Boys defeat Westwood

Posted February 13, 2019 at 3:41 pm

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 with a record of 8-13 overall and 4-7 in conference

Leading scorer for A-W was Leighton Blake with 18 points from four three-point shots, two field goals, and two free throws. He also added one rebound, one assist, and one steal.

Nick Jacobs added 11 points to his career high total from two three-point shots and five field goals; two rebounds, four assists, and two steals.

Aaron Hartman had nine points from three field goals and three free throws; seven rebounds, and three steals.

Reagan Frankl had eight points from one field

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    Girls win first round

    Playing at home in the first round of playoffs Feb. 8, the Akron-Westfield girls basketball team defeated Remsen St. Mary’s, 60-22, to advance to the next round. Round two was Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Kingsley when A-W faced Kingsley-Pierson.

    Leading scorers for A-W were Kassie Vanderlinden and Natalie Nielsen who each had 14 points. Kassie had four three-point shots and two free throws and adding one rebound and two assists. Natalie had six field goals and two free throws

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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 them 72-29. The 72 score was six points above the girls’ season high.

    Leading scorer for A-W was Natalie Nielsen with 17 points from six field goals and five free throws. She also added six rebounds, one assist, two steals, and three blocks.

    Jaden Harris had 12 points from three three-point shots, three free throws; three

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    A-W boys fall prey to HMS

    At home Jan. 25, the Akron-Westfield boys basketball team out-scored Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in the first half, leading 32-21, but fell off track in the second half as HMS took over to win, 64-53.

    Leading scorer for A-W was Nick Jacobs, who had been unable to play the last few games due to an injury. He had 17 from five three-point shots, and one field goal. He also added two rebounds and one assist.

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    A-W wrestlers go 1-1 at Hinton

    The Akron-Westfield wrestling team traveled to Hinton Jan. 22, facing Hinton, losing 51-30, and Hartley-Melvin Sanborn, winning 63-0.

    John Henrich at 160 won both his matches by fall. Taylor Heeren at heavyweight won both his matches by fall over Hinton and by a 4-0 decision over HMS.

    Against HMS, there were only three contested duals: Henrich, Heeren, and Cole Moffatt at 152 who pinned his opponent.

    Also winning matches against Hinton were

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    A-W wrestling senior night

    At the last home wrestling meet Jan. 15 against Westwood, Hinton, and Sheldon/South O’Brien, the Westerner senior wrestlers, cheerleaders, and the manager were recognized with their parents:

    Wrestlers

    Aydin Dicks, son of Brandon and Jennifer Dicks

    John Henrich, son of Brad and Michelle Henrich

    Taylor Heeren, son of Deanna and Derek Heeren

    Cheerleaders

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    A-W basketball takes two over EP-J

    The Akron-Westfield basketball teams were both victorious over Elk Point-Jefferson Jan. 17 in Elk Point. The girls won 47-34, and the boys won 59-56.

    In the girls match, Brooke Koele was top scorer with 13 followed closely by Chloee Colt with 12.

    Natalie Nielsen led in rebounds with 13, Jaden Harris led in assists with six, Colt led the steals with four, and Koele led in blocks with four.

    As a

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    A-W girls triumph over A-H

    The Akron-Westfield girls basketball team had a large victory over Alcester-Hudson in Alcester Jan. 10 coming home with a 66-41 win.

    Leading scorer for A-W was Kassie Vanderlinden with 18 coming from three three-point shots, four field goals, and one free throw. She also added six rebounds, one assist, and three steals.

    Natalie Nielsen had 17 points from six field goals, five free throws; seven rebounds, one assist, and one block.

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    A-W boys defeat A-H

    The Akron-Westfield boys basketball team traveled to Alcester Jan. 10 to face the Alcester-Hudson Cubs, winning 68-58.

    Leading scorer for A-W was Nick Jacobs with 21 coming from four three-point shots, three field goals, and three free throws. He also added nine rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

    Leighton Blake had 17 points from three three-point shots and four field goals; four rebounds, one assist, and one steal.

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    A-W boys win in overtime

    It was exciting, it was back-and-forth, and it was a great basketball game to watch as the Akron-Westfield boys defeated Trinity Christian, 75-73, in overtime at home Jan. 4. This brought the boys’ overall record to 4-6 and 3-3 in the conference.

    Nick Jacobs was leading scorer with 24 coming from four three-point shots, two field goals, and eight free throws. He also added two rebounds, four assists, and three steals.

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