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SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat JV girls edged by Newton

December 11, 2012
By TIMES-REPUBLICAN STAFF ( , Times-Republican

NEWTON - The Marshalltown junior varsity girls' basketball team came up on the short end of a 38-35 decision to Newton on the road Monday.

Molly Major and Lexi Vaughn paced the Bobcats with seven points apiece, while Kali Banks added six.

Marshalltown (4-3) hosts Indianola today at 4:45 p.m.

Whaley's high-scoring night not enough

NEWTON - A 20-point effort from Rachel Whaley wasn't enough for the Marshalltown freshman girls' basketball team as it lost 43-29 to Newton on the road Monday.

Whaley carried the Bobcats with 12 of her points in the second half, but no other Bobcat scored more than three.

Marshalltown (5-2) hosts Indianola today at Lenihan Intermediate School at 7:45 p.m.

Frosh Bobcat boys fall to Cardinals

NEWTON - The Marshalltown freshman boys' basketball team was edged by Newton 34-31 on the road Monday.

Tony Smith paced the Bobcats with 16 points, while Drake Slifer had seven and Michael Chavez had six.

The Bobcats (4-2) host Indianola at Lenihan Intermediate School today at 6:15 p.m.

Balanced MHS attack comes up short

NEWTON - Relying on a balanced scoring effort, the Marshalltown sophomore boys' basketball team fell just shy of victory in a 45-41 loss to Newton on the road Monday.

Marco Yepez, Aaron Hauser and Grant Thimesch led the Bobcats with nine points apiece.

Marshalltown (1-4) entertains Indianola today at Lenihan Intermediate School with tip set for 4:45 p.m.

Trojans post 2-3 day at Grinnell Duals

GRINNELL - The West Marshall wrestling team posted a 2-3 finish at the Grinnell Duals on Saturday, led by a trio of 5-0 performances.

Second-ranked Kyle Blocker (138 pounds), ninth-ranked Dale Hilleman (160) and Cole Needham (120) each finished with 5-0 individual marks, while Devin Chesler went 4-1 at 170 for the Trojans.

Blocker had three pins, a technical fall and a major decision in five mat wins. Hilleman recorded four pins and a major decision, while Needham's day tallied two pins, a major decision, a minor decision and a forfeit.

Jared Johnson (152), Brandon Overman (182) and Bailey Brockman (220) each picked up three wins for the Trojans, who host South Hardin-BCLUW, Denver-Tripoli and Hudson on Thursday night in State Center.



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