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Jacob Zosel scored 30 points including a layup with 1.3 seconds remaining to guide his Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers to a 70-68 victory over Montevideo in triple overtime Thursday, Jan. 19 in Montevideo. RELATED: Slow start dooms Tigers at Breckenridge , prep boys basketball , Morris/C-A athletics
The Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta Tiger wrestling team hosted two teams on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and ended up splitting them. The Tigers defeated Minnewaska, then fell to West Central Area / Ashby / Brandon-Evansville.
The Morris Benson Area PeeWee Blue team traveled to New Ulm on Friday, Jan. 6 for a three-day tournament. The Storm took second place, falling to Waconia in the championship game by an overtime score of 4-3. MBA went 3-2 at the tournament. On Friday, MBA fell to Mankato 4-3. On Saturday, the Storm worked their way back by defeating Wadena 10-1 and Marshall 7-1. Then on Sunday, MBA defeated New Ulm / Sleepy Eye 6-3 to earn a spot in the championship game.
The Morris Benson Area Storm PeeWee Silver team competed at the 12-team Crookston tournament on Jan. 13-15. The Storm took home the championship by going 2-0 in pool play on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 13 and 14, then 2-0 in bracket play on Sunday, Jan. 15. The Storm defeated Crookston 12-6 on Friday and St. James 6-2 on Saturday. In bracket play, MBA defeated District foe Alexandria Black 7-1 to punch its ticket to the championship. In the finals, the Storm defeated Fort Gary North (White) Manitoba 7-2 to claim first place.
The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta boys got off to a slow start at Breckenridge Tuesday, Jan. 17 and couldn’t recover, falling to the Cowboys 67-58 in prep basketball action. Morris/C-A won the second half 32-26, but it was too little too late.
The Hancock junior high girls lost their first game of the season, but bounced back nicely by winning their next five consecutive games, including capturing the Ortonville tournament title on Dec. 3. The Owls closed out 2016 with an 8-4 overall record.
The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta Tiger boys traveled to Sauk Centre for a swimming and diving triangular on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Tigers competed against the Melrose / Sauk Centre Fusion and the Perham Yellowjackets. RELATED: Tigers host Fusion , boys swimming and diving , Morris/C-A athletics
Noah Kannegiesser and Tyler Reese combined for 55 points in Hancock's big road win over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Friday, Jan. 13. The Owls jumped out to an eight points lead at the break and turned on the heat in the second half to win 83-49.
Hancock held a 10-point lead over Benson at halftime, then doubled it to down the Braves 68-48 on Friday, Jan. 13 in Hancock. With the win, the Owls improve to 5-3 overall.
The Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta Tigers fell to 4-2 in the West Central Conference with a loss to a strong Sauk Centre team Friday, Jan. 13 in Morris. Sauk Centre improved to 5-0 in the conference and 11-1 overall with an 83-57 win over the Tigers, who fell to 7-4 overall.