The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team started the postseason with a very strong team effort against the Highland Huskies last night. In a game heard on KCII, the Golden Hawks started the game on a 13-5 run and led 26-11 at the end of the first quarter. Mid-Prairie’s press gave Highland problems throughout much of the game. The Hawks went in at halftime up by 35 with it 54-18, that would spark the continuous in the second half. The Golden Hawks won 69-22. For Mid-Prairie:
Michael Aldeman 22 points 4 three pointers
Jaemin Powell 14 points
Dylan Hochstetler 9 points
Austin Arnorld 11 points
Afterwards Mid-Prairie Assistant Coach Chris Kern praised the kids unselfish play. The Golden Hawks will now host Iowa City Regina who beat Iowa Valley 65-19. With the win, Mid-Prairie improves to 17-6 while Highland ends their season at 4-18. You’ll be able to hear Thursday’s game against the Regals on KCII. We’ll be on the air at 6:45 with the pre-game. You can listen on the radio and online at KCIIradio.com just click on Radio Plus.
Elsewhere in 2A boys postseason action:
Central Lee 59 West Burlington 40
Mediapolis 58 Wapello 46
The winner of Mid-Prairie-Regina will play the winner of Central Lee-Mediapolis.