GMG boys succumb to Dunkerton
DUNKERTON – With a 38-14 deficit at halftime, the hole was too deep to crawl out of for the Wolverines and they fell to Dunkerton 67-44.
Senior Jacob Burt led GMG, Garwin (2-8) with 13 points and nine rebounds Saturday on the road. Junior Garret Groth led the team in rebounds with 15 total. He had three points.
The Wolverines got down early in the first quarter, only able to put up five points and trailed 20-5. With a small surge of nine points in the second quarter, Dunkerton didn’t slow down and put up 18 points.
GMG was able to start evening the score by putting up 17 in the third and 13 in the fourth, outscoring Dunkerton 30-29 in the second half.
Next up for the Wolverines is Colo-NESCO on Tuesday. Tip off is set for 7:45 p.m.
10th-ranked Warriors wallop Riceville
MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT – The Class 1A No. 10 Meskwaki boys’ basketball team cruised to a sound 80-36 victory over Riceville behind their starters, who all scored at least 10 points each Saturday night.
Allis Tahahwah led all scorers with 27 points and was 3-8 from 3-point land in the Warriors’ (10-1) win. Jarius Bear had 17 points and was 3-9 from the arch and had six assists and six steals.
Tate Bear, Terrell Grant and Jonas Bear all had 10 points and had a combined 14 assists in the victory. Grant led all Warriors with eight assists.
The Warriors led 41-17 at halftime and continued their rout in the third quarter, outscoring the Wildcats (3-8) 22-7.
Jonas and Grant each had eight rebounds, tying for the team-high.
The Warriors will travell to West Marshall on Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. to face the Trojans for their next game.
AGWSR wrestling 2-3 at St. Edmond
FORT DODGE – The Cougars wrestled in the Fort Dodge St. Edmond Invitational this weekend, going 2-3 on the afternoon toping St. Edmond and Clarke, but falling to Roland-Story, Southeast Valley and West Hancock.
The Cougars got their two wins convincingly, defeating St. Edmond 39-30 and Clarke 45-27. A majority of the Cougars’ wins against St. Edmond were forfeits, but had a bit of a hole to climb out of in the second half of the match against Clarke.
The Cougars won six of their last seven against Clarke.
AGWSR’s loss to Southeast Valley was marginal, a 36-32 loss. Forfeits early on hurt the Cougars, and they were unable to recover.
South Tama crowns two at Highland
RIVERSIDE – Colton Vest and Isaac Judge were the Trojans two first-place victors at the Gary Curtis Invitational 2016 Saturday.
Vest topped Washington’s Kyle Anderson in a 10-5 decision to win the 132-pound championship. Judge was able to outlast Washington’s Trey Van Weelden in a fall in the third period to earn his first place title.
Brady Fritz, Tanner Probasco and Josh Theisson all reached the championship rounds in their respective classes, but finished second place in each.
Bobcat freshman girls split a pair
The Marshalltown freshman girls’ basketball team split a pair of games last week, beating Des Moines North 30-22 on Thursday after falling 41-19 to Ankeny on Tuesday.
Emily Miller led the Bobcats in scoring in both games, scoring 10 points against North and eight against Ankeny.
MHS JV girls go 1-2, beating North
The Marshalltown junior varsity girls’ basketball team was 1-2 in games last week, bookending a win over Des Moines North with losses to Ankeny and Ottumwa.
Vanessa Ceren scored 12 points and Kassy Vest had nine to lead MHS in a 34-26 win over North on Thursday night.
Ceren scored a team-leading 10 points and Vest had six more in a 51-21 loss to Ankeny last Tuesday.
Vest posted 10 points and Naomi Boland contributed nine points in Friday’s 48-40 loss at Ottumwa.