(12/11) Fairfield Defeats Albia In Girls Basketball
The Fairfield varsity girls basketball team took a 53-47 home game with Albia last night. Leading the way were:
Sami Fritz 15 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals
McKenna Ledger 10 points and 4 boards
Hanna Greiner 9 points and 4 rebounds
Marisa Repp 8 boards, 6 points, 5 assists and 4 steals
Kylie Kurtz 4 points and 4 steals
Karley Williams scored 4 and dished out 2 assists
Mikaela Lunsford added 3 rebounds
The 4 and 2 Trojans head to Washington for a Southeast Conference showdown Friday.
(12/11) Fairfield Boys Basketball Team Nips Albia
Fairfield edged Albia 58-56 in varsity boys basketball last night. Stat leaders were:
Federico Feretti 18 points and 8 rebounds
Landon Gamrath 15 points and 4 boards
Matt Carr scored 12 and grabbed 5 rebounds
Alex Crile and Vince Horras each scored 4
Jordan Reid netted 3 points
Jordan Whitney hit 2 big free throws without a miss
The 3 and 0 Trojans are at Washington Friday night.
(12/11) Fairfield Rips Albia In JV Girls Basketball
The Fairfield JV girls basketball team blasted Albia 74-18 last evening. They were led by:
Kylie Kurtz 14 points and 6 steals
Molly Ryan scored 10
Mackenzie McClure netted 8 points
Karley Williams scored 7
Taylor Ferrel and Mackenzie Flattery 6 points apiece
Brynna Bowman 5 points
Madison Aplara and Haley Beard both scored 4
Jenna Crile, Courtney Gilmore and Delaney Neil each chipped in 2 points
They visit Washington on Friday.
(12/11) Fairfield JV Boys Basketball Team Downed By Mount Pleasant
Fairfield came up short 46-40 in a JV boys basketball home game with Mount Pleasant Friday evening. Stat leaders featured:
Alex Crile 12 points
Alex Simpson 10 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals
Nick Higgins scored 10
Landen Greiner 6 boards and 4 steals
Cam Baumann 3 steals and 3 rebounds
Cody Craff 3 boards
The Trojans fell to Albia last night 40-36. More details will be provided later.
(12/11) Pekin Hammers Columbus Junction In Boys Basketball
The Pekin varsity boys basketball team rolled over Columbus Junction 70-44 last night. Top individual performances included:
Brody Long 15 points and 7 rebounds
Jared Bond 14 points and 9 boards
Cade Millikin 11 points, 4 steals and 3 assists
Keaton Winn scored 10 and grabbed 8 rebounds
The 2 and 1 Panthers are at Louisa-Muscatine Friday night.
(12/11) Cardinal Boys Basketball Team Knocks Off MSAE
Cardinal topped MSAE 70-55 in varsity boys basketball last night. Leading the way were:
Cody Streeby 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals
Kaleb Durflinger 15 points and 10 boards
Sam Pedersen 14 points and 5 assists
Charlie Rachford scored 9
Nathan Yeager 7 points and 6 rebounds
The 2 and 1 Comets hed to New London Friday.
(12/11) Pekin Tops Columbus Junction In Girls Basketball
The Pekin varsity girls basketball team took a 50-33 home game against Columbus Junction last evening. They were led by:
Beth Atwood 13 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals
McKenna Gambell 7 points and 5 boards
Sam Wright 6 points and 2 assists
Madelyn Baker scored 6
Gwynne Wright racked up 5 points, 2 assists and 2 steals
Tiana Slaney netted 4 points
Sloan Reighard added 3 steals
The 4 and 0 Panthers are at Louisa-Muscatine Friday.
(12/11) Van Buren Boys Basketball Team Beats Danville
Van Buren got by Danville 76-70 in varsity boys basketball last night which ended a home winning streak of about 70 games. Scoring leaders were:
Thomas Fitzsimmons 26 points
Garrett Saunders 20
Tanner Smith 10
Will Mertens and Brandon Plecker each scored 9
The 3 and 0 Warriors play at West Burlington Friday night.
(12/11) Ottumwa Falls To Washington In Girls Basketball
The Ottumwa varsity girls basketball team was nipped by Washington 48-47 last night. Individual stats are not available at this time.
(12/11) MSAE Boys Basketball Team Defeated At Cardinal
MSAE dropped a 70-55 varsity boys basketball road game with Cardinal last night. Stat leaders included:
Suraj Pullapantula scored 20 with 12 of them on 3 point field goals, totaled 2 assists and 2 steals
Geovanni Congire provided 10 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals
Surya Sawhney had 8 points, 7 boards, 5 blocks, 2 assists and 2 steals
Avery Mullennaux contributed 7 rebounds and 6 points
The Pioneers travel to Harmony Friday night.
(12/11) Van Buren Girls Basketball Team Falls At Danville
Van Buren lost 45-27 at Danville in varsity girls basketball last evening. Top performances came from:
Shayla Filson 7 rebounds and 5 points
Kaitlyn Johnson 7 points and 4 steals
Abbey Rider scored 5
Alicia Fitzsimmons and Libby King both finished with 4 points
The 2 and 1 Warriors visit West Burlington Friday.
(12/10) IWC Downs Spalding In Womens Basketball
The Iowa Wesleyan College womens basketball team got by Spalding University 71-64 at Saint Louis Saturday afternoon. The 5 and 1 Tigers visit Carlinville, Illinois to meet Blackburn College at 1 this Saturday afternoon.
Iowa Wesleyan dropped the mens game with Spalding 61-39 Saturday in Saint Louis. The Tigers are now 1 and 5. They also play at Blackburn College this Saturday afternoon after the womens game.
(12/10) Davis County Over Twin Cedars In Girls Basketball
The Davis County varsity girls basketball team got byTwin Cedars 43-36 last night at Bussey. Stat leaders included:
Kate Birchmier 16 rebounds and 11 points
Shelby Graves 15 points, 8 boards, 6 assists and 5 steals
Mallory Wells 12 points and 8 rebounds
Ally McClure scored 4
Rylee Eakins is sidelined for this and the next few games due to a leg injury
The Mustangs are now 3 and 1 going into a home game with Centerville Friday.
(12/10) Fairfield JV And 9th Grade Girls Basketball Teams Down Mount Pleasant
Fairfield took an 11-0 lead at the start and picked up a 35-27 JV girls basketball win at Mount Pleasant Friday evening. The stat leaders were:
Molly Ryan 9 points and 7 rebounds
Sami Fritz 7 points and 6 steals
Kenady Waugh scored 6
Mackenzie McClure and Kaylee Watson added 4 points apiece
The Fairfield 9th grade girls basketball team topped Mount Pleasant 41-33 on Friday. Kylie Kurtz led the way with 16 points. Sarah Swanson scored 10. Waugh netted 5 points in that contest. Haley Beard, Brynna Bowman, Jenna Crile and Watson each scored 2.
(12/9) Fairfield Tops Mount Pleasant In Boys Basketball
The Fairfield varsity boys basketball team got by Mount Pleasant 63-60 Friday night. The stat leaders featured:
Vince Horras 18 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals
Matt Carr 15 points, 6 boards and 2 assists
Federico Feretti 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists
Landon Gamrath 10 rebounds and 8 points
Jordan Reid 7 points and 3 assists
This was the Southeast Conference opener for each school. The 2 and 0 Trojans host Albia tomorrow night. The other league game Friday night had Fort Madison downing Keokuk 60-57.
(12/9) Brett Scott Of Fairfield Is 1st At West Delaware Wrestling Meet
Fairfield wrestler Bret Scott won the championship at 220 in the West Delaware varsity wrestling tournament Saturday. The Trojans got a 2nd from 160 pounder Bryce Lunsford. Adding 3rds were Austin Francisco at 170, 182 Max Spalla and Randy Pugh at 195. The team finished 4th of 5 with a score of 41. The top 3 included Davenport Assumption at 152 points, host West Delaware 143 and Decorah 82.
(12/9) Fairfield Girls Basketball Team Nipped By Mount Pleasant
Fairfield came up short 49-46 in a varsity girls basketball overtime game at Mount Pleasant Friday night. Leading the Trojans were:
Mackenzie Flattery 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
Hanna Greiner 8 points, 6 boards and 2 blocks
Sami Fritz 7 points, 6 assists and 5 steals
Marisa Repp 6 points and 2 assists
Karley Williams 6 points and 2 steals
Mikaela Lunsford scored 5
The 3 and 2 Trojans host Albia tomorrow night. Keokuk edged Fort Madison 52-49 in the other conference opener Friday night.
(12/9) IHCC Hammers Malcolm X And Mineral Area In Basketball
The top ranked Indian Hills basketball team blasted Malcolm X 128-93 Friday and Mineral Area 119-82 Saturday as part of a home tournament on the Ottumwa. The 12 and 0 Warriors host John Wood this Friday and Kankakee Saturday night with each game starting at 7 in the Hellyer Student Life Center.
(12/9) Van Buren Boys Basketball Team Drills Harmony
Van Buren picked up an 86-24 varsity boys basketball home win against Harmony Friday night. The stat leaders included:
Garrett Saunders 18 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals
Thomas Fitzsimmons 16 points and 6 boards
Will Mertens 12 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals
Austin Bartholomew 9 points and 4 assists
Brandon Plecker scored 8
Drew Nolting netted 7 points
Robert Barker added 6 points, 5 boards and 3 steals
Brayden Starnes dished out 4 assists
Pedrick Garrett grabbed 4 rebounds
Robby Laughlin had 4 steals
Tanner Smith chipped in 3 assists
(12/9) Van Buren Rips Harmony In Girls Basketball
The Van Buren varsity girls basketball team rolled over Harmony 53-21 on Friday. Stat leaders featured:
Kaitlyn Johnson 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists
Abbey Rider scored 9
Shayla Filson 7 boards, 6 points, 2 assists and 2 steals
Jenna Thornburg 5 points
Sierra Edmondson and Alicia Fitzsimmons each grabbed 5 rebounds
Kadie Meek had 4 steals
Grace Thomas contributed 4 boards
The 2 and 0 Warriors play at Danville tomorrow evening.
(12/9) Pekin Wrestler Trenton Conger Takes Title During Home Meet
Trenton Conger of host Pekin was the champion at 220 in the Panthers varsity wrestling invitational Saturday. They were 7th as a team scoring 60. The other top performances included 126 pounder Zach Buller taking 3rd. Coming in 5th were Scott Ensminger at 182, 195 Matthew Bollinger and Michael Hadley at heavyweight. Albia came in 1st totaling 236 and a half points. Washington took 2nd at 219 and 3rd place Iowa City Regina had 121 points.
(12/9) Van Buren Is 4th In Pekin Wrestling Competition
The Van Buren varsity wrestling team finished 4th at the Pekin tournament Saturday with a score of 118 and a half. Hunter Coffman was 2nd at 145. They had 3rds from 113 pounder Unity Daugherty and Gabe Tedrow at heavyweight. Taking 4th place were 120 pounder Tyler Runyon, Thayne Runyon at 132, 195 Mitch Garrells and Dakota LaRue at 220. The Warriors host Highland and Lone Tree on Thursday.
(12/9) Davis County Wrestling Team Takes 6th At Pekin
Davis County ended up 6th of 9 in the Pekin varsity wrestling invitational Saturday totaling 83 points. They had a 2nd from Kody Smith at 120. Adding 3rds were 145 pounder Brad Jones, Dylan Henderson at 152 and 160 Spencer Bassett.
(12/9) Cardinal 8th In Pekin Wrestling Meet
The Cardinal varsity wrestling team took 8th of 9 at the Pekin tournament Saturday with 46 points. The top performances came from Josh Ramos finishing 2nd at 182 while 120 pounder Ryan Cale was 3rd. The Comets, host Panthers and Columbus Junction meet Thursday night at Pekin.
(12/9) Davis County Girls Basketball Team Knocked Off By EBF
Davis County lost a 54-35 varsity girls basketball home game with Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Thursday night. They were paced by:
Kate Birchmier 13 rebounds and 6 points
Shelby Graves 12 points, 4 steals and 3 assists
Ally McClure 4 points and 3 assists
Rylee Eakins scored 4 in the opening quarter then was sidelined for the rest of the game after suffering an injury early in the 2nd period
Mallory Wells also chipped in 4 points
The 2 and 1 Mustangs are at Twin Cedars tonight.
(12/9) Cardinal Topped By Burlington Notre Dame In Boys Basketball
The Cardinal varsity boys basketball team lost to Burlington Notre Dame 64-47 Friday night. The top performances came from:
Cody Streeby 16 points and 9 rebounds
Kaleb Durflinger 9 points and 8 boards
Nathan Yeager 6 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
Sam Pedersen and Avery Watson each scored 5
The 1 and 1 Comets host MSAE tomorrow night.
(12/9) MSAE Boys Basketball Team Falls To Holy Trinity
MSAE lost at Holy Trinity 67-39 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. Stat leaders included:
Suraj Pullapantula 4 of 4 on 3 point field goals scoring 17 and distributed 2 assists
Surya Sawhney 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals
Avery Mullenneaux 7 points and 4 boards
Rashan Anderson scored 6
Alex Hoffman added 2 assists
The 0 and 2 Pioneers travel to Cardinal tomorrow night.
(12/9) Cardinal Defeated By BND In Girls Basketball
The Cardinal varsity girls basketball team dropped an 89-37 home game against Class 1A 2nd rated Burlington Notre Dame Friday night. Jessie McElderry and Delaney Ridgeway led the Comets with 12 points and 5 rebounds apiece. Cardinal is now 1 and 3 this season. They will visit New London Friday evening at 6.
(12/4) Van Buren Knocks Off New London In Girls Basketball
The Van Buren varsity girls basketball team opened the season taking a 43-34 home game with New London last night. The stat leaders included:
Katilyn Johnson scored 21 with 15 of them on 3 point field goals, totaled 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals
Alicia Fitzsimmons 10 boards, 4 points, 2 assists and 2 blocks
Shayla Filson 8 rebounds and 5 points
Libby King 5 points, 4 boards and 3 assists
Abbey Rider 5 points and 3 rebounds
Jenna Thornburg 5 boards and 2 steals
Sierra Edmondson 5 rebounds
Taylor Murgia dished out 3 assists