Nelson's points came on 9 field goals and 1 of 3 free throws during the game.
Alexis Anderson added 11. New Richland Hartland Ellendale Geneva fell to 7-8 overall while Maple River improved their record to 13-9.
Player of the game
New Richland Hartland Ellendale Geneva's next game is scheduled to be played at home on Tuesday Feb. 19 at 5:15pm versus Blue Earth. Maple River will travel to on Saturday Feb. 16 at 12:00pm to play Bethlehem Academy.