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DONNELLSON - WACO got its first boys basketball Southeast Iowa Super Connference South Division win Monday, clipping the Hawks of Central Lee with a 68-62 victory.
'Great shooting from the field and line lead to a nice team win for us,” WACO head coach Paul Kissell said. 'We were able to get in transition in the fourth quarter with some heads-up passing to put the Hawks away.”
WACO trailed 20-15 after the first quarter and 35-31 at the half but had a 47-46 edge to start the fourth.
Simeon Reichenbach was 8-for-10 on free throws, made his only 3-pointer and finished with a WACO high of 19 points. Hunter Hughes had five assists and 16 points, going 3-for-6 on triples and 5-for-6 at the foul line. Vincent Jones added eight points while Jacob Eichelberger and Reece Oswald had seven apiece. Reichenbach added seven rebounds and four assists.
Cardinal comes up short
DANVILLE - The Cardinal boys couldn't figure out hosting Danville in a SEISC South road game. The Bears won every quarter to knock off the Comets 68-49.
Danville led 9-6 after the first quarter and 28-17 at halftime. The Bears stretched the lead to 13, at 34-21 after three quarters, and then scored a game high 24 in the fourth to put the game away.
Mid-Prairie blasts Comets
WELLMAN - After winning at West Liberty 68-45 Saturday, the Golden Hawks won at home Monday, 59-25.
Carter Harmsen had 17 points, Aidan Rath 12 and Alex Bean 11 in the win. Harmsen had nine rebounds and four blocks.