• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.

West overhauls CR Warriors, 72-50

Women of Troy wallop the Warriors
Iowa City West High head coach B.J. Mayer shouts instructions to his varsity girls Friday, Jan. 12, at home against Cedar Rapids Washington. The Women of Troy blew past the Warriors, 72-50, to improve to 10-2 while Washington dipped to 7-5.

IOWA CITY– Iowa City West High’s Women of Troy posted their sixth consecutive win Friday, Jan. 12, at home with a 72-50 pounding of Cedar Rapids Washington’s Warriors.
The first period was a back and forth battle with the Warriors edging out West High 9-8, but the momentum quickly shifted in the second with B.J. Mayer’s Women of Troy blasting the Warriors 19-8 for a 27-17 halftime lead. West outscored Washington 22-20 in the third on its way to the 22-point advantage at the end.
Logan Cook, a senior, led all scorers with 16 points. Audrey Koch, a freshman, and Cailyn Morgan, a junior, were also in double-digits with 12 points for Koch and 11 for Morgan. Lauren Zacharias, a junior, and Rachel Saunders, a senior, scored eight points apiece. Paige Beckner, a senior, had a seven-point night with six points from junior Emma Koch and four points from freshman Maytayia Tellis.
Sandra Mia, a junior, led Washington with 13 points while senior Vanessa Eniola had 10.
The win improved the third-ranked (per Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union weekly rankings for Thursday, Jan. 11) West High squad to 10-2 while the 14th-ranked Warriors dipped to 7-5. Rival City High was number one and held a 13-0 record as of Saturday, Jan. 12.
The Little Hawks and Women of Troy will tangle Tuesday, Jan. 23, at West High in a varsity doubleheader rematch of a Dec. 12 contest at City High. The girls tip-off at 6 p.m. with the boys to follow around 7:30 p.m.