Area girls basketball
Nodaway Valley 38
OSCEOLA — Rebounding woes haunted the Nodaway Valley girls in a 60-38 loss to Clarke here on Saturday.
The Lady Indians outrebounded the Wolverines 39-26 for the game, and collected 17 offensive rebounds.
“Nodaway Valley played with no energy tonight,” head coach Tom Thompson said. “We didn’t defend well and gave up 17 offensive rebounds. That’s been a problem area the last few games.”
Sydney Reeves led Nodaway Valley with 13 points and five rebounds. Shelby Venteicher added six points and five rebounds. Jessica Nelson also scored six points for the Wolverines, and added two assists and two steals. Kysa Downing finished with four steals.
Mount Ayr 36,
SE Warren 26
MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr held Southeast Warren’s leading scorer without a point in a 36-26 win here on Friday.
“We played really well,” head coach Thad Streit said. “We scored when we needed and played great defense.”
Taylor Still scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds while blocking five shots and collecting three steals. Paige Daughton also finished in double figures with 10 points and grabbed five boards with three assists.
Ashton Johnston added seven points with three assists. Brook Rychnovsky and Caitlin Giles each added two points.
Orient-Macks. 45, Glidden-Ralston 34
ORIENT — Orient-Macksburg erased a four-point first half margin to pick up a 45-34 win over Glidden-Ralston here on Monday in a makeup game.
Three Bulldog players scored in double figures, including Morgan James leading the way with 14 points off of three 3-pointers. Lisa Moss and Shyla Waldhauser each scored 10 points.
Shannon Eads netted nine points and Chandy Waldhauser scored two points.
Gabby Jenkins was held scoreless, but grabbed 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Eads added six rebounds to go with two blocks and three steals. Moss also finished the game with three steals. Rusti Anglin and James both had two steals.
“We got off to a rough start tonight, and were hurt in the beginning by bad passes, but we pulled it together and came back,” head coach Kelli Goodale said. “The girls were able to come back with some intensity and make some really nice plays to get us the lead and keep it.”