Top ranked Harlan runs away from Rams

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By Joel Stevens, Associate Editor

Harlan used a 10-0 run to close out the third quarter to pull away from Glenwood for a 71-40 Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball victory Friday.

The Class 3A, No. 1 ranked Cyclones opened the game with hot shooting rolling up a 9-0 lead and a 15-3 spread after a quarter.  Glenwood cut the lead to 20-12 midway through the second quarter but Harlan stretched its out to 30-17 at the half.  

The Rams came out of the locker on a 6-1 run and trailed just 31-23 with five minutes left in the third period.  But the Cyclones responded and put the game out of reach with 10 straights points to extend their lead to 55-28 heading into the final frame.

Taylor Wagner and Jordyn Moser led the way with 18 points each for Harlan (12-0 overall, 7-0 in the conference).  

Bailey Starner’s 9 points led Glenwood. The Rams drop to 8-5 overall and 6-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference on the season.

Glenwood 44,
C.B. St. Albert 40

Bailey Starner’s three pointer in the final minute secured the win as Glenwood edged Council Bluffs St. Albert 44-40 Friday.

Sydney Gutschenritter paced Glenwood with 13 points. Starner added nine.