Basketball, Week of Jan. 27, 2020

Jackson Tegeler scores for Belle Plaine against Keota. The boys won in overtime in SICL action. Photo by Les Jacobi.

Belle Plaine Boys’ Basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Belle Plaine

Keota 9 11 19 15 12 (66)
Belle Plaine 14 11 19 10 18 (72)

Belle Plaine won in overtime over conference rival Keota. Luke DeMeulenaere scored 24 for the Plainsmen. Jackson Tegeler had 23, with 6 of 12 shooting for three-pointers, and Ben DeMeulenaere added 13. Ben DeMeulenaere had 20 rebounds. Trevin Straight has 9 assists. Ben DeMeulenaere also blocked 3 shots. The team was 25 of 56 for field goals, 8 of 16 for three-pointers and 14 of 20 for free throws. The team had 42 rebounds. Keota was 23 of 81 for field goals, 9 of 43 for three-pointers and 11 of 14 for free throws. The team had 41 rebounds. Quik Stats.

Friday, Jan. 31, 20230 at English Valleys

Belle Plaine 13 22 4 26 (65)
English Valleys 8 15 5 6 (34)

Luke DeMeulenaere had 26 for Belle Plaine, including 10 of 12 shooting from the free throw line. Ben DeMeulenaere added 12. Ben had 12 rebounds. Trevin Straight had 4 assists. With 2 steals each were Luke DeMeulenaere, Lance Van Nevel, Ben DeMeulenaere and Noah Bachelder. Ben DeMeulenaere blocked 3 shots. The team was 24 of 42 from the field, 4 of 12 for three pointers (Bachelder was 3 of 6), and 13 of 22 for free throws. Belle Plaine had 34 rebounds. EV was 12 of 44 for field goals, 2 of 9 for three-pointers, and 8 of 15 for free throws. The team had 21 rebounds. Kaden Hall led EV with 18 points. Quik Stats

Belle Plaine girls’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Belle Plaine

Keota 4 9 7 4 24
Belle Plaine 15 16 21 8 60

Belle Plaine had balanced scoring as Alyssa Tegeler scored 14, Olivia Bohlen had 13 and Bree Shaull had 11. Tegeler pulled down 17 rebounds. Bohlen had 9 assists. With 4 steals each were Jacy Gates and Bohlen. Blocking one shot each were Bohlen and Tegeler. The team was 25 of 73 for field goals, 4 of 12 for three-pointers and a perfect 6 of 6 for free throws. They had 47 rebounds. Quik Stats

Friday, Jan. 31, 2020

Belle Plaine 9 18 24 7 (58)
English Valleys 7 12 12 15 (46)

Belle Plaine was led in scoring by Olivia Bohlen with 15. Bree Shaull added 13 points, and Alyssa Tegeler had 10. Tegeler also had 11 rebounds. Bohlen had 8 assists. With 4 steals each were Bohlen and Tori Hlas. Bohlen blocked 3 shots. The team was 22 of 56 for field goals, 4 of 11 for three-pointers and 16 of 21 from the line. They had 41 rebounds. Quik Stats.

Benton boys’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Mount Vernon

Benton 8 10 9 10 (37)
Mount Vernon 22 16 23 12 (73)

Grant Embretson had 9 points for Benton. Turner Schroeder had 6 rebounds. Brady Sadler had 3 assists. Embretson blocked 2 shots. The team was 12 of 33 for field goals, 4 of 16 for three-pointers and 9 of 14 for free throws. Benton had 18 rebounds. Mount Vernon was 28 of 61 from the field, 11 of 26 for three-pointers and 6 of 7 from the line. They had 32 rebounds. Quik Stats.

Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at Van Horne

South Tama 10 9 12 13 (44)
Benton 17 6 15 20 (58)

Turner Schroeder tallied 16. Grant Embretson had 11 for Benton. Schroeder also had 11 rebounds. Blake Osborn and Clay Krousie had 3 assists each. With 3 steals each were Schroeder and Osborn. The team was 15 of 41 from the field, 7 of 20 for three-pointers and 21 of 30 for field goals. The team had 29 rebounds. Quik Stats. South Tama was 15 of 39 in shooting from the field, 9 of 18 for three-pointers and 5 of 14 from the line. The team had 20 rebounds. Lincoln Kingbird led South Tama with 12.

Benton girls’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Van Horne

Mount Vernon 13 4 7 11 (35)
Benton 5 13 7 13 (38)

Jenna Twedt led the way for the Lady Bobcats with 16 points. Mallory Thys has 6 rebounds. Twedt had 4 assists. With 2 steals each were Twedt and Lauren Woeste. Twedt blocked 3 shots. Benton was 10 of 40 for field goals, 4 of 17 for three-pointers and 14 of 15 from the line. The team had 32 rebounds. Mount Vernon was 14 of 40 for field goals, 3 of 11 for three-pointers and 4 of 8 for free throws. Mount Vernon had 25 rebounds. Mount Vernon was 12 of 34 for field goals, 5 of 16 for three-pointers and 10 of 15 for free throws. The team had 27 rebounds. Quik Stats

Friday, Jan. 31 at South Tama

Benton 7 16 16 17 (56)
South Tama 4 3 7 2 (16)

Jenna Twedt had a strong night with 28 points. Emma Von Ahsen added 10 points. Lauren Woeste had 12 boards. Twedt also had 5 assists and 6 steals. Woeste blocked 3 shots. Benton was 20 of 62 for field goals, 2 of 16 for three-pointers and 14 of 20 for free throws. The team had 39 rebounds. Quik Stats.

TOURNEY TIME – Boys’ basketball

Class 1A, District 6 teams: Alburnett, Belle Plaine, Cedar Valley Christian, Don Bosco, Dunkerton, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Iowa Valley, Valley Lutheran, Wapsie Valley, Waterloo Christian

Postseason competition begins with opening round games on Monday, February 17 

Class 3A, Substate 4 teams: Anamosa, Benton Community, Central DeWitt
Maquoketa, Mount Vernon, Wahlert, West Delaware, Xavier

Postseason competition begins with opening round games on Monday, February 24


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