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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Ames girls eliminate Sioux City West in Class 5A playoffs

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Ames girls eliminate Sioux City West in Class 5A playoffs

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AMES, Iowa — The West High School girls basketball team saw its season come to an end on Wednesday, as the Wolverines lost to Ames 65-52 in a Class 5A regional opener. 

The Wolverines trailed 30-22 at halftime. 

Lily Juhnke led the Wolverines 15 points. Libby Buhman scored 12 points. 

Caroline Waite led Ames with 42 points, which was a new single-game school record. 

UNITY CHRISTIAN 94, HUMBOLDT 63: The Knights broke a school record for single-game high in points in the Class 3A regional semifinal on Wednesday. 

The Knights scored 50 points during the firest half. 

Overall, Unity Christian shot 40-for-68 from the floor. The Knights also outrebounded Humboldt, 44-22. 

Gracie Schoonhoven had a triple-double. She scored 26 points, had 12 rebounds and 12 assists. Schoonhoven's 12 assists are also a single-game record in Unity's history. 

Janie Schoonhoven scored 24 points, as she made 10 shots and four free throws. She also had 12 rebounds.

Jenna Bouma had 13 points and eight rebounds. 

WEST LYON 48, MOC-FLOYD VALLEY 37: The Wildcats held the Dutch to eight points in the first half during Wednesday's Class 3A regional semifinal win. 

West Lyon faces Bishop Heelan in the state-qualifying game at MOC-Floyd Valley at 7 p.m. Saturday. 

Kennedy Kramer led the Wildcats with 15 points while Brooklyn Meyer scored 12 points. 

MOC-Floyd Valley's top scorer was Jazlin De Haan with 14 points. 

CHEROKEE 63, ATLANTIC 48: The top-ranked team in Class 3A finished the night strong defensively, holding Atlantic to five points in the fourth quarter on Wednesday. 

JeMae Nichols led Cherokee (21-0) with 27 points, making 12 of 19 baskets. 

Kenna Mongan scored 12 points while Alexis Pingel had 11. 


SIOUX CENTRAL 62, POCAHONTAS 51: The Rebels won their 12th game of the season Wednesday. 

The Rebels pulled away in the fourth quarter by outscoring Pocahontas 17-8. 

Jacob Hargens led the Rebels with 27 points and 17 rebounds. Connor Christian scored 20 points. 


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