By Jon Swisher-Sports Director/Jamie Vaske-Sports Reporter:
Bowling story submitted by WD assistant coach Sue Morris:
The West Delaware boys and girls varsity bowling teams were both victorious Friday afternoon in a triangular meet against Independence and Maquoketa at the Lucky 10 Lanes in Independence.
In the boys meet, Independence was leading after the individual games by a total of 1790 to West Delaware 1784 and Maquoketa 1747. The Hawks were led by Zach Weber 393 series (162-231), followed by Dylan Werner 364 series(166-198), Terrel Haas 351 series(171-180), Logan Marsden 340 series (160-180), Micky Lindsay 336 (145-191) and John Miester 307 (139-168). In the bakers round the Hawks pulled together and managed to go ahead of Independence with a baker total of 2777. Independence had a 2681 total and Maquoketa a 2631.
The West Delaware girls got off to a nice start in the individual games portion of the meet. In round one West Delaware had a score of 1762 to Maquoketa 1438 and then Independence 1300. The Hawks were led by Riley Cole with a 381 series (178-203) followed by Abby Becker 374 series (189-185), Chelsie Mangold 346 series (202-144), Hope Mozingo 338 series (184-154) Kaitlyn Salow 323 series (159-164) and Kaitlyn Werner 302 series (151-151). The girls kept up their scoring with a 854 bakers round consisting of a 212, 161, 119, 180 and 182. Maquoketa had a bakers score of 594 and Independence 669. West Delaware finished the meet with a total score of 2616 to Maquoketa 2107 and Independence 1894. Next Friday the Hawks will travel to Farley to bowl against Western Dubuque at 4pm.
It was conference wrestling Saturday as teams from around the area took part in their respective conference tournaments. The WaMaC Conference saw a tie for first place for the the first time since its inception in 1959. West Delaware and Independence both finished the day with 218 1/2 points with both teams having 3 individual champions. For West Delaware Sam Phillips, Jake Voss and Brent Lammers won titles, and Chase Straw, Kyle Fank, and Matt McMillan took first place for the Mustangs. Western Dubuque finished in 3rd with 189 points getting championships from Collin Koerperich, Austin Hosch, and Dylan Gansen. Cody Naber won the 138 pound title for the Beckman Blazers as the finished in 9th place while Anamosa finished in 14th place.
Wrestlers from Starmont and Ed-Co wrestled in their first Upper Iowa tournament since joining the conference. The Stars who hadn’t had a conference champion since 2008 got two titles as 106 pound sophomore Kody Kleve and 152 pound senior Jett Kuhens won titles to lead Starmont to a 7th place finish. Sawyer Amling of Ed-Co won the 138 pound conference crown as teammate Joe Meisner took home his first at 126 pounds as the Vikings finished in 5th place.
In Tri-Rivers action held at Lisbon, Maquoketa Valley finished in 3rd place as Jared Coyle, Steve Huber, Ryan Parmely, and Tyler Yonkovic took first place for the Wildcats. East Buchanan finished in 4th place having one champion as senior Tyler Hoffman pinned his way to the 195 pound championship, and North Linn freshman Brock Henderson took the 106 pound title as the Lynx finished in 6th place.
In basketball scores from Saturday night;
Central City 52, Maquoketa Valley 51
Clayton Ridge 64, Starmont 42
Mount Vernon 61, Marion 58
AT the 2014 Boy’s Classic at Loras College
Marian Catholic, Chicago Heights, IL 68, Dubuque, Senior 61
Dubuque Wahlert 68, Madison Edgewood, WI 40
Waverly-Shell Rock 68 Western Dubuque 57
Dubuque Hempstead 59, Oregon, WI 34
Western Dubuque 47, Dubuque Wahlert 35
Maquoketa Valley 61, Central City 18
Midland, Wyoming 54, Easton Valley 35
Mount Vernon 65, Cedar Rapids Prairie 56