HS Sports; Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director/Bowling story info submitted by WD Asst. Coach Sue Morris:

This past Friday late afternoon the West Delaware Hawk bowling teams hosted Tripoli in their final regular season dual at Lightning Lanes. It was parent/senior night for the Hawks as special recognition was given to the all Parents and the six graduating seniors, Abby Becker, Riley Cole, Dusty Ingles, Seth Brokens, Micky Lindsay and Dylan Werner.

The West Delaware boys were victorious with a score of 3250 to Tripoli’s 2604, the Hawks were led by anchor bowler Senior Dylan Werner with a fine series of 461 followed by John Miester 449, Logan Marsden 448, Terrel Haas 429, Zach Weber 412 and Micky Lindsay a 336 series. Leading round 1 and moving into the Bakers Competition the Hawks outscored Tripoli 1051 – 868.  The Hawks end their regular season with a record of 6-3.

The WD girls also defeatd Tripoli by a score of 2643-2098.  The girls team was also led by their anchor,  senior Riley Cole with a 422 series followed by Kaitlyn Salow 386, Hope Mozingo 382, Kaitlyn Werner 327, Abby Becker 307 and Chelsie Mangold with a 303 series. The Hawks also outscored Tripoli in the bakers round with a 819 to 617.  The girls finish their regular season with 7-2 mark.

The Hawks now get ready for their class 1A State Qualifier Tuesday afternoon starting at 1pm hosted by West Delaware at Lightning Lanes in Manchester.  Six boys and six girls teams will compete with the top teams advancing to the State next Monday Feb. 24th in Des Moines.


The high school girls basketball post season continued on Saturday night with class 2A and 3A teams taking part in first round play.

Around the area;

Monticello advanced with a 29-25 win over Beckman in Dyersville. The Blazers wrapped up their third season in a row with a record of 8-14 under head coach Chad Thomason, who says he is very proud of this group who worked very hard to improve especially the 5 seniors:


The Panthers will play at Mount Vernon Wednesday night. The Mustangs ended Anamosa’s season at home 35-24.

Ed-Co had their season come to a close in Guttenberg, falling to Clayton Ridge 51-46, the Vikings final record sits at 14-8 as they goodbye to 4 seniors. Clayton Ridge is the second round opponent for Maquoketa Valley on Tuesday night in Delhi.

Also Saturday night, Independence downed Union Community 57-30 as the Mustangs will play at Oelwein on Wednesday night.