ALHS girls’ basketball moves to 12-5 with win

Published 9:00 am Sunday, January 29, 2017

50 years ago: 1967

• The Albert Lea High School boys’ basketball team set an all-time record for points in a game when it defeated Mound 84-53. Leading scorers for the Tigers were Byron Nelson and Dan Doty with 17 points each and Larry Louters with 16 points.

• The Ellendale High School wrestling team raised its Gopher Conference record to 5-0 after defeating Janesville 27-19. Remaining undefeated for the Raiders were Red Thompson at 95 pounds with a 7-0 mark and Jim Matz at 135 pounds with a 6-0 mark.

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• The Albert Lea adult hockey team defeated the Rochester Doctors 11-5. Scoring goals for the Rangers were Ray Sorenson (4), Tom Guiney and Ron Mathews (2) and Bill Intihar, Jerry Olson and Butch Westrum (1).

• In a Border League basketball game, Gary Schewe of Emmons scored 37 points in a losing cause to Freeborn, 72-63. The Yeomen were led by John Miller with 19 points and Gary Young with 16. 

25 years ago: 1992

• The ALHS boys’ hockey team defeated New Ulm 9-1. Brandon Hanson and Chuck Stevens each scored two goals for the Tigers.

• The Northwood-Kensett boys’ basketball team defeated Lake Mills 50-35. Troy Charlson scored 16 points, Brian Lease 12 and Jayson Newman 11 for the Vikings.

10 years ago: 2007

• Kendra Olchefske shut out the Rochester John Marshall girls’ hockey team in a 3-0 victory for ALHS. Scoring goals for the Tigers were Sarah Jensen, Lauren Klick and Sophia Jepsen.

• Jarad Knutson scored 29 points for Glenville-Emmons in its 47-43 win over Mabel-Canton in a Southeast Conference basketball game.

• The ALHS wrestling team defeated Austin 53-13. Winning by pins for the Tigers were Cody Hansen (103), Eric Johnson (130), Beau Hansen (145), Taylor Ignaszewski (171), Braden Reyerson (189) and Ethan Reed (heavyweight).

• The ALHS girls’ basketball team defeated Rochester Mayo 60-51. Ali Demmer scored 19 points and Hali Hendrickson 18 for the Tigers. The Tigers were in third place in the Big Nine Conference with a 7-3 record and their season record was at 12-5.