Final 1A And 2A Girls Basketball Polls Out

2011-2012 FINAL Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings
For Immediate Release February 9, 2012

Final Rankings for Class 3A and 4A will be posted Monday, February 13th

Class 1A
1 North Mahaska 21-0 1
2 North Butler 17-1 3
3 Bedford 20-1 2
4 Lynnville-Sully 19-2 4
<b>5 West Sioux 20-1 5</b>
6 Ar-We-Va 17-3 7
7 Newell-Fonda 16-5 8
8 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 19-3 9
9 LeMars Gehlen Catholic 16-4 6
10 Boyden-Hull 16-5 10
11 Central Lyon 18-3 11
12 Adair-Casey 19-2 13
13 North Tama 17-4 12
14 Burlington Notre Dame 15-5 14
15 Coon Rapids-Bayard 16-5 15

Class 2A
1 OA-BCIG 21-0 1
2 West Hancock 21-0 4
3 IKM-Manning 19-2 3
4 Kuemper Catholic 17-4 6
5 Western Christian 18-3 7
6 Estherville-Lincoln Centra 20-2 2
7 Fort Dodge St. Edmond 19-1 9
8 Panorama 19-1 11
9 Maquoketa Valley 21-0 12
10 Van Buren 20-1 13
11 Mediapolis 20-1 5
12 Lawton-Bronson 15-5 8
13 Gilbert 19-2 15
14 Bellevue 21-0 NR
15 Pella Christian 16-3 10


Sports Schedule & Scores for Saturday


Girls Basketball Class 2A Region 1 First round play 7pm tip offs

Lower Bracket

Sheldon 47
HMS 39

Sioux Central 44
Pocahontas Area 16

Tuesday @ Sioux Rapids – Sheldon vs Sioux Central

Sibley Ocheyedan 50
West Lyon 29

Western Christian 88
Rock Valley 31

Tuesday at Western – Sibley-Ocheyedan vs Western Christian

Upper Bracket

Unity 65
South O’Brien 31

Cherokee 50
Sioux Center 46

Tuesday at Sioux Center – Unity vs Cherokee

East Sac County 90
Alta Aurelia 24

Kuemper Catholic 44
South Central Calhoun 21

Tuesday at Kuemper Catholic (Carroll) – East Sac County vs Kuemper Catholic


District Wrestling Tournaments with top two individuals advancing to the State Tournament. Action begins at noon

Area Class 2A teams at Cherokee

Area Class 1A teams at Sibley Ocheyedan

Area Class 3A teams at Fort Dodge

Orabs Girls Win Tournament Opener at HMS


The Sheldon Orab Girls Basketball Team opened up Tournament play with a 47-39 win at Hartley Melvin Sanborn Saturday night as the Class 2A Region 1 Tournament got underway.

HMS led 8-7 at the end of the first quarter and was up by one at halftime 20-19. Sheldon took over the lead with an early second half run and built it to 35-29 at the end of the third quarter sparked by an 8 point third quarter from Abbie Provost. Sheldon held off a fourth quarter run by the Hawks to post the win.

Provost led the Orabs with 16 points on the night and was joined by Crystal Rodger with 10 points. The Hawks got a game high 18 points from Jessica Stofferan.

With the win Sheldon improves to 8-14 on the season while HMS ends the year with a 12-11 record.

Up next for Sheldon will be a trip to Sioux Rapids Tuesday night in a quarterfinal matchup with Sioux Central who turned back Pocahontas Area 44-16. in the other lower bracket quarterfinal it’s Sibley Ocheyedan a 50-29 winner over West Lyon against 8th ranked Western Christian who ousted Rock Valley 88-31.

In the upper bracket it’s Unity a 65-31 winner over South O’Brien going against Cherokee a 50-46 winner over Sioux Center. That one is scheduled for Sioux Center Tuesday night. in the other upper bracket quarterfinal it’s East Sac a 90-24 winner over Alta Aurelia going to Carroll to meet 9th ranked Kuemper Catholic who turned back South Central Calhoun 44-21 on Saturday night.

Basketball Scores for Friday


Boys Regular Season Basketball

Sheldon 66
Central Lyon 48

Boyden Hull 71
G-LR 38

MOC Floyd Valley 76
Sioux Center 72 OVERTIME

West Lyon 82
Rock Valley 48

Akron Westfield 43
West Sioux 35

Kingsley Pierson 58
MMC 54

Gehlen 47
South O’Brien 44

Orab Men Close Regular Season With Win


The Sheldon Orab Boys Basketball Team closed out the regular season with a 66-48 home win over Central Lyon Friday night. The Orabs led at all the breaks as they took a 15-7 first quarter lead and pushed that to 31-16 at half time. At the end of three Sheldon led 49-33 as they went on to the win.

Sheldon got a game high 18 points from Dallas Ennema and 11 from James Gradert. In all ten players found their way into the scorebook.

Central Lyon had two players in double figures as well with Cole Schleusner and Kyler Huisman hitting for 11 points each.

With the win Sheldon ends the regular season at 10-8 in the conference and 11-9 for the season. Central Lyon wraps up at 7-11 in the conference and 7-12 for the regular season.

Sheldon opens the tournament trail with a first round bye and will play their first game at home Thursday as they host the winner of Okoboji at West Lyon set for Monday night. Sheldon will be in District 3 of Class 2A for the tournaments.

Central Lyon will be in District 4 of Class 1A and will open at home on Thursday with the winner of Mondays play in game between George Little Rock and Hartley Melvin Sanborn at George.

Ryan Sterler Shoots 8 Point Buck

Sterler DeerRyan Sterler shot this 8 point buck during early Muzzleloader season. Pictured with Ryan are his grandfather, Richard Leth, of Hartley & his dad, Bill Sterler.