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(2/11) Bowling And Wrestling Saturday

Fairfield is in Washington Saturday for the Southeast Conference bowling competition starting at 1.

District wrestling Saturday at noon:
Class 3A 
Ottumwa team in Burlington

Class 2A
At Clear Creek Amana
Fairfield 27-16 sophomore Brendon Lunsford at heavyweight
At Knoxville
Davis County seniors
Walker Henderson 39-4 at 132
170 pounder 38-5 Dylan Henderson 
Class 1A
In Pleasantville
Senior Dakota Miller 29-4 at 145
120 pound senior 16-6 Clayton McKim
Van Buren
Freshman Caleb Stoltz 26-13 at 132

(2/11) Local Basketball This Weekend

The area high school basketball schedule tomorrow night has:
Girl/Boy doubleheaders
Fairfield travels to Fort Madison and both varsity games are being broadcast live on 1570/KMCD
Ottumwa at Des Moines Roosevelt

Southeast Iowa Super Conference Shootout
Cardinal hosting Mediapolis
IMS at Van Buren/Harmony
Pekin heads to West Burlington

Girls Regional tournament opening round
Class 2A
Van Buren/Harmony at Cardinal live on FM95.9, Classic 96
Class 3A
Davis County visiting Central Lee

Junior College
4th ranked Indian Hills will host number 20 Iowa Western

(2/11) Mount Mercy Womens Basketball Team Beats Clarke

Mount Mercy defeated Clarke 74-65 in womens college basketball at Cedar Rapids last night. Van Buren High School graduate Makenzie Zeitler came through with 19 rebounds, 12 points, 4 assists and 2 steals. The Mustangs are now 14 and 12 this season. They play at home again Saturday at 2 facing Governors State University. Zeitler and the other seniors will be honored before the game.

(2/11) IWU Downs Eureka In Womens Basketball

The Iowa Wesleyan University womens basketball team took a 59-53 conference win at Eureka College last night. They are 16 and 6 overall, 11 and 4 in the league. The Tigers host a conference game against Blackburn College Saturday afternoon at 1.

(2/11) Fairfield Defeated By Keokuk In 7th Grade Girls Basketball

The Fairfield 7th grade A girls basketball team lost to Keokuk 22-15 on Tuesday. Anna Westphal provided 6 points and 4 rebounds. Olivia Jones finished with 6 points and 3 boards. Claire Epperson and Trisha Westphal each grabbed 5 rebounds. Clare Else contributed 4 boards and 2 points.

(2/11) IWU Mens Basketball Team Topped At Eureka

Iowa Wesleyan University fell 82-67 in mens basketball last night at Eureka College. The 13 and 9 Tigers have a conference record of 9 and 6. They host a league game with Blackburn College Saturday afternoon at 3.

(2/10) IHCC Drills Moberly In Basketball

The 4th ranked Indian Hills basketball team blasted Moberly 108-78 last night at Ottumwa. Now 26 and 2 with 21 straight victories, they host a Region 11 conference game with number 20 Iowa Western Saturday night at 7. The Warriors have already clinched the regular season league title.

(2/10) Fairfield 9th Grade Boys Basketball Team Rolls Over Chariton

Fairfield ripped Chariton 54-33 in 9th grade boys basketball yesterday. Tristin Waugh came through with 19 points. Mark Diers racked up 13 points. Cole Engle had 12 points and Cooper Drish contributed 8. They hammered Keokuk 62-36 on Friday. Engle provided 23 points. Diers scored 16. Drish finished with 11 points while Brittan Bowman and Jimmy Kurka added 4 apiece.

(2/10) Fairfield Downs Chariton In JV Boys Basketball

The Fairfield JV boys basketball team  defeated Chariton 44-33 last evening. Collin Breen scored 14, all in the first quarter. Kyle Roberts provided 10 points, Aaron Haines had 7, Cole Engle 6 and Cooper Drish 5. The Trojans also picked up a 52-39 win against Keokuk Friday. Tristin Waugh totaled 11 points. Blu Schultz, Haines and Roberts each scored 9. Cameron Burke contributed 8 points.

(2/10) Pekin Boys Basketball Team Gets By Lone Tree

Pekin took a 60-53 varsity boys basketball home game over Lone Tree last night. Keaton Winn led the way with 20 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists. Ryan Swanson scored 12 and grabbed 8 boards. Levi Long totaled 12 points and 3 assists. Brady Donovan had 10 points and 3 assists. Ryan Millikin contributed 5 points. They will visit a South Division school in the Superconference Shootout Friday night.

(2/10) Ottumwa Comes Up Short In Boys Basketball with SE Polk

The Ottumwa varsity boys basketball team was topped by Southeast Polk 72-63 last night. Dalton Bowers scored 15 with all of them on 3 point field goals. Noah Boyer had 13 points and 2 assists. Matthew Moreland totaled 12 rebounds, 11 points, 5 assists and 2 steals. Sam Moreland scored 10 and distributed 2 assists. Trey Thomas netted 6 points. Hunter McCoy pulled down 5 boards while Jalen Strunk added 2 assists.

Stat leaders from the 50-30 loss at Mount Pleasant Monday included Thomas providing 9 points. Boyer had 6 points and 3 rebounds. Sam Yeaway and M. Moreland each handed out 2 assists.

(2/10) Fairfield Boys Basketball Team Falls To Chariton

Fairfield was knocked off 67-55 in varsity boys basketball against Chariton last night. Alex Crile totaled 13 points and 4 assists. Kolten Webber scored 12 and grabbed 7 rebounds. Jordan Reid racked up 11 points, 4 boards and 2 steals. Carson Crile had 9 rebounds ad 7 points. Dante Cingire provided 8 points and 2 assists. Tristin Waugh handed out 2 assists.

(2/10) Cardinal Loses To Centerville In Girls Basketball

The Cardinal varsity girls basketball team dropped a 45-34 game at Centerville last night. Jessie McElderry provided 14 points, 11 rebounds and 2 steals. Lexi Fullenkamp came through with 12 points and 4 assists. Sarah Schmidt had 6 boards, 6 points, 3 steals and 2 assists. Ryley McElderry handed out 3 assists and Autumn Deshler added 2. The Comets host Van Buren/Harmony in the opening round of Class 2A regional tournament play Saturday night at 7.

(2/10) IWU Womens Basketball Team Downed At Spalding University

Iowa Wesleyan University dropped a 65-51 womens basketball conference game with Spalding University at Louisville, Kentucky Saturday. The Tigers are 15 and 6 overall, 10 and 4 in the league.

The Wesleyan men also lost at Spalding University 78-56 Saturday. The 13 and 8 Tigers are 9 and 5 in the conference. IWU is visiting Eureka College in Illinois tonight with the women playing at 6 and a mens game will follow.

(2/10) Cardinal Defeated In Boys Basketball Against West Burlington

The Cardinal varsity boys basketball team fell to West Burlington 57-40 last night. Sam Pedersen totaled 18 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists. Colton Carter finished with 10 points, 4 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals. Trevor Albert racked up 10 points, 3 assists and 2 steals. Buzz Conger contributed 2 steals. They will host a North Division opponent in the Southeast Iowa Superconference Shootout Friday night.

(2/10) Davis County Girls Basketball Team Topped By Fort Madison

Davis County lost to Fort Madison 70-34 in varsity girls basketball last night. Individual stat leaders have not been provided.

(2/9) Ottumwa Rolls Over Mount Pleasant In Girls Basketball

The Ottumwa varsity girls basketball team defeated Mount Pleasanrt 66-39 last night. Jaylin Carter came through with 22 points, 3 assists and 3 steals. Jada Schrage scored 16 and blocked 2 shots. Rachel Zingg provided 13 rebounds, 12 points, 5 blocks and 3 assists. Kaleigh Schreiner had 7 boards, 7 points and 2 assists. Lily Anderson pulled down 7 rebounds. Georgia Garrett contributed 6 points and 5 boards. The 9 and 10 Bulldogs host Southeast Polk tonight.

(2/9) Davis County Girls Basketball Team Tops Cardinal

Davis County took a 50-38 varsity girls basketball game at Cardinal last night. M'chelle Allen led the way with 21 points, 7 assists and 7 steals. Mallory Wells provided 10 points and 10 rebounds. On the Comets side Jessie McElderry totaled 12 points and 3 steals. Lexi Fullenkamp scored 11 and handed out 3 assists. Sarah Schmidt finished with 9 rebounds, 6 points, 3 assists and 2 steals. Ryley McElderry grabbed 5 boards and Mackenzie Roberts added 4.

(2/9) Fairfield Girls Basketball Stats Against Keokuk

The Monday story on the Fairfield varsity girls basketball game with Keokuk listed scoring leaders but other stats had not been provided. Those featured Sami Fritz totaling 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Mikaela Lunsford 7 boards, 2 assists and a pair of steals. Delaney Ridgway 7 rebounds and 2 assists. Nicole Buch 3 assists and 3 steals. Mackenzie Flattery added 3 steals.

(2/) Ottumwa Boys Basketball Team Downed By Mount Pleasant

Ottumwa was defeated 50-30 in varsity boys basketball at Mount Pleasant last night. Individual stat leaders are not available at this time. The Bulldogs host Southeast Polk tonight.

(2/8) IHCC Drills Marshalltown In Basketball

The 5th ranked Indian Hills basketball team blasted Marshalltown 86-56 on the road Saturday night. The 20th straight win clinched the Region 11 regular season conference championship. The 25 and 2 Warriors have a non-conference home contest with Moberly, Missouri tomorrow night at 7.

The other regional game Saturday featured Southeastern upsetting number 15 Iowa Western 68-60 at West Burlington. They share 2nd with conference records of 3 and 3.

(2/8) Fairfield Girls Bowling Team Downs Washington

Fairfield downed Washington 2363-1116 in varsity girls bowling on the road Saturday afternoon. The top individual scores came from:
Sara Trent 221 and 173
Ryan Pate 171 and 168
Kylee Marlay 167 and 162
Shannon Morrissey 159
and Taylor Marlay 155
The best Baker game was a 169. No JV competition took place since Washington only had 3 bowlers.

(2/8) Van Buren/Harmony Rips WMU In Girls Basketball

The Van Buren/Harmony varsity girls basketball took a 35-14 victory at Winfield-Mount Union during the Southeast Iowa Superconference Shootout Saturday night. Hannah Heiserman totaled 12 points and 10 rebounds. Ally Taylor provided 10 boards, 8 points, 5 steals and 3 blocks. Grace Thomas totaled 6 rebounds and 4 points. Libby King had 5 boards, 4 points, 2 assists and 2 steals. Kylee Bass racked up 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Chloe Tenity scored 4 and picked off 2 steals. Riley Warner handed out 3 assists.

(2/8) Area Wrestlers Qualify For District

Brendon Lunsford of Fairfield won the heavyweight title at the Mediapolis 2A varsity wrestling sectional Saturday and made the Clear Creek Amana district. Davis County had Walker Henderson win the championship at 132 in the Class 2A varsity sectional at Albia Saturday. Another Mustang advancing to the district is 170 pounder Dylan Henderson after taking 2nd. Moving on to the Class 1A district with 2nds from the English Valleys sectional Saturday are Dakota Miller of Cardinal at 145, Van Buren 132 pounder Caleb Stoltz and Pekin's Clayton McKim at 120. 

(2/8) Fairfield Tops Keokuk In JV Girls Basketball

The Fairfield JV girls basketball team took a 39-30 home win against Keokuk Friday evening. Kailey Kaska provided 9 points. Ashley Bloomquist and Malory Jones each scored 7. Kara Jeffrey had 6 points. Brynna Bowman and Brooke McLain added 4 points apiece.

(2/8) Pekin Girls Basketball Team Rolls Over Wapello

Class 2A 3rd ranked Pekin ripped Wapello 59-25 in varsity girls basketball Friday night. Beth Atwood led the way with 20 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals and 2 assists. Sloan Reighard scored 13 and distributed 3 assists. Maci Gambell provided 12 points, 5 boards, 4 blocks, 3 assists and 3 steals. Gwynne Wright had 8 points and 3 steals. Cassidy Tolle got 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Kaylee Linder added 3 steals.

The Panthers then were downed 69-64 by Class 1A 4th rated Burlington Notre Dame in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference shootout between the 2 division champions Saturday night. Atwood finished with 33 points, 18 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists. Tolle scored 9. Linder finished with 8 points. Gambell totaled 7 boards, 6 points and 2 blocks. Wright had 7 assists, 5 points and 2 steals. The Panthers end the regular season 21 and 1.

(2/8) Ottumwa Beats Des Moines North In Girls Basketball

The Ottumwa varsity girls basketball team rolled over Des Moines North 60-42 Friday night. Rachel Zingg came through with 17 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks. Jaylin Carter racked up 17 points, 3 assists and 2 blocks. Georgia Garrett provided 9 points and 3 steals. Jada Schrage scored 6 and handed out 3 assists. Ellen Carlson had 5 boards, 4 points and 2 steals. Kaleigh Schreiner added 5 rebounds. 

In the 53-38 loss to Des Moines East Thursday, Zingg finished with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Schreiner totaled 12 boards, 6 points and 4 assists. Carter had 10 points and 5 rebounds. Lily Anderson chipped in 4 points and 2 assists. The Bulldogs host Mount Pleasant tonight.

(2/8) Fairfield Boys Basketball Team Edged By Keokuk

Fairfield was nipped 44-41 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. Jordan Reid totaled 13 points and 4 assists. Alex Crile scored 10 and grabbed 2 steals. Kolten Webber racked up 8 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Collin Breen scored 6. Austin Simpson provided 4 boards, 4 points and 3 assists. Carson Crile contributed 4 rebounds.

(2/8) Fairfield Downed By Keokuk In Girls Basketball

The Class 4A 9th ranked Fairfield varsity girls basketball team came up short 49-41 against number 4 Keokuk Friday night. Sami Fritz led the scoring with 12. Kylie Kurtz totaled 9 points, Nicole Buch had 8 and Mackenzie Flattery added 6.

(2/8) Cardinal Boys Basketball Team Loses To New London

Cardinal was topped by New London 64-46 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. Colton Carter provided 18 points. Sam Pedersen scored 17 and pulled down 8 rebounds. Trevor Albert contributed 8 points. The Comets host West Burlingotn tomorrow night.

(2/8) Davis County Defeated In Girls Basketball With Moravia

The Davis County varsiy girls basketball team was knocked off 72-50 at Moravia Saturday night. M'chelle Allen totaled 18 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists. Mallory Wells had 16 points, 7 boards and 2 steals. Kali Rudd finished with 8 points and 3 blocks. Rebekah Settles blocked 7 shots. Clarabell Knapp provided 5 blocks and 3 assists. Alexa Francis added 5 rebounds and 2 assists. The Mustangs are scheduled to visit Cardinal tonight.

(2/8) Fairfield Boys Bowling Team Topped By Washington

Fairfield was defeated 2663-2604 in varsity boys bowling Saturday. Top games included:
Brayden Miller 225 and 190
Kyle Ruckman 203 and 187
Giuseppi Smith 189
Eric Swan 185
and Logan Stark 179
The high score in the Baker series was 207.
Shane Morrissey led the JV with a 152 game.

(2/8) Ottumwa Falls To Des Moines North In Boys Basketball

The Ottumwa varsity boys basketball team dropped a 75-48 game to Des Moines North Friday night. Dalton Bowers netted 15 points. Noah Boyer came through with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Jalen Strunk scored 7. Trey Thomas provided 6 points. Matthew Moreland had 5 boards, 4 assists and 4 steals. Sam Moreland contributed 3 assists. They are scheduled to visit Mount Pleasant tonight.

(2/8) Cardinal Girls Basketball Team Downed By New London And Waco

Cardinal came up just short 53-51 at Waco in the Southeast Iowa Superconference varsity girls basletball shootout Saturday night. Jessie McElderry provided 15 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists. Autumn Deshler scored 12 and dished out 3 assists. Lexi Fullenkamp totaled 11 points and 6 assists. Mackenzie Roberts had 7 points and 4 boards. Sarah Schmidt grabbed 5 rebounds. 

On Friday the Comets lost to New London 54-41. McElderry racked up 29 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals. Fullenkamp finished with 4 boards and 3 assists. Roberts picked off 3 steals. Kaylie Blunt added 2 assists and 2 steals. Cardinal is scheduled to play at home against Davis County tonight.