SPORTS SHORTS: BCLUW girls stun South Hardin

CONRAD – Olivia Callaway scored 13 points and Mallory Vawter added 11 as the BCLUW girls’ basketball team ended a four-game losing streak with a 49-44 victory over South Hardin in NICL West Division play Monday.

Samantha Ubben chipped in nine points off the bench for the Comets (4-7, 2-6), who surpassed three wins for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.

Kayla Prosser’s double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds led South Hardin (10-2, 6-2), which shot just 2-for-28 from 3-point range in the staggering loss. Sarah Boomgarden added 10 points, while Haley Lawrence tallied 14 rebounds. Lydia Rose had six points and five steals.

Dragons down MHS freshman girls

The Marshalltown freshman girls’ basketball team was defeated Friday by Johnston, falling 57-23 to the Dragons at Lenihan Intermediate School.

Nyadoar Gatwech led the Bobcats with a double-double of 11 points and 18 rebounds. Jasmyne Carmody contributed three points, Aspen Chadderdon had two, while Carrie Heddens pitched in with 11 rebounds.

The next outing for the MHS freshman girls will be the Coaches vs. Cancer game on Friday at Mason City.

Johnston runs away from MHS JV girls

Tabby Steffensen’s 15 points gave the Marshalltown junior varsity girls’ basketball team some punch Friday night, but the Bobcats were unable to hold a lead during a 79-54 loss to Johnston at the Roundhouse.

Steffensen scored seven points in succession to give the Bobcats an advantage in the third quarter, but Johnston pulled away in the fourth.

Karli McClure scored 11 points for MHS, while Ellyn Boland and Rachel Whaley both scored nine. Kyra Hungerford added eight in the loss.

UNI vs. ISU wrestling postponed a day

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa has announced that the Panthers’ wrestling dual against Iowa State has been rescheduled for Feb. 8 at 5 p.m. at the West Gymnasium.

The meet was originally scheduled for Feb. 7.

The wrestling dual will be followed by the UNI men’s basketball game against nationally ranked Wichita State, starting at 8 p.m. at the McLeod Center.