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January 17, 2019 Iowa Mennonite holds off Louisa-Muscatine run
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

After leading for much of the game, Iowa Mennonite gave up the lead in the third quarter to Louisa-Muscatine. That didn’t deter Iowa Mennonite as they battled back for a 50-45 win.

The win shows the transformation the team has gone through, making up for a 26-point loss against the Falcons earlier this season.

Suzanna Yoder led scoring with 29 points and she also led the team in rebounds with nine and assists with seven.

Yani Gutierrez scored nine points for Iowa Mennonite including 4-6 from the charity stripe. Mia Graber and Rubye Ney had six points each. Graber had eight rebounds and Ney had seven.

Iowa Mennonite is now fifth in the SEISC North race at 6-5. They’re half a game behind Wapello.

Iowa Mennonite will face a tough stretch of opponents in Mediapolis (13-1) and Pekin (10-2) this week. They traveled to Mediapolis on Tuesday and host Pekin on Friday.

Suzanna Yoder has held her lead as Class 1A’s top scorer at 26 points per game. She is third in made 3-pointers in Class 1A and seventh in made free throws.

Box Score

Louisa-Muscatine: 11; 8; 14; 12; 45

Iowa Mennonite: 14; 10; 7; 19; 50

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