The Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars wrestling team entered the Castle Thursday night in Kenyon and had a happy bus ride home following a thrilling 36-31 victory. In other wrestling action Byron edged Triton 42-40.  Goodhue defeated Cannon Falls 45-30.  Kasson-Mantorville rolled over Pine Island 74-6.  Wabasha-Kellogg edged St. Charles 49-46 and fell to Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson 45-30.

In boys basketball Thursday the Northfield Raiders hosted Albert Lea and won 75-60 led by Blake Christensen's 23 points.  Mason Zick added 16 and Kip Schetran had 11 points.  The Tigers also had three players in double figures.  Andrew Willner 12 points, Dylan Scherff 11 and Logan Howe 10 points.

  • St. James 74  United South Central 63
  • Pine Island 60  Byron 45
  • Winona 60  Kasson-Mantorville 40
  • Jordan 92  Sibley Easts 56
  • Belle Plaine 62  Norwood-Young America 51
  • LeSueur-Henderson 72  Mayer Lutheran 54
  • Mankato Loyola 48  Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 34
  • Grand Meadow 76  Fillmore Central 57
  • Nicollet 68  Cleveland 58
  • St. Clair 55 Alden-Conger 52
  • Edina 76  Apple Valley 61
  • Shakopee 86  Chanhassen 62

Girls basketball Thursday had some thrilling games with Cannon Falls nearly coming from 11 down at the half against Rushford-Peterson.  The Trojans hung on for a 58-55 win.  Waterville-Elysian-Morristown defeated LeSueur-Henderson 55-40.  The Buccaneers were led by Shelby Hermel with 13 points and MaeLea Harmon added 10 points.

  • Hutchinson 59  Mankato East 57
  • Pine Island 59  Byron 57
  • Lakeville South 58  New Prague 44
  • Shakopee 34  Bloomington Jefferson 25
  • Grand Meadow 53  Mabel-Canton 33
  • Kingsland 65  Lanesboro 39
  • Leroy-Ostrander 63  Schaeffer Academy 45
  • Houston 80  Spring Grove 50
  • Triton 56 Blooming Prairie 49
  • Maple River 54 Belle Plaine 51
  • Tri-City United 78 NRHEG 57
  • Henry Sibley 55  Eagan 48
Essential Basketball Gear for Traction. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld