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Marion High School - Marion, Iowa

Marion girls make 4A state tourney

ELDRIDGE – Caitlyn Smith scored 18 points to lead the seventh-ranked Marion girls basketball team to a 48-40 win over No. 6 North Scott in a Class 4A regional final Tuesday at North Scott.

Smith popped in four 3-pointers for the young Indians.

Marion (19-4) will face third-ranked Harlan (20-2) in a state tournament quarterfinal game at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2 in Des Moines.

Chloe Rice added 11 points for Marion.

Olivia Schmidt scored 15 points to lead North Scott, which finished 18-5.

MARION (48): Knapp 0 1-2 1, Rice 5 1-1 11, Smith 5 4-5 18, Wright 2 0-0 6, Laube 2 0-2 4, Willette 2 0-0 5, Herold 0 1-2 1, Sade 1 0-0 2, Jordan 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 7-12 48.

NORTH SCOTT (40): R.Rucker 2 3-4 9, K.Rucker 3 1-3 7, Loussaert 1 1-2 3, Bogner 0 0-0 0, Schmidt 6 2-2 15, Van Blaricom 0 0-0 0, Moeller 2 0-0 6, Claussen 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 7-11 40.

Halftime – Marion 27, North Scott 25. 3-point goals – Marion 7 (Smith 4, Wright 2, Willette), North Scott 5 (R.Rucker 2, Moeller 2, Schmidt).

 

Smith leads Marion to 3rd at state

DES MOINES – Bre Smith turned in a big performance Tuesday to help the Marion Indians finish third at the Class 2A state bowling tournament at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines.

Smith rolled games of 247 and 235 to finish with a 482 series, good for second place in the individual standings. Leah Frost of Waterloo East had games of 290 and 210 for a 500 series.

Marion finished with a score of 2,777. Waterloo East won the tournament with 3,071 pins and Ottumwa was second with 2,863.

Jacob Fulton of Xavier finished in a tie for 18th place as an individual qualifier in the Class 2A boys tournament, shooting a 204 game and a 375 series.

Tanya Zaugg of Xavier finished 25th in the girls standings with games of 187 and 157 for a 344 series.

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Rally ends Marion's season in OT

DUBUQUE - Kyle Wright scored 15 points and Ryan Trainer added 13 as West Delaware rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to down Marion, 55-47, in a Class 3A district contest Monday night at Wahlert High School.

Jacob Manderscheid scored 14 and Baylor Fish added 11 for the Indians, who close their season at 9-13.

West Delaware (16-6) made only 15 field goals, but six came from beyond the 3-point line, compared to just three treys for Marion.

MARION (47): Fish 2 7-7 11, Zielke 1 4-4 6, Walter 2 0-0 5, Manderscheid 4 6-6 14, Mohwinkle 2 0-1 6, Wiese 2 1-4 5. Totals 13 18-22 47.

WEST DELAWARE (55): Trainer 2 8-8 13, Kelley 1 0-2 2, McCarty 2 0-0 6, Wright 4 4-5 15, Krogman 3 3-4 9, Monaghan 0 0-0 0, Nagel 3 4-4 10. Totals: 15 19-26 55.

Halftime: Marion 26, West Delaware 17. End of Regulation: Marion 41, West Delaware 41. 3-point goals: Marion 3 (Mohwinkle 2, Walter), West Delaware 6 (Trainer, McCarty 2, Wright 3).

   

Blood, Sturtz top all-Metro bowling

Rylee Blood of Prairie and Hunter Sturtz of Jefferson have been honored as the Athletes of the Year on the all-Metro bowling teams, as selected by the Metro coaches.

Prairie girls claimed three of seven spots on the all-Metro first team with Blood, Ashley Sundstrom and Sabrina Keiper. Shania Christensen of Washington, Bre Smith of Marion, Mekena Diercks of Linn-Mar and Jamie Milota of Kennedy also made the first team.

Alex Diercks of Linn-Mar, James Jambois of Kennedy, Matt Galloro of Prairie, Jarrett Steward of Marion, Jacob Fulton of Xavier and Charlie Hart of Xavier joined Sturtz on the all-Metro first team for boys.

Don Willfong of Prairie was named the girls Coach of the Year and Mat Fowler of Jefferson was named the boys Coach of the Year.

Second Team Girls

Kaitlyn Earley (Prairie), Alexis Tschantz (Linn-Mar), Jade Klinefelter (Prairie), Alexis Smith (Marion), Megan Kitzmiller (Jefferson), Tanya Zaugg (Xavier).

Second Team Boys

Chase Donner (Jefferson), Nathan Williams (Linn-Mar), Ryan Wyant (Linn-Mar), Bert Goodwin (Kennedy), Shawn Wille (Prairie), Dakota Timmerman (Marion).

Honorable Mention Girls

Jefferson - Allie Schirmer, Hailey Kimble
Kennedy - Alyssa Wiedemeier, Abbie Haller
Linn-Mar - Abbie Smith, Brittni Krause
Marion - Aleann Romo, Alicia Steepleton
Prairie - Mikayla Hite, Ashley Grady
Washington - Ella Wake, Lucy Forster
Xavier - Cheyanne Crane, Ella Schrader

Honorable Mention Boys

Jefferson - Riley Walton, John Gardner
Kennedy - Max Hiatt, Nick Green
Linn-Mar - Jacob Wheaton, Alex Barnett
Marion - Dylan Nash, Nate Meister
Prairie - Lucas Galloro, Brendan Poock
Washington - Donovan Trimble, John Taylor
Xavier - Jackson Schuster, Michael Buenzow

 

Marion sinks DeWitt Central in regional

Marion’s Maddie Knapp sees herself like The Little Engine That Could. With her team stuck Saturday night trying to get over the hump against DeWitt Central, the 5-foot-3 freshman came to save the day.

Coming off the bench as the Indians were ahead by just three points midway through the third quarter, Knapp was fouled attempting a long 3-pointer. She cooly drilled all three throws.

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 February 2016 07:28

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