Boys basketball: Marshall dumps JCC, T-M-B edges Chargers
JACKSON — Jon Harmening’s 23 points and 18 rebounds weren’t enough to cage the Marshall Tigers as the Tigers boys basketball team won comfortably over the Jackson County Central Huskies Tuesday, 82-59.
Zach Schwarting added eight for JCC and Darnell Taylor-Breck and Brady Place each had seven.
Marshall, which sank six three-point shots in the first half, was led by senior Riley Sharbono with 29 points. C.D. Douglas and Connor Winkleman each added 13.
Marshall 47 82
JCC 28 59
T-M-B 58, W-WG 51
WESTBROOK — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton escaped with a hard-fought road win over Westbrook-Walnut Grove.
Senior Alex Knutson led the Chargers with 20 and Walker Christians added 10.
Spencer Smith scored 18 for the Panthers and Josh Kirk contributed 15 to the win.
T-M-B 35 58
W-WG 32 51
Minneota 70, Edgerton 38
MINNEOTA – Dylan Tolk scored 22 points and led the Vikings to a blowout win. Minneota forced 25 turnovers (19 steals) and took advantage of virtually every one. Daniel Harrison was also in double figures for the Vikings with 18 points.
Wyatt Butson scored 14 points for Edgerton, and Austin Mertens boosted his team with eight. The Dutchmen were also assisted by Riley Van Klei, who had nine points and four steals. Edgerton, which shot 5-20 from the field, falls to 1-10 with the loss.
Minneota improves to 10-2 on the winter season.
Minneota 43 70
Edgerton 12 38
H-LP 83, WB-M 69
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Brady Van Iperen has been the go-to guy for Harris-Lake Park all season, and Tuesday night was no different. The junior scored 33 points as the Wolves defeated West Bend-Mallard.
Van Iperen, also with five steals, wasn’t the only player who had a big night for H-LP. Cole Bosma dropped 26 points and Jordan Kyle, a freshman, grabbed 16 rebounds to go with nine points, two steals and four assists.
WB-M countered with a duo of seniors in double figures. Jason Zinnel and Jordan Buhs each had 18, but it wasn’t enough to keep them from falling to 8-8.
Free throws were key to H-LPs victory. The Wolves knocked down 23 of 28 at the charity stripe in the fourth quarter alone to improve to 7-7.
WB-M 17 30 46 69
H-LP 18 38 54 83
G-LR 72, Sheldon 67
SHELDON, Iowa — George-Little Rock seized the lead in the third quarter and stood on the shoulders of Austin Hayenga. His 11 points all came in the second half. The Mustangs had a key run that featured several three-pointers, and Sheldon was not able to reclaim the lead.
Tanner Ver Steeg had a nice night for G-LR in scoring 26 points.
The Orabs were led by Turner De Jong, who scored 20, and was followed by Dylan Ennema with 19.
Sheldon tangles with Okoboji on Friday.
G-LR 16 32 55 72
Sheldon 20 40 53 67