Washington Evening Journal
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On a full Tuesday in small schoolgirls basketball, Winfield-Mount Union rolled past Pekin and Mid-Prairie scored a comeback victory.
Winfield-Mount Union 50, Pekin 30
The Wolves held home court to stick one game back of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division lead. WMU led 13-6 after one quarter, 25-11 at halftime and 40-20 after three periods.
WMU was led by Bradie Buffington, who scored 15 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Jobey Malone and Keetyn Townsley each had 12 points. Pekin’s Kerrigan Pope scored 11.
Mid-Prairie 52, Durant 48
The Golden Hawks bounced back from a three-point loss to Williamsburg the night before to sneak past Durant in River Valley South Division play.
The Golden Hawks had to storm back from a 42-34 deficit after three quarters. Mid-Prairie outscored Durant 18-6 in the fourth quarter.
Maddie Nonnenmann scored 21 points to lead the Golden Hawks. Amara Jones had 13 points and five assists, and Nora Pennington scored seven points.
Louisa-Muscatine 43, Highland 24
Highland couldn’t pull the upset against one of the best teams in the SEISC North. Louisa-Muscatine won every quarter en route to victory.
The Falcons led the Huskies 10-7 after one quarter, 28-8 at halftime and 32-16 after three periods.
Wapello 40, Columbus 20
The Wildcats couldn’t shake a rough first quarter and wound up dropping an SEISC home game. Wapello led 16-2 after the first quarter and never looked back.
Columbus was led in points by Sera Vela, who scored seven. Libby White had five points and five steals.
Holy Trinity Catholic 58, WACO 31
After a short-lived 4-0 WACO lead, Holy Trinity ran past the Warriors to hand them a SEISC South loss. The Crusaders led 16-6 after one quarter, 24-17 at halftime and 44-23 after three.
Emma Wagler led the Warriors with 10 points. Grace Coble, Katie Leichty and Ellah Kissell each had seven.
Central Lee 46, Van Buren County 31
The Warriors held tough in a SEISC South home game against the heavily favored Hawks, but Central Lee had too much. The Golden Hawks led 10-9 after one quarter, 24-18 at halftime and 35-24 after three.
No. 7 Notre Dame 56, Cardinal 24
It was tough sledding for the Cardinals as they took on the seventh-ranked team in Class 1A. The Nikes used a 23-5 first quarter to build a lead they would never relinquish.
Nicoa McClure scored seven points to lead Cardinal. Kinsey Hissem finished with six, and Emma Becker had four points, eight rebounds and three assists.
North Mahaska 52, Keota 7
North Mahaska’s defense suffocated the Eagles all night in a South Iowa Cedar League game in Keota.
North Mahaska held Keota to two or less points in every quarter.