The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

January 23, 2013

Early Husky runs sinks Ottumwa

DES MOINES — Other than one bad spell in the first half, the Ottumwa boys basketball team played a solid Des Moines Hoover team pretty evenly Tuesday.

Unfortunately, the Huskies 15-0 run that lasted from the end of the first quarter through early in the second put the Bulldogs in a hole they couldn’t dig out of, and they fell to Hoover, 57-39, in CIML Metro action.

“We just needed one bucket to go in and we just couldn’t get one bucket to fall,” Ottumwa coach Chris Gravett said.

Still, Gravett was pleased with the effort his team expended in the contest.

“I thought our effort was way better than it was Friday night,” he said. “I was really happy with the guys effort tonight,” he said.

Ottumwa got the breadth of its points from its post players. Carter Burns led the Bulldogs with 17 points and Austin Walker added 11.

“We had a little bit of an advantage inside,” Gravett said. “Our posts did a really good job of getting inside and getting good position.”

Ottumwa’s starting guards had a quiet game, only taking five shots between them, Gravett said. The coach, however, said he was pleased with the strides Matt Moreland has been making at point guard.

The Bulldogs went into the game at a substantial disadvantage, as Andrew Altfillisch and Chris Peden were both at less than 100 percent.

Ottumwa (1-12, 1-6) plays host to Indianola Friday at Evans Middle School in a non-conference game.

Des Moines Hoover 57, Ottumwa 39

Ottu        7     7   7     18  —    39    

Hoov        17     10  12  18     —    57    

Ottumwa (39) — Matt Moreland 2, Kyle Keck 3, Brok Hopwood 6, Austin Walker 11, Carter Burns 17. Totals  15 FG  5-5 FT 57.

3-point goals — 4 (Hopwood 1, Burns 1, Keck 1, Walker). Fouled out — None. Total fouls — 14.

Des Moines Hoover (57) — Khalid Edwards 6, Alijah Thomas 12, Rayvon Gray 6, Malachi Canada 9, Gatlat Toang 21, Korie Daughtery 2, Dorian Houston 1. Totals 20 FG 12-16 57.

3-point goals — 5 (Thomas 2, Gray 2). Fouled out — None. Total fouls — 15.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 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

  • On Tap Saturday Prep BaseballClass 1A State QuarterfinalsTwin Cedars vs. Underwood at Des Moines (Principal Park), 11 a.m.

    July 26, 2014

  • 0726 OTT Sports Twin Cedars baseball photo Twin Cedars ready for state DES MOINES — What a long, great trip its been for the Twin Cedars baseball team and the Sabers don't want the party to end anytime soon. Today, the top-ranked Sabers (33-0) take on Underwood at 11 a.m. at Principal Park in the first round of the Cla

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0726 OTT Sports EBF softball Nataliah Hopkins photo 'What A Ride!' FORT DODGE — Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont's dream of winning a state title was dashed in the Class 2A championship game at Rogers Park on Friday. After beating top-ranked Highland the day before to reach their first state championship game, the Rocke

    July 25, 2014 3 Photos

  • 0726 OTT Sports Clarke softball photo Clarke takes 3A State Title on walk-off homer FORT DODGE — It was a walk-off win last year in Ottumwa that gave Lindsay Diehl the chance to coach her alma-mater at the Iowa High School State Softball Tournament. This year, a walk-off win made the former Indian Hills standout a state championship

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0726 OTT Sports John Wardenburg photo Wardenburg's first offseason has been a busy one OTTUMWA — As the top assistant coach under Barret Peery, the past three years for John Wardenburg at Indian Hills have kept him plenty busy. Those past three years, however, are nothing compared to how busy the past three months have been since Warde

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0726 OTT Sports Steven Wilson photo Bulldog pitcher climbs ladder of success OTTUMWA — Steven Wilson has come a long way. The senior graduate went from making a couple of obscure appearances on the mound his junior year to becoming Ottumwa's No. 1 pitcher this season. "Steven Wilson has been phenomenal all year long for us,"

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • State Baseball Tournament Saturday Class 1A Quarterfinals No. 1 Twin Cedars (33-0) vs. Underwood (22-7), 11 a.m. (104.9 FM KBOE) Tuesday Class 3A Quarterfinals No. 5 Fairfield (30-7) vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (22-14), 8 p.m. (95.9 FM KKFD)

    July 25, 2014

  • 0725 OTT Sports Ottumwa baseball photo OHS seniors help turn season around OTTUMWA — From 0-4 to 25-16.This is the story of the Ottumwa baseball team. Yet, beyond the numbers is the story behind the story; the pivotal reasons the Bulldogs were able to rescue their season from oblivion and finish with a respectable record.“T

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook