BOYS HOOPS: Shindelars spur Tigers through East Marshall

LE GRAND – Sam and David Shindelar combined to score 41 points as the South Hardin boys’ basketball team topped East Marshall 81-47 in Friday’s NICL West Division clash.

Sam Shindelar scored a game-high 24 points, David Shindelar added 17 and Eric Mulder chipped in 14 for the Tigers (1-2, 1-2), who collected their first win in the process.

Nate DeBondt paced East Marshall (0-3, 0-3) with 13 points, nine rebounds and two steals, while Austin Briney and Nick Mommer had eight points apiece.

Both teams are in action today with non-conference road games as South Hardin goes to GMG and East Marshall visits BGM.

GMG 55, Colo-NESCO 49

COLO – Luke Petty poured in 18 points and Chad Plaehn had 15 more as the GMG boys turned back Colo-NESCO, 55-49, with a decisive second half advantage.

GMG outscored the host Royals 34-27 after the break, overcoming Colo-NESCO’s slim 22-21 halftime advantage.

Bridger Claassen chipped in seven points, while Bryce Newcomb and Brock Fisher both had five points and seven rebounds for the Wolverines (3-1, 2-1).

Christian Reischauer led Colo-NESCO (3-2, 3-1) with 15 points, Tanner Clatt had 12 and Cole Ozbun 10. The Royals host West Marshall today, while GMG entertains South Hardin.

Waterloo Christian 47, North Tama 44

TRAER – The North Tama boys suffered their fourth straight loss as Waterloo Christian collected a 47-44 win in Iowa Star Conference play.

The Redhawks (1-4, 0-3) led 38-32 entering the fourth quarter before being outscored 15-6. Alan Mazzarella led Waterloo Christian (1-3, 1-3) to its first win with 24 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in the final frame. Levi Smith kicked in 10 points for the Regents.

Paul Kaufmann led North Tama with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Taylor Dinsdale totaled 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

The Redhawks host a pair of Iowa Star foes next week, entertaining GMG on Tuesday and Janesville Friday.

AGWSR 57, West Marshall 55, OT

ACKLEY – AGWSR let a 10-point halftime lead slip away but still found a way to win as two late free throws in overtime propelled the Cougars past the defending NICL West co-champs.

The Cougars led 28-18 at the break and held a two-point advantage heading into the fourth quarter but needed two late free throws to force overtime and then buried two more at the end of overtime to secure the win.

West Marshall missed a half-court shot as time expired. Duncan Ferch led West Marshall with 12 points, six rebounds and four steals, while Trenton Keislar added 10 points and 10 boards. Nick Juel also had nine points.

Trevor Bakker had 17 points to lead the Cougars (4-1, 2-1), while Owen Abkes had 13 points and Evan Janssen chipped in 10.

West Marshall (4-2, 2-1) plays at Colo-NESCO tonight, while AGWSR hosts last year’s other co-conference champion Gladbrook-Reinbeck on Tuesday.