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Netting three goals in the second period, the Red WIng boys' hockey team held the lead to win 6-4 over Henry Sibley on Tuesday. Gavin Lampe scored unassisted at 2 minutes, 55 seconds in the second period and scored again 12 seconds later to give Red Wing a 3-1 edge.
The Red Wing girls' basketball team cruised to a 76-34 win over Faribault on Tuesday. Abi Deming paced the Wingers, recording a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Sydnee Nelson bucketed a game-high 18 points. Kylie Nelson had 11 points, while Elle Thorson added 10 points. Red Wing improved to 5-1 overall. The Wingers next play Mankato East on the road on Friday.
The Red Wing boys' basketball team lost 70-56 to Faribault on Tuesday. Faribault outshot the Wingers 51 percent to 28 percent. The Wingers trailed by just four points at halftime but was outscored in the second half 40-30. Zach Cota led the Wingers with 16 points, while DonTray Johnson added 11 points. Dayne Wojcik nearly had a double-double with 10 points and eight rebounds. Red Wing moved to 0-4 overall and next host Mankato East on Saturday.
Trailing 50-38 with just under five minutes left, the Lake City boys' basketball team couldn't complete another comeback win as the Tigers fell to Breck 57-52 on Saturday. The Tigers tied the game at 52 with 2 minutes, 9 seconds to go in the game, but Breck scored the final five points to hang on. Reid Gastner led the Tigers with 19 points and was second in rebounds with eight. Nathan Heise had 12 points and a team-high five assists. Lake City fell to 3-1 overall and next plays Byron at home on Friday.
The Red Wing girls' hockey team lost 3-2 to Mankato East on Saturday. Red Wing overwhelmed Mankato East in shots, 56-20, but couldn't net the tying or go-ahead goal. Wingers forward Emily Hart scored the game's first goal at 2 minutes, 38 seconds in the first period. Just over a minute later, Mankato East's Madison Davis tied the game with the first of her three goals. Davis scored again at 9:30 in the first to give the Cougars a 2-1 lead heading into the first intermission.
Lake City won a back-and-forth dual 35-21 over St. Charles on Friday. Jonathan Harvey (113) got the Tigers on the scoreboard with a 6-5 decision, but the Tigers fell behind 12-3 after Harvey's win. Luke Becker (132) won by pin, Luke Skifton (138) won a 4-2 decision and Harold Schumacher (152) won a 4-2 decision to tie the dual 15-15. Lake City got back-to-back major decision wins from Dominic Goihl-Krier (160) and Derek Meincke (170) to take the lead. Lake City won then got wins by decision from Max Balow (220) and Ivan Vargas (285) to hang on for the win.
Carter Danielson of Goodhue has been awarded the Minnesota Vikings Community Captian Scholarship. The scholarship award is given by the Minnesota Vikings and Sleep Number to six individuals in Minnesota high school football who display leadership on the field and in the respective players' community. The award started in 2013 with four individuals and since grown to six.
The Lake City boys basketball team took down Zumbrota-Mazeppa 67-54 on Tuesday. Trailing early, Lake City hit three 3-pointers on three straight possessions. The 3-point shooting kickstarted the Lake City offense. Tigers head coach Greg Berge said while the team didn't plan on shooting from behind the arc but adjusted to Zumbrota-Mazeppa's defense. As a result, the Tigers scored bucketed 39 points off of 3-pointers.
The Zumbrota-Mazeppa girls' basketball team flexed its muscles in a win over St. Charles, 80-57, on Tuesday. "The girls made the right plays on offense and we boxed out so well on defense," Z-M head coach Andy Breming said. "All-in-all, it was a great game for us." Ali Hunstad led the Cougars with 23 points, while Makayla Arendt added 20 points. Megan Johnson scored 15 points, all coming from beyond the arc. Randolph 68, Cleveland 57 Down by nine points at halftime, Randolph came back to win 68-57 over Cleveland on Tuesday.
Red Wing came up just short, losing 5-4 to Rochester Century in girls' hockey action on Thursday. The Wingers trailed 1-0 after one period. Seven seconds into the second period, Emily Hart tied the game with her seventh goal of the season. Eliza DiNatale and Delaynee Fox each scored even-strength goals in the second period to give the Wingers a 3-1 edge. The lead evaporated when Rochester's Victoria Johnson found the back of the net twice in a 47 second span late in the second period.