Prep Roundup

ANKENY – St. Albert fell just short of a road upset Saturday night in a 62-57 loss to Class 1-A No. 5 Ankeny Christian.

The Falcons stymied the host Eagles, who scored 89 or more points in six of their first eight games.

“We held them, basically, to 30 points under their season average,” St. Albert coach Ben Holling said. “We just made too many turnovers in the fourth quarter.”

Jared Gast scored 26 points to lead the Falcons.

St. Albert (3-6) 12 19 14 12–57

Ankeny Christian (9-0) 10 16 21 15–62

SA: Sam Rallis 4, Ryan Hughes 3, Jeff Miller 4, Lance Wright 4, Connor Cerny 1, Jared Gast 26, Reed Miller 8, Jack Eickholt 7.

AC: n/a.

Indianola 65, Lewis Central 63

INDIANOLA - Lewis Central trailed by 15 points with five minutes to play, but cut the deficit to one before falling.

“The guys showed a lot of fight and determination on the road and against a good team,” said Lewis Central Coach Dan Miller.

Numbers told part of the story. Indianola was 25-of-37 at the foul line while Lewis Central was 8-of-17.

Josh Simmons led Lewis Central with 18 points.

Lewis Central (7-3) 12 15 12 24–63

Indianola (8-2) 15 15 17 18–65

LC: Nolan McKenzie 6, Coile Drummond 7, Cole Jensen 3, Easton Dermody 4, Josh Simmons 18, Logan Jones 4, Dane Norville 7, Noah Rigatuso 14.

I: Evan Gauger 22, Quinn Vesey 20, AJ Toigo 7, Garrett Aiello 2, Tyce Johnson 14.

Riverside 61, H. Christian 48

OAKLAND – A.J. Dillon made a trio of 3-point baskets on the way to scoring 21 points to lead Riverside. Brenden Dingus led Heartland with 17 points.

Heartland Christian (3-8) 5 18 6 19–48

Riverside (3-8) 19 8 16 18–61

HC: Cal Wise 2, DJ Weilage 5, Brenden Dingus 17, Tanner Allen 4, Sean Atchley 8, Mitchell McCord 2, Landen Gray 10.

R: AJ Dillon 21, Drake Woods 6, Mason Bivens 3, Brogan Allensworth 6, Damian Foutch 12, Taten Williams 9, Wyatt Hough 2, Eli Ryun 2.

Harlan 66, Atlantic 54

HARLAN – Brett Sears scored 31 points, 13 in the fourth quarter, for Harlan.

Atlantic (4-6, 2-3) 11 9 16 18–54

Harlan (5-4, 3-2) 18 17 14 17–66

A: Jalen Petersen 2, Nathan Behrends 3, Chase Mullenix 13, Tyler Moen 19, Zade Niklasen 2, Logan Reilly 6, Skyler Handlos 9.

H: Blake Goshorn 6, Brett Sears 31, Johnathan Monson 11, Connor Bruck 4, Brady Wagner 5, Taymon Klinkefus 1, Jake McLaughlin 8

Girls Basketball

Lewis Central 47, Indianola 29

INDIANOLA –Megan Witte scored 13 points as Class 4-A No. 6 Lewis Central improved to 10-0.

“Our defense was good,” said Lewis Central coach Derek Archer, “and that made up for our shooting being off. Then we made the plays we wanted to make down the stretch.”

Lewis Central (10-0) 16 5 15 11–47

Indianola (5-5) 3 9 6 11–29

LC: Hadley Hill 4, McKenna Paulsen 2, Jayden Cross 8, Isabella Smith 7, Grace Ruzicka 5, McKenna Pettepier 8, Megan Witte 13.

I: Hailey Darr 3, Lauren Blake 5, Alley May 5, Kendall Clatt 4, Mara Bishop 5, Jadyn Forbes 4, Kinzey Johnston 3.

Riverside 49, H. Christian 33

OAKLAND – Riverside outscored Heartland Christian 32-5 in the second half for the win.

Jadyn Achenbach scored 18 points to pace the host Bulldogs. Bella Dingus led Heartland with 14.

Heartland Christian (1-10) 14 14 3 2–33

Riverside (2-8) 12 5 12 20–49

HC: Naomi Wilson 1, Bella Dingus 14, Savannah Horan 2, Maddie Trail 1, Sarah Stile 11, Morgan Beckner 4.

R: Ashlynn Amdor 6, Jadyn Achenbach 18, Izzy Bluml 3, Kya Hackett 2, Ari McGlade 4, Kenna Ford 12, Emily Brown 4.

AHSTW 77, Essex 26

AVOCA – AHSTW gave coach Steve Sauvain his 350th career win and won its seventh game in a row.

Sophomores Clare Harris and Claire Denning combined for 41 points to pace the Vikings.

“The girls played very well at both ends of the court,” Sauvain said.

Essex (3-7) 5 6 7 8–26

AHSTW (8-3) 22 23 21 11–77

E: Riley Jensen 3, Jori Mosley 7, Elise Dailey 6, Helen Nicholas 4, Sami York 6.

AHSTW: Kailey Jones 14, Katie Anzalone 6, Claire Harris 21, Claire Denning 20, Kinsey Scheffler 8, Saige Huss 2, Julia Kock 4, Kate Wise 3

Wrestling

Lynx’s Ryan takes second

ATLANTIC – Sergeant Bluff-Luton won the Rollin Dyer Invitational in prep wrestling on Saturday.

Abraham Lincoln was 10th with 71 points. A.L.’s top finisher was Jude Ryan at 126, who took second. He lost 8-0 to Grand Island’s Brody Arrents in the final.

Team scores: Sergeant Bluff-Luton 221; Atlantic 218; Grand Island 188; Humboldt 178.5; Bondurant-Farrar 139; Alta-Aurelia 117; Red Oak 111.5; Tipton 109; AHSTW 88; Abraham Lincoln 71; Denison-Schleswig 21; Southwest Valley 19; Griswold 9.

Abraham Lincoln finishers: 2, Jude Ryan (126). 4. Ben Price (220), JC Espinoza (285); 5, Tanner Potter (106); 6, Sean Lorenzen (138); 7, Camden Erickson (132)

L.C. goes 4-1 in Iowa City

IOWA CITY – Lewis Central won four of five matches at the Iowa City West Lepic Duals.

Host West upended the Titans 42-30 to spoil the day. Lewis Central defeated Fort Madison 40-30; Mediapolis 54-21; Pleasant Valley 59-12 and Quincy, Ill., 69-10.

Tanner Wink (106 pounds) won five times to get the Titans rolling with three pins and a decision. Caleb Kingery (160) was 5-0 with three pins, a technical fall and a decision.

Jake Lear (152) was 5-0 and did a little bit of everything. He had a pin, tech fall, a major decision and a decision. Brian Paul (132) had two pins and two decisions in a 5-0 day.

Tanner Higgins (138) collected three pins and a decision.

Underwood fourth; T.J. 13th

UNDERWOOD – Osage topped the 17-team field with 188.5 points at the Winterset Gary Christensen Invitational.

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Underwood finished fourth with 140 points; Thomas Jefferson was 13th with 69 points.

Stevie Barnes (106), Nick Hamilton (138) and Blake Thomsen (145) each won titles for Underwood.

Team scores: Osage 188.5; Interstate-35 184.5; Van Meter 175.5; Underwood 140; ADM 118; Woodward-Granger 115; Winterset 111.5; Southeast Warren 94; Eagle Grove 89.5; Martensdale St. Mary’s 74.5; Clarinda 71; Urbandale 70; Thomas Jefferson 69; Oskaloosa 57; Waukee 50; East Union 44

Thomas Jefferson finishers: 3, Dalton Flibotte (138), Cameron Baker (220); 4, Mason Allen (113); 6, Aiden Keller (132); 8, Jacob Salazar (170);

Harlan wins T-C invitational

NEOLA – Harlan topped the 17-team Tri-Center Invitational, scoring 233 points.

Team scores: Harlan 233; Missouri Valley 205; Carroll Kuemper 145.5; Nodaway Valley 142; Westwood Sloan 137; Treynor 131; West Monona 100; Tri-Center 94; East Mills 85; Platteview 79.5; Lawton-Bronson 62.5; Woodbine 48.5; SWI 32; West Harrison 30; St. Albert 9; Clarinda Academy 3; Junior Varsity 0.

Championship results: 106: Elliot Cooney (NV) pinmed Dawson Goss (Trey) 1:13. 113: Benjamin Schmitz (CK) dec. SamKyle (MV) 6-0. 120: Connor Attkisson (TC) pinned Matt Peters (L-B) 1:00. 126: Ethan Lemon (Har) pinned Shea Parkis (CK) 2:38, 132: Elliott Steinhoff (Platt) pinned Wyatt Obrecht (Har) 2:35. 138: Garrett Johnson (Platt) dec. Dalton McKinley (Har) UTB 2-2. 145: Duke Kyle (MV) dec. Oscar Olmos (Har) 12-9. 152: Connor Lange (MV) pin Collin Wiederin (CK) 3:04. 160: Bryson Freeberg (TC) pin Zach Daniel (CK) 1:22. 170: Nick Haynes (MV) pin Carter Bendorf (Har) 5:28. 182: Brennon Mauer (Trey) dec. Steven Baker (West) 4-0. 195: Darius Gashe (WM) pin Aaron Anderson (EM) 3:38. 220: Jory Christensen (NV) pin Joseph Arkfeld (Har) 5:54. 285: Derec Weyer (Har) dec. Arron Olson (MV) 5-1.

St. Albert finishers: 6, Cael McLaren (170).

Iowa Western

IWCC women 84, Iowa Central 51

FORT DODGE – Iowa Western built a 15-point lead, then slammed the door shut with a decisive fourth quarter.

“It was nice to see the women put a team away,” Iowa Western coach Lindsey Vande Hoef said, “and they did it against a well-coached Iowa Central squad.”

Sommer Blakemore led Iowa Western with 17 points. Aubriana Noti finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

“We’ve been playing a rough schedule,” said Vande Hoef. “This is a good team win.”

Iowa Western (10-7) 20 17 20 27–84

Iowa Central (9-5) 12 15 15 9–51

IWCC: Sommer Blakemore 17, Aimee Brett 6, Julia Raflund 7, Aubriana Noti 15, Kiara Dallmann 13, Zhan’e Williams 3, De’Ayra Davis 10, Binta Salawu 11, Brina James 2.

IC: Brittany West 8, Kira Ward 6, Shariah Smith 12, Avery Terwilliger 8, Tierra Itula 4, Justice Crooks 6, Ceairra Smith 2, Jessica Jackson 5.

IWCC men 69, Iowa Central 64

FORT DODGE – Iowa Western’s Emmanuel Ugboh, a 6-foot-11 sophomore, collected 13 rebounds to go with 20 points in the win.

“This game completed a nice bookend,” said Iowa Western coach Michael Johnette. “We won down at Kansas City just before the holiday break. That can be tough when everyone is looking forward to the holidays. Now we came back after the break and won, and both victories were on the road. That says something about our squad.”

Iowa Western (14-2) 36 33–69

Iowa Central (7-9) 36 28–64

IWCC: Parker Hazen 2, Christian Bentley 10, Caleb Huffman 7, Travon Broadway 13, Emmanuel Ugboh 20, Marques Watson 6, Seneca Louis 9, Amadou Sylla 2.

IC: Collin Shannon 6, Kane Kramer 8, Royshawn Webb 19, Dallas Bailey 11, Austin Jarvis 4, Jaden Kephart 8, Jesse Moss 8.

Swimming

Parks leads L.C. to fifth

JOHNSTON – Lewis Central’s Mason Parks won the 200 freestyle and finished second in the 100 free to lead the Titans to a fifth-place finish at the Johnston Invitational.

Parks, Carter Stangeland and Hunter Evans took 1-4-5 in the 200 freestyle right after swimming legs on the sixth-place 200 medley relay.

Parks and Stangeland also swam on the 400 freestyle relay, which took third. Parks established new season bests in the 100 and 200 freestyle.

Waukee won the team title.

Team scoring: 1, Waukee 558; 2, Johnston 392; 3, Cedar Falls 371; 4, Des Moines Roosevelt 304; 5, Lewis Central 258; 6, Carroll 227.

Lewis Central top-six placers: 200 medley relay: 6, Dallas Davis, Carter Stangeland, Mason Parks, Kamron Alexander, 1:47.52. 200 freestyle: 1, Parks, 1:46.83; 4, Stangeland, 1:54.38; 5, Hunter Evans, 1:55.70. 200 individual medley: 4, Davis, 2:09.56; 100 freestyle: 2, Parks, 48.31; 500 freestyle: 5, Stangeland, 5:12.04; 6, Davis, 5:15.48; 200 freestyle relay: 6, Evans, Dylon Cox, Alexander, David Gann, 1:40.44. 400 freestyle relay: 3, Evans, Davis, Parks, Stangeland, 3:26.57.

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