WAVERLY - Reeba Box and Olivia Calloway both scored 12 points Saturday, but it was not enough to lead the BCLUW girls basketball team to a win in the North Iowa Cedar League Shootout as the Comets were defeated by Denver 38-32.
Box finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and three steals, while Calloway added 12 points and six boards in the loss. BCLUW had nine steals and 41 rebounds in the game but struggled to score points at the offensive end of the floor.
Royals run free on CMB, 63-28
COLO - The Colo-NESCO girls' basketball team outscored CMB 42-17 in the second half to break open a tight game, and the Royals roughed up the winless Raiders 63-28 in Saturday's non-conference clash.
Madison Eley had 15 points, eight rebounds, six steals and three assists as Colo-NESCO (3-1) collected its third straight victory. Madison Farren added a double-double of 13 points and 12 boards.
CMB (0-5) was led by Lexie Breon's 10 points.
Ranked Spartans stave off South Tama
TAMA - Sam Meyers led three Spartans in double digits and the Class 1A No. 6-ranked Grundy Center girls defeated South Tama 65-51 in Friday's NICL West opener.
Meyers had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Spartans (2-0, 1-0), while Heather Hook's double-double included 15 points and 16 rebounds. Katie Lindeman had a career-best 13 points, while Riley Ackerman had nine points, six rebounds and five steals.
Cougars topple Comet girls for first win
CONRAD - The AGWSR girls' basketball team scooped up its first win of the season with Friday's 48-31 triumph over BCLUW in NICL West Division play.
BCLUW (1-2, 0-1) was led by Reeba Box with 18 points and eight rebounds. Olivia Callaway chipped in with seven points and six boards.
Bobcat freshman girls take out Boone
Ruth Boland scored 11 points and Lexi Gimbel added 10 points as the Marshalltown freshman girls' basketball team topped Boone, 43-20, on Saturday at the Roundhouse.
Rachel Whaley contributed six points and 19 rebounds as well for the Bobcats (3-1), who host Valley on Tuesday.
Overtime provides victory for MHS JV
The Marshalltown junior varsity girls' basketball team outscored Boone 8-0 in overtime to take a 38-30 victory from the Toreadors on Saturday at the Roundhouse.
Jordyn Simbides scored 12 points, Lexi Vaughn added 10 and Molly Major had eight to lead the Bobcats (3-1) to the non-conference victory.
Marshalltown was ousted by Des Moines Roosevelt, 38-28, on Friday night in Des Moines. Major's 10 points paced the Bobcats, who host Valley on Tuesday.
Underclassmen wrestle to runner-up
AMES - Seven members of the Marshalltown freshman/sophomore wrestling team posted 2-1 records en route to runner-up finishes at the Ames Tournament on Saturday.
Doston Harrelson, Mitch O'Hare, Seth Heinrichs, Arturo Mujica, Austin Baker, Hector Hernandez and Paden Himes each finished with 2-1 records on the day.
Harrelson and Heinrichs were the only two to win two matches on the mat as each of the others received a bye. Harrelson won by fall and by major decision, while Heinrichs won by fall and decision.