Area boys basketball roundup from Tuesday night
Gabe Hagen scored 22 points and in the process went over the 1,000 point plateau for his career as the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms downed Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 63-58 in a non-conference game in Blooming Prairie Tuesday night.
Hagen now sits at 1,001 points for his career, and the Blossoms were also led Tuesday night by Zach Archer, who scored eight points, Kaden Thomas and Luke Larkoski each added six points and Drew Kittleson five. Blooming Prairie now sits at 10- 1 overall on the season, and they are back into action on the road Thursday night against Lyle/Pacelli, with the varsity tip-off at 7:15 p.m.
Speaking of the Athletics, they were in Glenville Tuesday night to take on the Wolverines of Glenville/Emmons in a Southeast Conference matchup, and freshman guard Buay Koak led five Athletics in double figures with 23 points as Lyle/Pacelli routed the Wolverines 97-33.
The Athletics led 53-16 at the half and besides, Koak, Cole Walter scored 12 points for Lyle/Pacelli, while Jed Nelson, Jake Truckenmiller and Zach Bollingberg all added 11 points and Mach Diang chipped in with eight to lead LP to the lopsided win.
Lyle/Pacelli raised their record to 7-3 in the SEC and 11-4 overall on the season with the win.
In other action, the Southland Rebels were on the road in the Three Rivers Conference Tuesday night against the No. 1 team in the state in Class AA, the Caledonia Warriors, and Caledonia led 61-34 at the half on their way to a 96-62 win.
Eli Wolff led the way in scoring for the Rebels with 13 points, while Dan Boe added nine points and Harrison Hanna supplied eight points for Southland, who dropped to 4-4 in the Three Rivers Conference and 7-6 overall with the loss. The Rebels return to action Thursday night in Plainview against the PEM Bulldogs, with varsity tip-off scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The LeRoy/Ostrander Cardinals were also in action Tuesday night in Spring Valley versus Kingsland in a Southeast Conference tilt, and Riley Olson poured in 25 points to help lead the Cardinals to a 68-59 win.
Dakota Stoopes was also in double figures in scoring for the Cardinals with 14 points, and Tanner Olson and Chase Johnson each added nine points. Isaac Collier chipped in six points for LeRoy/Ostrander, who moved to 5-5 in the conference with the win and 7-9 overall. The Cardinals are back on the road Friday night in Spring Grove, with the varsity tip-off at 7:15 p.m.