PREP ROUNDUP | Winona’s Ryan Henningson beats Minnesota’s No. 1 106-pounder
Winona 106-pound wrestler Ryan Henningson entered Saturday’s tournament in Shawkopee ranked No. 2 in the state, but came out of it the unquestioned No. 1.
He defeated Shakopee’s Paxton Creese — the top ranked wrestler at 106 pounds in Class AAA in the latest guillotine.com rankings — 10-4.
“All his hard work paid off with an exclamation point,” Winona coach Joe Hoialmen said. “He proved he is the top wrestler in the state of minnesota at 106 in AAA.”
Two other Winhawks won their weight classes at the tournament — Jack Vaselaar at 145 pounds and Tyler Nachtigal at heavyweight.
Evann Fabian was second at 126 and Eli Fabian was second at 138. Trevor Pomeroy was third at 160.
“The kids gave it their all today and that’s all we can ask for as a coaching staff,” Hoialmen said.
Mankato West 80, Winona 71
MANKATO, Minn. — Jake Reeck led the Winhawks with 28 points as they fell to the Scarlets.
He was 4 of 8 on 3-point shots and 10 of 12 on free throws.
Terrell Hall scored 12 points, Easton Gamoke scored 11 and Dakota Matthees scored eight.
Hall led with six rebounds.
Mankato West 50, Winona 44
MANKATO, Minn. — Selena Lor scored a team-high 21 points for the Winhawks as the lost to the Scarlets.
Brittin Winter scored eight points for WSHS, and Phoenix Matthees scored seven.
Annika Anderson led the team with eight rebounds.
Mankato West 5, Winona 0
MANKATO, Minn. — The Scarlets put 39 shots on goal to the Winhawks’ 10.
Mankato East 58, Winona 40
MANKATO, Minn. — The Winhawks dropped their season-opening game to Mankato East 58-40 in Big Nine Conference action in Mankato on Friday.
Jake Reeck and Dakota Matthees each scored 10 points for the WInhawks. Brad Winter scored seven.
Terrell Hall had a team-high six rebounds for Winona.
Cotter 71, Coulee Christian 62
WEST SALEM, Wis. — Josiah Sandcork’s 23-point, 10-rebound night propelled the Ramblers as they defeated Coulee Christian.
C Zukowksi scored 17, while Austin Griffin scored 16 and Austin Kerrigan scored eight.
Zukowski and Griffin each grabbed five rebounds.
Leroy-Ostrander 83, Houston 64
Le ROY, Minn. — Alex VanGundy scored 21 points and James Hongerholt scored 20 as the Hurricanes fell to Leroy-Ostrander.
Connor Van Gundy added 12 points for the Hurricanes.
Arcadia 64, West Salem 54
ARCADIA, Wis. — Nolan Martin, a senior guard, scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the first half —including all three of his 3-pointers — to push the Raiders past West Salem.
Michael Schweisthal, the Raiders (3-0, 2-0) sixth man, came off the bench to score 11 of his 12 points in the second half, including a stretch where he scored nine consecutive points.
Malachi Athnos led West Salem (1-2, 1-1) with 19 points.
G-E-T 88, Onalaska Luther 68
ONALASKA, Wis. — The Red Hawks scored 52 second-half points to pull away from Luther.
Red Hawks senior Chris Thompson scored 34 points on 13 of 27 shooting.
Thompson made two 3-pointers, and he also 6 of 11 from the free throw line.
In the second half, the Red Hawks were 19-for-39 from the floor.
Kevin Kreisel pitched in 17 points for G-E-T, and Tyler Scherr nailed four 3s for a 16-point night.
St. Charles 61, Southland 45
ADAMS, Minn. — Natalie VanderZanden had 10 points and 16 rebounds for the Saints as they defeated the Rebels.
Megan Shanahan led SC (4-0) with 16 points, while Linsey Otters scored 12 and Elie WElch scored eight.
Welch also had seven rebounds.
Cotter 50, Grand Meadow 41
In a game that was tied at halftime, the Ramblers went on a 19-4 run in the second half to take a 15-point lead with eight minutes to go as they defeated Grand Meadow.
Josie Huelskamp led Cotter (6-0) with 19 points, while Isabel Northrop scored 16. Jordan Rubie scored 10.
Lake City 74, Lewiston-Altura 36
LEWISTON — Myia Ruzek led the Cardinals with 11 points as they fell to Lake City.
Lydia Greden scored nine for L-A, while Josie Greden and Alexa Ellinghuysen each scored six.
Houston 44, Cannon Falls 42
HOUSTON — Jenny Albrecht had 15 rebounds in the Hurricanes victory.
Alyssa Rostad made three 3-pointers on the way to 16 points for Houston.
Amber Chapel added nine points.
Mabel-Canton 35, Rushford-Peterson 30
MABEL, Minn. — Lauren Lawston led the Trojans with 14 points as they fell to Mabel-Canton.
Peyton Hoiness and Nicole Blagsvedt each scored five points.