The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

December 19, 2012

Fourth-ranked Scarlets too much for Bulldogs

OTTUMWA —  The Ottumwa girls basketball team struggled against fourth-ranked Des Moines East’s stifling defense, as the Bulldogs fell to the Scarlets 73-23 in CIML Metro Conference action at Evans Middle School on Tuesday.

“Their athleticism is the most [difficult] we will play all year,” coach Kevin Patterson said. “They are quick at every position. They do a very good job of getting their hands in passing lanes.”

The Bulldogs were dogged by turnovers early, as the Scarlets harassed Ottumwa’s guards with constant double teams. Ottumwa’s guards in particular initially had trouble handling the intense defensive pressure East subjected them to. The Bulldogs committed 13 of their 29 turnovers in the first quarter — many of these turnovers were converted into transition buckets.

East had built a 21-2 lead by the end of the first quarter. After the first quarter, the Scarlets’ high-intensity, in your face defense was less effective, although East still forced Ottumwa to commit 16 more turnovers.

The Scarlets continued to dominate as they went on to pick up a 73-23 victory.

Olivia Roark led the Bulldogs with seven points and Megan Black added four and grabbed four rebounds.

Renise Collier and Shareece Burrell led the Scarlets with 16 each.

Ottumwa (2-7) plays Des Moines North Friday in Des Moines in CIML Metro Conference action.

DES MOINES EAST 73, OTTUMWA 23

East    21     16  16 20     —    73    

Ottu    2     8  4   9    —    23    

Des Moines East (73) — Roichelle Marble 11, Keisha Gaines 4, Renise Collier 16, Paige Larson 9, Aricca Daye 13, Shareece Burrell 16, Dariann Nickerson 2, Artichala Wise 2. Totals - 23FG 9-11FT 73-23.

3-point goals — 6 (Daye 3). Fouled out — 16. Rebounds — 24 (Burrell 6). Assists — 4 (Marble 2). Steals — 9 (Collier 6). Blocks — 1(Wise). Total fouls — 11. Turnovers — 5.

Ottumwa (23) — Olivia Roark 7, Sydney Strunk 2, Megan Black 4, Rachel Zingg 2. Totals 8FG 7-15FG 23.

3-point goals — None. Fouled out — None. Rebounds — Black 12 (4). Assists — Roark 6 (4). Steals — 2 (Roark, Strunk). Blocks — 1 (Hayli Beeson). Total fouls — 10. Turnovers — 29.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 0729 OTT Sports Rylee Eakins photo New recruits bolster hopes for IHCC volleyball OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College volleyball coach Lyndsey Lyon feels confident she has an incoming recruiting class that will shore up some of the deficiencies of last year’s squad. Lyon has announced the addition of eight former Iowa high s

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0729 OTT Sports Scott Watson mug Sprint Speedweek starts Thursday on Knoxville Hello race fans and welcome to The Pit Stop. Thursday night kicks off the 13th Annual Cox Design Iowa Speedweek for Sprint Cars, where there are nine nights of Sprint Car racing over 10 days scheduled between The Knoxville Raceway and The Southern Io

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Fairfield baseball photo Fairfield set for first state baseball game in 35 years FAIRFIELD — There have been a lot of good teams and a lot of good players that have worn Fairfield baseball uniforms since 1979. None of them, however, experienced what Narendra Martin, Joseph Hietpas and rest of the young men that wore Trojan black

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2014 Iowa High School State Softball Tournament Monday, July 21 Class 3A Quarterfinals No. 2 East Marshall 4, Mid-Prairie 3 No. 9 Bondurant-Farrar 9, No. 13 West Burlington/Notre Dame 4 No. 3 Clarke 13, Spirit Lake 0 (3) Greene County 2, No. 6 Center Point-Urbana 0 Class 4A Quarterfinals No. 1 Dal

    July 28, 2014

  • 0729 OTT Sports Little League State Final photo Late-game scoring sends Sioux City to regionals CENTERVILLE — Grandview and Sioux City Headid battled back-and-forth through periodic rain showers Saturday in the state title game. In the end, it was Sioux City who emerged victorious after coming back from a 4-0 deficit. Sioux City’s Cael Boever w

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament Saturday Class 1A Quarterfinals No. 1 Twin Cedars 7, Underwood 0 Tuesday Class 3A Quarterfinals No. 5 Fairfield (30-7) vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (22-14), 8 p.m. (95.9 FM KKFD) Thusday Class 1A Semifinals No. 1 Twin Cedars (34-0) vs. No. 5 Gehlen Cat

    July 28, 2014

  • 0729 OTT Sports Twin Cedars pitcher photo Perfect Start! DES MOINES – It didn’t take long for Corey Harrell to make an impact at the 2014 Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament. It took even less time for Harrell to double his impact for the unbeaten Twin Cedars Sabers. Harrell broke the seal on the th

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • On Tap Tuesday Prep Baseball Class 3A State Quarterfinals Fairfield vs. Dallas Center-Grimes at Des Moines (Principal Park), 8 p.m.

    July 28, 2014

  • 2014 Iowa High School State Softball Tournament 2014 Iowa High School State Softball TournamentAt Harlan Rogers ParkFort DodgeMonday, July 21Class 3A QuarterfinalsNo. 2 East Marshall 4, Mid-Prairie 3No. 9 Bondurant-Farrar 9, No. 13 West Burlington/Notre Dame 4No. 3 Clarke 13, Spirit Lake 0 (3)Gree

    July 26, 2014

  • State Softball Tournament FridayClass 2A State ChampionshipNo. 2 Earlham 6, No. 4 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 4 Class 2A All-State Tournament TeamTaylor Hipsley, EarlhamSadie Baugher, Eddyville-Blakesburg-FremontMegan Kirchgatter, Maple Valley-Anthon-OtoTaylor Huber, Alburne

    July 26, 2014

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook