Milbank rolls past Redfield

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MILBANK — A 22-7 lead in the opening quarter propelled Milbank to a 75-30 victory against Redfield on Thursday.

The Bulldogs led 42-16 at the half and outscored the Pheasants 14-4 in the third quarter.

Garrett Mertens had 20 points to lead Milbank, which improved to 5-2. Joe Schulte had 17 points.

Jackson Wildung grabbed eight rebounds to help the Bulldogs to a 36-17 advantage on the boards. Graham Lightfield had four assists and Sam Rick had four steals.

Tristen O’Daniel had 13 points to lead Redfield (1-6), while Grady Hulscher had eight points.

O’Daniel and Justin Ratigan each had five rebounds for the Pheasants.

Redfield returns to action Tuesday against Mt. Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Plankinton.

Redfield       7  16  20  30
Milbank     22  42  56  75

Redfield (1-6): Tristen O’Daniel 4 5-9 13; Seth Domke 2 0-0 5; Justin Ratigan 2 0-0 4; Grady Hulscher 3 0-0 8. Totals: 11 5-9 30.

Milbank (5-2): Sam Rick 3 0-0 6; Charlie Peery 1 0-0 3; Graham Lightfield 2 0-0 5; Yohana Ajwanga 1 1-2 3; Garrett Mertens 8 1-2 20; Jackson Wildung 3 0-0 30-0 7; Joe Schulte 8 1-2 17; Emmett Hanson 2 0-0 4; Este Abrego-Gonzalez 3 0-0 6; Howie Zemlicka 2 0-0 4. Totals: 33 3-6 75.

Rebounds: R 17 (O’Daniel 5, Ratigan 5); M 36 (Wildung 8). 3-point goals: R 3-14 (Hulscher 2, Domke 1); M 6-20 (Mertens 3, Peery 1, Lightfield 1, Wildung 1). Turnovers: R 15; M 9. Assists: R 1; M 5 (Lightfield 4). Steals: R 8; M 12 (Rick 4). Fouls: R 12; M 15.