Five A-W players named All Conference basketball

Posted March 9, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Five Akron-Westfield basketball players were named to the War Eagle Conference All Conference teams – three girls and two boys.

Senior Brooke Koele and senior Nick Jacobs were named to the First Team.

Freshman Natalie was named to the Second Team.

Junior Jaden Harris and senior Reagan Frankl were named Honorable Mention.

Jacobs named to All-Substate

Nick Jacobs was one of eight players named to the Class 1A All-Substate Team for Substate No. 1 by the Basketball Coaches Association. The rest of the team is Peyton Brasser of South O’Brien, Bryce Coopock of Newell-Fonda, Carson Louscher of South O’Brien, Lucas Nagel of George-Little Rock, Caleb Terhark of

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    A-W boys come up short against K-P

    By Dodie Hook

    I must say it was not a good week for my basketball teams. My Purdue Boilermakers lost to Maryland, the Akron-Westfield girls lost to Kingsley-Pierson, and the Akron-Westfield boys also lost to Kingsley-Pierson. Darn you Kingsley-Pierson – double whammy!

    I had hope Thursday evening (Feb. 14) when the A-W boys faced Kingsley-Pierson in the first round of playoffs in Lawton and began the game really strong. Unfortunately, they came up

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    A-W girls end season falling to K-P

    By Dodie Hook

    There’s a reason the Kingsley-Pierson girls basketball team is ranked No. 10, they are tough, physical, and just plain good. They made Akron-Westfield work for every point and A-W did a good job of keeping up and answering many of K-P’s spurts. Unfortunately, A-W fell victim losing, 72-61, in the second round of playoffs Feb. 12 in Kingsley.

    A-W ends their season with a 14-9 overall record and 8-3 in

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    Henrich and Briggs advance to state wrestling tournament

    Akron-Westfield wrestler senior John Henrich (160) and sophomore Jader Briggs (106) advanced to the state wrestling tournament by placing first in their division at the District meet held Feb. 9 at Sibley-Ocheyedan. The top two places advanced to state.

    For Class 1A, the tournament begins in Des Moines Thursday, Feb. 14, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., for First Round and First Round consolations.

    Henrich goes into the tournament as defending champion and remains undefeated at 160. At Districts, he won

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Sports Archived

    Boys defeat Westwood

    The Akron-Westfield boys basketball team ended their regular season with a 59-55 win against Westwood in Sloan Feb. 8. The regular season ended

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    A-W girls stomp HMS

    The Akron-Westfield girls basketball team had very little trouble at home Jan. 25 against Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, defeating

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