Lynott, Montes ousted in two rounds at state

Posted February 23, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Steve Peterson

For West Sioux’s Dillon Lynott, a freshman, and Neddy Montes, a sophomore, the Class 1A State Individual State Meet ended their wrestling season after two rounds Feb. 16.

The state tournament was held at Wells Fargo Arena.

At 113 pounds: Lynott lost to Brennan Brown, Westwood, in a fall in 3:01; and to Camarillo Uvaldo, Postville, in a fall in 5:12. Lynott finished with a 34-17 record.

At 182 pounds: Montes lost to Garret Sims, Iowa Valley, in a fall in 1:58; and to Bodie Garnier, Sumner-Fredericksburg, in a fall in 1:08. Montes finished the season with a record of 17-12.

“They’re a freshman and a

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    Rodenburgh’s shots, team play send WS to Regional Final

    By Steve Peterson

    Paced by a 35-point effort by junior Taylor Rodenburgh, West Sioux’s Lady Falcons advanced to the Class 2A Region No. 2 Final with a 66-55 win over Woodbury Central before a home crowd Feb. 17.

    The ninth-ranked Falcons improved to 22-1 overall and moved on to face unbeaten and top-ranked Treynor on Feb. 20 at Odebolt-Arthur-Battle Creek-Ida Grove in Ida Grove for a chance to play in Des Moines Feb. 27 or 28. The Monday clash was

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    WS hails champion: Adam Allard, Kory Van Oort finishes second

    By Steve Peterson

    On Saturday, West Sioux 106-pounder Adam Allard added his name to the school’s list of top-of-the-podium placers with a 5-2 decision over Cobe Siebrecht, of Lisbon, in the Championship Match at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

    Allard, a freshman, finished the season with a 50-1 record.

    “Allard wrestled very smart,” said WS Head Coach Mark Van Oort. “We had scouted Siebrecht well and knew he was best on top

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    Falcons finished at regional opener

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ basketball team headed to George-Little Rock to take on Harris-Lake Park in the Class 1A District No. 2 regional opener.

    The Falcons had downed the Wolves in War Eagle Conference play but on Feb. 16 it was the Wolves’ turn with a 75-61 win.

    West Sioux’s final record was 12-10.

    The Falcons’ demise was due to an early first half

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    Lady Falcons top Hinton in regional

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux held Hinton to single-figure scoring for three of the four quarters as the Lady Falcons made it 20 straight wins in a 52-33 victory Feb. 14.

    The Class 2A Regional Quarterfinal Round win advanced the ninth-ranked Lady Falcons to a 21-1 record. Hinton saw its season come to an end at 9-14.

    Hinton stayed with West Sioux for eight minutes of play at a 13-13 tie but a

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    Falcons’ bowlers

    West Sioux boys’ bowling team members are (l-r:) Christian Maxson, Russell Coons, Zach Haire, Alex Renken and Trayven Lidgett. Head coach is Brian Engleman.

    Siouxland Christian downs WS boys

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ basketball team headed to Sioux City to take on Siouxland Community Christian (SCC) in a non-conference game Feb. 9 but lost, 66-43.

    Jake Lynott and Hunter Dekkers shared the scoring lead for the Falcons with 11 points each.

    Chase Koopmans added nine points,

    A 32-19 run in the middle quarters allowed the SCC squad, 18-3 record, to pull away.

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    WS prevails in intense battle with Hinton

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux and Hinton closed out the regular season boys’ basketball games with a thriller Feb. 10 at West Sioux as the Falcons prevailed 58-47 in overtime.

    The Falcons improved to a 12-9 record and had two of three wins in the final week of the regular season.

    “This was a great win for us in a great environment,” said West Sioux Head Coach Jerome Hoegh.

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    WS girls gain milestone 20th victory

    By Steve Peterson

    The ninth-ranked West Sioux girls’ basketball team gained their 20th win of the season with a 51-39 road non-conference victory over Akron-Westfield Feb. 7.

    The Lady Falcons ended the regular season with a 20-1 record. A-W was 17-4.

    “It is a testament to the hard work that the girls have put in to get 20 wins. Not too many teams in Iowa can say that,” said West Sioux Head Coach

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    Lady Falcon bowlers

    West Sioux girls’ 2016-2017 bowling team members are (Front Row l-r:): Morgan Ballard, Adrian VanDerZwaag, Alyssa Renken, (Back Row l-r:) Camyron Ballard, Jaylyn Pullman and Hailey Pullman. Their head coach is Brian Engleman.