The Johnson-Peterson Gym was the site of the Tuesday, Feb. 11, Central Minnesota Conference clash between the Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles and the Kimball Area Cubs. The Eagles, after posting a 28-25 halftime advantage, prevailed in a hard-fought battle, 63-55. Junior Bret Mattice had 24 points and led Eden Valley-Watkins to the victory. Junior Jared Streit added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Eagles. Game summary: Bret Mattice, 24; Jared Streit, 18; Jacob Streit, 7; Alex Nesenson, 7; Nick Pauly, 4; Reese Jansen, 2; Austin Schlangen, 1.
The Eagles traveled to Howard Lake on Friday, Feb. 14, and dropped the Central Minnesota Conference battle to the Lakers, 80-63. Seniors Austin Smith and Tyler Sale led the way for Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted in the convincing win. Eden Valley-Watkins was led in scoring by junior Brett Mattice with 20 points.