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January 9, 2019 TUESDAY girls roundup: Iowa Mennonite survives scare from Lone Tree
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After Iowa Mennonite’s lead dwindled to just one point against Lone Tree, a Meredith Blossom jumper righted the ship and started a 13-3 run to end the game.

With the 57-46 win Iowa Mennonite moves to 6-6 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The loss moves Lone Tree to 1-11 overall.

Iowa Mennonite was led by 25 points from Suzanna Yoder and a career-high 15 points from Mia Graber.

Lone Tree’s Ashley Musser scored 11 for Lone Tree to lead them. Holley Johnson had seven points.

Iowa Mennonite will face off against Louisa-Muscatine on Thursday. Lone Tree hosts BGM on Friday.

Mid-Prairie defeats Durant

Mid-Prairie defeated Durant 55-52 behind a strong inside presence from Shae Becker and hot outside shooting from Myah Lugar.

Becker had 22 points on 8-14 shooting and was 6-6 from the free-throw line while Myah Lugar hit five 3-pointers during the game.

Kessa Jones grabbed 10 rebounds and added seven points.

After a 16-12 first quarter in favor of Mid-Prairie, Durant snatched a two-point lead at halftime. The game was tied 41-41 at the end of the third quarter, with Mid-Prairie taking a three-point win by the end of the game.

Mid-Prairie is now 8-4 in RVC play and 9-4 overall. Durant is 2-10 in RVC play and 2-11 overall. Mid-Prairie hosts West Liberty on Friday night.

Schneider has big night in win

Sarah Schneider hit six 3-pointers in a 60-49 win over Louisa-Muscatine. A new season high of 22 points for the Highland senior led the Huskies in scoring.

Highland trailed 14-10 after the first quarter, but came out firing in the second and took a 37-22 lead into halftime.

They held onto their lead the rest of the game, winning 60-49. Abbie Miller added 16 points and Aly Stokes had 12.

Highland will play a cross-divisional game against Cardinal on Thursday before their most important game of the season on Friday. They will host Mediapolis on Friday with a chance to go even with Mediapolis on top of the SEISC North standings.

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