Area Sports Schedule
Monday, July 16
Denison-Schleswig at Harlan, 7 p.m.
Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton punched its ticket to the state basketball tournament for the fourth year in a row on Monday night, as the Spartans picked up a 66-41 victory over Boyer Valley in the Class 1A, Region 7 title game at AHST/Walnut High School at Avoca.
Boyer Valley pulled away from Fremont-Mills with a strong second quarter, as the Lady Bulldogs picked up a 62-42 victory over the Knights in a Class 1A, Region 7 semifinal basketball game on Friday night at Treynor.
After a slow start, the Denison-Schleswig girls kicked it into high gear over the final 24 minutes, as the Monarchs cruised to a 64-38 victory over Storm Lake in a Class 4A regional semifinal basketball game on Saturday night at Denison.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys suffered their first Rolling Valley Conference losses of the season on Friday night, as Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton pulled off a sweep of Larry Neilsen’s and Brad Bruning’s squads at Elk Horn.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys remained unbeaten in Rolling Valley Conference play on Tuesday night with victories over Glidden-Ralston at Dunlap.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys continued their perfect Rolling Valley Conference campaigns on Friday night with convincing victories over Woodbine at Dunlap.
Senior Cathryn Klein posted a double-double with 24 points and 14 rebounds, as Boyer Valley pulled away in the second half for a 56-37 nonconference victory over Audubon on Thursday night at Dunlap.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys extended their winning streaks to three games on Monday night with a nonconference doubleheader sweep of River Valley at Correctionville.
Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton junior Sophia Schultz poured in a career-high 37 points on Friday night, as the third-ranked Spartans earned a 72-39 victory over Boyer Valley in a Class 1A regional semifinal game at Elk Horn.
Boyer Valley got 24 points from Erin Weber to lead three girls in double figures, as the Lady Bulldogs had little trouble in a 74-34 victory over Oakland Riverside at Dunlap.
Despite the weather forecast, the Boyer Valley girls and boys still hosted West Harrison in Rolling Valley Conference action on Tuesday night at Dunlap.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys concluded their pre-holiday schedule on Tuesday night by splitting with CAM in Rolling Valley Conference action at Dunlap.
The Boyer Valley girls and boys picked up lopsided victories over West Harrison in Rolling Valley Conference action on Tuesday night at Mondamin.
Experience, speed and depth are all strengths for the Boyer Valley girls entering the 2016-2017 basketball season, according to veteran head coach Larry Neilsen.