Sports, Saturday, November 6th

Prep Football: Dome Matchups Set:

The matchups at the dome are set as state semifinal football will commence next week.

Here are all the scraps for next week’s round:

Class A

#7 East Buchanan vs #1 West Hancock

#4 Woodbury Central vs #2 Grundy Center

Class 1A

#8 Beckman Catholic vs #1 Van Meter

#4 Dike-New Hartford vs #6 West Sioux

Class 2A

#3 Southeast Valley vs #1 Waukon

Williamsburg vs #5 West Lyon

Class 3A

#4 Solon vs #3 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

#1 Harlan vs #5 Humboldt

Class 4A

#4 Lewis Central vs #3 Waverly-Shell Rock

#7 Winterset vs #2 Xavier, Cedar Rapids

Class 5A

Ankeny vs #5 West Des Moines Valley

#7 Iowa City High vs #2 Southeast Polk

Men’s College Basketball: Williams Woods Takes Down Wesleyan:

Iowa Wesleyan led by three at halftime, but saw William Woods rally in the second half as it was the Owls securing a 67-62 win last night.

The Owls used a 34-26 second half run to earn the victory.

Former Fort Madison standout Kaleb Cresswell had 18 points to lead the Tigers in the loss, while New London prep Alex Dentlinger chipped in with 12 points and six boards.

William Woods was paced by Makenzie Fessler and his game high 26 points and six boards.

Wesleyan, now 1-3, will take on Columbia College on today in Columbia, Missouri.

Tip is set for 1:00 p.m.

Women’s College Basketball: Wesleyan Steamrolls Hannibal:

Iowa Wesleyan held Hannibal-LaGrange to just 25% shooting from the field as Iowa Wesleyan rolled to a 69-29 victory yesterday on the road.

Brielle Baker led Wesleyan with 14 points while Kyla Moore and Maci Kuchta each had 11.

Kassi Kraft had 12 points and nine boards off the bench for the Tigers.

Former Mount Pleasant star Maddie Williamson had seven points, two rebounds and two steals in a reserve role as well.

Wesleyan improved to 2-0 under Steve Williamson and will play Williams Baptist University today at noon.

College Volleyball: Iowa Fires Vicki Brown;

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta has announced that Hawkeye volleyball coach Vicki Brown has been terminated without cause.

A national search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

Brown was named Iowa’s 10th head coach in program history in September, 2019.

She first joined the Hawkeyes in 2017 as associate head coach, followed by three months as the team’s interim head coach.

A native of Toledo, Ohio, Brown compiled a 17-56 overall record in two-plus seasons.

The Hawkeyes have eight matches remaining in the 2021 season.