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Basketball Back on Hardwood Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 8:21 am
Author: KCII Sports- Jason Troop

Washington, IA – After what seems like an eternity, to those of us not playing anyway, the basketball season get back underway tonight with a full slate of area teams in action.

Girls Basketball (home team listed last)

Sigourney (3-6)
-lost 4-of-5

Belle Plain (4-6)
-won 4-of-5 entering break
-Kameo Pope 15.3ppg, 11.8rpg

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Keota (5-5)
-lost 3-of-4 to end first half

BGM (3-6)
-won two-straight to enter break

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Louisa-Muskatine (0-7)
-scored over 40 points once

Columbus Com. (5-4)
-won three-straight to end first half
-Megan Pretz 11.2rpg ranks 8th in class 2A

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Highland (4-4)
-lost two-straight to finish 2011
-Breanna Hall 12.4ppg

IMS (1-8)
-on four-game losing streak
-Olivia Yutzy 10.5ppg

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North Cedar (4-4)
-won 4-of-6 and two-straight entering break

Mid Prairie (4-4)
-won 3-of-last-4 including two game-winners from Megan Redlinger

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(6) Mediapolis (9-0)
-first of three-straight road games to start January
-Jessica Holsteen & Haley Hillyard lead team scoring 11ppg

Waco (4-5)

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(11) Washington (7-1)
-enter on five-game win streak
-9th in state w/ 71.4% FT shooting
-Sydney Greiner 17.7ppg ranks 9th in class 3A

Ottumwa (5-5)
-won 5-of-6 to end first half
-Kelsey Nickerson 17.7ppg

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Lone Tree (4-4)
-haven’t lost consecutive games

WMU (6-3)
-won two-straight
-Cassie Kingery 12.3ppg

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Boys Basketball (home team listed last)

Sigourney (5-3)
-enter on five-game win streak
-Vaclav Bujnoch 18.3ppg

Belle Plain (3-5)
-won two-straight on road after dropping first three of season

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Keota (8-0)
-Casey Sieren 16.8ppg leads three scorers in double figures

BGM (6-2)

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Louisa-Muskatine (2-7)

Columbus Com. (0-7)
-scoring 28.7ppg

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Highland (1-6)
-lost three-straight to enter break

(10) IMS (5-3)
-8th in state in scoring (73.4) and 1st in FG% (58.7)
-lost 3-of-last-4
-Peyton Thompson leads four scorers in double-digits (15.3)

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(7) North Cedar (5-2)

-Jordan Hay 25.3ppg
-loss to Cedar Rapids before break ended four-game win streak

Mid Prairie (1-7)
-look to end three-game losing streak

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Mediapolis (6-2)
-defeated #10 IMS to end first half

Waco (5-3)
-ended two-game losing streak w/ win at Columbia Community before winter break
-Tyler Ayers 11.6ppg

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(9) Lone Tree (8-0)

-scoring 70ppg, shooting 47% from floor
-Bryan Forbes only player scoring in double figures (21.1ppg)

WMU (3-4)
-look to extend win streak to three games
-Clayton Robinson 19ppg, 13.6rpg-ranks 4th in class 1A