Louisa-Muscatine 55, Lone Tree 44: Zack Bieri scored 33 points to lead Louisa-Muscatine to an 11-point home win. Bieri entered Friday's game as Louisa-Muscatine's leading scorer at just over 14 points per game, but he was only 11-of-18 on the season from the free throw line. The junior got to the free throw line 14 times on Friday and made 13 of them on his way to a career day.
Louisa-Muscatine jumped out to a 32-15 lead at halftime and led 43-23 in the third quarter before staving off a Lone Tree run to win the game.
Durant 80, Wilton 71: Easton Botkins scored 34 points to lead Durant to a shootout win over its rival on the road. Only five Wildcat players scored, but they all reached double figures. In addition to Botkins' huge night, Ty Chenault scored 14, Joe Lilenthal scored 12 and Mason Compton and Bryce Lafrenz each scored 10 points, respectively. The Beavers had a pair of 20-point scorers, as Jared Townsend scored 22 and Chase Miller scored 21 while Cole Rabedeaux scored 18. But it wasn't enough for the Beavers (1-13) to secure a home win.
Wapello 72, Iowa Mennonite School 42: Four players reached double figures in scoring and the Arrows improved to 9-4 with a dominant home win. Addisyn Lolling scored 17, Tiffany Parsons scored 15 and Sadie Burke and Holly Massner scored 12 and 10 points, respectively. Wapello made seven three-pointers on its way to its eighth double-digit win of the season. Four other players scored for the Indians on their way to a blowout win.
Wilton 64, Durant 25: The Beavers used a big second quarter on their way to a routine home win over the rival Wildcats Friday night. Wilton (10-5) held a slim 10-8 lead after the first quarter but buckled down defensively in the second to hold Durant (0-16) to two points and took a 27-10 lead into the locker room. The Beavers dominate stretch continued into the second half as the outscored the Wildcats by 22 points in the second half.
Notre Dame 53, Columbus Junction 23: The Wildcats failed to top 25 points for the eighth time this season in lopsided road loss Friday. Notre Dame (7-6) jumped on Columbus (2-11) early to build a 14-3 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. Anna Hamilton and Vanessa Cuellar led the Wildcats in scoring with five points each, and Angie Byas added four points.
Louisa-Muscatine 60, Lone Tree 30: The Falcons continued their winning ways with a convincing 30-point road win on Friday. Louisa-Muscatine (8-6) has now won seven of its last eight games after starting the season 1-5. The Falcons, who jumped out to an early 25- lead and never looked back, were led by a pair of 16-point scorers in Mariah Pugh and Kylee Sanders, while Hailey Sanders chipped in 12 points. Friday marked the second consecutive time the Falcons scored 60 points or more after failing to do so a single time in their first 13 games.