SPORTS JANUARY 6, 2015Written by John Kuhens on January 6, 2016
A milestone win was picked up by coach Ken Lafoon and the Danville Bears boys basketball team last night at Central Lee when they beat the Hawks 85-49. The win was the 400th career victory coached by Ken Lafoon and improved the Bears record to 9-0. Mitchell Martin led the bears in scoring with 17 points, their next game is at home Thursday against L&M.
AREA BOYS SCORES:
Assumption, Davenport 47, Burlington 40
Fairfield 49, Keokuk 45
Fort Madison 57, Washington 54
Highland, Riverside 46, WACO, Wayland 42
Lone Tree 53, Iowa Mennonite, Kalona 49
Louisa-Muscatine 59, Winfield-Mt. Union 56
Mediapolis 50, Columbus Community, Columbus Junction 37
New London 61, Cardinal, Eldon 19
Notre Dame, Burlington 66, Holy Trinity Catholic 57
West Burlington 86, Wapello 76
Xavier, Cedar Rapids 65, Prairie, Cedar Rapids 46
The Central Lee girls basketball team rolled to a 71-26 win over Danville on the Hawks home floor. Britany Mathison scored 16 points, had 8 rebounds and 4 steals to lead the winners to their 8th win of the season.
OTHER AREA GIRLS SCORES:
Burlington Notre Dame 76, Holy Trinity Catholic 44
Dallas Center-Grimes 67, Oskaloosa 23
Davenport, Assumption 79, Burlington 48
Eddyville-Blakesburg 61, Chariton 39
Highland, Riverside 54, Waco 31
Iowa City, West 61, Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 56 (OT)
Keokuk 59, Fairfield 43
Lone Tree 49, Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona 28
Louisa-Muscatine 44, Winfield-Mt Union 31
Mediapolis 51, Columbus, Columbus Junction 44
New London 76, Cardinal, Eldon 67 (OT)
Ottumwa 54, Des Moines, North 12
Washington 47, Fort Madison 34
Xavier, Cedar Rapids 49, Prairie, Cedar Rapids 41
The 19th ranked Iowa men’s basketball team won at home last night over Nebraska 77-66. Their next game is January 14th at Michigan State.
Tonight Iowa State plays host to Texas Tech, the game will be heard on KILJ-AM 1130 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Athletic Booster Club has their annual girls and boys New Years Basketball Tourney for 5th thru 8th grade girls and boys teams on January 16th for the girls and on the 17th for boys teams. Contact Kat Zeglen to get your team signed up. Call her at 319-601-1980 or email her at Kzeglen838@gmail.com.