SPORTS SHORTS: Tigers take down MHS freshmen girls

WEST DES MOINES – The Marshalltown freshman girls’ basketball team got doubled up by host Valley on Tuesday night as the Tigers took a 50-24 win at Valley Southwoods.

Nya Gatwech led the Bobcats with 11 points. Malory Henze chipped in four points, Natasha McDole had three points, while Aspen Chadderdon, Katie Matney and Vanessa Vergara added two apiece.

Marshalltown is back in action Friday with a Central Iowa Conference Northern Division contest at Fort Dodge.

UNI volleyball to host 2015 regional

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa will team up with the Des Moines Area Sports Commission to serve as hosts for the 2015 NCAA Volleyball Regional in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Arena on Dec. 11-12, 2015.

The other regional sites include Lexington, Ky., San Diego, Calif., and Austin, Texas. The 2015 NCAA Volleyball Championship will be held in Omaha, Neb.

UNI and the Des Moines Area Sports Commission teamed up to host the NCAA Women’s Basketball Regional in 2012 at Wells Fargo Arena.