The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ basketball team quieted a late comeback attempt by WACO to complete a 70-62 win in Wayland. IMS led 64-52 with one minute remaining, but free throws sealed the victory.
Eli Gingerich led IMS with 20 points and eight assists. Gingerich was 13-of-14 from the free-throw line, including 8-for-8 in the fourth quarter. Payton Miller added 18 points and seven rebounds. Nick Yutzy was also in double figures with 11 points.
IMS now is 2-0.
• SOLON 63, BENTON 59: Two players posted double-doubles as Solon defeated Benton in Solon.
Streeter McIlravy scored 17 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, while Brandan Childs had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Spartans.
Solon now is 2-0.
• LONE TREE 63, MEDIAPOLIS 49: Lone Tree defeated Mediapolis in Mediapolis.
Jovonte Squiers led the Lions with 20 points and seven assists. Matt Wieland recorded a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Lone Tree improves to 3-0.
• HIGHLAND 61, WAPELLO 26: Jesse Wollrab and Kory Schnoebelen scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, as Highland coasted by Wapello in Riverside.
Tucker Hall added nine points on three 3-point shots. Trent Lasek dished out six assists.