SIOUX CITY – Thomas Jefferson ended a 10-year drought with a 43-40 Missouri River Conference prep girls basketball win over Sioux City East Friday.

“The girls played hard and they played well down the stretch,” Thomas Jefferson co-coach Devin Schoening said. “It was a nice win.”

The triumph marked the first time since February 2007 that the Yellow Jackets won a conference game in Sioux City.

T.J. jumped out to a 10-4 lead in the first quarter and led by six with 20 seconds to play. Free throws by Allison and Allisa Schubert were key in the final seconds to seal the win.

Thomas Jefferson 10 9 9 15 – 43

Sioux City East 4 9 12 15 – 40

Thomas Jefferson: Anna Larson 5, Allisa Schubert 9, Allison Schubert 9, Tyra Conti 2, LaTeah Willie 6, Josey Starner 12.

Sioux City East: Kennedy McCoy 8, Paige Hanson 13, Katylyn Tucker 16, Grace Hildahl 3.

St. Albert 72,

Atlantic 45

ATLANTIC – An explosive fourth quarter carried St. Albert past Atlantic.

The Saintes “played steady,” St. Albert coach Dick Wettengel said. “We had a really exceptional fourth quarter. We turned a close game into a rout.”

The Saintes outscored the host Trojans 31-8 in the final quarter.

St. Albert 12 16 13 31 – 72

Atlantic 12 15 10 8 – 45

St. Albert: Bailey White 21, Emily Recher 2, Teagan Blackburn 18, Erin Wright 6, Kalyn Wettengel 13, Jordyn Blaha 8, Emma Shaw 2, Veronica Svajgl 2.

Atlantic: Ally Anderson 2, Haley Rasmussen 7, Baylee Newell 7, Riley Seufert 6, Reagan Pellett 5, Mckenzie Waters 7, Cheyenne Elliot 11.

IKM-Manning 61,

AHSTW 41

AVOCA – IKM-Manning’s Kia Rasmussen led the team Friday with 18 points.

The Vikings were led by Kinsey Scheffler with 11 points and Claire Denning with 10.

“We’re trying to build something,” ASHTW coach Tyler Morris said. “We’ve got to keep getting better and we were more aggressive in the second half, but we got in too big of a hole to get out.”

IKM-Manning (2-0) 13 14 14 20 – 61

AHSTW (0-3) 8 5 12 16 – 41

IKM-M: Kia Rasmussen 18, Shauna Reitan 15, Peyton Gross 8, Gabby Cadwell 7, Caitlin Muhlbauer 6, Payton Sporrer 5, Katelyn Crawford 2.

AHSTW: Kinsey Scheffler 11, Claire Denning 10, Morgan Eckmann 8, Josie Denning 7, Kate Wise 2, Katie Anzalone 2, Claire Harris 1.

Griswold 45,

Mo. Valley 43

MISSOURI VALLEY – Makenna Potter hit the game-winning basket with 2.1 seconds left for Griswold, which trailed by eight points entering the fourth quarter.

The Tigers were led by Mateya Peters’ 17 points, followed by Brittney Beebe’s 12. Natalie Haynes paced Missouri Valley with 14 points, while Asia Hughes added 10.

Griswold (1-2, 1-1) 11 7 13 15–45

Mo. Valley (0-3, 0-2) 8 16 15 4–43

G: Jocelyn Amos 6, Mateya Peters 17, Makenna Potter 10, Brittney Beebe 12.

MV: Carter Crispin 1, Camryn Janssen 6, Natalie Haynes 14, Morghan Herman 2, Asia Hughes 10, Reahgan Stueve 6, Jessica Norman 2, Abby Olson 2.

Harlan 44,

Shenandoah 34

HARLAN – Harlan trailed through three quarters but outscored Shenandoah 21-8 in the fourth.

Harlan’s Macie Leinen had all 10 of her points in the fourth quarter, including 5 in a 10-1 run that put Harlan ahead for good. Nicole Lange led the Cyclones with 13 points, and Logan Hughes had 17 for Shenandoah.

Shenandoah (3-1, 0-1) 11 10 5 8–34

Harlan (1-1, 1-0) 5 9 9 21–44

S: Carlie Manrose 3, Roxy Denton 8, Jessica Jackson 6, Logan Hughes 17.

H: Nicole Lange 13, Lexi Larsen 7, Macie Leinen 10, Brecken Van Baale 2, Lexie Holloway 3, Chloe Hansen 3, Anna Ahrenholtz 6.

Treynor 60,

Tri-Center 19

NEOLA – Treynor defeated Tri-Center 60-19 in a Western Iowa Conference prep girls basketball game Friday.

“I liked the work of our defense,” Treynor coach Joe Chapman said. “That was a good effort, holding them to single digits in each quarter. We started fast, had a lull in the second quarter and then re-focused in the third quarter.”

Junior Konnor Sudmann had 19 points to pace the Cardinals.

Treynor 15 22 16 7 – 60

Tri-Center 2 5 5 7 – 19

Treynor: Alyssa Kellar 6, Sydney Carman 3, Mandy Stogdill 2, Kennedy Elwood 2, Konnor Sudmann 19, Brie Chaussee 1, Kayla Chapman 8, Faith Juelsgaard 4, Madelyn Deitchler 12, Sydni Huisman 3.

Tri-Center: Lilly Dahir 8, Marissa Anderson 5, Danielle Elliott 6.

Underwood 66,

Riverside 15

UNDERWOOD – Underwood defeated Riverside 66-15 in a Western Iowa Conference prep girls basketball game Friday.

“We got a good overall team effort,” Underwood coach Brian Rasmussen said. “We came out strong and did not let up.”

Riverside 5 8 2 0 – 15

Underwood 19 24 11 12 – 66

Riverside: Devyn Moore 3, Skye Bentley 3, Jamie Hackett 3, Sydney Murphy 2, Jadyn Achenbach 2, Alyssa Brink 2.

Underwood: Lauren Shapcott 19, Erica Rowe 14, Karley Larson 8, Olivia True 8, Hailey James 7, Hannah James 2, Ashley Vanfossan 2, Peyton Cook 3, Macy Vanfossan 2, Tabitha Kuehn 2.

Boys Basketball

St. Albert 57,

Atlantic 52

St. Albert’s Jake Carley scored 20 points in the St. Albert debut for new coach Ben Holling.

“It went better than expected,” Holling said about the debut. “We had our hands full, but I’m pretty happy with their effort. We got off to a slow start, but we really settled down after the first quarter and played solid basketball after that.”

Matt Fagan finished with 11 points and Tyler Blaha had 10 points for St. Albert.

SA (1-0) 8 19 9 21 – 57

Atlantic 13 8 11 10 – 52

St. Albert: Tyler Blaha 10, Jake Carley 20, Luke Waters 7, Kyle Barnes 3, Joe Liston 2, Jared Gaft 4, Matt Fagan 11.

Atlantic: Austin Alexander 14, Chase Mullenix 4, Tyler Moen 4, Logan Reilly 3, Grant Podhajsky 2, Scott Leonard 15.

Lewis Central 90,

Red Oak 44

RED OAK – Josh Simmons scored 18 points Friday night and Lewis Central rolled to a 26-point halftime lead on the way to the Hawkeye Ten Conference win.

“Our guys gave a good effort,” L.C. coach Dan Miller said. “It was nice to get a win on the road. We’ll continue to work and get better.

He said Simmons played well.

“We had a lot of guys do a lot of nice things, especially in transition.”

Lewis Central (1-1,1-0) 22 23 25 20–90

Red Oak 12 7 14 11–44

LC: R.J. Clermont 2, Tyler Shipman 6, Cole Jensen 12, Easton Dermody 9, Josh Simmons 18, Dane Norville 6, Brady Miller 3, Nolan McKenzie 6, Logan Jones 11, Grant Rodenburg 2, Seth Wineland 13, Gavin Coyle 2.

RO: Isaac Birt 11, Kobe Johnson 6, Carter Bruce 2, Cole Carlson 2, Owen VonDielingen 10, Keegan Rohrer 5, Garrett Rolenc 8.

Logan-Magnolia 66,

Audubon 55

AUDUBON – Kolby Morrison scored 28 points for Logan Magnolia in its 66-56 win over Audubon on Friday.

“We jumped ahead, and their pressure, we didn’t let it affect us,” Logan-Magnolia coach Stephen Froehlich said. “We put the ball in Kolby, our best player’s, hands and he led the way.”

The bench also proved to be key in the Panthers win tonight.

Junior Joel Richardson came off the bench off and on in the win, including the last five minutes of the game.

“Richardson was very active in handling the ball for us,” Froehlich said. “He was very important for us tonight. The whole bench came in a minute here, a minute there and that made a big difference – our bench is deeper than theirs.”

Lo-Ma (3-0) 12 24 13 15 – 66

Audubon (1-2) 12 14 10 19 – 55

Lo-Ma: Gabe Walski 1, Weston Worley 4, Mason Rosengren 6, Matt Soetmelk 7, Jesup Lake 8, Nic Hiller 12, Kolby Morrison 28.

Audubon: Jackson Jensen 2, Noah Muzney 4, Marcus Olsen 5, Tate Killeen 7, Tyler Riebhoff 8, Josh Lange 8, Lane Lawson 21.

Treynor 82,

Tri-Center 57

NEOLA – Treynor defeated Tri-Center 82-57 in a Western Iowa Conference prep boys basketball game Friday.

“We really executed,” Treynor coach Scott Rucker said. “Our transition game was really good. We attacked, passed and shared the ball well.”

Treynor’s Dillon Faubel hit seven 3-pointers and the Cardinals had 15 as a team.

Faubel led Treynor with 25 points and Luke Clausen had 21. Tri-Center’s Ben Sorensen scored 22.

Treynor (2-0) 24 21 21 16 – 82

Tri-Center (2-1) 9 20 19 9 – 57

T: Dillon Faubel 25, PJ Peatrowsky 1, Jack Stogdill 11, Kyle Christensen 2, Jon Schwarte 8, Caleb Larsen 2, Luke Clausen 21, Jerry Jorgenson 8, Matt Dickerson 1, Jack Tiarks 3.

T-C: Pete Turner 8, Kaleb Harrison 4, Brady Huebner 10, Jackson Nelson 10, Ben Sorensen 22, Tom Turner 1, Jackson Roane 2.

Harlan 81,

Shenandoah 34

HARLAN – Twelve players scored for the Cyclones, who jumped out to a 27-2 lead and cruised from there.

Brett Sears led Harlan with 14 points, all in the first half. Trevor Bauer scored 16 for Shenandoah.

Shenandoah (0-3, 0-1) ` 2 7 10 15–34

Harlan (1-0, 1-0) 24 17 16 14–81

S: Dustin Lembrick 4, Anthony Stogdill 2, Mason Silence 2, Tylur Powell 2, Kyle Cerven 4, Trevor Bauer 16, Nicholas Stanley 2, Josh Lehman 2.

H: Braden Fink 2, Jonathan Cheek 10, Kevin Campbell Jr. 8, Brett Sears 14, Jared Moser 6, Shane Chamberlain 10, Deren Schmitz 2, Johnathan Monson 7, Taymon Klinkefus 3, Drase Klindt 2, Jake McLaughlin 10, Jacob Hansen 7.

Missouri Valley 48,

Griswold 22

MISSOURI VALLEY – Strong defense lifted Missouri Valley to a 20-point halftime lead, and the Big Reds went on to the Western Iowa Conference win.

The Big Reds were led by Chase Contreraz with 15 points. Dalton Anderson and Jared Wilson each added 12. Morgan Mundorf’s eight led Griswold.

“We looked good the first half,” Missouri Valley assistant coach Josh York said. “We got out and ran and hit our open shots. We did a good job defensively.”

Missouri Valley (1-2) 13 15 5 15–48

Griswold 4 4 9 5–22

MV: Nick Tennis 4, Dalton Anderson 12, Chase Contreraz 15, Jared Wilson 12, Steven Murray 5.

G: Chance Mace 6, Josh Brownlee 4, Ryan Carlton 3, Devin Witt 1, Morgan Mundorf 8.

AHSTW 58,

IKM-Manning 48

AVOCA – A fourth-quarter rally lifted the Vikings to the Western Iowa Conference win.

“For three quarters they played harder than we did,” AHSTW coach G.G. Harris said.

But in the fourth, he said, “We played very good team basketball and attacked the basket much more. We were able to knock down a couple of 3s, which was huge. I’m proud of the guys.”

IKM-Manning (1-1) 19 10 10 9–48

AHSTW (1-1) 12 12 13 21–58

IKM-M: Jared Johnson 23, Alex Lingle 10, Ethan Carter 6, Austin Ahrenholtz 4, Kyler Rasmussen 3, Dillon Hansen 2.

AHSTW: Jack Paulson 15, Kevin Jorgensen 14, Blake Osbahr 9, Jake Martin 8, Adam Madsen 4, RJ Harris 3, Dalton Fischer 3, Sam Porter 2.

East Mills 49,

Clarinda Academy 40

MALVERN – East Mills topped Clarinda Academy 49-40 in a Corner Conference prep boys basketball game Friday.

The host Wolverines pulled away in the fourth quarter.

“At the end,” East Mills coach Kevin Schafer said, “we were able to hit some shots and they did not get second shots. We are using seven guys and we are improving. I will take being 2-1 right now.”

Clarinda Academy 12 9 8 11 – 40

East Mills 13 12 8 16 – 49

Clarinda Academy: Rodriguez 2, Mims 4, Fraise 16, Davis 15, Armstrong 3.

East Mills: Michael Schafer 4, Dylan Schroeder 17, Nic Duysen 7, Riley Story 18, Trevor Glockel 1, Wesley Bedsole 2.

Iowa Western

IWCC men 103,

Sunrise C.A. 88

No. 20 Iowa Western Community College pushed past Sunrise Christian Academy 103-88 on the first evening of the Iowa Western Basketball Classic at Kanesville Arena.

“We played 12 minutes of good basketball,” IWCC coach Michael Johnette said. “The energy level was there, but we needed to focus.”

There were bright spots. Isaiah Wade scored 24 points, Rhyss Lewis did a solid job at point guard and Decardo Day did a nice job, the coach said.

“We need to do better,” said Johnette. “We have a challenge Saturday. To be this early in the season and have two teams with 10 wins already facing each other – that will be a test.”

The 10-1 Reivers wrap up the Classic with a 7 p.m. game against 10-2 Northwest Kansas Technical College.

Sunrise Christian Academy 40 48 – 88

Iowa Western 44 59 – 103

Sunrise Christian Academy: KJ Fitzgerald 2, Coreyoun Rushin 8, Cameron Cranston 8, Isaiah Chandler 19, Caleb Nero 17, Chance Moon 19, Olamide Pederson 11, Liam Robbins 4.

Iowa Western: Isaiah Wade 24, Decardo Day 14, Jevon Smith 17, Patrick Dembley 15, Emmanuel Ugboh 9, Tyriek Railey 7, Adalberto Fiaz 12, Rhyss Lewis 4, Shaun Doss 1.

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