Prep Basketball: New London Cruises, Other Prep Finals

New London 69, Notre Dame 48 

Kade Benjamin had 18 points, while Blaise Porter and Devon Swanson each added 14 as New London rolled to a 69-48 Super Conference South Division win over Notre Dame last night.

Despite playing a three overtime classic the night before against Mount Pleasant, the Tigers jumped on the gas pedal early, staking themselves out to a 21-9 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Notre Dame slashed the lead to seven at the break but New London went on a 25-10 third quarter run to salt the game away.

Jackson Brent led Notre Dame with 11 points with Matt Booten adding nine.

New London improved to 8-0 with the victory.

Notre Dame is now 4-5.

WACO 69, Central Lee 28

WACO raced to an early lead and never looked back as the Warriors started the New Year with a 69-28 win over Central Lee last night.

The Warriors went on a 47-13 run in the second half to effectively end the game.

WACO is now 7-2 while Central Lee dropped to 0-8.

Winfield-Mount Union 64, Columbus 11 

Abram Edwards poured in 20 points and seven rebounds while Cam Buffington finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds as Winfield-Mount Union beat Columbus 64-11.

The Wolves went on a 28-1 second quarter run to remove all doubt.

Winfield-Mount Union moved to 7-1.

Columbus is 3-5.

Other prep finals:

  • Wapello 40, Holy Trinity 38
  • Hillcrest Academy 66, Lone Tree 44
  • Mediapolis 49, Louisa-Muscatine 13
  • Danville 46, Cardinal 37
  • West Burlington 81, Van Buren County 42