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Photo by Dawn Hallstrom Caisen Thome has the ball in K-M’s game against Stewartville.Photo by Mary Nelson Hayfield’s Isaac Matti scored 29 points in Hayfield’s win against Wabasha-Kellogg to advance in Section play.Photo by Mary Nelson Trent Jellum shoots a 3-point shot against Wabasha-Kellogg. He scored 12 points as Hayfield went on to win 58-39.Photo by MARY Nelson Hayfield’s Isaac Fjerstad gets fouled going up for a shot against Wabasha- Kellogg.Photo by Dawn Hallstrom It’s K-M’s Jake Hallstrom taking aim at the basketball in the game against Stewartville.

Boys' Basketball

HAYFIELD — Residing atop the Gopher East Conference at 22-6, the Hayfield boys basketball team dashed through the Section 1A second round on Thursday, March 2, defeating Wabasha-Kellogg, 58-39. The Vikings were scheduled to take on the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights Tuesday night at the Mayo Civic Center in the quarterfinal round.

Hayfield Stats: Isaac Fjerstad, 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist; Zander Jacobson, 4 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists; Jackson Thoe, 2 rebounds; Isaac Matti, 29 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists; Ethan Pack, 2 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists; Gentrell Johnson, 1 steal; Trent Jellum, 12 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal. (Halftime: HAY 31, WK 22; Free throws: WK 4-6, HAY 6-14; Three-pointers: WK 7, HAY 8).

K-M wins 1 loses 1 as regular season ends

The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team completed regular season play last week. On Tuesday, February 28, the K-M kids fell to Stewartville, 62-51. Friday, March 3, saw the KoMets’ Ethan Lee, pour-in 40 points, and lead K-M to a convincing 72-49 victory over Worthington, effectively spoiling the Trojan’s senior night.

Stewie Game KoMets Scoring: Aidan Kujath, 3 points, (1) 3-pointer; Aidan Smith, 2 points; Grady Babcock, 1 point; Carson Briggs, 3 points; Caisen Thome, 11 points, (2) 3-pointers; Will Resch, 2 points; Jake Hallstrom, 10 points; Ethan Lee, 17 points, (3) 3-pointers; Brooks Irish, 2 points.

Stewie Scoring: Parker Wangen, 11 points; Henry Tschetter, 18 points; Tegan Malone, 11 points; Caleb Jannsen, 5 points; Ayden Helder, 7 points, (1) 3-pointer; Evan Riggin, 2 points; Caleb Bancroft, 4 points; Max Barnes, 2 points. (Halftime: STEW 34, KM 23; Free throws: STEW 5-11, KM 3-6; Three-pointers: STEW 5, KM 6)

Worthington Game: In a game with no implications on section tournament seeding, the Worthington Trojans boys basketball team was caught flat-footed in a 72-49 loss to Kasson-Mantorville on Friday night. The KoMets went on an 8-0 scoring run and took their first lead of the half, on an Ethan Lee 3-pointer. Lee returned with another dagger 3-pointer to move the needle back to KM, 27-25, on the next possession. Finishing with 40 points on the night, Lee made nine treys, and was a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line. Freshman Grady Babcock scored 13 points for KM, with three treys, and senior Jake Hallstrom had eight. KoMets Scoring: Babcock, 13 points; Smith, 5 points; Thome, 2 points; Briggs, 4 points; Hallstrom, 8 points; Lee, 40 points.

Triton boys out of playoffs

The Triton basketball boys finished their season last week. On Thursday, March 2, the Cobras fell to Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 61-57, in Section 1AA first round action at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School.

Triton Scoring: Pierce Petersohn, 20 points, (1) 3-pointer; Boe Munnikhuysen, 6 points; Jayce Leonardo, 14 points, (1) 3-pointer; Matt Roussopoulos, 8 points; Austin Schlichting, 3 points, (1) 3-pointer; Kaeden Ellingson, 6 points, (2) 3-pointers; Z-M Scoring: Ollie Liffrig, 2 points; Kayden Rodrick, 21 points; Zane Angerman, 7 points; Hunter Streit, 20 points; Preston Ohm, 5 points; Ethan Miller, 2 points; James Eickhoff, 2 points; Connor Fogarty, 2 points. (Halftime: TRI 31, ZM 30; Free throws: TRI 8-12, ZM 7-16; Three-pointers: TRI 5, ZM 8); Notes: Triton finishes 9-18. Zumbrota-Mazeppa improves to 14-13.)

Photo: Photo by Dawn Hallstrom Ethan Lee had 40 points vs Worthington with the majority of them from 3 pointers.


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