SPORTS SHORTS: South Hamilton holds off Trojan boys

JEWELL — Gabe Jones scored a game-high 20 points but it wasn’t enough for the West Marshall boys’ basketball team as South Hamilton held off the Trojans 66-60 in Monday’s non-conference contest.

Brayden Evertsen added 12 points and four assists, and Caleb Keigan scored eight points for the Trojans (2-6), who lost their fourth in a row. Jones pulled down a team-high seven rebounds, but West Marshall couldn’t overcome a 15-for-30 performance from the free-throw line.

Doran Lutjen led South Hamilton (7-2) with 19 points, Cade Balvanz got 18 and Quinton Grove added 17 points.

Iowa’s Doyle repeats as Player of Week

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa senior Kathleen Doyle was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second week in a row, the conference announced Monday.

Doyle earned the Hawkeyes’ fifth Big Ten honor of the year and her third weekly honor.

The La Grange Park, Illinois, native challenged for a triple-double in the Hawkeye’s double-overtime, 91-85, upset win over No. 12 Indiana on Sunday. She finished with 31 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.

On Thursday against No. 16 Maryland, Doyle also led the Hawkeyes with 21 points. She averaged 26 points, six assists and six rebounds per game last week.

Doyle was also named Madness National Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.


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