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Eagle offense batters storm

Two days after being shut out and putting only 14 shots on goal, the Windom Area girls hockey team was determined to rev up the offense Monday night. The Eagles peppered Morris- Benson Area with 65 shots on goal, leading to a 7-1 victory at the Windom Arena. The Eagles scored a pair of goals on a five-minute power play in the second period, taking command of the game. Windom Area outshot MBA 30-5 in the second period.

For more on this story, see the March 3, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Cobras snap skid with sweep

The Windom-Mt. Lake wrestling team picked up a pair of victories at a triangular Saturday in Springfield. The Cobras defeated LeSueur-Henderson 45-18, then defeated Springfield 45-33. The sweep snapped a sixmatch losing streak. In the opening match against LSH, the Cobras jumped to a 32-0 lead, winning the first six weight classes. The Cobras had falls from Preston Xayachak (106), Noah Holmberg (132) and Kade Sammons (152). Tucker Renquist (126) recorded a technical fall. Alex Altman (285) won by major decision and Caden Swoboda (138) won a decision.

For more on this story, see the March 3, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

A sprint to the finish line

The two-month sprint that has been the winter sports season of 2021 is approaching the finish line. The first of the winter sports section tournaments gets underway next week, with the team portion of the Section 3A wrestling tournament. The Windom-Mt. Lake wrestlers were scheduled to host Blue Earth and Worthington last night (Tuesday) in Windom to close the regular season

For more on this story, see the March 3, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Patriots edge Wolverine girls

Free throws down the stretch proved to be the difference Monday as Hills-Beaver Creek held off a spirited Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey squad 45-42 in Mt. Lake. Defense was the name of the game early, as HBC held a 14-11 halftime lead. In the second half, the Wolverines caught fire from long range, hitting six threepointers as a team.

For more on this story, see the March 3, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Coyotes outlast boys

Missed opportunities early in the game came back to haunt the Mt. Lake Area- Comfrey boys basketball team Thursday, as the Wolverines fell 61-51 to Heron Lake- Okabena- Fulda in Mt. Lake. The Wolverines shot 45% from the field for the game, but numerous missed close-range shots in the first half allowed HLOF to open an eight-point halftime lead.

For more on this story, see the March 3, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.