Rams win second straight on road

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By Joel Stevens, Associate Editor

    The Glenwood girls got 20 points from Grace Newman and 13 from Hailey Darrow in a 52-33 victory over Red Oak on Friday.
    The Rams (9-5 overall, 7-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) led throughout the game before pulling away in the fourth quarter.
    “We had some good stops, we rebounded well and we made shots,” Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein said. “Everybody seemed to knock down a shot in that run.”

Glenwood 53,
Creston 39
    Glenwood out-scored Creston 32-23 after halftime in a 53-39 Hawkeye 10 Conference win on Friday.
    The Rams’ Grace Newman scored a season-high 28 points to lead all scorers.
    “She was our offensive catalyst,” said Loeffelbien of Newman’s performance against the Panthers. “She hit some threes but she also attacked the basket and finished strong.”

Harlan 43,
Glenwood 30
    The Glenwood girls led 11-7 after  a quarter but the Rams could muster just 19 points over the final three quarters in a 43-30 loss to Harlan last Monday.
    The Rams actually held a slim 14-11 in a very low scoring first half.  But Glenwood’s shooting woes bit them in the third quarter as Harlan rattled off 15 straight points.  
    Glenwood trimmed the lead 10 points in the fourth quarter but the Rams’ struggled to keep the bigger Harlan post players from scoring and could get no closer.
    Newman led Glenwood with 12 points. Bailey Starner added eight.
    Jess Schaben led Harlan with 12 points.