Sports, October 31st

High School Football

The WACO Warriors moves on to the Quarterfinals for the second straight year after defeating Central City 48-12 Friday night. Isaac Oswald was efficient on the day throwing for 89 yards and a touchdown. But most of the work was done on the ground by Simeon Reichenbach who rushed for 151 yards and three touchdowns, adding a pick-six defensively. The Warriors will face off against Montezuma Thursday, November 3rd, at home at 7 pm here on KILJ with pregame at 6:45 pm.

High School Football Scores

Montezuma outscored Easton Valley 53-8 in the final three quarters of play to win 60-38. The Braves were led by senior quarterback Owen Cook who threw for 270 yards and scored eight total touchdowns, seven of which through the air.

Gladbrook-Reinbeck 30, Turkey Valley 28

Newell-Fonda 35, Don Bosco 10

Fremont-Mills 30, Southeast Warren 28

Iowa City Liberty 24, Webster City 14

North Scott 38, Western Dubuque 15

Waverly-Shell Rock 49, Fort Madison 7. Fort Madison is eliminated from the playoffs.

High School Volleyball

The Holy Trinity Catholic Crusaders are the Class 1A Region 8 Regional Champions and they will play tomorrow, November 1st, at the State Tournament against Gladbrook-Reinbeck at 8 pm with KILJ on the call with pregame at 7:45.

Mt. Pleasant Cross Country

Ben Carthey for the Mt. Pleasant Panthers ran at the State Tournament Saturday Morning at Fort Dodge. Carthey finished in 61st place with a time of 17 minutes 26 seconds. Ethan Eichhorn was the top finisher for Class 3A from Lewis Central with a time of 15 minutes 32 seconds.

Elementary Basketball Tournament

Mount Pleasant Christmas Holidays 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament for 3rd – 8th grade boys and girls will be held on Dec 17th, 2022. For more registration details contact Coach Ronnie Ashton at 319-931-2896.

Iowa Wesleyan Athletics

The women’s basketball team bounced back from Thursday night’s loss and dominated York College 84 to 65. Breanna Wendland and Megan Teal led the team in points with 16 apiece. Their next game will be at home Wednesday, November 2nd, against William Woods University at 5:30 pm.

The Tiger volleyball team ended the regular season on a five set epic winning 15-7 on the last set after Iowa Wesleyan and Harris-Stowe State had split the first four sets. Madison Saia led the team in kills with 12, while Mackenzie Springsteen tallied 18 assists. The Tigers end the year with a 6-25 record, a 4 win improvement from last year.

The men’s basketball team opens the season on a win as they defeated Dickinson State 76-62 after outscoring Dickinson State 45-33 in the second half. Allante Pickens led the Tigers in scoring with 17 points on 6 of 7 shooting. They played Bellevue University Saturday night and lost 71-68 as the game was tied at 68 with 3 seconds to go before the Bruins made their free throw and would stay ahead thanks to an offensive rebound on the second missed free throw. Gacoby Jones led the Tigers in points with 17. Their next game will be November 2nd against William Woods University at 7:30 pm.

The Tiger football team moved to 2-3 in Conference play after falling to Dakota State University 12-6 Saturday afternoon on Senior Day. Only field goals highlighted the scoreboard as Lucas Mosqueda went 2 for 2 with a long of 35. Both offenses struggled to move the ball against these talented defenses as the Tigers committed 2 turnovers, while Joseph Pace collected an interception for the Tiger defense. They will end the season next Saturday, November 5th, on the road against Waldorf University at 3 pm.

The men’s soccer team fell to Waldorf 1-0 Saturday afternoon. The Tigers had 10 shots on goal for the afternoon. The Tigers end the season with a 5-12-1 record.

The women’s soccer team defeated Waldorf 3-0 to end their season. The Tigers scored all of their goals in the second half with Baylee Alvarado scoring the first goal off an assist from Jacqueline Campos. Bella Goodson scored unassisted in the 56th minute and Campos added to her stat line by scoring an unassisted goal in the 79th minute. The Tigers finished the season with an 8-8 record.

This Day in Sports History

1950 – The Big Cat, Earl Lloyd becomes the first African-American to play in a game for the NBA, scoring 6 points in his debut for the Washington Capitols.

1968 – Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game).

1994 – American tennis star Venus Williams makes her professional debut as a 14 year old with a 6-3, 6-4 win over former NCAA champion and world No. 58 Shaun Stafford in the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland, California.