Boys’ Prep Basketball: Weekend Roundup

New London 82, Highland 37 

Blaise Porter had 16 points and seven boards as New London rolled to an 82-37 victory over Highland Saturday.

The win was the Tigers third in a row.

Kade Benjamin finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while blocking three shots.

The Tigers led 59-12 at halftime and never let off the gas.

The win moved New London to 14-1.

Highland fell to 3-14.

Mount Pleasant 55, Mediapolis 29

Mount Pleasant won their second straight, blowing past Mediapolis 55-29.

The Panthers jumped out to a 20-2 first quarter lead then outscored the Bulldogs 28-18 in the second half.

Payton Hagans poured in a game-high 25 points while finishing 5-for-5 from three point land.

Dewon Trent added 12 points and eight boards.

Mount Pleasant is now 7-9, they’ll play Regina Tuesday night at home.

No. 10 Danville 68, Hillcrest Academy 30

Danville bounced back from a Friday night loss at New London with a 68-30 drubbing of Hillcrest Academy.

Sawyer Nelson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bears.

Drake Johnson finished with 15 points and seven boards while Caiden Gourley chipped in with 12.

Danville is now 15-2.

Other area finals:

  • Lone Tree 62, Valley Lutheran 40
  • Cardinal 63, Chariton 20
  • No. 1 Fort Madison 58, Notre Dame 49
  • Keokuk 59, Central Lee 41