WEST BURLINGTON — Taryn Scheuermann’s triple-double of 32 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots were just enough for the seventh-ranked (Class 2A) Van Buren County High School girls basketball team, as the Warriors rallied late in regulation and posted a 71-68 win over No. 11 (3A) West Burlington in a SEI Superconference South Division road game Tuesday.
The Warriors (10-2, 8-1 division) played without Isabel Manning, who was sick, but Madison Bartholomew stepped up with 18 points, five rebounds and eight assists for Van Buren County. Scheuermann scored her 1,500th career point during the contest.
Lexi Jirak hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points off the bench for the Warriors, who trailed 28-21 at halftime but outscored the Lady Falcons in both the third and fourth quarters to force overtime, then 10-7 in the extra session to pull out the hard-fought win.
Sydney Marlow scored 18 points for West Burlington the setback.
Van Buren County hosts Cardinal today.
Fairfield 58, PCM 41
MONROE — Shaylin Drish and Destiny Gridley combined for 41 points to lift the Trojans to a nonconference road win.
Drish scored 23 points and Gridley added 18, but the Trojans were excellent at the free-throw line, sinking 27 of 39 shots in in the contest.
Regan Freland led all scorers with 25 points.
Fairfield (5-4) hosts Mount Pleasant for a Southeast Conference tilt today.
Winfield-Mount Union 39, Pekin 30
WINFIELD — The Lady Wolves outscored the Panthers by nine in the second half to post a SEI Superconference North Division win.
The teams were tied at 18 at halftime, but W-MU quickly took the lead in the third quarter and held on for the victory.
Erika Coleman scored 13 points to lead Pekin.
Pekin hosts Columbus today.
Centerville 56, Davis County 38
BLOOMFIELD — Claire Mathews and Mickey Stephens combined for 33 points as the Redettes snapped the Mustangs’ three-game winning streak in a South Central Conference contest.
Centerville pulled down 51 rebounds in the game to keep pace with EBF and Knoxville in the race for the conference title.
No. 10 Notre Dame 62, Cardinal 25
ELDON — Maddie Cloke scored 10 points for the Comets, but the 10th-ranked (Class 1A) Nikes used a 17-2 first-quarter run to pick up a SEI Superconference South Division win.
Katy Stephens scored 19 points to lead Notre Dame, while Gabby Deery added 16.
Sigourney 59, HLV 11
VICTOR — The Savages return to South Iowa Cedar League play, holding the winless Warriors to just 11 points. Sigourney improved to 8-3 on the season with a 6-2 record in the SICL one night after a 48-30 non-conference win over WACO.
Sigourney is scheduled to travel to Pekin for a battle of Keokuk County rivals on Saturday, weather permitting.
Centerville 62, Davis County 58 (OT)
BLOOMFIELD — Carson Zeitler hits a pair of free throws for the Mustangs to force overtime, but Davis County couldn’t protect an early lead in the extra session in a South Central Conference loss.
Matt McDonald scored 23 points to lead the Big Reds, while Dalton Reeves added 22 for Davis County. Noah Zmolek tossed in 13 before fouling out.
Zeitler hit two free throws with 2.7 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
Davis County (2-6, 1-5 SCC) visits EBF Friday.
PCM 59, Fairfield 56
MONROE — Jason Stafford’s 3-pointer with three-tenths of a second left lifted PCM past Fairfield in a nonconference game.
Stafford scored 15 points, but eight in the final two minutes. Derek Brown scored a game-high 20 points for the Mustangs, one of four players in double figures.
The Trojans used a 12-0 run to start the second half and give themselves a lead, but couldn’t hang on down the stretch.
Max Weaton scored 14 points for the Trojans, while Allen Tate added 12.
Fairfield (2-7) hosts Mount Pleasant today.
Pekin 68, Winfield-Mount Union 44
WINFIELD — Brady Millikin scored 20 points to lead four Panthers in double figures as they rolled to a SEI Superconference North Division road win.
Cael Lyle tossed in 13 points for Pekin (7-3, 7-1 division), while Kennan Winn added 11 points and eight rebounds and Dayne Eckley scored 10 points.
A late first-quarter spurt helped Pekin open up a four-point lead, and it took a 38-25 halftime advantage before cruising in the second half.
Pekin hosts Columbus today.
Notre Dame 63, Cardinal 33
ELDON — The Comets’ five-game winning streak was stopped as 10 different Nikes scored in a SEI Superconference South Division contest.
Mitchell Brent led Notre Dame with 12 points, while Landon Becker had eight for the Comets.
West Burlington 57, Van Buren County 50
WEST BURLINGTON — Jonah Heckenberg scored 14 points to lead three players in double figures, but a 14-4 spurt in the fourth quarter by the Falcons was enough in a South Division win.
Jackson Manning and Lane Davis scored 13 and 10 points, respectively, for the Warriors.
Marvion Jackson scored a game-high 23 points for West Burlington.
Sigourney 36, HLV 30
VICTOR — The Savages snapped a five-game losing streak, overcoming a cold start offensively scoring just four points in the first quarter.
Sigourney (5-5, 4-4 SICL) steps out of conference Thursday night for the first of two scheduled games over a three-day span against Southeast Iowa Superconference North Division foes. After traveling to Louisa-Muscatine on Thursday, the Savages are scheduled to travel to Pekin on Saturday to face the Panthers, weather permitting.
Blue Demons split duals
FAIRFIELD — Albia defeated Fairfield, but lost to Oskaloosa in a nonconference double dual.
The Blue Demons defeated the Trojans 40-24, getting bonus-point wins by Eli Zanoni (138 pounds), Michael Thomas (145) and Barrett Bonnett (152) to open up a 31-12 advantage.
The Trojans received pins by Dagan Burnett at 132 and a forfeit from Cesar Castellanos (220), as well as thrilling one-point wins by Caleb Heisel at 160 and Arya Patel at 170.
Albia lost to Oskaloosa 54-21 as the Indians won the final six matches, all six-point wins to erase a 21-15 deficit.
Fairfield lost to Oskaloosa 54-24. Zach Westercamp (113), Peyton Cline (152) and Grady Flynn (182) all earned pins.