SPORTS SHORTS: No. 9 Trojans cruise past Meskwaki

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — Emma Meyer tallied 13 points, six rebounds and five steals to help the Class 3A No. 9 West Marshall girls’ basketball team take down the Meskwaki Warriors 62-31 in Tuesday’s non-conference meeting.

Shannon Breja piled up 11 points and five steals, while Kayla Cripps had 10 points and six boards for the Trojans (11-0). Teresa Disney added seven points and a game-high 12 rebounds.

Grace Tahahwah led the host Warriors (6-7) with 15 points. Alicia Guevara finished with 12 points and Abigail Iron Shell accounted for the other four points.

West Marshall hosts East Marshall in NICL West Division play Friday, while Meskwaki goes on the road in Iowa Star Conference play with games Thursday at Valley Lutheran and Friday at Waterloo Christian.

West Marshall outscores Warriors

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — David Disney posted 16 points, nine rebounds and three steals to lead the West Marshall boys’ basketball team past Meskwaki 74-59 in Tuesday’s non-conference game.

Cameron Bannister added 11 points and five rebounds, while Cole Baccam and Alex Dickey scored nine points apiece. Beau Coberley tallied eight points and four steals for the Trojans (5-7), who host East Marshall in Friday’s NICL West Division contest.

Jarius Bear made six of his seven 3-pointers in the second half en route to a team-high 27 points for the Warriors (5-7). Tate Bear finished with 18 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots.

Bobcat freshmen pull away from East

The Marshalltown freshman boys’ basketball team outscored Des Moines East 17-4 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 51-30 victory on Tuesday night Lenihan Intermediate School.

Austin Shomo and Trevor Stamp led the Bobcats with 13 points apiece, with Shomo making a pair of 3-pointers and Stamp going 7-for-11 at the free-throw line.

Will Van Buren added 10 points for MHS, which improved to 6-4 overall.

MHS sophomores outlast Scarlets

Three Bobcats scored in double figures as the Marshalltown sophomore boys’ basketball team defeated Des Moines East 56-46 on Tuesday night inside the Roundhouse.

Bennett O’Hare led the balanced scoring effort with 15 points. Wade Canaday contributed 13 points and Jaiden Van Law added 10. Jonah Daniel chipped in with five points for the Bobcats, who host Dowling Catholic on Friday.

MCC men rally past Ellsworth, 73-64

IOWA FALLS — The Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team pulled away from Ellsworth CC in the second half for a 73-64 win on the road Monday night.

After trailing by as many as nine in the first half, the Tigers (13-5) fought back to take a lead late in the second half and never looked back. Five players scored in double-figures for MCC, led by Floyd Preito’s 15 points. Mohamed Thiam added 13 points and five rebounds. BJ Millard chipped in 12 points while Jamir Coleman and Reggie Gradwell each scored 10.

MCC is back in action tonight as the Tigers travel to Cedar Rapids to face Kirkwood Community College for a 7 p.m. matchup.