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A-W boys hit on all cylinders in win over RU

Posted December 17, 2014 at 5:16 pm

By Steve Peterson

For the second time in three early-season games, the Akron-Westfield boys’ basketball team used a strong start to lead to victory.

The Westerners crushed Remsen Union, 69-26, in a War Eagle Conference contest before a huge crowd Dec. 5 at A-W for a 2-1 record to start the season.

The night also included A-W’s Dance Team and its two state champion routines and three trophy winners being honored.

“We shot the ball 100 percent better tonight than last night,” said A-W Head Coach Jon Harris, referring to a 57-50 loss to Trinity Christian Dec. 4. “We played with more energy and we were the aggressor.”

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    A-W grapplers earn two home dual victories

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield opened the home portion of the 2014-2015 wrestling season with a two wins on Dec. 9.

    The Westerners won against Kingsley-Pierson, 46-30, and also beat West Monona, 45-36.

    Versus Kingsley Pierson (K-P)

    At 220 pounds: Delmer Goulette (K-P) won by forfeit.

    At 285 pounds: Alex Rath (K-P) beat Gage Tomlinson in a fall in 1:42.

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    WS’s fast start sinks A-W girls

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux girls improved to a 3-0 record on the season as they used an 11-2 run in the opening minutes to lead to a 46-18 win over Akron-Westfield in a War Eagle Conference (WEC) basketball game at West Sioux Dec. 9.

    The Lady Westerners fell to 1-3 record overall, 1-2 in WEC games.

    West Sioux led 19-2 after one quarter.

    The Lady

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    Falcons’ comeback shocks A-W

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux junior Isaac Topete made a half-court basket to close the first half, and Porter Hummel and Kedzen Blankenship completed the Falcons’ rally in a 62-60 win over Akron-Westfield Dec. 9.

    Topete finished with 16 points to lead West Sioux, which notched its first win of the season. WS was behind 43-27 at halftime, but went on to out score the Westerners, 35-17. A Falcons’ celebration followed on their home court.

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    A-W notches five in top five places at SB-L

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield’s wrestling squad placed 12th out of 15 teams at the Sergeant Bluff-Luton hosted invitational on Dec. 6.

    The Westerners ended with 65 points, just 3.5 points behind Bishop Heelan and 7.5 points from 10th-place Underwood.

    Highlights for the Westerners included:

    A-W’s Dylan Blinde beat Kenton Brekke of Ballard, Neb., by a major decision, 16-4,

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    A-W girls gain first win

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield girls’ basketball team repeated the same score in consecutive games, 50-31, with a win at Trinity Christian Dec. 4 but a loss to Remsen Union at home the next night for a 1-2 mark in the season.

    A-W vs. Trinity Christian

    Bailey Davis scored 18 points and Ann Hedlund added 11 in the win at Trinity Christian in Hull.

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    A-W beats MMC by 20 in opener

    By Steve Peterson

    On Dec. 2, Akron-Westfield came out of the gates strong in the boys’ basketball season opener as Tavian Banks made a three-pointer for the first hoop of the new season.

    A-W led early 7-2 after two Joel Brenner buckets, dictated play to the tune of a 26-8 lead, and won, 61-41 against the visiting Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagles.

    “It’s a good start. I did not know

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    A-W falls to Eagles in girls’ home opener

    By Steve Peterson

    Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn jumped out to an 8-2 lead early and never looked back in a 60-36 girls’ basketball win over Akron-Westfield in non-conference play Dec. 2 in A-W’s home opener.

    The Eagles led 17-6 after an Ashley Hurd three-pointer, 22-8 after one quarter and 36-15 at halftime.

    A bucket and a free-throw by Bailey Davis gave the Lady Westerners their final first-half points. Ann Hedlund

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    A-W battles Woodbury Central in close dual match

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield wrestlers gave Woodbury Central all it could ask for and more in an opening night dual on Dec. 2 at Woodbury Central in Moville.

    A-W lost to Woodbury Central, 42-36; and lost to Sioux City East, 60-6.

    “Woodbury Central came in ranked second in the pre-season rankings,” said A-W Head Wrestling Coach Dustin Meinen. “We were a couple of seconds from a tie in that dual, we were right

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    A-W notches 1 3rd, 4 fifth-places at SB-L

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield’s wrestling squad placed 12th out of 15 teams at the Sergeant Bluff-Luton hosted invitational on Dec. 6.

    The Westerners ended with 65 points, just 3.5 points behind Bishop Heelan and 7.5 points from 10th-place Underwood.

    Highlights for the Westerners included:

    A-W’s Dylan Blinde beat Kenton Brekke of Ballard, Neb., by a major decision, 16-4, to win the third place match at 152

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