The Southeast Polk boys’ basketball staff dropped three video games to groups with a combined forty one-10 document final week and fell to six-13 on the season.
First up was a Feb. four recreation towards excessive-scoring Des Moines North (14-3). The No. 10 Polar Bears are averaging 81.9 points per recreation this season behind scorching-capturing Tyreke Locure, who averages 30.9 points per recreation on his own.
The Rams held North’s excessive-energy offense to sixty seven factors, however it wasn’t enough to get the win. The Polar Bears gained sixty seven-50.
Sam Glenn was the one Ram to score in double figures with 19 points.
The game began sluggish for each groups, with the Polar Bears taking a sixteen-7 lead within the first quarter.
The Rams mounted a second-quarter comeback, chopping the result in 4 factors, however North held a 31-19 lead on the break.
Southeast Polk’s James Glenn hit back-to-back three-pointers within the third period to cut the result in 5 factors. The Polar Bears led forty five-40 going into the fourth quarter, through which they outscored the Rams 22-10.
Malichai Williams was a drive on the boards, main Southeast Polk with 12 rebounds. Different Ram scorers: Kaleb Krier, 9; Daniel Hackbarth, 6; James Glenn, 6; Williams, four; Dominic Caggiano, 2; Fred Johnson, 2; and Eli Christiansen, 2.
The Rams have been on the street the subsequent night time at Johnston. The Dragons (14-4) have been driving a 7-recreation profitable streak. They extended that streak to eight video games with a fifty one-44 win towards the Rams.
Southeast Polk received off to a quick begin, taking a 19-12 lead within the first quarter and main by 3 points at the break. Johnston minimize the result in 1 level heading into the ultimate period, through which they outscored the Rams 14-6.
James Glenn was the main scorer, hitting on 4 3-pointers for sixteen points. Sam Glenn added 10 points and seven rebounds. William and Hackbarth each added 7 factors.
The Rams completed out the week with a house recreation towards No. 8 West Des Moines Valley (sixteen-three).
The Rams rushed out to an early lead, taking an 11-point lead because of a barrage of 3-pointers.
Valley slowed the Rams’ offense within the second interval and reduce that early result in 2 points at halftime. Southeast Polk had six three-pointers in the first half.
Valley turned up the defensive strain in the third quarter. James Glenn hit a 3-pointer early within the quarter after which Valley held the Rams to only four factors in the remaining 7-plus…