The Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights girls basketball team Friday avenged an earlier season loss with a 59-34 win over the Cannon Falls Bombers in the Castle.  When the two teams played earlier this season in the Bombers Hangar it was a close game throughout before the Bombers hit some free throws down the stretch and scored a 55-48 win.  Kenyon-Wanamingo enjoyed a 29-16 halftime lead.

Cannon Falls whittled the double digit deficit down to 8 points before Knights Head Coach Jake Wieme took a time out.  He told KDHL following the game he told his team not to play scared when the Bombers slapped a press on them.  It must have worked because Kenyon-Wanamingo pulled away to secure the win.  Our Held Bus Service of Kenyon Knights of the night were senior Kasandra Keller, juniors Riley Dummer, Julianna Boyum and Sydney Burow.

It was senior night so Keller was honored before the game and finished with 5 points.  Dummer got into a shooting rhythmn and had 22 points, Boyum finished with 10 points and Burow came off the bench with 8 points and had to have at least a half dozen rebounds.

Cannon Falls had two players with double digit points.  Sophomore Bella Davisson finished with 14 points and her classmate Belle Freeberg added 11 points.

The Bombers were 15 of 27 from the free throw line and the Knights 11 of 18.  Kenyon-Wanamingo is 5-12 overall and 2-8 in the Hiawatha Valley League and Cannon Falls fell to 6-13 while dropping their 7th straight game.  They are 1-9 in league play.

The Knights host Randolph Monday while the Bombers host Triton.  KDHL will be broadcasting the boys game at Triton Monday with Cannon Falls legend Rod Johnson calling the game.  Coverage is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.

K-W Senior Kasandra Keller #4 was Recognized Before the Game as the Knights Lone Senior. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
K-W Senior Kasandra Keller #4 was Recognized Before the Game as the Knights Lone Senior. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld

Other girls basketball scores Friday:

  • Rochester Mayo 58  Faribault 45  (Abby Van Ryn 18 points for Falcons)
  • Northfield 59  Rochester Century 26
  • Red Wing 42  Mankato East 36
  • Rochester John Marshall 90  Winona 24
  • Hayfield 46  Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 41
  • Blooming Prairie 53  NRHEG 52
  • Maple River 50  United South Central 23
  • Kasson-Mantorville 84  Stewartville 74
  • Rochester Lourdes 67  Pine Island 31
  • Goodhue 67  Triton 37
  • Tri-City United 86  Sibley East 62
  • Southwest Christian 48  LeSueur-Henderson 41
  • Belle Plaine 75  Mayer Lutheran 63
  • Norwood-Young America 66  Jordan 40
  • Winona Cotter 49  Zumbrota-Mazeppa 42
  • Grand Meadow 78  Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons 53
  • Fillmore Central 60  Plainview-Elgin-Millville 54
  • Burnsville 64  Eagan 52
  • Eastview 61  Lakeville North 53
  • Rosemount 55  Lakeville South 54
  • Shakopee 54  Prior Lake 50
  • Apple Valley 43  Farmington 39
  • Leroy-Ostrander 58  Mabel-Canton 42
  • Hutchinson 47  New Prague 29


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