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Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta kept things close in the first half, but Sauk Centre ran away with things in the second half to move to 17-1 on the season. The Tigers, who dropped their fifth straight game, trailed by four at 28-24 at the half, but the Mainstreeters came out guns-blazing to win 69-50.
The Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta Tiger wrestling team closed out the dual season with a win over Border West on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Morris. Of the eight wins, the Tigers took four by pin: Dalton Rose at 113, Jared Rohloff at 138, Matt McNeill at 182, and Gage Wevley at 285.
Morris Benson Area netted three second period goals to take down Worthington Saturday, Feb. 4. It was the Storm’s second win over the Trojans this season, the previous one being a 5-2 final on Jan. 7 in Benson.
There was a lot of concern in the air that this was going to be the first winless season in almost a decade for the Morris Benson Area varsity boys hockey team. The Storm put that concern to rest with a 3-0 victory at Worthington on Saturday, Feb. 4. “It was a needed win, just for the guys,” head coach Jeremiah Day told the Worthington Globe after the game. “They’ve kept great attitudes all year, even knowing it was going to be a tough season. But to get that one is big for them.”
The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta Tigers gymnastics team closed out the regular season against Big Stone Lake Area on Thursday. Feb. 2 at Ortonville. The Tigers came home with two victories, a 105.75-71.25 JV win and a 122.3-109.475 varsity win.
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The Hancock Owls went 2-0 at home this week in boys basketball action. The Owls came out on fire to win over Wheaton/Herman-Norcross on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Then the Owls added to the win column against Lac qui Parle Valley Thursday, Feb. 2.
The West Central Conference tournament was held Saturday, Jan. 28 in Atwater. Host school Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City took second with 162 points and United cooperative of Dawson-Boyd, Lac qui Parle Valley, and Montevideo were the champions with 184.5 points.
Hancock was shut down offensively by a strong Parkers Prairie team Monday, Jan. 30 in Hancock. Parkers Prairie improved to 14-2 overall with a 45-28 win over the Owls, who shot just 22 percent from the field in the game.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta improved to 9-6 overall after a road win over Milbank in boys basketball action on Monday, Jan. 30. The Tigers struggled early with the South Dakota quarter-system, but found their groove in the second half to win 50-28.