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Tue
12
Jan

Bulldogs remain perfect in duals

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

The MFL MarMac wrestling team remains perfect in duals this season with four more wins at the Upper Iowa Conference Duals at Riceville on Jan. 7. 

The night started with a 72-10 win over Clayton Ridge, which included 12 Bulldog victories due to forfeit. Koal Klenk lost his 106-pound match by 12-3 major decision and Nolan Lerch was pinned at 195 pounds.

Tue
12
Jan

Warrior wrestling is still a work in progress

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

It was a busy week for the Central wrestling program, with a girls meet at Anamosa, a dual at Riceville and hosting the Central Invitational. 

The girls took center stage at Anamosa, as Maria Medberry and Rebecca Suhr represented the school well. Medberry placed second in the 139-pound bracket, going 2-1 with two falls, and Suhr placed third at 147 pounds, going 1-2 with one fall. 

One of Medberry’s falls took only 12 seconds over Addison Juhl from Waverly-Shell Rock and Suhr’s lone fall came in a swift 20 seconds over Corrigan Wilson from Marion.

Tue
12
Jan

Central girls basketball team back to its winning ways


Haley Frieden dribbles around an Ed-Co defender in Central’s 58-52 victory last week.

Delaney Scherf shoots a free throw against Ed-Co. She had 14 points in the Central win.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

The Central girls basketball team returned to its winning ways after the holiday break, defeating Edgewood-Colesburg 58-52 and routing Postville 55-27 this past week. 

The team showed a little vacation rust in the first half against Ed-Co, trailing 28-21 before cutting into the lead coming out of halftime. The Warriors eventually took the lead in the fourth period and never let it go. 

Tue
12
Jan

North Fayette Valley hands Bulldogs their first conference loss


Ashley Shaw had a big night off the bench against Clayton Ridge, contributing 10 points. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Mackenzy Ruff and the Bulldog defense held off the Eagles for a 14-point win on Jan. 5.

In the Jan. 5 win over Clayton Ridge, Riley Moreland had yet another double-double for MFL MarMac, with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Hannah Bogdonovich flips a pass to teammate Ashley Shaw.

Carlie Jones works her way past some Clayton Ridge defenders.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

The MFL MarMac girls basketball team kicked off the 2021 portion of its schedule last week, grabbing a win over Clayton Ridge before suffering just its third loss of the season against undefeated North Fayette Valley. 

The Bulldogs hosted Clayton Ridge Jan. 5, winning 48-34 thanks to a big second half. Although MFL MarMac jumped ahead 9-6 in the first quarter, the Eagles had the better second period, giving them a 19-17 lead heading into halftime. The Bulldogs responded in the third, though, going on an 18-8 run that put them ahead 35-27. They only increased the lead in the final period, winning by 14 points despite shooting under 20 percent from the field.

Tue
12
Jan

Central boys lose to Ed-Co, but rally to victory against Postville


Ashton Burroughs drives past an Ed-Co defender.

Dan McGreal goes up for a three in last week’s loss to the Vikings.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

The Central boys basketball team came back from the holiday break looking to turn around a three-game losing streak, but they were met by a defensive brick wall in Edgewood-Colesburg, who held them to just 19 points. The Warriors went on to lose 69-19, never scoring more than six points in any period. 

Statistically, the Warriors struggled in every category. They shot 17.1 percent from the field and only 12.5 percent on three-point shots. Overall, they only made seven of 41 shots, were out-rebounded 38-21 and turned the ball over 21 times. 

Tue
05
Jan

Warriors win matches, but lose duals at Central tournament


Nate Shirbroun (170 pounds) took on Isaac Taylor of Waterloo, winning the match via 9-7 decision and earning three of the nine Central points in the dual. (Photos by Bev Hamann)

At 120 pounds, Daniel Royer (top) pinned Sam Cook from East Buchanan in 1:55.

Nick Deitchler took on Reese Talaska of Waterloo in the 126-pound match, losing by a 6-2 decision.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

Despite winning a fair amount of wrestling matches, it was forfeits that sent the Warriors to a 1-4 record at the Central Round Robin Dual Tournament this past weekend. 

Although the team showed great progress and competitive resolve, it started out flat footed against Cascade, losing 66-12. It was the only lopsided match-up for the Warriors, as they lost all four wrestling matches via pin, and only secured 12 points from Cascade forfeits.

Tue
29
Dec

Fourth quarter rally propels Bulldog girls past Central


Junior Miranda Lang scored 10 points, including two key shots from behind the arc, during the Bulldogs’ 12-0 run to start the fourth quarter. Lang tallied 20 points overall for MFL MarMac in the 35-32 win over Central on Dec. 22. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Lakota Morrissey and the MFL MarMac defense held Central to 32 points in the Dec. 22 win.

Carlie Jones rises above the Central defender for a shot attempt.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

A fourth quarter rally propelled the MFL MarMac girls basketball team to a 35-32 win over visiting Central on Dec. 22. 

The Warriors had control of the game early, allowing just two Bulldog points in the first quarter and taking an 18-15 lead into halftime. By the end of the third quarter, they were up 25-21. MFL MarMac stormed back in the final period, though, going on a 12-0 run to start the frame. Junior Miranda Lang scored 10 of those points, including two key shots from behind the arc, as the Bulldogs eked out a three-point victory.

Tue
29
Dec

Central girls lose defensive battle at MFL MarMac


Delaney Scherf leads the fast break against MFL MarMac. (Photo by Bev Hamann)

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

It was another close loss for the Central girls basketball team on Dec. 22, as the MFL MarMac Bulldogs held on to win 35-32. Central was not without its chances to win the game, however. 

In fact, the Warriors led 25-21 heading into the fourth quarter, but were out-scored by the Bulldogs 14-7 in the final period, leading to the defeat. 

The defensive battle had the Warriors shooting just 24.3 percent from the field and a season-low 13.3 percent from the three-point line. They also shot 54.5 percent from the free throw line, making just 12 of 22 shots. 

Tue
29
Dec

MFL MarMac boys win big over Warriors


In the 64-41 win over Central on Dec. 22, Gavin Meana led the Bulldogs with 13 points. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Kaden Stocker showed off his dribbling skills against the Warriors.

Colin Moses finished the game against Central with 10 points, five rebounds and an assist.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

The MFL MarMac boys basketball team cruised past Central 64-41 in a Dec. 22 Upper Iowa Conference match-up. It gave the Bulldogs their third straight win.

The game was lop-sided from the start, as MFL MarMac jumped ahead 13-5 in the first quarter, then pushed the margin to 37-21 in the second. Central failed to mount a comeback in the final periods, losing by 23 points.

The Bulldogs took 16 fewer shots than the Warriors, but were more productive in their attempts, with a 41.7 completion percentage.

Tue
29
Dec

Central boys endure loss, but learn in the process


Ashton Burroughs once again led all of Central’s bench players with three points, two assists and one steal. (Photos by Bev Hamann)

CJ Polkinghorn edges past MFL MarMac’s Carver Blietz-Bentien in the Warriors’ 64-41 loss to the Bulldogs. Polkinghorn had seven points, seven rebounds and one steal in the game.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

The Central boys basketball team suffered another defeat last week, losing 64-41 to MFL MarMac on Dec. 22. The game came down to the Bulldog defense and missed opportunities for the Warriors. 

“MFL played solid man defense throughout the game. While they made our job difficult by taking away easy shots, there were also shots that we missed that frankly were quality looks,” coach Brady Stramer said. 

Central’s offense was stifled, shooting only 23.4 percent from the field and 17.2 percent on three pointers, which comes out to making only five of 29 attempts. Conversely, MFL MarMac shot over 40 percent in both categories. 

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