Posts With Keyword ‘Pella High Girls Basketball’

#1 Lady Dutch Fall to #4 Grinnell, #3 Pella Boys Take Solo 1st in LHC with Win

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Pella High girls basketball team dropped its first Little Hawkeye Conference game of the season, 58-44 to Grinnell, while the Little Dutch boys took first place in the league with their 59-45 victory over the Tigers in a doubleheader heard live on www.kniakrls.com.

Grinnell’s Kyra Hungerford scored 12 first quarter points as the Tigers built a double digit lead. Pella chipped away to make it a five-point game at intermission, but Grinnell outscored the Lady Dutch 18-6 in the decisive third quarter to put the game away.

Katie Vander Molen led Pella with 14 points, and Kiara Bradley chipped in 9 points and 7 rebounds in her first game in two weeks.

The Lady Dutch drop to 12-2 and 6-1 in the LHC.

In the boys game, it was Pella that burst out to the big early lead, grabbing a 20-8 advantage after one quarter. The Tigers clawed back within 8 at halftime, cut it to 5 after three, and trailed only 45-42 early in the fourth.

That’s when Nick De Jong scored his only two points of the game, on a third-chance basket that kept the Tigers at arm length. Nick Finney then buried back-to-back three pointers to ice it.

Finney’s 16 points was high man for Pella. Donovan Holterhaus added 15 points and Drew Pringle scored 10 and grabbed 8 boards.

Pella is now 12-1, 6-1 in the LHC, and in solo first place after Pella Christian’s loss to Oskaloosa.

Both the Pella girls and boys will play Indianola tonight. Pregame coverage starts at 5:45 with the opening tip of the girls game at 6:00. Andrew Schneider, Brian Vande Lune and Mike Buchheit will call the action on 92.1 KRLS.

Pella Looks for Second Sweep of Tigers Tonight in Grinnell

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Pella starts its second turn through the Little Hawkeye Conference tonight with a trip to Grinnell. The Lady Dutch and Little Dutch swept the Tigers at home in early December.

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Pella Sweeps Red Rock Rivalry, Vander Molen Scores 1,000th Point

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The top-ranked Pella High girls had no problems with Knoxville last night, winning 79-17, while the number three Little Dutch boys had to overcome a strong start by the Panthers to win 75-60.

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Lady Dutch Drop First Game of Season to Iowa City West

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The 4A #1 Pella High girls basketball team didn’t ace its toughest test of the season on Saturday night, but they put forth a very solid effort, eventually losing for the first time, 57-53 to class 5A #3 Iowa City West.

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Pella Girls Roll, Boys Win Wild One Over Newton

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Landon Vander Leest’s 3-pointer with 6.5 seconds remaining was the deciding basket as the Pella boys beat Newton last night 84-83 in overtime in a game heard live on KRLS 2.

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Pella Basketball Back to LHC Play Tonight at Newton

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Pella travels to Newton tonight for a Little Hawkeye Conference basketball doubleheader.

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Pella Rolls to Basketball Sweep Over A-D-M

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella put a pair of double-digit beat downs on A-D-M as the Lady Dutch and Little Dutch returned from the holiday break in emphatic fashion last night in a basketball doubleheader heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Pella Basketball Hosts ADM Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 6:00 am

Pella returns to the hardwood tonight with a non-conference doubleheader at home against A-D-M.

The top-ranked Lady Dutch come in at 6-0, while the visiting Tiger girls are 3-5. The teams have two common opponents – Pella Christian and Ballard. Pella beat both of those teams, while A-D-M lost to each of them.

On the boy’s side, Pella is 5-1 and A-D-M is 3-3. Each squad lost a close game to Pella Christian and beat Ballard. Little Dutch coach Mark Core says that the Tigers’ style is very similar to theirs.

“They’re a very perimeter oriented team. I guess I’d call them five guards even though technically a couple of them are more forward type players. They definitely play well on the perimeter and they’re scrappy on defense.”

Tonight’s doubleheader starts at 6:00 at Pella High School. Join Trevor Castle and Mike Buchheit for the live play-by-play, beginning with pregame coverage at 5:45, on 92.1 KRLS.

Pella, Pella Christian Girls Hold Spots in Final Ranking of 2016

Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Pella and Pella Christian’s girls both remain in the top 10 in the final basketball rankings of 2016 according to the IGHSAU.

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Pella Basketball Teams to Welcome Little Hawkeye Conference Newcomers Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Indianola High School will make their first appearance in the Tulip City as a member of the Little Hawkeye Conference tonight for a doubleheader at Pella High School.

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Pella Sweeps Fairfield Back to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Pella’s girls and boys each earned wins over Fairfield last night at Pella High School. The Lady Dutch were victorious 45-36, while the Little Dutch ran away with a 96-54 win.

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Pella Cagers Host Fairfield Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Pella hosts Fairfield tonight in a non-conference basketball doubleheader.

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Pella Girls, Pella Christian Boys Victorious in Tulip City Showdown

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 6:01 am

#1 (4A) Pella defeated #8 (2A) Pella Christian 52-44 in girls basketball last night, while the #5 (2A) Eagles outlasted the #3 (3A) Little Dutch 54-52 in overtime in the boys contest.

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Round One of Tulip City Basketball Showdown is Tonight at Pella Christian

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Tonight marks the first Tulip City basketball showdown of the winter as Pella High School makes the short trip to Eagle Lane to take on Pella Christian.

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Pella, Pella Christian Girls Showdown Features Undefeated, Ranked Teams

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 5:59 am

When the Pella and Pella Christian girl’s basketball teams square off for the first time this season tomorrow night, it will be a battle of ranked and undefeated teams.

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Pella Sweeps Ballard in Basketball Doubleheader

Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Pella cruised to a pair of non-conference victories last night at Ballard, with the girls winning 49-23 and the boys coming out on top 70-53.

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Pella Travels to Ballard for Key Non-Conference Doubleheader

Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Pella travels to Ballard tonight for a non-conference basketball doubleheader.

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Pella, Grinnell Battle in Little Hawkeye Conference Basketball Opener Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

Expect a slugfest tonight when Pella and Grinnell tip off the Little Hawkeye Conference basketball season with a girl-boy doubleheader.

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Tulip City Coaches Weigh In on LHC Girls Basketball Race

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:58 am

A very good Little Hawkeye Conference gets even better this year in girls basketball with the addition of 5-A heavyweight Indianola.

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#1 Pella Girls Start Season With a Bang

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

Pella’s girls opened the 2016-2017 season with a convincing 61-41 win last night at Mount Pleasant.

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