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Girls basketball roundup: Mid-Prairie mops Durant
Yet another win by Mid-Prairie highlighted another night of small school girls basketball action.
Mid-Prairie 63, Durant 22
The Golden Hawk girls basketball team has now won seven games in a row, as Mid-Prairie’s undefeated streak in January continued with a River Valley South demolition of Durant.
Mid-Prairie led just 11-8 after one quarter, but stretched that least to 26-12 at halftime and 51-20 after three.
Landry Pacha notched a double-double, with 12 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Maya Nonnenmann scored 12 points and also had nine steals. Josie Greiner finished with 11, including three made 3-pointers, and Nora Pennington scored 10.
Iowa Valley 51, Keota 22
Keota couldn’t contain Iowa Valley in a South Iowa Cedar League showdown.
Iowa Valley won every quarter, although Keota played them 6-5 in the third.
Albia 60, Cardinal 31
The Comets struggled in a South Central Conference home matchup, as the Blue Demons beat Cardinal for the second time this year.
Wapello 43, Columbus 38
In just her fifth game back from injury, Columbus’ Lily Coil went off for 11 points, 11 rebounds and four steals, but it wasn’t enough to bring the Wildcats past the Arrows on the road.
Columbus led 15-9 after one quarter, but trailed 24-22 at halftime and 37-33 after three periods.
Frannie Sosa added 10 points for the Wildcats in the loss. Ariana Vergara put up eight.
No. 13 (3A) Mediapolis 79, New London 27
The First-place Bullettes were too much for New London in a SEISC South game.
The Tigers had trouble slowing down the visiting Mediapolis girls, who led 24-5 after one quarter, 38-12 at halftime and 58-25 after three quarters.