Class 3A No. 8 Waseca hoopsters down Fairmont

Brenna Cutler

WASECA — Junior forward/guard Madison Gehloff delivered a game-best 15 points to power the Class 3A, No. 8-ranked Waseca Bluejays to a 64-42 victory over the Fairmont Cardinals during Big South Conference basketball action Thursday night in Waseca.

Waseca, which built a 31-15 halftime advantage, improved to 14-1 overall with the 22-point league triumph.

Senior forward Brenna Cutler scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds to pace the Cardinals’ effort, while freshman post player Bryn Miller produced eight points.

Junior forward Taylor Crissinger supplied seven points, garnered five boards and distributed three assists for Fairmont, while senior center Alli Lardy chipped in six points and six rebounds.

The Cardinals connected on 20 of 48 field goals, including 1 of 6 from 3-point distance, and only 1 of 4 at the free throw line on the night.

Fairmont (7-6) travels to Worthington on Tuesday night for another conference game.

Waseca (14-1) competes in the Hayfield Invitational at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Waseca posted a 48-43 win over Fairmont during B-squad action Thursday night in Waseca.

Bryn Miller poured in 21 points to pace the Cardinals, Jen Moeller supplied 12 points, while Kylee Harder added six points.

Kaitlyn Scott neared double-double territory to pace Fairmont’s 34-20 victory over Waseca during C-squad action Thursday night in Waseca.

Scott scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds, Natalie Tonne netted 11 points and Maddy Schwieger hauled in eight rebounds.

Truman/Martin Luther/ Granada-Huntley-East Chain 73, Madelia 53 — Zach Wolter and Quintin Greier each produced season-high scoring performances in the Jaguars’ 20-point Valley Conference win over the Blackhawks on Thursday in Madelia.

Wolter scored 20 points and Greier had three 3-pointers en route to 13 points. The Jaguars went 23-for-33 from 2-point range and made 4 of 12 shots beyond the arc. The team also went 15-for-25 at the charity stripe.

Derek Shoen provided the Jaguars with 18 points and seven rebounds.

The Jaguars outcored the Blackhawks, 43-23, in the second half after a 30-all score at halftime.

Ramiro Zamora scored 13 points for the Blackhawks.

The Jaguars (5-8, 2-3 Valley) play Lyle/Pacelli at 7:15 p.m. Monday in Lyle.