Matt Stauter scored 17 points and handed out 13 assists as Newell-Fonda knocked off Alta 77-56 in a Northwest Conference game last Friday night at Newell.
Newell-Fonda held a 23-17 lead after the first quarter. The Mustangs took a 39-34 lead into the halftime break. The Mustangs extended their lead to 61-46 after three quarters.
Eric Johnson scored 14 points and cleared 11 rebounds, while Aron Kaufman added 16 points and six rebounds. Alan Baskerville finished with 11 points and Austin Wells nine points and five rebounds. Beau Artist contributed seven points and 12 assists.
Johnson charted four steals and Stauter two.
Brad Bunjes scored 14 points to lead Alta. Tyler Droegmiller added 13, Nick Nesbitt eight and Jamie Hammer six. Eric Holton was held to just four points.
Bunjes and Tyler Droegmiller each cleared six rebounds. Nesbitt had five assists, Holton four, and Bunjes and Jon Wienhold two apiece. Wienhold also charted three steals.
Newell-Fonda made 30 of 57 field goals for 53 percent. Alta made 22 of 60 field goals for 37 percent.
"Newell-Fonda played a great game," Alta coach Larry McNutt said. "This game was a lot closer than the final score indicated. We did some good things, but had some breakdowns defensively and must do a better job of rebounding. We will get better."
Galva-Holstein outscored Remsen-Union 19-4 in the second quarter en route to a easy win last Friday night at Remsen.
The Pirates led 7-2 after the first quarter, but thanks to a 15-point spurt in the second quarter, they took a 26-6 halftime lead. It was 42-12 after three periods of play.
Chad Hustedt had 12 points, six rebounds and two steals for the Pirates. Keith Hustedt had 11 points, five rebounds and five steals.
Matt Egger added eight points, eight rebounds and three steals. Brett Friedrichsen contributed eight points and 11 rebounds.
Galva-Holstein made 17 of 57 field goals for 30 percent, but was 24 of 30 from the line. Remsen-Union was 3 of 11.
"I thought our kids played hard on defense," Pirates coach Adam Bisenius said. "We started out slow offensively, but gained confidence as the game went on."