Girls basketball roundup: Minneota Vikings prevail over CMCS Bluejays, 48-43

Feb. 5—PRINSBURG — Two of the top girls basketball teams in Camden Conference played Monday night and it was the Minneota Vikings who emerged with a 48-43 victory over Central Minnesota Christian School.

Minneota is ranked 17th in Class A by the Minnesota Basketball News and has a 14-0 record in the Camden South Division. CMCS is now 12-2 in the Camden North, tying the Bluejays with Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

The Vikings (19-3) led CMCS (15-5) 28-27 at halftime.

Carrie Mulder had 20 points and seven rebounds for CMCS. Sienna Duininck added 10 points for the Bluejays.

CMCS plays host to Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Prinsburg.

Senior forward Hayley Anderson had 22 points and eight rebounds and senior guard Allison Estling added 17 points, six rebounds and three steals in Dawson-Boyd's victory over Renville County West at Dawson.

Claire Stratmoen added 11 points and four steals for the Blackjacks.

Sophomore guard Holly Hinderks led RCW with 18 points. Senior forward Emily Lippert had nine points and eight rebounds for the Jaguars.

Dawson-Boyd plays host to Lac qui Parle Valley at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dawson. RCW plays host to Yellow Medicine East at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Renville.

With freshman Alivia Schaefer pacing the offense, Paynesville had a strong second half in a non-conference win over MACCRAY at Paynesville.

Down 26-25 at halftime, the Bulldogs out-scored the Wolverines 36-29 over the final 18 minutes.

Schaefer, a 5-foot-8 forward, had a game-high 21 points. Rayna Spanier followed up by scoring 12 of her 19 points in the second half.

Brielle Janssen (19 points, 10 rebounds) and Emma Thein (17 points, 17 rebounds) both finished with double-doubles for MACCRAY. Annie Bourne added 11 points.

The Bulldogs play host to Royalton at 7 p.m. Thursday at Paynesville. MACCRAY plays host to Ortonville at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Clara City.

Lainey Braulick piled up 21 points with four steals and Kenzie Visser added 20 points, six rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots in BOLD's victory at Canby.

The Warriors led 43-16 at halftime.

Brynn Kockelman led the Lancers with 16 points.

BOLD plays host to West Central Area at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Olivia.

Presley Nygaard scored 25 points and Kaida Helgenset added 22 in Benson's victory at Ashby.

The Braves outscored the Arrows 43-16 in the second half after taking a 23-21 halftime lead.

Brookelinn Finkelson had 13 points to lead Ashby.

Benson plays Morris/Chokio-Alberta at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Morris.