By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
West Delaware junior Derek Krogmann etched his name into the history books of the West Delaware boys basketball program Friday night as the 5th player all-time to reach the 1,000 point mark. Krogmann tallied 24 points in the Hawks 58-38 win over Central DeWitt at home and is the first player to reach the milestone as a junior. Krogmann talked about what the accomplishment means to him:
Krogmann added that while the personal achievement is nice the overall team goals have not been altered:
Fifth-year head coach Matt Uthoff talks about how proud he is of his 3-year varsity player for not just his on the court efforts:
Krogmann joins former teammate John Nagel, also Casey Ditch, Todd Klostermann and the all-time leading scorer in school program history B.J. Hermsen to score more than 1,000 career points. Coach Uthoff knows their has been great players in the history of the program and is excited for the future of it:
The Hawks have won 9 of their last 10 games after a 50-32 victory over Waverly-Shell Rock Saturday afternoon at the WFA Shootout Boys Rivalry Saturday in Cedar Rapids. Coach Uthoff talks about what led his team to the win:
Also on Saturday at the US Cellular Center, Cascade beat Osage 64-41 and Western Dubuque lost to Linn-Mar 74-44.