SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs march past BGM boys 80-52
BROOKLYN — The East Marshall boys’ basketball team won its sixth-straight game to start the season on Monday when the Mustangs hit the road to take down BGM, 80-52.
Zane Johnson had a game-high 28 points to lead East Marshall (6-0), while Zaine Leedom had 16 for the Mustangs.
East Marshall started the game off up 21-11 after the first quarter, then held the Bears to only five points in the second frame to take a 41-16 lead into halftime.
Kyle Doty had 22 points to pace BGM (1-6), while Kyle Kilmer had 13 for the Bears.
East Marshall girls snap five-game skid
BROOKLYN — The East Marshall girls basketball team ended a five-game losing streak on Monday with a win on the road over BGM, 60-46.
Tylyn Eicher had 16 points and five rebounds to lead the Mustangs (2-5) in both categories, while Olivia Terrones had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Melinda Puumala also had nine points for East Marshall and Kodi Hoskey added eight as the Mustangs had their best offensive night of the season against the Bears (2-7).
Emily Terrones tallied six points, six assists and four rebounds as well for East Marshall.
Bobcat sophomore boys beat Bulldogs
OTTUMWA — The Marshalltown sophomore boys basketball team beat Ottumwa on Monday night, 56-52.
Kabba Pins led the team with 19 points against the Bulldogs, while Will Van Buren had 13, Trevor Stamp had 11 and Mason Reid had five.
The Bobcat sophomores return to action tonight at home against Des Moines East.
Iowa’s Davis done with torn ACL
IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior guard Tania Davis will miss the remainder of the women’s basketball season with a medial meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in her left knee.
The injury occurred in the second quarter of Iowa’s win Sunday at Northern Iowa.
Davis has started all 12 games for the Hawkeye this season, averaging 9.7 points, 5.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 28.9 minutes per game. Davis missed the last 11 games of the 2016-17 season with a torn ACL in her right knee.