COLUMBUS JUNCTION — After leading 19-15 at halftime, the Wapello turned tide in the second half at Columbus Community High School to win the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division contest 52-26.
Jackson Lanz led for the Indians (1-4, 1-3 SEISC North) with 28 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 10 of 17. Casey Short added 16 for the Indians, helped by a 4-of-7 performance from a 3-point bid.
It was Wapello’s Andy Rohr’s first win as head coach.
Daniel Martinez led Columbus (1-6, 1-4 SEISC North) with eight points, all of which came in the first half.
Wieskamp passes Muskies to the north: Luke Wieskamp led Muscatine with 16 points at Davenport North High School as the Muskies kept the Wildcats winless for the season by winning the Mississippi Athletic Contest 66-62.
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Muscatine improved to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the MAC. It has already surpassed last year’s total winnings.
“It’s exciting,” said Wieskamp, who started almost every game as a freshman in the Muskies’ 1-21 season last season. “We’ve put a lot of work into it, so it’s exciting to see it pay off.”
Wieskamp, a sophomore, has led the Muskies as top scorer in three of the four games this season. Sam Emmert and Michael Henderson had 13 points each, and Diamond Krayee had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Muscatine had not won consecutive road games since February 2018, when the Muskies won at Bettendorf and Burlington.
“Playing in this conference is incredibly tough, night after night,” said Muscatine head coach Luke Turelli. “Back-to-back street wins in the MAC is something to be really proud of.”
North (0-5, 0-3 MAC) was led by TreVon Coney’s 23.
The hot start of the beavers continues: With a River Valley Conference South Division 67-49 road win over Mid-Prairie, fourth-placed Class 2A Wilton went undefeated and has now beaten his opponents by 322-189 this season.
Caden Kirkman led Wilton (4-0, 4-0 RVC South) with 28 points on 10 of 14 shots, 13 rebounds and four assists. The Senior Big Man averages more than 30 points and 12 rebounds per game. Aidan Walker added 17 points as Wilton defeated last season’s RVC South champion.
Wildcats top Tipton: Nolan DeLong led the way for a Durant win over Tipton in Tuesday’s River Valley Conference South Division game, 68-46.
DeLong posted a game-high 24 points with 10 rebounds for Durant (2-4, 1-2 RVC South). Garrett Hollenback picked up 17 points and Caden Meyer chipped 13. Lane Felske matched DeLong’s rebound total for the best of the game.
The loss kept Tipton winless for the season (0-6, 0-3 RVC South).
L-M’s late run spurs victory: The Falcons trailed on the Lions’ home court for most of the game against Lone Tree, but managed to level the Southeast Iowa Super Conference game by 59 points in the closing minutes before scoring the last six points of the game and a 65 Earned -59 victory.
Ty Northrup scored 24 points and Xander Bieri added 20 in the win for LM (3-4, 3-2 SEISC North).
Lone Tree (3-5, 1-3 SEISC North) let Emmett Burke post a team-high 20.
Falcon’s Edge Lone Tree: In just one of the four quarters did one team surpass the other by more than two points in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division game at Lone Tree High School.
But the 15-10 lead in favor of Louisa-Muscatine (4-4, 2-3 SEISC North) in the second period was enough to secure a 51-48 win over the home-grown Lions.
Lone Tree (5-4, 2-2 SEISC North) was a point better in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to close the LM gap.
Muscatine falls to the north: Brylee Seaman led Muscatine for the third straight game, but the Muskies fell on the road in the Mississippi Athletic Conference game against Class 5A No. 11 Davenport North, 77-44.
Seaman scored 14 for the Muskies (2-6, 2-3 MAC). Jazmeriah Jones added nine.
Journey Houston had a season-high 30 and Divine Bourrage finished 20 for North (5-1, 4-1 MAC).
Wilton falls to Mid-Prairie: The Beavers were able to win the third quarter 17-9, but Mid-Prairie’s 25-12 lead at halftime proved too much for Wilton to overcome in the River Valley Conference South Division game.
Before the loss, Wilton (3-4, 2-2 RVC South) had won four of the last five meetings between the teams.
Josie Greiner led Mid-Prairie (4-4, 2-2) with 12 points.
Durant defeated by Tipton: Tipton’s Addie Nerem forced overtime with a stunning shot, and then the Tigers outplayed Durant 11-7 in overtime to record a 57-53 win in a River Valley Conference South Division tilt.
Durant (1-5, 0-3) fell for the second straight game after earning his first win of the season last week. The Wildcats were trailing 35:33 at halftime.
Kyra Shaull and Carly Langenberg each scored 17 points for Tipton (2-5, 2-4).
Wilton scores more double wins: Ranked the No. 3 doubles team in Class 1A by IAwrestle.com, the Beavers went 8-0 in doubles on the season by beating Collins-Maxwell (84-0), Iowa Valley (80-0) and Lynnville- Sully defeated (78-6) in the Iowa Valley-hosted Foursquare.
Against Iowa Valley, the Beavers went to 10 pins, two technical falls, a crucial decision and lost and have six pins that many hard fought fights against Collins-Maxwell.
Wilton had four pins as a team against Lynnville-Sully in five contested games.
Durant goes 0-3 in the quad: Unable to claim a win in three duels, the Wildcats fell to Colfax-Mingo (42-36), English Valleys (46-36), and Sigourney-Keota (60-18) at Sigourney High School.
Durant’s 126-pounder Trey Ramer, 152-pounder Kadyn Kraklio, 195-pounder Nicholas Poston and heavyweight Hunter Bacorn all scored two pins between the three duels.
Muscatine boys, girls split against the west: The Muskie boys’ team topped Davenport West with a 3113-2805 final at the High 5 Lanes and Games in Davenport, but the Muscatine girls didn’t fare as well, losing their Mississippi Athletic Conference duel to the Falcons (2228 -2446).
The boys’ side improved to 3-0 in MAC doubles with the win, while it was the girls’ first loss in three attempts.
In the win, the Muskies recorded their two best finishes in two-game streaks in Derrick Lewandowski (484) and Owen Riley (461).