Medford junior Emma Kniefel set the school's career scoring record for girls basketball during the Tigers' 63-42 win over Fairmont Tuesday night. Kneifel was recognized for the milestone when she reached 1,273 career points. Medford (6-0) hosts Randolph Thursday, December 20.

The Blooming Prairie boys improved to 6-0 on the season with a 55-46 win over Southland, but the Blossoms battled turnovers that saw a 20-point dwindle to nine. BP hosts Hayfield Friday, December 21.

The Owatonna boys basketball team earned its third straight victory, topping Red Wing 70-62 at the OHS gym. The Huskies (3-1 overall, 3-0 Big Nine) go to high-scoring Rochester Mayo (4-1, 4-0) Friday night at 7:30 pm on KRFO AM 1390 and the KRFO app. The Spartans have scored at least 85 points in each of their four conference games.

Owatonna's girls lost at No. 9-AAA Red Wing 72-51. The Huskies host Mayo Friday at 7:30 pm on Kat Kountry 105FM and the Kat Kountry app.

OHS boys hockey suffered their first Big Nine loss, falling 4-3 to Northfield on Dudley Otto Rink at the Four Seasons Centre. Matthew DeHaan, Collin Pederson and Zach Kubicek scored the Huskies goals. The Huskies host North St. Paul Saturday, December 22 at 3 pm with coverage on KRFO AM 1390 and the KRFO, plus through OwatonnaLive.com.

Northfield beat the OHS girls skaters 4-1 to stay unbeaten atop the league standings at 8-0. Owatonna is off until Wednesday, December 26 when they play in the Schwann Cup in Blaine.

OHS gymnastics beat Austin Tuesday, while the boys swimmers and divers lost to Rochester Century.

In local girls basketball, Triton's Sydney Gilliland set the school record for assists in a game with 15 in the Cobras' 73-49 win over Cannon Falls.

Scoreboard for Tuesday, December 18
Boys basketball
Owatonna 70, Red Wing 62
Blooming Prairie 55, Southland 46
Cannon Falls 71, Triton 50
Waseca 84, NRHEG 40
Austin 70, Rochester JM 59 (The Rockets drop to 1-4.)
Hayfield 79, Kenyon-Wanamingo 35
Lakeville North 55, Eastview 53
Lakeville South 55, Rosemount 49
Mankato East 73, Northfield 60
Mankato West 75, Albert Lea 74
Rochester Century 80, Faribault 58
Rochester Mayo 95, Winona 83
WEM 72, JWP 25

Girls basketball
Red Wing 72, Owatonna 51
Blooming Prairie 53, Southland 43
Medford 63, Fairmont 42
Triton 73, Cannon Falls 49
Waseca 68, NRHEG 28
Faribault 56, Century 37
Farmington 53, Apple Valley 46
Lakeville South 40, Rosemount 32
Mankato West 71, Albert Lea 30
Northfield 50, Mankato East 46
Rochester JM 85, Austin 61
Rochester Mayo 77, Winona 42

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