SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat freshman girls take down East

The Marshalltown freshman girls’ basketball team took down Des Moines East, 53-41, in Friday’s game inside the Roundhouse.

The Bobcats were led by Carrie Schmidt with 16 points. Rachel Whaley tacked on 11 points, Tabby Steffensen had 10 points and Leiah Paustian added nine.

MHS frosh boys shoot down Scarlets

Tony Smith sunk four 3-pointers on his way to a team-leading 15 points, helping the Marshalltown freshman boys’ basketball team topple Des Moines East, 58-32, at the Roundhouse Friday.

Michael Chavez pitched in with 12 points, and Sam Rogers had a pair of treys on his way to 10 points. Kyler Ladehoff had six points for the Bobcats (7-4).