Boys basketball

North Scott 75, Burlington 34: North Scott shot 59.6 percent from the field and had seven different players make 3-point field goals as it easily kept pace with Pleasant Valley atop the Mississippi Athletic Conference standings.

Corvon Seales led the Lancers 17-3 overall, 15-2 MAC) with 16 points with Sam Kilburg adding 14, Ty Anderson 12 and Reece Sommers 11. North Scott was 9 for 12 from 3-point range and had a 47-13 lead at halftime.

Burlington dropped to 0-20, 0-17 MAC.

Muscatine 55, Assumption 41: Iowa recruit Joe Wieskamp tossed in 32 points and grabbed 16 rebounds on Senior Night as Muscatine was in control the whole way.

Jackson Foulk added eight points for the Muskies (14-7, 11-6 MAC). Assumption fell to 11-9, 10-7 MAC.

Davenport West 45, Clinton 35: Clinton held a 23-18 halftime lead in its final home game before West rallied to get the win.

The Falcons remained in a tie for third place in the MAC at 11-6, 14-6 overall. Clinton is now 2-18, 2-15 MAC.

Boys bowling

North back to state: The Davenport North boys bowling team is headed back to the Class 3A state tournament. 

Thanks to four baker games of 230 or better, the Wildcats staved off Muscatine for the substate title Tuesday at the Rose Bowl in Muscatine.

Sophomore Cody Depardo led North with a 479 two-game series (248-221). The Wildcats had baker games of 234, 258, 245, 231 and 203 to finish with a 3,306 total -- the second best total across the state behind Marshalltown.

Muscatine, led by individual champion Tyler Harris (249-279 -- 528) reached the state tournament as an at-large. The Muskies finished with a 3,220 total.

Freshman shines for Bulldogs: Bettendorf's Maurice Wynn had games of 278 and 236 for a 514 series to win a substate title Tuesday at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque. 

Dubuque Hempstead edged Bettendorf for the team title, 3,154-3,134, and the automatic spot into the Class 3A state tournament. 

Wynn advances to the state meet next week in Waterloo at Cadillac Lanes.

North Scott earns state trip: Powered by five individuals in the top 11, North Scott captured its Class 2A substate Tuesday in Mount Pleasant.

The Lancers finished with a 3,120 -- 23 pins better than Keokuk. Mitch Larson led North Scott and was second in the field with a two-game series of 461 (247-214). Eric Dobbe was fifth, Isaac Neymeyer eighth, Seth Meyer 10th and Brock Larson 11th. 

Hudson qualifies for state: The Clinton boys bowling team just missed out on a trip to the Class 2A state tournament but the River Kings were not left empty handed.

Freshman Carter Hudson was the substate individual champion with games of 202 and 259 at  Plaza Lanes. His total was third best among individuals across the state. 

Western Dubuque earned the team title with a 3,117 total. Clinton was second at 3,091.

Girls bowling

Muskie girls top qualifier: Muscatine, led by Katelyn Bierman, not only claimed the Class 3A substate championship but earned the top qualifying spot in the entire state.

Bierman rolled a two-game series of 426 at Rose Bowl in Muscatine to place fifth among the individuals statewide.

The Muskies’ team total of 3,004 was 21 pins better than that of Cedar Rapids Prairie among 3A teams statewide.

Clinton headed to state: The Clinton girls bowling team advanced to state by winning the Class 2A substate that it hosted at Plaza Lanes.

Anna Kurtz led the way for the River Queens with a two-game series of 428, good for fourth best in the state.

Grace Bjustrom qualified as an individual for North Scott with a 383 series.

Maquoketa, Camanche advance: The Camanche and Maquoketa girls bowling teams both won substate championships to qualify for the Class 1A state tournament.

Camanche bowled a team score of 2,599 to win the title at Diamond Jo Casino/Cherry Lanes in Dubuque while Maquoketa was triumphant with a score of 2,566 in the competition it hosted at Timber Lanes. The Cardinals’ Allison Fume also qualified as an individual with a two-game series of 396.

Camanche is the No. 3 qualifier, Maquoketa fourth. Louisa-Muscatine was the top 1A qualifier in the state, including four of the top six individuals.

Girls basketball

Rock Island 80, Bloomington 41: Brea Beal matched Bloomington’s point total in the first half, then added to it significantly in the second half as Rock Island rolled through its Class 4A regional opener at Pekin.

Beal finished with 30 points, 11 rebounds and four steals for the Rocks (22-7). She had 18 points in the first half in helping her team to a 35-18 lead.

Chrislyn Carr added 24 points and eight assists and Lauren Hall contributed 8 points and 12 rebounds for Rock Island, which will face Normal Community West in the regional championship game Friday.

Moline 52, Danville 37: Alannah Compton recorded her 23rd consecutive double-double as Moline cruised through the opening round of the Class 4A regional at Bradley Bourbonnais.

The Maroons (19-11), seeded third in their bracket, now face the host school on Thursday night at 7 p.m. No. 7 seed Bradley-Bourbonnais upset No. 2 Normal Community earlier Tuesday.

Newark 50, Wethersfield 48: Maggie Scott drained five 3-point field goals on her way to scoring 19 points and ending Kewanee Wethersfield’s season in the Class 1A sectional semifinals at Hinckley-Big Rock.

Sophomore Lexi Nichols scored 19 points and Tess Anderson added 12 for the Flying Geese (25-9). Leading scorer Brittney Litton was held to only two points.

Newark (22-6) takes on unbeaten Annawan for a spot in the Elite Eight on Thursday.

Peoria Notre Dame 63, Geneseo 57: Kaitlyn Osmulski poured in 30 points as host Notre Dame finally prevailed in a first-round Class 3A regional battle that was close the entire way.

Geneseo, which ended its season 20-9, got 20 points from Hannah Himmelman.

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