Sprouse carries Keota to victory

Eagles' senior buries 7 3-pointers in league game


Keota High School’s Addison Sprouse nearly matched the Eagles’ opponent’s total in a girls basketball game Tuesday.

Highland 60, Louisa-Muscatine 49

Sarah Schneider led three Huskies in double figures Tuesday in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division win at Letts.

L-M led 14-10 after the first quarter, but the Huskies held a 27-8 advantage in the second quarter to lead 37-22 at the half.

Schneider had a game-high 22 points. Abbie Miller scored 16 and Aly Stokes added 12 for Highland. For Louisa-Muscatine, Hailey Sanders had 10 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Kylee Sanders had 10 points and seven steals.

Louisa-Muscatine (6-7, 5-5 North) plays Iowa Mennonite School at Kalona Friday.

It was the ninth straight win for Highland (11-2 overall, 9-1 North). The Huskies play at Cardinal tonight and host Mediapolis Friday. Mepo is 12-1 and 10-0 in the North. Highland’s only North loss was at Mepo in the third game of the season.


Maya Johnson scored 25 points to lead the homestanding Bullettes to a North Division win Tuesday, their sixth straight.

Ingrid Montero led Columbus with six points.

Columbus (0-12) plays Pekin at Packwood Friday.

Keota 56, HLV 28

The Eagles led 10-6 after the first quarter, 23-13 at halftime and 35-24 starting the fourth quarter where they outscored the visitors 21-6 for the South Iowa Cedar League win.

Sprouse couldn’t miss from the field, sinking 7 of 8 3-pointers. She also went 5 of 6 from the foul line to reach her total of 26 points.

Brianna Duwa snagged eight rebounds. Jill Schulte had a team-high six steals. Paige Thompson led the Eagles with nine rebounds and four assists. She also netted 11 points.

Keota had 12 assists as a team and 15 made field goals.

Keota has a 5-10 record overall, 4-5 in the SICL and plays at Melcher-Dallas Monday.