JCC, MCW girls teams on similar paths

Thu 12-6-2018

TRIMONT - The Jackson County Central and Martin County West girls basketball teams have a couple of things in common as the Huskies and Mavericks prepare to meet Thursday.

The Section 3AA South Sub-Section rivals both have a 1-1 record and each is coming into the game after a week off following a 40-point loss on the road to a Class 3A opponent.

JCC opened its season with an 84-44 win over Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther on Nov. 27 before losing 62-22 at Marshall two nights later.

MCW was a 59-57 overtime winner at Sleepy Eye St. Mary's on Nov. 27 before falling 65-25 at New Ulm on Nov. 29.

We'll have coverage on Xtreme Country 105.7 at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Mavericks are back in action Friday, hosting Glencoe-Silver Lake, while the Huskies face Southwest Minnesota Christian in St. James Saturday (see separate story).