RICE LAKE — Davis Barthen and Noah Feddersen combined for 38 points in a 68-47 victory for the Menomonie boys basketball team over Rice Lake Monday in the team’s season opener.

Barthen had a game-high 20 points for the Mustangs (1-0, 1-0) while Feddersen added 18. Jed Ogea and Brock Thornton both score nine and Ethan Wurtzel had seven.

Judson Rikkers led Rice Lake (0-1, 0-1) with 18 points.

Menomonie played at Chippewa Falls on Friday night. Check dunnconnect.com for results and photos from the game.

Colfax 56, Amery 29

At Amery, the Vikings earned a season-opening victory over the Warriors.

Ed Hydukovich had a game-high 17 points, while adding eight rebounds and five assists. Cole Seehaver scored 12 points.

Colfax (1-0) plays against Chippewa Falls McDonell at the Northwest Tipoff Classic at UW-Stout on Saturday.

Alma/Pepin 51, Boyceville 29

At Alma, the Bulldogs suffered a loss in a nonconference game to the Eagles.

The Bulldogs (0-2) host Cumberland next Tuesday.

Boys Hockey

Eau Claire Memorial 9, Menomonie 1

At Menomonie, the Old Abes scored five goals in the second period to pull away from the Mustangs.

Sedric Yukel — with an assist credited to Zach DeMarce — put Menomonie (1-1, 0-1) on the board in the first period as the Mustangs trailed Eau Claire Memorial by one after the first.

Eau Claire Memorial (2-1, 1-0) would then add five in the second and two in the third to hand Menomonie a loss in the Big Rivers Conference opener for both teams.

Menomonie was outshot 44-16 on the night. Goalie Thomas Isenberger made 32 saves in the defeat.

Eau Claire Memorial’s Carter Olson recorded four goals and an assist for the Old Abes.

Girls Basketball

New Richmond 60, Menomonie 46

At Menomonie, Mustangs had a first-half lead slip away in a nonconference loss to the Tigers.

The Mustangs held a 31-30 lead at the break but were outscored by 15 after halftime.

Shelby Thornton led Menomonie (2-3) with 15 points as Helen Chen added 12. Olivia Steinmetz and Emily Schwartz each scored five.

Jessica Hagman had a game-high 20 points for New Richmond (2-0).


Girls Basketball

Elk Mound 46, Baldwin-Woodville 37

At Elk Mound, the Mounders locked down defensively in the second half to earn a nonconference win over Baldwin-Woodville on Monday.

The Mounders (2-0) were up by three at halftime and then held the Blackhawks to 15 points after the break.

Tori Blaskowski had a game-high 15 points to lead Elk Mound. Taya Schaefer joined Blaskowski in double figures with 10 while Sophie Cedarblade scored eight. Hailey Blaskowski added six.

Brianna Mikla led Baldwin-Woodville (1-1) with 12 points.

Boys Basketball

Saint Croix Central 63, Elk Mound 50

At Hammond, the Mounders dropped their opening game of the season to the Panthers.

Michael Jensen led Elk Mound (0-1) with 11 points while Ryan Bohl added 10. Blaze Todd scored eight and Ethan Levra six.

Gabe Siler and Kelson Klin both had 17 points to lead Saint Croix Central (1-0)

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