Boys’ Prep Basketball: Danville Foiled in Quarters 

Des Moines — Danville finished 0-of-17 from three point land and just 8-of-38 field goals, as the Bears were upended by Lake Mills 39-22 in a 1A State Quarterfinal yesterday at Wells Fargo Arena.

The 22 points scored by Danville were tied for the lowest mark in State Tournament history.

The Bears were outscored 28-11 in the second half after knotting the game at 11 at halftime with a 9-4 second quarter run.

Lake Mills advances to the semifinals where they’ll play top-seeded and top-ranked Grand View Christian on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Danville ends their season at 23-3, appearing back at Wells Fargo Arena for the first time since 2016.

The Bears started the game 0-of-9 from the field and got their first basket at the :30 second mark of the first quarter by Sawyer Nelson.

Caiden Gourley paced the Bears with 10 points and five rebounds, hitting just 3-of-16 shots.

Drake Johnson added six, while Cadence Williams had three.

Bennett Berger paced Lake Mills, who improved to 25-1, with a game-high 13 points.

Seth Hermanson had 10 points and five rebounds for the Bulldogs, while Wyatt Helming added six points and 11 boards.

Lake Mills shot 60% from the field in the second half, making a total of ten free throws to ice the game.