MHS girls soccer shut out by Jaguars
ANKENY – Claire Dahm had four goals and the Class 3A No. 2 Ankeny Centennial girls’ soccer team defeated the Bobcats 10-0 on Tuesday night. Freshman Lizzy Johnson had two goals as well and the Jaguars tallied 17 shots on goal in their win.
The Bobcats weren’t able to get the offense going and couldn’t get a shot on goal. Marshalltown is back in action Friday night in its home opener with Southeast Polk.
Bobcat boys compete at Waverly
WAVERLY – The Bobcat boys’ track and field team got a pair of third-place finishes at the Waverly-Shell Rock Invite Tuesday night.
The 4×200-meter relay team took third with a time of 1:36.30 with runners Jordan Banes, Noah DeVenney, John Ross and Seth Heinrichs at the helm. The boys’ 110 shuttle hurdle team also took third with a time of 1:10.37.
Sam Arneson, Dylan Whestine, Ross and Ryan Huffman got the job done for the Bobcats in the hurdles.
Maddux Richardson threw for 117 feet, 7 inches to take fifth place in the discus throw. Arneson and Whestine were fourth and fifth in the 110 hurdles wwith times of 18.22 and 19.91, respectively. DeVenney placed fourth in the long jump at 18 feet.
STC/EM girls blanked by Central Clinton
DEWITT – Class 2A No. 15 Central Clinton started slow, but eventually got the best of the South Tama County/East Marshall girls’ soccer team in a 10-0 win Tuesday.
Central DeWitt couldn’t get a goal by goalie Abby Llewellyn in the first portion of the first half, but found a way to break away and jump out to an 8-0 lead at halftime. With a goal in the 42nd and 45th minute, Central DeWitt put an end to the game early.
STC/EM is dealing with a young team, with just four players coming back with significant playing time from 2015.
ISU’s Prohm adds post player
AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm has announced the signing of Louisiana prep Cameron Lard.
Lard, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward from New Orleans, La., becomes the fifth player to sign with the Cyclones out of 2016 class.
Lard, who committed to Iowa State after visiting in November, averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds at Natchitoches Central High School during the 2014-15 season before transferring to Landry-Walker High School. Lard helped Natchitoches to the state title game as a junior after winning Class 5A his sophomore season. He was named to The Louisiana Sports Writers Association all-state second team as a junior.
Drake men’s hoops inks two transfers
DES MOINES – The Drake men’s basketball team has signed De’Antae McMurray and TJ Thomas to National Letters of Intent, head coach Ray Giacoletti announced.
McMurray, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound point guard, has spent the past two seasons at Southwest Illinois College. As a sophomore, he averaged 11.5 points, 5.1 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game to lead the team to a 27-6 record.
Thomas, a 6-8, 205-pound forward, will join the Bulldogs from Tyler Junior College in Texas, where he averaged 7.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1 block per game in his lone season with the Braves.
Prior to enrolling at Tyler, Thomas played in 15 games at Southeast Missouri State.