Mavs down Saints for eighth straight win

Tue 1-14-2020

ST. JAMES – Martin County West picked up its eighth straight win Monday, beating St. James Area 74-64 in nonconference boys basketball at Jan Zender Memorial Event Center. The game was tied 28-28 at halftime.

Wyatt Geistfeld had a double-double of 28 points and 10 rebounds for MCW. He had two baskets from three-point range.

Angel Reyes scored 18 points for the Mavericks, all in the second half. Zach Anderson added 16 points.

Martin County West was 17-for-18 from the free-throw line.

Logan Carlson scored 29 points for the Saints that included nine three-pointers. Hayden Jones scored 17 and Derrick Halvorson 12.

MCW is 11-1 overall, 3-0 in league play.

The Mavericks will travel to Cleveland Tuesday. The Clippers are 2-7 and 1-3.

Valley Conference standings
Martin County West 3-0
Nicollet 3-0
Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain 3-0
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 2-1
St. Clair 2-1
Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial 1-2
Madelia 1-2
Cleveland 1-3
Alden-Conger 0-3
Mankato Loyola 0-4
Conference games only