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Golden Hawks Take Long Trip

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 7:00 am
Author: Zach Ulin

The Mid-Prairie boys and girls basketball teams make the long road trip to Camanche tonight to take on the Indians in a cross divisional River Valley Conference doubleheader.

The Mid-Prairie girls enter tonight’s game with an overall record of 9-6. The Golden Hawks are 8-6 in the River Valley Conference. Mid-Prairie is ranked 15th in the latest class 3A poll from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. In their last game the Hawks knocked off Wilton 66-42. Ali Butters led the way with 18 points. On the year, Butters leads Mid-Prairie with 13 points per game. Emily Cayton holds the team lead with 40 assists and Alex Rath paces the Hawks with 71 boards.

Camanche enters tonight an overall record of 11-7. The Indians are 7-7 in conference action. In their last game Camanche edged Cascade 43-41. Courtney Schnoor had a game high 15 points for Camanche. On the season the Indians are led by Marly Bussa at 12 points per game. Lea Lefebure is the leader in assists for Camanche with 64 on the season. Courtney Schnoor leads the Indians with 137 total rebounds on the season. These two teams met last year with Indians grabbing a 48-44 win.

The Mid-Prairie boys enter play tonight 0-15 on the season. Mid-Prairie’s comeback effort came up short on Tuesday night as they fell at Wilton 50-47. On the year Mid-Prairie is led by Nolan Faselt, averaging 10 points per game. Faselt also owns the team lead with 37 assists. Caleb Statler paces the Golden Hawks on the season with 67 rebounds.

The Camanche Indians enter tonight’s boys game with an overall record of 13-4. The Indians are 9-4 in conference play. Camanche enters tonight’s game ranked No. 9 in the state in class 2A in the latest Associated Press boys basketball poll. In their last game the Indians fell to No. 4 Cascade 54-45. Dakota Soenksen led Camanche in the contest with 15 points. On the season the Indians are led by Soenksen with 15 points per game. Soenksen also holds the team lead with 116 rebounds. Blake Bialas leads Camanche this year with 105 assists. These two teams met a year ago with Camanche scoring a 68-52 win. The doubleheader begins tonight at Camanche High School with the girls game set for 6 p.m. and the boys to follow.