West High’s top-ranked boys basketball team completed a perfect regular season with a 57-37 win over Linn-Mar on Thursday in Marion.
Wyatt Lohaus had 17 points for the Trojans, Austin Swank had 14 points, Myzeah Batie-Gaddy had 10 points and six rebounds, and Jeremy Morgan had seven assists.
West is 21-0 overall and finished 16-0 in the Mississippi Valley Conference.
* CITY HIGH 55, C.R. XAVIER 50: Lonnie Chester had 15 points and 12 assists to lead the Little Hawks in Cedar Rapids.
Tony Perry had 13 points, and Ladarius Taylor had 11 points and three steals.
“We led the entire game in a close game the entire way,” City coach Don Showalter said. “Chester controlled the game with his assists and drives to the basket. Tony Perry brought his A game as well with defensive pressure. I was extremely pleased with our defense on their shooters.”
City finished the regular season 8-13.
* WEST DELAWARE 48, CLEAR CREEK AMANA 47: The Hawks made a basket with eight seconds left to play and the Clippers missed at the buzzer in Manchester.
Josh Martinac had 12 points for Clear Creek Amana, Keyan McAraeavy had 11 points, and Drew Wagner had seven points and nine rebounds.
Clear Creek Amana finished the regular season 4-17 overall and 3-5 in the WaMaC.
WEST LIBERTY 72, WILTON 70 (OT): Brett Becker hit a 3-point goal at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime and went 5-of-6 from the free-throw line in the overtime period as the Comets won a district semifinal in Wilton.
Becker finished with a career-high 25 points, Tyler Newsom had 27 points, and Carl Guardado had seven points.
West Liberty (12-11) will face West Branch in a district final at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Tiffin.
* LONE TREE 60, SPRINGVILLE 45: The fifth-ranked Lions earned a district quarterfinal win in Lone Tree.
Lone Tree will face Highland in a district semifinal at 7 p.m. Tuesday at a site to be determined.
* HIGHLAND 81, CEDAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN 70: The Huskies trailed 53-51 to start the fourth quarter, but came alive down the stretch to win a district quarterfinal in Riverside.
Jake Hootman had 33 points and seven rebounds for Highland (14-8), Talon McFarland had 13 points, Josh Brase had 10 points and seven assists, and Brad Lampe had nine assists and five steals.
Highland will face fifth-ranked Lone Tree in a district semifinal at 7 p.m. Tuesday at a site to be determined.
* IMS 85, HLV 48: Iowa Mennonite School pulled away with a 17-4 run in the second quarter to win a district quarterfinal in Kalona.
Peyton Thompson had 25 points with seven 3-point goals, seven assists and three steals for IMS, Cameron Gingerich had 17 points and eight rebounds, Joel Shetler had 10 points and seven rebounds, Eli Gingerich had nine points, Reggie Hostetler had eight points and six assists, and Justin Boller had four assists.
IMS (20-2) will face BGM in a district semifinal at 7 p.m. Tuesday at a site to be determined.