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.