It was a good night to celebrate stats ending in a series of zeroes. Blooming Prairie senior Megan Oswald grabbed her 1,000th career rebound in an overtime loss to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown. Owatonna junior Evan Dushek scored his 1,000th career point in a win at Northfield. OHS sophomore Ezra Oien collected her 100th career point in a hockey victory at Austin.

Oswald's milestone rebound came on her first rebound in what turned out to be an overtime thriller between the top two teams in the Gopher Conference. WEM prevailed 60-51 in overtime in a game that was tight throughout regulation with several ties down the stretch.

The No. 9 Buccaneers tied the game at 48-48 on a put back basket with ten seconds left. No. 11 Blooming Prairie's shot to win it at the buzzer rolled off the rim. WEM's standout multi-sport athlete Toryn Richards scored eight of her 25 points. Both teams are 11-1 in the Gopher Conference with two games to go. BP is at Medford Tuesday.

Oswald is Blooming Prairie's career leader in rebounds and steals.

Dushek scored 18 points plus hauled in ten rebounds in a 77-73 OHS boys basketball win at Northfield as the Huskies battle for a top seed in Section 1AAAA. Brayden Williams led the Huskies with 22. Owatonna goes to Red Wing Thursday, March 11.

Oien had a goal and an assist to reach 100 career points in a 7-0 shelling of Austin. She joins senior Sydney Hunst in the elite 100-point club. The Huskies play at Albert Lea Wednesday, March 10.

OHS boys hockey won 4-2 over Mayo Monday night in a big section seeding game. Tanner Stendel had two goals plus an assist. OHS senior Dom Valento reached the 100-point mark last week. The Huskies close the regular season at John Marshall Thursday.

Owatonna girls basketball dropped a 59-52 decision to Northfield. Lexi Mendenhall and Maggie Newhouse each scored ten points. The Huskies host Red Wing Thursday.

In other boys basketball, Triton edged Zumbrota-Mazeppa 50-45, Maple River beat Medford 64-44, WEM downed Blooming Prairie 63-40, and Hayfield won their eighth straight with an 84-45 victory over NRHEG.

On the girls side, Rochester Mayo closed out an unbeaten Big Nine title campaign 87-29 over Faribault, Hayfield downed NRHEG 65-56, Medford beat Maple River 45-36, and ZM topped Triton 56-33.

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