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iiii i  ii, SENTINEL TRIBUNE Sports Boys showing signs of turning the corner Wednesday. February 4, 2004 By Coach Jenniges The WWG Charger boys basketball team was able to play two of three scheduled home games last week. Monday's game versus SVRLB was postponed to Monday, February 16. The boys did host HBC on Friday and TMB Saturday, with the Chargers on the losing end both nights. Friday night the Chargers surrendered 11-0 and 15-0 runs to HBC, los- ing by a final score of 62-52. WWG outscored the Patriots 20-10 in the fourth quarter. The Chargers had a season low of just nine turnovers, but only attempted six free throws to HBC's twenty five. Foul trouble forced WWG into difficult matchups early in the game, which allowed HBC to build a 39-21 half time lead. Josh Byers led WWG with 26 points. Jake Wahl and Jake Severson each added 8. Cody Jarmer led the Chargers with 8 rebounds. In the second half of back-to-back games, the Chargers struggled with a more experienced TMB squad. Trailing 18-16 after one quarter, the Chargers had difficulty with the TMB pressure in the middle quar- ters and trailed 67-36 after three. For the third straight game, it was all Chargers in the fourth, with WWG win- ning the quarter 28-13. Saturday's final score was Panthers 80, Chargers 66. WWG freshman Jake Wahl had his first career double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Byers added 14 points and 3 steals. Dominick Madson chipped in 9 points and 5 assists. The Chargers go on the road for three games this WWG Charger Jacob Wahl put up a shot against Hills Beaver Creek last Friday night. week, traveling to Slayton Tuesda), Lake Benton Thursday, and Okabena Friday. "We are really showing signs of turning the corner. It is just a matter of consis- tency and being confident in ourselves and each other." Charger Dominick Madson went up for a shot against Hills Beaver Creek last Friday night. WWG High School rescheduled events Events that have been rescheduted at WWG high school are as follows: February 5 -- Boys bas- ketball (A/B) at Lake Benton, 6:15 February 16 -- Boys basketball (A/B) SVRLB at Westbrook, 6:15 February 12 -- Girls 7-8 basketball at Jeffers, 4:00 Boys 7-8 basketball vs RRC at Walnut Grove, 4:00. Youth wrestling at Madelia On Sunday, February 1, 2004, area youth traveled to Madelia to compete in their tournament. Those placing from the area are: 1st place -- Taylor Keairnes, Zach Doty, Brady Bierl. 2nd place -- Brakken Bierl, Bryan Bierl, Ryan Schroepfer. On Saturday, January 31, 2004, Brody Williams competed at Osakis, where he placed third. Charger B squad comes up short Friday night the boys from Hills-Beaver Creek came to Westbrook to do battle with the Chargers. The Chargers played well in many aspects of the game, but couldn't get the ball to drop, shooting a dismal 11/51 from the field and 8/22 from the free throw line in a 33-43 loss. Jonathan Kells led the Chargers with 6 points, fol- lowed by Victor Vondracek, .Jared Schmidt, Layne Kockelmann with 5, Jordan Winter and Alex Johnson, 3, while Brennan Enstad, Prestin Parker, and Brian Theisen added a bucket. Prestin Parker hauled in 9 rebounds, followed by Enstad with 7. The team committed only 18 turnovers on a posi- tive note, but it was another one of those games they let slip away. Hoping for a better shooting night, the Chargers played host to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Saturday night at home. The young Chargers played a strong three quarters, tied at 27, but ran out of gas in the fourth, to end dropping the game. 52-37. Jared Schmidt led the Chargers with 6 points, fol- lowed by Alex Johnson 5, Brian Theisen, Brennan Enstad, Prestin Parker. and Jon Kells 4, Victor Vondracek and Josh Knakmuhs 3, while Zach Merrick and Layne Kockelmann added a buck- et. The Panthers out- rebounded the Chargers and also forced 24 turnovers. Jared Schmidt pulled down 5 rebounds while Johnson added 4. Prestin Parker contributed 4 steaks, while Zach Merrick led the team with 3 assists. f / d WWG Charger tried to keep a player from Southwest Christian from passing" after she fell to the floor. Chargers B squad lose to SW Christian By Duane Hannan, Coach After falling behind early against Southwest Christian at home last Thursday, the Charger B- Squad girls made a game of it in the fourth behind the hot hand of Freshman Sara Swanson. Swanson hit eight of her career high ten points in the fourth, in the 11 point. 39-28 loss. "Sara got herself open inside," said Coach Hannan. "and her teammates found her. We also held SWC to just three points. The fourth quarter was encouraging." WWG--28 vs. SWC-39 FT F'FA FG 3pt Tot Nelson 0 0 1 0 2 Maas 0 0 0 0 0 Olsem, Jess 2 2 1 0 4 Canal 0 0 0 0 0 Tietz 0 0 1 0 2 Hass 0 0 0 0 0 Knott 0 0 3 0 6 Jarmer 0 0 0 0 0 Swanson 0 0 5 0 10 Olsem, Jen 2 2 1 0 4 Comnick 0 0 0 0 0 The Chargers traveled to Lake Benton Saturday for the annual Lake Benton B-Squad Tournament. The girls played hard but couldn't get the offense in gear, falling to RTR in the semis and to Lincoln Hi in the consolations. Jonna Maas led the scorers in the first match with SLX, and Abby Knott the second with eight. WWG-18 vs. RTR-44 FI'A FG 3pt Tot Maas 0 0 3 0 6 Olsem, Jess 0 0 0 0 0 Canal 0 0 0 0 0 Tietz 0 0 1 0 2 Hass 0 0 1 0 2 Knott 0 0 2 0 4 Jarmer 0 0 0 0 0 Swanson 0 0 1 0 2 Olsem, Jen 0 0 1 0 2 Comnick 0 2 0 0 () WWG-23 vs. Lincoln Hi-34 FT FrA FG 3pt Tot Maas 2 4 2 0 6 Olsem, Jess 0 0 0 0 0 Canal 0 0 1 0 2 Tietz 0 0 0 0 0 Hass 0 0 0 0 0 Knott 2 4 3 0 8 Jarmer 0 0 0 0 0 Swanson 0 0 1 0 2 Olsem, Jen 0 1 2 0 4 Comnick 1 2 0 0 1 WWG Charger Jamie Munson moves Southwest Christian defender last WWG Charger Jennie Heinrich moves ket last Thursday night. Bowli News Traey Wednesday Night Ladies Bowling--l/28/04 Horner Auto 25-3 Knaknmhs Agency 20-8 Landu.vt Constr. 18-10 Hoyt Oil 16-12 Leversedge Auction 13-15 M & K Constr. 12-16 Carlson Racing 8-20 High Games: Linda Retzlaff 205 Doreen Osland 199 Dawn Munson 188 High Series: Doreen Osland Linda Retzlaff Kathy Knakm tll CLASSIFIE CALL OR 1