Minnesota West basketball teams top Fergus Falls

Thu 2-8-2018

WORTHINGTON – Minnesota West swept a Minnesota College Athletic Conference Southern Division basketball doubleheader from Minnesota State Fergus Falls Wednesday.

The Lady Jays were 81-41 winners in the women's game to improve to 9-0 in conference play and 18-4 overall.

Ashlynn Wabeke (Russell-Tyler-Ruthton) had a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota West.

Andrea Hinkeldey (Heron Lake-Okabena) scored 20 points, Katherin Ihnen (Harris-Lake Park) posted 11 points and nine rebounds, Emily Haubrich (Audubon) had 10 points and nine assists and M’Kayla Mike (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands) had 10 points and five steals.

The Bluejays won the men's game 94-92 in overtime behind a double-double of 25 points and 15 rebounds by Kuol Chol (Ames).

DeShawn Pickford (Brooklyn Center) scored 18 points, Ki'Shawn Syph (Toledo Start) 17 and Alex Brown (Sioux Falls Christian) 11. Jeffrey Hudson (Cristo Rey Jesuit) grabbed 11 rebounds.

Both Minnesota West teams play at Western Wisconsin Tech on Saturday.