East Butler girls grab back-to-back wins
Dec. 15 East Butler 49, Mead 47: East Butler fought off a late comeback attempt from Mead on Saturday night.
The Tigers need all of senior Kaitlyn Hain’s 14 points during the game. After leading 26-17 headed into halftime, the Raiders outscored the Tigers 30-23 in the second half.
Dec. 14 East Butler 59, Hampton 43: The Tigers had three scorers in double digits including junior Amanda Aerts who scored a team-high 22 points.
Aerts also led the team in rebounds with nine, tied teammate Olivia Bohac with three assists, lead in steals with seven and blocks with three.
East Butler tallied 16 steals and only turned the ball over 15 times.
Dec. 15 Aquinas 58, Lincoln Lutheran 36: Aquinas allowed just 14 first-half points and Valerie Bohuslavsky scored 17 points while hitting on 5 of 9 from 3-point range.
Dec. 15 Lakeview 62, David City 28: David City struggled from the very beginning against Lakeview on Saturday. Going into the locker rooms at the half, the Scouts trailled 42-13 and we’re never able to dig out of the hole.
Lauren Vanderberg led David City with 12 points. David City shot just 11 of 34 from the field.
Dec. 14 David City 41, Schuyler 36: David City got out to a slow start on Friday trailing 18-14 after the first quarter before a 21-point third quarter propelled the Scouts to a victory.
Sophomore Lauren Vandenburg scored 15 points to lead David City.
Dec. 11 Heartland 33, Shelby-Rising City 16: Heartland senior Kate Bergen scored 15 points as Heartland edged past S-RC 33-16.
The teams were tied at 5-5 after the first quarter, but a 12-0 third quarter by Heartland proved to be the downfall for the Huskies.
Kamryn Pokorney led Shelby-Rising City in points and rebounds with six and five, respectively.
Dec. 11 Wahoo Neumann 45, Aquinas 38: Breanna Stouffer scored 15 and Valerie Bohuslavsky had 10 but no other Monarch had more than five points as Aquinas saw its record drop to 2-2 with a road loss at No. 4 Bergan.
The Knights put together a 7-0 run in the first quarter and an 8-2 run in the second for leads of 10-7 and 23-15. Neumann led by eight after three before five straight points from Bohuslavksy and a Stouffer three tied the game at 34-34.
Neumann only allowed four more Aquinas points while scoring 11 of its own closing out the win.
Peter Huguenin is a sports reporter for the Banner-Press. Reach him via email at DVDsports@lee.net