Colman-Egan, Elkton-Lake Benton pick up victories

The Colman-Egan and Elkton-Lake Benton girls' basketball teams each came away with home victories Monday night.

 Colman-Egan 45, Baltic 26

COLMAN – An impressive defensive performance led the Hawks to their 15th victory of the season.

The Bulldogs were up 8-7 at the end of the first. Colman-Egan then outscored Baltic 11-5 in the second quarter to take a 19-12 lead into halftime. The Hawks were up 31-22 at the end of the third quarter and put the clamps down in the fourth, outscoring the Bulldogs 15-3.

Colman-Egan (15-3) was led by Braiden Westley who had 18 points and six rebounds. Mackenzie Hemmer had 14 points and 16 rebounds. Josie Mousel and Elizabeth Moore each had four points.

Cami Artz led the Bulldogs (3-12) with 10 points and four rebounds. Sami Polzin had seven points and four rebounds. Kylie Schneider and Berklee Erickson each had four points.

The Hawks shot 38.6% from the field and were 3-14 from three. They held the Bulldogs to 20% shooting from the field and Baltic was 1-11 from three. Colman-Egan had 36 rebounds and Baltic had 23.

Up next, the Hawks will travel to Lake Preston to take on the Divers Friday.

 Elkton-Lake Benton 50, Great Plains Lutheran 27

ELKTON – The Lady Elks took the lead in the first quarter and did not relinquish it the rest of the way.

ELB led 12-9 at the end of the first quarter and 27-16 at halftime. They then shutout GPL in the third quarter and scored eight points of their own. In the final quarter, the Lady Elks outscored the Panthers 15-11.

The Lady Elks (5-12) were led by Aubrey Wirth who had 17 points. Rachael Krog had 14 points and Martina Creixall Font had seven. Camryn Buelow led the Panthers (3-14) with seven points. Lexi Scharlemann had six points and Mali York had four.

ELB will travel to White on Friday to take on Deubrook Area.


 Colman-Egan 56, Baltic 45

COLMAN – The Hawks improved to 8-9 after beating the Bulldogs Monday night.

Baltic held a 15-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, but Colman-Egan was able to outscore them 17-8 in the second. Both teams defense stepped up in the third quarter. The Hawks outscored the Bulldogs 8-3 in the third and each team scored 19 in the fourth.

Colman-Egan was led by Dalton Voelker who had 29 points and 19 rebounds. Ty Hiller had eight points and eight rebounds. Chase Hemmer had eight points and five rebounds. Nate Tolley had nine points.

The Bulldogs (6-8) were led by Zach Polzin who had 17 points. Sam Sittig had seven points and six rebounds. Elliot Haux and Brodee Teveldal each had six points.

The Hawks shot 43.8% from the field and were 4-11 from three. They held the Bulldogs to 34% shooting from the field and Baltic was 3-17 from three. Colman-Egan held a 38-24 advantage in rebounds.

The Hawks will take on Lake Preston on the road on Friday. 


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