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St. Mary's routs Sac City, Newell-Fonda cruises

Tuesday, January 30, 2001

SAC CITY - Kyle Drey scored 15 points, Eric Wordekemper finished with 14 and Billy Mach added 11 to help give Storm Lake St. Mary's a 77-42 win over Sac City in Northwest Conference on Saturday night.

St. Mary's jumped out to a 20-9 lead after the first quarter, 42-21 at the half and 53-35 entering the fourth period.

Thirteen players scored in the game. Ryan Rust and Eric Drey scored seven points apiece.

Kyle Drey grabbed 14 rebounds, while Wordekemper added seven. Joey McCollum had five for the Panthers, now 7-6 in the league and 7-8 overall.

Mach handed out six assists, while Joe Fitzgerald had four. Wordekemper had three steals, as did Rust.

St. Mary's made 28 of 59 field goals for 47 percent and was 20 of 29 from the free-throw line for 69 percent.

"It was great seeing a lot of are guys get in the scorebook. It was good to get a win before the district seeding cutoff," St. Mary's coach Phil Skamser said. St. Mary's plays host to Sioux Central tonight.

Newell-Fonda 73, WLVA 52

Corey Carlton and Brandon Kies scored 17 points apiece to help Newell-Fonda, ranked eighth in Class 1A, to a convincing win over Wall Lake View-Auburn Saturday night.

Newell-Fonda, now 11-2 overall, led 12-7 after the first quarter, 31-20 at halftime and 52-30 entering the fourth period of play.

Jason Ripke added 10 points for the Mustangs. Travis Brown scored eight points.

Kies grabbed eight rebounds, while Bryce Edwards added seven and Jared Daniel five. Brown charted four steals. Daniel, Kies and Wade Brower all had three assists.

Newell-Fonda was 28 of 61 from the field for 46 percent.

"I was very pleased," Newell-Fonda coach Paul Loos said. "Our free throw shooting and limited turnovers were a bright spot for us and we were where we need to have them.I thought all our players did an outstanding job and I'm very happy for them. I was particularly pleased with our young inexperienced players coming in to contribute."



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