Last week’s Cannon Falls Bombers and Randolph Rockets athletic results:
Tuesday, Jan. 17
Cannon Falls boys basketball hosted the Stewartville Tigers and lost 84-67.
Randolph boys basketball edged out the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights 59-56 at the Launch Pad.
Bombers girls basketball traveled to Stewartville and lost 79-37.
Rockets girls basketball went to Kenyon where they beat the Knights comfortably 53-40. Anna Olsen and Paige Ford led the Rockets with 19 points each. Olsen added five rebounds and two steals while Ford had four rebounds. Allie Gillette contributed six points and three rebounds while Tessa Banks had five points and five rebounds.
Friday, Jan. 20
Cannon Falls girls basketball hosted Lake City for a rematch of their overtime game from early in the season but lost 52-37 the second time around.
Rockets boys basketball welcomed New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) and controlled the entire game on their way to the 15-point win, 63-48. NRHEG made a late run but Randolph held them off thanks to the post play from Trey Thielbar (21 points) and Tyson Cooreman (14 points). James Root added 10 points while Quinn Sabila and Evan Bennerotte each had eight. The Rockets are 9-6 overall after that Friday game and 3-2 in the Gopher Conference-East Division.
Before the varsity game, the team honored Harley Foster for his 30+ years of support for Randolph Rocket athletics and being a loyal Rocket fan.
Bombers boys basketball went to Lake City to take on the top-ranked Tigers and lost 75-59 after a tight first half.
Randolph girls basketball traveled to New Richland and lost to NRHEG 52-48 after making a big comeback in the second half following a big deficit heading into halftime. Ford led the team with 22 points, four rebounds and two steals while Banks and Olsen each had eight points. The Rocket girls are now 11-4 overall and 4-2 in the Gopher Conference-East Division after Friday’s game.
Saturday, Jan. 21
The Cannon Falls Bombers boys and girls basketball teams both traveled to Rochester to take part in the Hiawatha Valley League/Three Rivers Conference Showdown. The Cannon Falls boys came away with a 57-50 win over the La Crescent-Hokah Lancers while the Bombers girls lost to Fillmore Central 55-29.
The Bomber boys are 8-6 overall and 3-6 in the HVL while the Cannon Falls girls are 2-12 overall and 0-2 in the HVL-Blue Division.