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Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District [ Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 25, 2010 District Tournament Class 3A Evan Reynolds Wrestling Winners Tyler Thompson. Photos submitted. Kyle Coates Norwalk girl's basket- ball team fell to Pella Christian Friday; Feb. 12, 55-34. The Warriors were looking to avenge an ear- lier loss at Norwalk 22-20 to the Eagles. ~The girls jumped out to an early lead when Paige Lammers hit a short jumper and 30 seconds later nailed one from long range and the Warriors were up 9-4. Shelby Seibert connected on the back end of two free throws and the Warriors held a 10-9 lead at the end of the quarter. Hali VanVelzen found Tori Mateer under the basket with a pass and the War- riors increased their lead. Both teams traded baskets and the Eagles followed up on a missed shot with 2.5 seconds to lead 24-23 at the half. Brie McAninch stole the inbounds pass to start the second half and scored on a lay-up to give Norwalk a brief lead. Pella Christian answered to re-gain the lead and never trailed again outscoring the War- riors 29-9 the rest of the game. Norwalk's only bas- ket in the fourth quarter was a three-pointer from Mateer. The Eagles put the game away for the win. Megan Patava led the scoring for Norwalk with nine. Mateer finished with Lady Warriors Fall to Pella Christian seven points, Makenzie Reed six, VanVelzen four and McAninch finished with two and Seibert chipped in one. The War- riors fall to 7'6 in Little Hawkeye Conference pla~: Dutch Escape Lady Warriors Pella visited Norwalk for the final game of the regular season and slipped away with a four-point win. It was senior night for the Warriors and Kayla Hyden and Alyssa Emmons also saw action as starters as did senior Reed. The Dutch, the second place LHC conference team, jumped out to an 11- 0 first quarter lead and seemed to be in control of the game. Norwalk an- swered in the second quar- Megan Patava. Photo by Brad Springer. ter outscoring Pella, 18-16 to trail at the hail 27-18. Mateer ted the charge in the second period with eight points including one from long distance. Lammers aiso hit from be- yond the arc. In the third quarter Pella held a 10- point edge going into the final period leading, 34-25. Pella never scored in the last period and Norwalk was able to manage five points, but could get no closer. Mateer led Norwalk with eight points and Reed finished with seven points. Lammers hit a three- pointer in the third period to end up with six points. Patava chipped in five points and McAninch rounded out the scoring with two. Norwalk wraps up the season improving on last season and finiShing .500 with an 11-11 season and 7-7 in Little Hawkeye Con- ference play. Lady Warriors End Season Play 11-12 Norwalk girl's basket- ball team ended their sea- son with a loss to LHC champion Knoxville in District action. The War- riors traveled to Knoxville Wednesday, Feb. 17 and played well in the hostile environment, but fell short, 57-34. The Panthers jumped third-quarter points to in- out to an earlY lead behind crease the margin to 40-25. all-Conference player Sam In the fourth quarter Aben's three-pointer with Norwalk managed nine one minute gone. Abens more points and Knoxville followed that with another accounted for 19 points in four minutes later and the final period. they led 6-0 until Megan Leading scorer for Patava answered for Norwalk was Lammers Norwalk with a three, with 11 points. Reed Abens hit two more three- ended with 10 points in pointers in the quarter and her final game. Tori Mateer the Warriors were down finished with five points. 16-3 at the end of one quar- Patava and Devin Brown te~ chipped in three each. Hali The Warriors battled VanVelzen finished with back in the second when two points. Lyndsey Paige Lammers hit two Pritchard, Dana three-pointers an d Billingsley, Shelby Seibert, Makenzie Reed scored Alyssa Emmons, Brie from deep. The Warriors McAninch and Taylor cut the lead to 25-14 at the Welden also saw action in break. Reed scored again the final game of the sea- with 20 seconds gone in son. the third quarter and Norwalk finished the Lammers followed with season with an 11-12 over- her third three of the game. all record and 7-7 in the Reed scored again with Little Hawkeye Confer- 2:35 left and the lead was ence and tied for fourth cut to nine points, place with South Tama. Knoxville rattled off 15 NHS Bowling The Norwalk boys' bowling team got off to a slow start, but got the ball rolling in the second game of the first round. Justin Lamb led the Warrior charge with a nice two-game series of 361. Matt Webb also chipped in with a 354 series. Norwalk opened up a 73 pin lead head- ing into the baker games. Webb led the Warriors in the baker games by being nine out of 10. Lamb also did well in the baker games by being 11 out of 13. Norwalk fin- ished in first place with a final score of 2,539. Concluded p. 9