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No. 4 Royal girls wrap up ISC South Division title

GARWIN – It was total domination from the start when Colo-Nesco took on GMG Saturday in Garwin.

The Royals just gave up one point the entire first half, and by the end of three quarters, GMG had only mustered four points as Colo-Nesco rolled to a 57-15 victory.

Colo-Nesco led 38-1 at the half. Through three quarters the score was 50-4 in favor of the Royals, and they coasted over the final eight minutes to improve to 19-1 overall and wrap up an Iowa Star Conference South Division championship with a 15-1 conference mark.

The Royals held GMG to 6 of 31 shooting. They also produced 16 steals and won the rebounding battle by a 34-23 margin.

Caitlyn Riese had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds and Melanie Van Loon chipped in 10 points and two steals.

Shayla Dean and Madison Farren each netted nine points. Dean added six steals and three assists and Farren had seven rebounds and one steal.

Hannah Buseman finished with eight points and three steals for the Royals. Caitlin Appelgate led GMG with nine points, eight rebounds and one block.

Colo-Nesco 57, GMG 15

C-N 19 19 12 7 – 57

GMG 0 1 3 11 – 15

Colo-Nesco (57) – Jillian Gibbons 1-1 0-1 3, Leah Vincent 1-3 0-0 2, Hannah Buseman 2-4 3-3 8, Madison Farren 2-7 5-5 9, Kassie Robinson 0-1 0-0 0, Shayla Dean 3-7 3-5 9, Peyton Hall 1-1 0-0 2, Melanie Van Loon 4-7 0-3 10, Makaelyn Neuendorf 1-4 0-0 3, Tabitha Halferty 0-3 0-0 0, Caitlyn Riese 4-11 3-3 11. Totals: 19-49 14-20 57. 3-point field goals (5): Van Loon 2, Gibbons, Buseman, Neuendorf. Rebounds (34): Riese 11. Assists (12): Neuendorf 4. Steals (16): Dean 6. Blocks (1): Robinson.

GMG (15) – Mikaella Koster 0-2 0-2 0, Blaire Sonderleiter 0-3 0-0 0, Katie Airey 0-4 0-0 0, Caitlin Appelgate 4-9 1-2 9, Olivia Barritt 1-7 1-2 4, Josie Claassen 0-1 0-0 0, Codi Groth 0-1 0-0 0, Peyton Mannan 1-4 0-0 0. Totals: 6-31 2-6 15. 3-point field goals (1): Barritt. Rebounds (23): Appelgate 8. Assists: None. Steals (9): Airey 2, Appelgate 2, Barritt 2, Mannan 2. Blocks (4): Appelgate, Barritt, Claassen, Groth.

COLO – A fast start helped Colo-Nesco dismantle Meskwaki by a 60-22 score Friday in Colo.

The Royals took a 16-6 lead after one quarter, and by halftime they were up 34-12. Colo-Nesco upped its lead to 33 points after three quarters and cruised over the final eight minutes.

Colo-Nesco overcame a sluggish shooting night from 3-point range (3 of 19) and the foul line (9 of 19) by coming up with 23 steals and 16 offensive rebounds. The Royals also had good ball movement with 18 assists on 24 field goals.

Caitlyn Riese led four Royal players in double figures with 20 points. She made 9 of 14 field goals and also picked up one block defensively.

Shayla Dean and Madison Farren both delivered a double-double.

Dean recorded 12 points and 12 steals and she also handed out five assists. Farren put up 10 points and 11 rebounds and she tacked on four steals.

Melanie Van Loon also scored 10 points. She chipped in three assists and two steals.

Makaelyn Neuendorf contributed four points and six assists for the Royals.

Colo-Nesco 60, Meskwaki 22

M 6 6 7 4 – 22

C-N 16 18 18 8 – 60

Colo-Nesco (60) – Jillian Gibbons 0-0 0-0 0, Leah Vincent 1-2 0-0 3, Hannah Buseman 0-1 0-0 0, Madison Farren 4-8 2-4 10, Kassie Robinson 0-0 0-0 0, Shayla Dean 5-13 2-5 12, Rachel Vincent 0-0 0-0 0, Peyton Hall 0-0 0-0 0, Melanie Van Loon 4-13 0-0 10, Makaelyn Neuendorf 1-6 2-2 4, Tabitha Halferty 0-1 1-4 1, Caitlyn Riese 9-14 2-3 20. Totals: 24-58 9-19 60. 3-point field goals (3): Neuendorf 2, Vincent. Rebounds (31): Farren 11. Assists (18): Neuendorf 6. Steals (23): Dean 12. Blocks (1): Riese.

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