IDA GROVE, Iowa | Cooper DeJean scored 22 points and Kaden Ladwig tossed in 21 as the OABCIG boys basketball team opened their 2018-19 season with a 68-54 win over Kingsley-Pierson in a Western Valley Conference game on Friday.
Reed Godbersen finished with 14 points for OABCIG (1-0) and Landon Ray added 11.
Keegan Bainbridge scored 15 points for Kingsley-Pierson (1-1). Tyler Sitzmann had 11 points and Jessen Reinking added 10.
LAWTON-BRONSON 51, RIDGE VIEW 42: Ben Thelander scored 20 points as the Lawton-Bronson boys basketball team picked up their first win of the season with a 51-42 victory over Ridge View in a Western Valley Conference game on Friday in Holstein, Iowa.
Connor Smith finished with 11 points for Lawton-Bronson (1-2).
Caleb Kistenmacher scored 13 points for Ridge View (0-2).
SOUTH O'BRIEN 63, REMSEN ST. MARY'S 60: The Wolverines got a combined 33 ponts from Jackson Louscher and Zeke Lundquist to counter a 34-point night by the Hawks' Spencer Schorg and win a War Eagle Conference boys basketball game played in Paullina Friday.
Loescher had 17 points and Lundquist 16 for South O'Brien, which outscored St. Mary's 20-8 in the third quarter to overcome a 27-21 halftime deficit. The Wolverines improved to 2-0 while the Hawks are now 1-1.
IKM-MANNING 63, AHSTW 36: Ethan Carter scored 15 points and Nathan Blankman tossed in 13 as the IKM-Manning boys basketball team improved to 1-1 with a 63-36 win over AHSTW in a Western Iowa Conference game on Friday in Manning, Iowa.
Sam Porter led AHSTW (1-2) with nine points.
WEST SIOUX 66, HARRIS-LAKE PARK 39: Baxter Walsh scored 20 points to lead the Falcons to a War Eagle Conference boys basketball win over the Wolves in a game played in Hawarden Friday.
Hunter Dekkers and Kade Lynott also added 11 points apiece and Chase Koopmans 12 rebounds for West Sioux.
UNITY CHRISTIAN 78, CHEROKEE 55: Micah Goslinga scored 17 points and Ethan Klompien tossed in 16 as the Unity Christian boys basketball team defeated Cherokee 78-55 in a non-conference game on Friday in Orange City, Iowa.
Kolin Kroeze finished with 15 points for Unity Christian (2-0) and Austin Van Donge added 13.
Alex Paulsrud scored 19 points for Cherokee (2-1) and Ryan Hurd had 13.
GEHLEN CATHOLIC 67, MMCRU 36: Zach Kraft and Kaden Kneip scored 14 points apiece to lead the Jays to a War Eagle Conference boys basketball win in a game played in Marcus Friday.
Jacob Nemmers also scored 11 points for Gehlen (3-0). Jordan Marks led the Royals (0-2) with 11 points.
RIVER VALLEY 71, WOODBURY CENTRAL 54: Garrett Trapp scored 18 points for a game high as he led the Wolverines to a Western Valley Conference boys basketball win over the Wildcats in a game played in Moville Friday.
Trey Goettsch also added 13 points for River Valley (2-0). Mitchell Countryman had 15 points and Kaleb Bleil 14 to lead Woodbury Central (0-4).
OKOBOJI 65, SHELDON 58: The Pioneers got 25 points from Jamison Helmers and picked up their first win of the season downing the Orabs in a Siouxland Conference boys basketball game played in Sheldon Friday.
Mitchel Wolf had 15 points for Sheldon, which was playing its season opener. Okoboji is now 1-2.
TRINITY CHRISTIAN 70, AKRON-WESTFIELD 59: Ethan Van Bemmel scored 15 points and Traiton Cleveringa tossed in 14 as the Trinity Christian boys basketball team defeated Akron-Westfield 7-59 in a non-conference game on Friday in Hull, Iowa.
Shane Kooima finished with 13 points for Trinity Christian (1-1) and Tony Kooiker added 10.
Nick Jacobs scored a game-high 21 points for Akron-Westfield (1-1) and Aaron Hartman had 15.
SIOUX CENTRAL 77, NEWELL-FONDA 64: Three players recorded double-doubles for Sioux Central in a 77-64 Twin Lakes Conference win over Newell-Fonda Friday in Newell.
Prestan Samson had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Ben Hargens 15 points and 10 rebounds and Jake Hanson 14 points and 12 rebounds. Hunter Decker and Logan Grote added 15 points apiece for Sioux Central.
Newell-Fonda’s Bryce Coppock tossed in a game-high 30 points, while R.J. Rojas added 19 points.