West Central Valley 31
EARLHAM, Ia. – Junior Canyon Hopkins led Earlham with 19 points. Junior Andy Algreen and senior Alan Schmidt chipped in 12 apiece.
Dallas Center-Grimes 54, Grinnell 47
GRIMES, Ia. – Dallas Center-Grimes went on a 18-0 run in the fourth quarter to secure the win. Austin Rix had ten rebounds and 13 points for the Mustangs. Junior Doug Heritage hit two 3-pointers and grabbed nine rebounds.
South Hamilton 43
NEVADA, Ia. – Nevada had a ten point lead in the fourth quarter and eked out the win in a defensive battle. Zach Hansen led the Cubs with 15 points and three steals. Cole Gidel added 13 points and three steals. Matt Chitty grabbed seven rebounds and blocked two shots. Trey Woodall paced the Hawks with 13 points, 10 of which came in the second half.
D.M. Christian 79,
Van Meter 44
URBANDALE, Ia. – A strong defensive effort in the first half lifted Des Mines Christian. Senior Noah Hart paced the Lions with 16 points, and Logan Vander Plaats had 13. Alec Potthoff led Van Meter with 18 points.
Saydel 54, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter 36
DES MOINES, Ia. – Collins-Maxwell/Baxter outscored Saydel 10-7 in the first quarter, but the Eagles took control from there with a 19-point second quarter. Cassie Chubb led the way for Saydel with a team-high 15 points and seven rebounds.
Dallas Center-Grimes 64, Grinnell 49
GRIMES, Ia. – Senior Lexi Rosa led Dallas Center-Grimes with 17 points, and Allison O’Brien had 14. Jenna Borchers rounded out the Mustangs’ double-digit scoring with 11 points.
Newton 37, Oskaloosa 26
OSKALOOSA, Ia. – Hannah Rhoads scored 12 points to lead Newton. The Cardinals outscored Oskaloosa 18-6 in the fourth quarter to put away the game.
Perry 53, Winterset 46
PERRY, Ia. – Winterset cut Perry’s lead to three points with less than two minutes left in the game, but the Bluejays locked the win by converting free throws down the stretch. Senior Claire Marburger recorded a double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds, while senior Maggie Lowe chipped in 17 points and snagged four steals for Perry. Senior Mariah Criswell dominated with 37 points for the Huskies.
Pella 66, Norwalk 41
PELLA, Ia. – A balanced scoring effort lifted Pella over Norwalk. Four Pella players scored in double figures, led by sophomore Ciara Buchheit with 14. Miranda Hughes led Norwalk with 13 points.
Grand View Christian 77, Seymour 27
SEYMOUR, Ia. – Katie Hall led Grand View Christian with 23 points. Grandview View Christian started the game with a 24-0 lead.
D.M. Christian 54,
Van Meter 43
URBANDALE, Ia. – Senior Elsa Anderson led D.M. Christian with 17 points, and junior Ebby Prewitt wasn’t far behind with 14. Nicole Meyer led the way for Van Meter with 14 points.