Washington Evening Journal
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No. 15 Winfield-Mt. Union (2-0) 57, Central Lee (0-1) 33
Winfield-Mt. Union won its second game of the season on Saturday afternoon, downing the Hawks of Central Lee.
The Wolves had no problem with Hawks, outscoring them in all four quarters. WMU led 11-7 after one quarter, 25-14 at the half and 43-21 after three. In the fourth, the Wolves took the quarter 14-12.
Bradie Buffington and Keetyn Townsley each had 15 points to lead WMU. Buffington added seven boards as well. Melina Oepping and Josie Nelson each had eight points. Nelson added nine rebounds as well. Anna Anderson had five, Keely Malone four and Aurey Meeker two.
Highland 53 (1-0), Keota (0-1) 27
Highland picked up its first win of the season on Friday in dominating fashion against Keota.
The Huskies controlled early and often, outscoring the Eagles 17-6, 16-6 and 14-9 in three quarter. Both scored six in the fourth.
Sarah Burton led the Huskies with 25 points, six rebounds and three steals. Katelyn Water finished with eight points, 11 assists and four steals. Jessica Kraus followed with seven points.
Oskaloosa (1-0) 45, Pekin (0-1) 37
The Pekin girls opened their season against Oskaloosa last Friday.
It was a tough outing for the Panthers as the Indians handed them their first loss of the season.
Oskaloosa led Pekin 13-7 after one and 29-17 after two. The Panthers put together a big third, taking the quarter 15-5 to make it a 34-32 ballgame heading into the fourth.
The Indians outscored the Panthers 11-5 in the fourth to take the win.
Emma Phillips led Pekin with 26 points and 13 rebounds.
Davis County (1-0) 70, New London (0-2) 28
New London struggled against Davis County on Saturday.
Davis County led big at the half, 41-22. The Mustangs scored 21 in the first and 20 in the second. Davis County won the third and fourth as well, 17-5 and 12-1.
Natalie Burden led New London with 19 points. Emma Nye finished with three points. Camryn Lair and Mylee Miller each added two.
Iowa Valley (2-0) 44, Highland (1-1) 40
Highland fell just short of Iowa Valley on Saturday afternoon, marking the Huskies first loss of the season.
The Huskies led after three quarter, 17-8, 23-16 and 29-27. Iowa Valley was able to even the game in the fourth, sending it to overtime. The Tigers outscored the Huskies 7-3 in the extra period of play.
Sarah Burton led Highland with 14 points, 14 rebounds, six blocks and three steals. Jessica Kraus followed with eight points, six rebounds and four assist. Katelyn Waters ended with seven points, four rebounds and three assists.
Tri-County (1-0) 45, Hillcrest Academy (0-1) 30
Hillcrest Academy lost its first game of the season on Friday night against Tri-County.
The Trojans led 13-5, 19-16 and 34-26 after each quarter. In the fourth, the Ravens were outscored 11-4.
Malia Yoder and Claire Withrow each finished with 12 points for the Ravens. Kylee Statler added four and Lydia Beachy two.
Lone Tree (1-1) 28, Keota (0-2) 26
Keota suffered its second straight loss to start the season on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles fell just short against the Lions.
Heading into the locker room at halftime, the Lions led by just one, 9-8. After three quarters of play, the game was all tied up at 15.
In the fourth, the Lions just edged the Eagles 13-11.