SPORTS SHORTS: Tigers toppled by Iowa Western in 2OT
COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Marshalltown Community College soccer team lost to in double overtime to No. 2 Iowa Western in an Iowa Community College Athletic Conference match on Saturday, 1-0.
“I thought we played a fantastic match controlling both possession and scoring chances” MCC head coach Rafael Martinez said. “We also limited a very high scoring offense to a handful of opportunities, most of which came from set pieces. I told our players that I am extremely proud of how we went into Iowa Western’s field with the idea of taking over the control of the match, something I feel we did while being true to our style of playing.”
MCC (10-4, 5-3) outshot Iowa Western 14 shots with four on goal compared to the Reivers’ six shots with two on goal.
Iowa Western (14-0, 8-0) scored in the 102nd minute to win the game.
The Tigers will return home to play Hawkeye CC on Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.
Spartan harriers run at North Linn meet
TROY MILLS — The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the North Linn Invite on Saturday.
The GC/G-R boys’ team finished in seventh place with a team score of 208 points.
Kenny Day led the Spartans with a 25th place finish with a time of 17:51.
Sam Schildroth ran 17:56 and Paul Brockett ran 18:16 to finish in 30th and 44th place, respectively.
Ethan Sadler finished in 55th place with a time of 18:45. Rounding out the top-five was Soren Cleveland who ran 19:14 to finish in 71st place.
The GC/G-R girls team finished in 14th place out of 16 teams.
Taylor Stahl finished in eighth place with a time of 20:13.
Bella Dole ran 24:02 to finish 90th place while Paiton Wallis ran 24:20 to finish in 94th place.
Emma Beck finish in 104th place with a time of 25:48. Rounding out the top-five was Lauren Wegmann who ran 27:15 to finish 112th place.
Warriors doubled up by Colo-NESCO
COLLINS — The Meskwaki Settlement football team dropped its District 5 game against Collins-Maxwell 44-22 on Friday.
Quarterback Stanford Kapayou was 23-for-45 throwing for 219 yards, three touchdowns and five interceptions.
Leading the ground game was Emmett Roberts who had 99 yards on 20 carries.
Wide receiver Taurice Grant hauled in five catches for 57 yards and two touchdowns while Evan Nelson had nine catches for 92 yards and a touchdown.
On defense the Warriors (2-5) Grant had an interception, a fumble recovery and five total tackles. Larnell Velaquez also had a fumble recovery to go with his seven tackles.
Meskwaki Settlement will stay on the road and face Melcher-Dallas on Friday.