SPORTS SHORTS: MHS boys win, girls fall at Mystic Lanes
MASON CITY — Carson Potter had a night to remember, bowling a 251 and 215 in his individual rounds for a 466 series, helping the boys’ varsity bowling team to a win against Mason City, 2,934-2,583.
“Bowling is fun,” Potter said. “Change your thoughts, change your scores.”
The 466 is a season-high for him and the best individual series by any Bobcat this season.
MHS bowlers also bowled a 1,065 total from their five bakers matches, the second-highest total this season, while the 2,934 pins knocked down is the second-highest match total for the Bobcats this year as well.
The girls’ bowling squad was led by Karlie Potter’s 336, as well as ShayeLyn Pickett’s 287, while the girls lost by just 28 pins, 2,063-2,037.
“Karlie continues to step up with consistent numbers,” said girls’ coach Andy Schwandt.
Pickett’s 173 first-round score is a season-best for her.
The Bobcats bounce right back and head to Des Moines, where they’ll face Des Moines Roosevelt at Air Lanes, scheduled to roll at 3 p.m.
Bobcat JV fall at Ames 63-27
AMES — Conner Beaty had 10 points and Tyrell Davis had five in the Marshalltown JV boys’ basketball 63-27 loss at Ames on Monday.
Beaty hit two 3-pointers in the second half, and Davis had another trey in the second stanza as well to pace the Bobcats along.
Austin Case and Reid Nenning each had four points while Sam Britnall and Brennin Davis each had two points apiece.
Buckley earns Big 12 Player of the Week
IRVING, Texas — After a thrilling weekend that saw an Iowa State womens’ win and loss, junior Jadda Buckley was named the Big 12 Player of the Week, her second time receiving the honor this year.
Buckley had 19 points and 11 assists for her fourth-career double-double in an 85-81 overtime loss to No. 6 Mississippi State on Saturday. She was 7-for-17 from the floor while hitting 2-for-2 from the arc.
On Sunday, in a 100-63 win against the University of New Orleans, Buckley had 18 more points and nine assists.
Buckley averaged 18.5 points and 10 assists, with an 80 percent shooting clip from 3-point land on the weekend.
Iowa State heads to Iowa City for the CyHawk match on Thursday, tipping off at 7 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Drake’s Saubert to play in Shrine Game
TAMPA, Fla. — Drake University’s tight end Eric Saubert will play in the 92nd East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field on Jan. 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Saubert led the Bulldogs with 56 catches for 776 yards and 10 touchdowns to earn first-team, all-Pioneer Football League honors.
The senior ended his career at Drake with 190 catches for 2,253 yards and 21 touchdowns.
The East-West Shrine Game will kick off at 2 p.m. on the NFL Network.