall 3, Winona 0

Girls hockey
Albert Lea 5, Austin 1
Marshall 3, Mankato East 0
Faribault 6, Mankato West 2
Red Wing 6, Rochester Mayo 2

The Steele County Blades junior hockey team begins play at the Chicago Showcase event Wednesday and will play four games over three days. The Blades play Decatur at 4PM. Steele County's next home game is Saturday, January 13.