A.L. boys’ basketball takes down Faribault

Published 9:00 am Sunday, January 22, 2017

50 years ago: 1967

• Chuck Jean lost his first match of the year at 175 pounds to Steve DeVries of Rochester Mayo. The Albert Lea High School wrestling team, however, did win the match 24-20.

• Steve Pederson of the Lake Mills basketball team scored 17 points and had 18 rebounds in its 64-62 win over Forest City.

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The Wells High School basketball team defeated Winnebago 58-47. The Wildcats were led by Bob Prange with 19 points, Steve Salber 14 and Jean Hassing 12.

• Arvin Flo and Vern Jahnke each scored 12 points for Bricelyn in its 84-67 win over Emmons. Gaylin Schewe scored 27 points for the Eagles.

25 years ago: 1992

• The Northwood-Kensett girls’ basketball team defeated North Central 90-60 to raise its season record to 8-2. Leah Fallgatter and Diane Reyerson each scored 32 points for the Vikings.

• The Glenville-Emmons wrestling team defeated Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 41-30. Winners for the Wolverines were Darin Madson at 103 pounds, Adam Johnson at 125 pounds, Jeremy Knutson at 130 pounds, Justin Senne at 135 pounds and Jeremy Nelson at 140 pounds.

• Balanced scoring led the ALHS basketball team to a 77-73 victory in overtime over Faribault. Chris Boysen scored 21 points and had 26 rebounds, and Chris Shoff, Paul Kenis, Steve Brigger and Les Kuiters each scored 12 points for the Tigers.

10 years ago: 2007

• The NRHEG girls’ basketball team defeated Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 75-53. The Panthers were led by Brittany Hansen with 23 points, Alysea Hagen with 17 and Kelsey Christensen with 10.

• The ALHS girls’ basketball team defeated Mankato East 69-55. Niki Hendrickson scored 20 points, Hali Hendrickson 19, Ali Demmer 12 and Liz Thompson 10. 

• Kaylee Newman and Krista Mathiason each scored 10 points for the Alden-Conger Knights in their 50-45 victory over Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial.

  N-K, the fifth-ranked basketball team in Iowa, defeated Nora Springs-Rock Falls 67-33. The Vikings were led by Jordan Cotter with 17 points and Dan Bestul with 16.