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6 Metro wrestlers make 3A semifinals

DES MOINES - Six wrestlers from Metro high schools won their matches in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament Friday morning and will wrestle in the semifinals Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Sam Uthoff of Prairie (132), Clint Lembeck of Xavier (138), Josh Gehrke of Xavier (145), Logen Rodriguez of Kennedy (152), Shea Hartzler of Linn-Mar (160) and Taylor Mehmen of Prairie (195) are now two victories away from winning a coveted state title.

The Prairie Hawks are tied for fourth in the team standings with 39 points heading into Friday night's action. Kennedy is ninth with 31 points. Xavier is 19th with 19.5 points. Jefferson and Linn-Mar are tied for 20th with 20 points.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 February 2016 15:08

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Kennedy boys pound City High

Four players scored in double digits as the Kennedy boys basketball team completed the regular season with an 82-55 win over Iowa City High in a Mississippi Valley Conference game Thursday at Kennedy.

Mike Bisenius scored 18 points for the Cougars (10-11). Drake Brewster pitched in 16 points. Derrick Diggins and Shaun Beyer each added 11.

Nile Ringen scored 14 points for the Little Hawks (12-9).

IOWA CITY HIGH (55): Smith 2 1-2 5, Mulligan 1 0-0 2, Ringen 5 0-0 14, Jones 5 0-0 10, Martin 5 1-1 11, Dillon 0 0-0 0, Johnson 4 3-5 11, Nkumu 0 0-0 0, Cotton 0 0-1 0, Scott 0 0-0 0, Olaguez-Duarte 1 0-0 2. Totals 23 5-9 55.

KENNEDY (82): Haynes 0 1-2 1, Brewster 4 6-7 16, Girling 1 0-0 2, Berst 2 0-0 4, Duehr 1 2-2 5, Olejniczak 0 1-2 1, Krall 0 0-0 0, Diggins 1 8-8 11, Foley 3 0-0 9, Bisenius 7 0-0 18, Harris 0 0-0 0, Beyer 5 1-1 11, Wiebel 1 0-0 2, King 0 0-0 0, Wall 1 0-0 2. Totals 26 19-22 82.

Halftime – Kennedy 42, Iowa City High 35. 3-point goals – Iowa City High 4 (Ringen 4), Kennedy 11 (Bisenius 4, Foley 3, Brewster 2, Duehr, Diggins).

 

17 Metro wrestlers win state openers

DES MOINES - Seventeen wrestlers from Metro schools won their opening-round matches at the Class 3A state tournament Thursday in Des Moines and advanced to the quarterfinals on Friday.

The Prairie Hawks finished with a 5-3 record in the first round with Conrad Braswell (106), Marcus England (113), Sam Uthoff (132), Morgan Hood (152) and Taylor Mehmen (195) all advancing. Tyler Pasker (220) lost in the first round, but bounced back in a consolation match and stayed alive in the tournament. Trenten Wennermark (126) and Alex Heisdorffer (285) dropped both of their matches for the Hawks and were eliminated.

Prairie is tied for third place in the team standings with 19.5 points with Johnston and West Des Moines Valley. Fort Dodge leads the Class 3A standings with 31 points, with Southeast Polk second at 28.

The Kennedy Cougars had an impressive day in the opening round with Nolan Hromidko (126), Logen Rodriguez (152), Ben Sarasin (160), Garrett Kubovec (170) and Dalles Jacobus (220) all prevailing in the Round of 16. Kennedy is tied for ninth in the team standings with 14 points after going 5-for-5 in their openers.

The Jefferson J-Hawks went 2-2 in the opening round with Joseph Sibomana (113) and Kyle Briggs (152) advancing. Brenden Baker (120) and Nick Dreckman (182) lost in the first round, but won in their wrestle-back to stay alive. The J-Hawks are in 17th place in the standings.

The Xavier Saints went 2-1 in the opening round with Clint Lembeck (138) and Josh Gerke (145) collecting pins. Keegan Schultschik (120) lost in the first round, but won his wrestle-back. The Saints are in 21st place.

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Wash, Kennedy girls miss state bowling

Shania Christensen rolled a 225 game and a 410 series for the third-best individual score to lead the Washington girls bowling team to a fourth-place finish with 2,242 pins in a Class 3A state qualifying tournament Tuesday at Lancer Lanes.

Kennedy shot 2,426 pins for third place. Bettendorf won with 2,590 and earned an automatic berth to the state tournament. Cedar Falls was second at 2,566.

Sydney Helms rolled a 198 game and a 387 series to lead the Cougars.

Team standings

1. Bettendorf 2,590; 2. Cedar Falls 2,566; 3. Kennedy 2,426; 4. Washington 2,242.

Individual leaders: 1. Abby Goldsberry (B) 236-223=459; 2. Jayden Robe (CF) 245-170=415; 3. Shania Christensen (W) 185-225=410.

Kennedy (2,426): Sydney Helms 189-198=387; Alyssa Wiedemeier 183-192=375; Cate Oliphant 164-188=352; Jamie Milota 162-162=324; Abbie Haller 145-152=297; Sam Eltze 139-142=281.

Washington (2,242): Shania Christensen 185-225=410; Kobie Dills (9) 171-165=336; Ella Wake 185-134=319; Lucy Foster 103-142=245; Viola Niyizigama 111-123=234; Kenzie Dills (9) 125-97=222.

 

Bisenius leads Cougars by Wahawks

WATERLOO - Michael Bisenius popped in 19 points and Derrick Diggins added 13 Tuesday night as the Kennedy Cougars topped Waterloo West, 60-53, in a Mississippi Valley Conference game in Waterloo.

Kennedy raised its records to 9-11 overall and 7-8 in the conference.

Jacory Spates scored 15 points for Waterloo West (6-14, 4-11).

KENNEDY (60): Brewster 2 0-0 4, Berst 2 3-6 7, Foley 0 0-0 0, Bisenius 5 6-7 19, Wall 0 1-2 1, Diggins 5 3-4 13, Duehr 3 0-0 7, Beyer 1 0-0 2, Girling 3 0-0 7. Totals 21 13-19 60.

WATERLOO WEST (53): Spates 5 3-4 15, Pepin 2 0-0 5, Caddell 2 0-0 4, Harris-Anderson 4 2-2 11, Kuljuhovic 4 3-5 11, Burt 1 0-0 2, Lanier 1 0-2 3, Nickelson 1 0-1 2. Totals 20 8-14 53.

Halftime - Kennedy 37, Waterloo West 28. 3-point goals - Kennedy 4 (Bisenius 2, Duehr 1, Girling 1), Waterloo West 5 (Spates 2, Pepin 1, Harris-Anderson 1, Lanier 1).

   

Kennedy, Wash take 3rd, 4th

The Kennedy and Washington boys bowling teams placed third and fourth, respectively, in a Class 3A state qualifier tournament Tuesday at Lancer Lanes and did not advance to the state meet.

Cedar Falls won with 3,288 pins and earned an automatic berth to the state tournament, followed by Bettendorf with 3,142, Kennedy with 2,974 and Washington with 2,670.

Brandon Jerome of Cedar Falls was the individual champion with a 533 series.

Max Hiatt rolled a 219 game and James Jambois had a 392 series to lead the Cougars.

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Kelley tops all-Metro swim team

Washington junior Cameron Kelley, who won the 200 freestyle and set a state record in the 500 freestyle at Saturday’s boys state swimming meet, earned the All-Metro Athlete of the Year Award in boys swimming, it was announced Tuesday.

Kelley won the 200 freestyle in 1 minute, 39.50 seconds in Marshalltown and set the state record of 4:39.96 while winning the 500 freestyle.

Coach of the Year honors were shared by Chris Cruise of Washington and Ryan York of Jefferson and their staffs.

Six other Washington swimmers earned first-team honors, including seniors Nick Saulnier, Mitchell Anderson and Matt Jackson, sophomores Kaleb Donelsand George Durin and freshman Jeremy Throndson.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 13:54

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Kitsos wins Metro Spotlight Award

Stefan Kitsos of Cedar Rapids Kennedy is the winner of the Metro Spotlight Award for high school boys this week, the Metro Sports Report announced Sunday.

Kitsos, a senior, turned in an exceptional performance for Kennedy at the state swimming meet in Marshalltown on Saturday and helped the Cougars finish 11th in the team standings.

Kitsos placed second in the 100 breaststroke in 57.50 seconds and finished fourth in the 50 freestyle in 21.22 seconds. In addition, he helped the Cougars place sixth in the 200 medley relay (1:37.08) and place 11th in the 200 freestyle relay (1:27.75).

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 February 2016 14:49

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Kennedy girls fall to Cedar Falls

WATERLOO – Rachael Sears shot a 202 game and a 362 series to lead the Cedar Falls girls bowling team in a 2,415 to 2,261 victory over Kennedy in a Mississippi Valley Conference meet Friday at Maple Lanes.

Sydney Helms shot a 328 series for the Cougars.

KENNEDY: Sydney Helms 140-188=328, Alyssa Wiedemeier 155-171=326, Jamie Milota 165-156=321, Sam Eltze 147-131=278, Cate Oliphant 130-109=239, Baileigh Allen 94-102=196.

CEDAR FALLS: Rachael Sears 202-159=361, Madison Standing 179-146=325, Meredith Standing 165-154=319, Jayden Robe 138-179=317, Emily Barth 167-144=311, Megan McDonell 145-145=290.

Kennedy: 1,492-769=2,261.

Cedar Falls: 1,633-782=2,415.

   

Green rolls 494 series for Cougars

WATERLOO – Nick Green shot a 258 game and a 494 series, but Cedar Falls edged the Kennedy boys bowling team, 3,118 pins to 3,030, in a Mississippi Valley Conference meet Friday at Maple Lanes.

Nick Hanson rolled a 429 series for the Tigers.

KENNEDY: Nick Green 258-236=494, Dakota Dippel 199-267=466, Max Hiatt 203-171=374, James Jambois 202-168=370, Bert Goodwin 180-144=324, Nathan Lindo 127-148=275.

CEDAR FALLS: Nick Hanson 246-183=429, Avery Bauer 204-256=460, Brandon Jerome 205-236=441, Dalton Swatek-Briggs 181-224=405, Jackson Reynolds 183-205=388, Dylan Swatek-Briggs 179-156=335.

Kennedy: 2,028-1,002=3,030.

Cedar Falls: 2,123-995=3,118.

   
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