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Washington High School - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Galloro helps Prairie top Washington

Matt Galloro rolled a 236 game and a 418 series to lead the Prairie boys bowling team in a 2,870 to 2,581 win over Washington in a Mississippi Valley Conference meet Friday at Lancer Lanes.

Walker Hunt was close behind with a 414 series for the Prairie Hawks.

Hunter Bachmeier rolled a 228 game and a 432 series for the Warriors.

WASHINGTON: Hunter Bachmeier 228-204=432, Donovan Trimble 211-152=363, Anthony Valenti 142-214=356, Jacob Bents 222-119=341, Gabe Wedel 162-162=324, Chris Schuttloffel 139-165=304.

PRAIRIE: Matt Galloro 182-236=418, Walker Hunt 203-211=414, Paul Toczylowski 189-188=377, Lucas Galloro 200-175=375, Brendon Poock 161-204=365, Tristan Ohrt 129-110=239.

Washington: 1,816-765=2,581.

Prairie: 1,949-921=2,870.


No. 15 Washington girls top Saints

Anne Visser collected 20 points and five rebounds Friday night as the 15th-ranked Washington Warriors defeated Xavier, 70-53, in a Mississippi Valley Conference game at Washington.

The Warriors raised their records to 12-6 overall and 6-4 in the MVC. The Saints fell to 8-10 overall and 4-6 in the league.

Washington led at halftime, 37-18.

Payton Bruner contributed 12 points and six rebounds for Washington. Joniqua Clark stuffed the boxscore with 10 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals. Jayla Johnson had 10 points and five rebounds. Jessica Puk contributed seven rebounds.



Burger nets 30 as Saints top Wash

Xavier boys basketball coach Ryan Luehrsmann rolled the dice with Mitchell Burger on Friday night and hit the jackpot.

Burger shook off early foul problems and poured in 30 points as the Saints pulled away from Washington, 74-55, in a Mississippi Valley Conference game at Xavier.

The Saints, who are ranked No. 2 in Class 3A, raised their overall record to 13-2 and climbed to 9-1 in the MVC.

Burger picked up his second foul with 2:08 left in the first period and sat for awhile, but Luehrsmann put him back in the game with 16 seconds left in the quarter and the Saints trailing 13-9.

Burger never left the floor again and played a terrific game with five 3-pointers and great leadership, especially after backcourt buddy Matt Mims left the game in the third quarter with a sprained ankle.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 January 2016 23:42



Kennedy girls fall; Lions, Warriors climb

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy girls basketball team dropped from No. 1 all the way down to No. 6 in the new Class 5A rankings Thursday by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.

Kennedy (15-2) lost last week to Cedar Falls, which used the victory to jump from 10th to fourth in the rankings. Ankeny Centennial is the top-ranked team in Class 5A this week.

The Linn-Mar Lions (12-4) jumped from 13th to 10th in the Class 5A rankings. The Washington Warriors (11-6) claimed the 15th and final spot in the poll.



Johnson sparks Wash girls by Trojans

WATERLOO – Jayla Johnson scored 14 points and had five steals to lead the Washington girls basketball team to a 79-37 win over Waterloo East in a Mississippi Valley Conference game Tuesday at East.

The Warriors (11-6) led 30-8 after the first quarter and 49-19 at halftime.

Payton Bruner scored 12 points for Washington and Vanessa Eniola added 11 points.

Waterloo East fell to 1-15.

WASHINGTON (79): Clark 2 3-4 8, Carey 2 1-2 6, Visser 2 1-2 7, V.Eniola 4 2-2 11, O’Donnell 0 2-2 2, M.Hoeger 0 0-0 0, Bruner 5 1-1 12, Puk 2 2-4 7, Riley 1 4-4 6, Mia 1 3-4 5, Johnson 6 1-3 14, D.Eniola 0 0-0 0, Levy 0 1-2 1. Totals 25 21-30 79.

WATERLOO EAST (37): Sisk 1 6-8 8, Clark 5 0-0 12, Roberts 6 2-4 15, Dickens 0 2-5 2. Totals 12 10-17 37.

Halftime – Washington 49, Waterloo East 19. 3-point goals – Washington 8 (Visser 2, Clark, Carey, V.Eniola, Bruner, Puk, Johnson), Waterloo East 3 (Clark 2, Roberts).


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