The Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights were down by 10 points early tonight to Bethlehem Academy.  They won 51-42 at the Castle in Kenyon.

The Cardinals Anna Cohen, sophmore, started the game on fire from the field along with Kate Trump, senior, getting some nice layups to give BA a 12-2 lead.

The Knights then put a vice grip defense on the floor that got turnover after turnover and before you knew it the game was tied at 12.

At halftime the score was in favor of Kenyon-Wanamingo 24-22.

THe Cardinals had 14 first half turnovers that K-W converted into 10 points while the Knights turned the ball over 7 times with BA scoring 4 points off them.

Bethlehem Academy did a better job in the turnover department in the second half but they went cold shooting while the Knights heated up.

Both teams had 4 three point baskets in the game.  The differenced appeared to be in the paint with Kenyon-Wanamingo scoring 24 points there while the Cardinals tallied 18 points.

The Knights were 4 of 8 from the free throw line while BA was 0 for 3.

The final turnover numbers were 20 for Bethlehem Academy, 13 for Kenyon-Wanamingo.  Points off turnovers were 12 to 6 in favor of the Knights.

Our Malecha's Auto Body of Faribault Crunch Time Faribault Players of the game were Cohen and Trump with 13 and 11 points respectively.

The Cashwise Foods and Pharmacy of Owatonna Deliveries of the game went to Kenyon-Wanamingo's Tess Erlandson, senior, with 13 points (8 in the paint), Josie Flom, junior had 12 points (10 in the lane) and Ivette Mendoza with 9 points (4 in the paint).

The trio also had a number of rebounds in the Gopher Conference battle.

The win avenged a loss early this season in Faribault for K-W.  The Knights are now 9-7 overall, 5-5 in Gopher action while Bethlehem Academy fell to 2-8 in the league and 7-8 overall.

In other girls basketball Tuesday, January 24, 2023:

  • Winona 38  Faribault 31
  • Hayfield 50  Blooming Prairie  48
  • Maple River 64  Medford 33
  • Triton 60  Randolph 57
  • New Prague 83 St. Louis Park
  • Zumbrota-Mazeppa 51  Pine Island 31
  • Rochester Mayo 70  Albert Lea 40 (Spartans 14th straight win)
  • Mankato East 54  Rochester Century 39
  • Austin 49  Mankato West 45
  • Red Wing 54  Owatonna 42
  • John Marshall 57  Northfield 48
  • Goodhue 60  Rochester Lourdes 54
  • Eagan 51  Prior Lake 46
  • Farmington 52  Shakopee 47
  • Rosemount 74  Burnsville 54
  • Eastview 52  Lakeville South 44
  • Hopkins 74  Lakeville North 48
  • Jordan 54  Holy Family 52
  • Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons 55  Lyle-Pacelli 23
  • Mabel-Canton 62  Wabasha-Kellogg 59  (overtime)
  • Grand Meadow 40  Fillmore Central 36
  • St. Charles 64  Spring Grove 53
  • Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 36  Norwood-Young America 35
  • Kasson-Mantorville 68  Lake City 54
  • Caledonia 88  Lewiston-Altura 44

Boys basketball scores from Tuesday, January 24, 2023:

  • Kenyon-Wanamingo 92  Bethlehem Academy 78
  • Winona 66  Faribault 35
  • Goodhue 67  Rochester Lourdes 49
  • Hayfield 76  Blooming Prairie 53  (Isaac Matti 50 points new school record held by David Johnson 2005)
  • Stewartville 77  Byron 36
  • Pine Island 61  Zumbrota-Mazeppa 53
  • Randolph 62  Triton 54
  • Lake City 88  Kasson-Mantorville 47
  • Northfield 75  Rochester John Marshall 68
  • Owatonna 79  Red Wing 43
  • Spring Grove 66  LaCrescent 63
  • Mankato East 78  Rochester Century 66
  • Rochester Mayo 97  Albert Lea 63
  • Southland 55  Houston 35
  • Maple River 79  Medford 38
  • Norwood-Young America 53  Tri-City United 50
  • New Prague 69  St. Louis Park 52
  • Lakeville North 82  Apple Valley 47
  • Burnsville 53  Rosemount 44
  • Shakopee 71  Farmington 65
  • Eastview 70  Lakeville South 68
  • Holy Family Catholic 70  Jordan 40
  • Eagan 67  Prior Lake 59
  • Sibley East 44  Mayer Lutheran 36
  • Schaeffer Academy 69  Leroy-Ostrander 46
  • Caledonia 77  Lewiston-Altura 70 (overtime)
  • Chatfield 72  Rushford-Peterson 67
  • J-W-P 71  NRHEG 58
  • Loyola 81  Alden-Conger 47

Boys Hockey scores from January 24, 2023

  • Rochester Mayo 5  Faribault  0
  • Owatonna 8  Red Wing 0
  • Mankato West 5  Austin 2
  • Aquinas/Holmen 5  La Crescent 4 (overtime)
  • Park of Cottage Grove 5  Apple Valley/Burnsville 2
  • Orono 3  New Prague 2
  • Rosemount 5  Lakeville North 2
  • Eastview 4  Farmington 1
  • Northfield 8  Mankato East 3
  • Waseca 8  Redwood Valley 0

Girls Hockey scores from January 24, 2023

  • Blake 5  Metro South 0
  • Northfield 3  Mankato East 0
  • Owatonna 12  Red Wing 1
  • Minnesota River 3  Marshall 1
  • Rosemount 2  Albert Lea 2  (overtime)
  • Lakeville South 3  Dodge County 0
  • Hill-Murray 8  Farmington 2

KDHL will be broadcasting MIAC Women's Basketball Wednesday, January 25, 2022.  Carleton travels to Augsburg.  Coverage starts 6:45 p.m. at 920 AM, 97.9 FM, FREE KDHL app.

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