By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The first of two WaMaC conference East division meetings for the West Delaware and Western Dubuque boys’ basketball teams will take place tonight in Epworth. The Bobcats will enter play with a 8-2 overall mark and a East division record of 4-2, good for a 3-way tie in first place. The Hawks are 6-6 and in a 4-way tie for fourth place with a record of 3-3. Hawks head coach Matt Uthoff says it has been a tough conference race already that was expected and will only get more interesting as the season rolls along:
Veteran Bobcat head coach Dennis Geraghty echoes those thoughts:
The Bobcats won all three meetings last season. We’ll have live coverage from KMCH Sports tonight on KMCH and KMCH.com with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Corey Coates starting around 7:30pm.
In other area basketball tonight:
The Maquoketa Valley girls and boys host Ed-Co in Delhi for non-conference action starting at 6:15pm.
In area high school wrestling tonight:
West Delaware travels to Williamsburg.
Beckman is at Clear Creek-Amana taking on the Clippers and Benton Community.
Western Dubuque hosts Independence.
Anamosa will take on Marion, Vinton-Shellsburg and Central DeWitt.
East Buchanan and Central City are at Alburnett.
Maquoketa Valley, North Linn, Lisbon will head to Midland in Wyoming.
Monticello wrestles at Tipton against Bellevue and the Tigers.