COLO - Dia Keahna scored 28 of her career-high 34 points in the first half as the Meskwaki girls' basketball team bumped off Class 1A No. 15 Colo-NESCO, 62-57, in Tuesday's Iowa Star Conference South Division clash.
Keahna buried seven 3-pointers in the first half as the Warriors (7-0, 5-0) got out to a 44-32 lead. Colo-NESCO (6-2, 4-1) battled back to within three points during the third quarter and four points in the fourth, but could not get any closer.
Behind Keahna's career night, Kadyn Clark poured in 14 points and Tiana Thompson had nine for Meskwaki.
Caitlyn Riese charted a career-high 20 points to lead the Royals, while Madison Farren had a career-best 17 points to go with nine rebounds. Madison Eley added 13 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals, but Colo-NESCO suffered its first league loss.
Grundy Center 83, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 54
REINBECK - Sam Meyers scored a season-high 27 points, Riley Ackerman matched her career-high with 20 points and the 1A No. 6 Grundy Center girls outscored Gladbrook-Reinbeck 83-54 in NICL West play.
Spartan guard Katie Lindeman added a career-best 14 points and Heather Hook chipped in with 10 as Grundy Center (6-1, 4-0) remained on a collision course with AGWSR (5-2, 4-0) for Friday's league showdown.
Erin Wentzien led Gladbrook-Reinbeck (2-5, 1-3) with 11 points, Nicole Adair had 10 and Emily Snider nine.
AGWSR 51, East Marshall 30
LE GRAND - AGWSR remained unbeaten in NICL West Division play by outscoring East Marshall 27-12 in the second half for a 51-30 victory Tuesday.
Ella Frazier scored a game-high 16 points and Jayne Wiarda had 12 for the Cougars (5-2, 4-0), who play at Class 1A No. 6 Grundy Center on Friday night. Kristen Zacharias chipped in seven points for AGWSR.
Kristen Amendt led East Marshall (1-7, 0-4) with 12 points and four steals. Ashley Allen and Katie Roseland both had a team-high seven rebounds.
West Marshall 61, BCLUW 10
STATE CENTER - West Marshall sprung to an early lead and BCLUW lost its leading scorer to a shoulder injury in Tuesday's NICL West contest.
The host Trojans led 20-4 after the first quarter, when the Comets' Reeba Box went down with a separated shoulder. West Marshall eased to the league victory.
Jennifer Davis had 19 points to lead West Marshall (6-2, 3-1), while Sydney Beals had 16 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. McKenzie Coberly contributed eight points off the bench. McKenna Hotopp tallied six points, eight boards, seven assists and five steals, while Whitney Benson had six points, six boards and five assists.
BCLUW (1-6, 0-4) was led by Olivia Callaway's four points and six rebounds. Mallory Vawter, Nicolette Simpson and Kodi Marks each pitched in a bucket for the Comets.
South Tama 79, South Hardin 61
TAMA - South Tama slowly pulled away for a 79-61 win over visiting South Hardin in Tuesday's NICL West battle.
Kayla Prosser led South Hardin (3-5, 2-2) with 19 points, and Sabrina DeHerrera had 16 points.
South Tama (2-4, 2-2) did not report.
Meskwaki 78, Saydel 64
MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - Dia Keahna scored a career-high 25 points and Kadyn Clark posted her career-best of 22 as the Meskwaki girls' basketball team improved to 6-0 with a 78-64 victory Monday over visiting Saydel (5-4).
Jaden Davenport added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Tiana Thompson had 11 points and eight assists for the Warriors. Keahna contributed 11 assists and four steals, while Clark had eight boards in the win.