SPORTS SHORTS: West Marshall wallops A-P Falcons

PARKERSBURG — The West Marshall volleyball team made quick work of Aplington-Parkersburg in Tuesday’s cross-NICL match, sweeping the Falcons 25-15, 25-22, 25-16.

Lexi Keigan led the Trojans (5-1) with 14 kills on 37 swings while going 20-for-20 serving and compiling 10 digs. Emma Meyer added six kills to go with one solo and two assisted blocks.

Emma deNeui served 17-for-17 in addition to posting a team-best 17 digs, and Teresa Disney served 9-for-9 with two aces to go with two kills, two solo and three assisted blocks. Setters Grace Porter and Hana Hohnstein tallied 22 and 14 assists, respectively.

West Marshall opens NICL West Division play Thursday with a road match at AGWSR.

GMG netters collect season’s first win

MONTEZUMA — The GMG volleyball squad scored one win out of four matches at the Montezuma Tournament on Tuesday, beating Lone Tree to close out the evening.

The Wolverines’ first win of the season arrived in straight sets, beating Lone Tree 21-8, 21-17. Prior to that, GMG was defeated by Class 1A No. 8 Montezuma (21-6, 21-8), North Mahaska (21-10, 21-15) and Gladbrook-Reinbeck (21-7, 21-13).

Madi Krull racked up 25 assists for GMG (1-4), with Peyton Gallentine tallying nine kills and McKensie Vaske finishing with eight kills.

Iowa Wolves announce tryout dates

DES MOINES — In conjunction with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Iowa Wolves announced that the team will hold its annual local player tryout on Saturday, Sept. 9, in Des Moines.

Tryouts will take place at Kingdom Hoops Basketball beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at 1 p.m.

All prospective players interested in attending local player tryouts must submit the required registration, disclosure and release forms prior to participating in player tryouts. All required forms are available at Participants must pay a non-refundable registration fee of $150 before Friday. Acceptable forms of payment include: cashier’s check, money order or credit card. Participants who sign up after the deadline must pay a non-refundable registration fee of $200.

Tryouts are limited to the first 150 registered players who submit their completed registration forms and payment. For any additional questions, call the Iowa Wolves front office at (515) 554-8550.