SIOUX CITY | East wrapped up the Missouri River Conference boys basketball title after upending North 82-50 in a game played at East High Friday.
Van Rees scored 16 points, Javonte Keck 15 and Aidan Vanderloo 14 to lead the Black Raiders, who won their 10th crown in the 18 seasons the MRAC has been in existence. East (15-3 overall and 10-2 conference) hosts Ankeny at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
North (4-16 overall and 2-10 MRAC) got 14 points from Trent Frerichs to lead the way. Austin Wilshire also added 13 points and Nick Opsahl 10 for the Stars.
East won the junior varsity preliminary East 72-52 to complete their second straight unbeaten MRAC season. Keck had 15 points, Danny Callahan 13 and Jacob Maxey 10 to pace the Black Raiders.