The Red Wing Republican Eagle covers local sports in Goodhue County and surrounding areas.
- Member for
- 5 years 7 months
After Bomber Belle Freeberg tied the game with a 3-pointer and five seconds left, Chatfield won the game in regulation with a shot at the buzzer to win 48-46 on Tuesday in a Section 1A girls' basketball play-in game. Freeberg's game-tying 3-pointer was 1 of 4 she hit on the night. Freeberg finished with a game-high 22 points for the Bombers. Bella Davisson had 11 points and Jaci Winchell added seven points. Cannon Falls ends its season 6-19 overall. Other Area Scores: Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 71, Kenyon-Wanamingo 53
The Randolph boys' basketball team rolled past Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 85-43 on Tuesday. The Rockets had four players in the double-digits. Rocket Carsyn Gunderson led the way with 25 points and seven 3-pointers. Dane Ehleringer scored 13 points and hit three 3-pointers. Joey Erickson had 12 points and Isaac Stoesz added 10 points. Randolph improved to 22-2 overall. Zumbrota-Mazeppa 79, Kenyon-Wanamingo 39 Zumbrota-Mazeppa breezed past Kenyon-Wanamingo 79-39 on Tuesday. For the Cougars, all six seniors scored on senior night.
The Red Wing boys' basketball team snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 57-50 victory over Albert Lea on Tuesday. Zach Cota led the Wingers with 17 points and six steals. Cota also shot 4-of-7 from behind the arc. Carson Nystuen scored 11 points. Deso Buck contributed nine points and a team-high five assists. Red Wing improved to 3-20 overall and 2-17 in the Big Nine.
The Red Wing girls' cruised to a 66-37 win over Albert Lea on Tuesday. The Wingers allowed just 17 points in the first half and 20 in the second. On offense, Sydnee Nelson led the Wingers with 16 points. Kyli Nelson hit a team-high four 3-pointers for 12 points and tallied five assists. Lindsay Reps contributed 10 points and four steals. Red Wing improved to 21-2 overall and 17-2 in the Big Nine. The Wingers will look to extend its 14-game win streak against Austin at home on Thursday.
Reid Gastner scored his 1000th career point in Lake City's 83-61 win over Red Wing in boys' basketball action on Saturday. Gastner, who led all scorers with 29 points, became the ninth Tiger to pass the career mark. Tiger Nathan Heise recorded a triple-double with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Ethan Heitman added 12 points. Lake City improved to 19-2 overall. The Tigers next host Kenyon-Wanamingo on Monday, then Triton on Friday. Other Area Scores: Pine Island 48, Kenyon-Wanamingo 45
The Pine Island girls' basketball team defeated Kenyon-Wanamingo 69-63 on Saturday. Alexandra Larson led the Panthers with a team-high 24 points. Brooke Sinning tallied 16 points and Bailey Kennedy added 13 points. Pine Island finished the regular season 10-16 overall and 4-11 in the Hiawatha Valley League. K-W dropped to 7-16 overall and 2-12 in the HVL. K-W finishes the regular season on Tuesday against Waterville-Elysian-Morristown.
The first-ranked Red Wing girls' basketball team picked up win No. 20 on the season with a 66-39 victory over Faribault on Saturday. Winger Kyli Nelson went 6-for-9 behind the arc and finished with a team-high 22 points. Sydnee Nelson hit five 3-pointers and scored 15 points. Lindsay Reps contributed seven points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Red Wing improved to 20-2 overall and 16-2 in the Big Nine.
In the first meeting between Lake City and Red Wing since 1988, the Tigers got the best of the Wingers. The Red Wing boys' basketball team fell 83-61 on Saturday. Deso Buck led the Wingers with 18 points and four 3-pointers. Dayne Wojcik had eight points and a team-high 12 rebounds. Zach Cota added nine points. Red Wing dropped to 2-20 overall.
Poor weather conditions forced the Section 2A tournament into a single day, and after a busy Saturday, Kenyon-Wanamingo was the no-doubt champion of the bracket. The top-seeded Knights gave up just 26 points over three matches, including a 56-15 pasting of second-seeded Blue Earth Area in the finals.
The Red Wing boys' basketball team fell 89-66 to Rochester Century on Wednesday. Red Wing scored 40 points in the first half and trailed 49-40 heading into the second. The Wingers couldn't keep up the offensive momentum in the second half as the team tallied just 26 points. Zach Cota led the Wingers with 14 points and five assists. Dayne Wojcik scored 12 points and had a team-high six rebounds. Carson Nystuen added 10 points and made three 3-pointers. Red Wing dropped to 2-18 and 1-16 in the Big Nine.