KBMW Wednesday Sports Roundup: Cowgirl basketball starts season with big win

Jude Held scored 15 of her game-high 18 points in the first half to lead the Breckenridge Cowgirls to a 63-46 win over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton to open the 2019-20 season Tuesday at Breckenridge High School.

Held helped the Cowgirls to a big halftime lead and Breckenridge led by as many as 21 points in the second half.

Grace Conzemius and Abby Johnson each scored 10 points for the Cowgirls while Riley Lorenz added nine.

High School Girls Scoreboard

Brandon-Evansville 43, Moorhead Park Christian 37

Hancock 63, Hillcrest Lutheran 44

Hawley 69, Norman County East-UH 53

Ada-Borup 69, Rothsay 58

Henning 58, Perham 35

Detroit Lakes 57, Little Falls 52

Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 55, Ashby 34

 

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING

Wahpeton’s Jackson Burchill and Josh Krump each recorded wins Tuesday as the Wahpeton Huskies lost 72-12 to West Fargo to open the high school wrestling season.

Burchill recorded a pin at 182 pounds in 20 seconds while Kurmp also added a pin in 4:34 at 220 pounds.

 

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

Hunter Wamre made 33 saves for the B-W Blades Tuesday, but the Blades could only score one goal in a 4-1 loss at Wadena-Deer Creek. Isaac Wohlers scored the goal for B-W while Jase Jensen had an assist.

 

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

The Minnesota state high school football championships are this weekend at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Games on Friday are:

1A: BOLD vs. Blooming Prairie, 10 a.m.

2A: Minneapolis North vs. Caledonia, 1 p.m.

4A: SMB vs. Rocori, 4 p.m.

6A: Champlin Park vs. Wayzata, 7 p.m.

Games on Saturday are:

9-Man: Hancock vs. Mountain Lake Area, 10 a.m.

3A: Dassel-Cokato vs. Pierz, 1 p.m.

5A: Chaska vs. St. Thomas Academy, 4 p.m.

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Cameron Hunter led a balanced offense with 13 points as North Dakota State went on the road to beat Idaho 70-53 on Tuesday. The Bison outscored the Vandals 41-26 in the second half.

Vinnie Shahid added 12 points while Griesel Sam (Greesel) scored 11 in the win.

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North Dakota got 20 points from Gertautas Urbanavicius (just like its spelled) while Kienen Walter and Aanen Moody each added 16 points to lead the Fighting Hawks to a 115-50 win over North Central on Tuesday

The win snapped a four-game losing for UND.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

The Minnesota Gophers climbed to spots to No. 8 in Tuesday’s College Football Playoff rankings.

The Gophers had fallen to No. 10 after losing to Iowa last week.

Minnesota hosts No. 12 Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium with ESPN’s College Game Day in town, airing from Northrop Mall on the Minnesota campus.

 

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Adam Thielen returned to practice Tuesday for the Minnesota Vikings after missing three of the last four games with a hamstring injury. Thielen was hurt Oct. 20 at Detroit and aggravated the injury Nov. 3 at Kansas City.

Minnesota did list six starts as inactive for Tuesday’s practice, including nose tackle Linval Joseph, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen, linebacker Ben Gedeon, defensive end Everson Griffon and safeties Harrison Smith and Anthony Harris.

The Vikings play at Seattle on Monday.

 

MINNESOTA WILD

Ryan Suter scored early in the third period to help the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over New Jersey on Tuesday.

Minnesota also got 32 saves from Kaapo Kahkonen (list its spelled) in his NHL debut in the win.

The Wild improved to 4-0-3 in its last seven games.

 

LOCAL SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY

MEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS at Dakota County Technical College, 7 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS vs. Jefferson College at Iowa Western Thanksgiving Classic, 5 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS vs. Iowa Western at Iowa Western Thanksgiving Classic, 7 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Richland at Grafton, 2:30 p.m.; Wheaton-Herman-Norcross at Tri-State, 2:30 p.m.