SPORTS: Belle Plaine starts 2021 part of season

Belle Plaine boys’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Belle Plaine

LS 14 14 15 12 - 56
BP 10 12 11 13 - 46

Belle Plaine (6-5) lost in SICL boys’ basketball action on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Belle Plaine, to Lynnville-Sully (4-4).

Ben DeMeulenaere scored 23 to lead Belle Plaine. Eii Ehlen added 15 points. DeMeulenaere also had 16 rebounds. Jaxon Kressley had 7 assists. Ehlen had 2 steals. DeMeulenaere had 6 blocks. The team was 18 of 48 for field goals, 5 of 24 for for three-pointers and 5 of 12 for free throws. Belle Plaine had 29 rebounds and 9 turnovers.

Belle Plaine hosts North Tama on Thursday, Jan. 7, and travels to Colfax-Mingo on Friday, Jan. 8.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 at Belle Plaine

NT  5 10 11 17 - 43
BP 14 16 17  6 - 53

Belle Plaine (7-5) won at home in non-conference boys’ basketball action, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, over North Tama (4-5), 53-43.

Jackson Tegeler had 16 points for Belle Plaine. Ben DeMeulenaere added 14 points. DeMeulenaere also had 10 rebounds. Jaxon Kressley had seven assists. Eli Ehlen had four steals. The team as 18 of 38 for field goals, 8 of 20 for three-pointers and 9 of 21 for free throws. They had 32 rebounds and 18 turnovers.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Colfax

BP 23 22 16 17 - 78
CM 10 14 17  6 - 47

The Belle Plaine Plainsmen (8-5) traveled to Colfax-Mingo Friday, Jan. 8, and won in SICL action, 78-47.

Ben DeMeulenaere led Belle Plaine with 22 points. Jackson Tegeler added 18, and Ehlen had 15. Tegeler also had nine rebounds. Jared Ward had five steals. Ben DeMeulenaere had four blocks. The team was 28 of 55 for field goals, 10 of 24 for three-pointers and 12 of 18 for free throws. The team had 30 rebounds and 15 turnovers.

Belle Plaine hosts Montezuma, Tuesday, Jan. 12, and travels to North Mahaska on Friday, Jan. 15, in New Sharon.

Belle Plaine girls’ basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Belle Plaine

LS 19  4 18 16 - 57
BP  8 17 10 10 - 45

Belle Plaine’s girls’ basketball team (7-3) lost in SICL action Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, as Lynnville-Sully (9-2) used a big second half to pick up the win.

Olivia Bohlen scored 12 for Belle Plaine. Alyssa Tegeler added 10. With six rebounds each were Jacy Gates, Bohlen and Jenna Fry. Bohlen also had six assists. Fry had four steals. Tegeler had three blocks. The team was 20 of 50 for field goals, 2 of 5 for three-pointers and 3 of 7 for free throws. The team had 30 rebounds and 26 turnovers.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 at Belle Plaine

NT 14 10  4  6 - 34
BP 18 20 18 12 - 68

Belle Plaine’s girls’ basketball team (8-3) rolled to non-conference win over North Tama (4-7), 68-43, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2020.

Team statistics are not available yet.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Colfax-Mingo

BP 12 17 12 10 - 51
CM 16 16 11 16 - 59

Belle Plaine’s girls’ basketball team (8-4) lost in SICL action at Colfax-Mingo (3-7), Friday, Jan. 8.

Statistics are coming.

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