• Keith Hjelle

Basketball Season at Half Way Point; Van Meter, Panorama lead WCAC

We have now reached the midway point of the 2017-18 basketball season so it is time to look at the WCAC conference standings. Van Meter is leading the boys' standings with a 9-0 mark, while Panorama leads the girls' conference with an 8-0 record. West Central Valley and Des Moines Christian have not yet played. All other schools have played one another. The second round of games begins tonight with a full slate scheduled. The Charger teams will travel to Madrid for a girls/boys doubleheader to begin at 6:30.

Also listed below are the top ten scorers in the conference based on average per game. ACGC senior Caden Wardyn cracked the top ten in the number seven spot with an average of 14 points per game.

Top Ten Conference Scorers by Average

Boys' Standings Girls' Standings Boys Ave. Girls Ave.

W L W L IsaacPruit,DMC 20.3 B. Beckman, Pan 19. 6

Van Meter 9 0 Panorama 8 0 Mike Barker WA 16.4 Grace Dupuy, WCV 16.0

DMC 7 1 DMC 6 1 Ben Heeren, Ogd 15.7 Devyn Kemble Pan 15.8

Earlham 6 3 Earlham 6 2 Blake Fryar, VM 15.6 Kelcie Hale, Earl 15.0

Madrid 6 3 Ogden 5 3 Ryan Schmitt, VM 14.4 Shayla Peters, Mad 14.9

W-G 5 4 Van Meter 4 4 G. Welberg, Pan 14.3 Emily Roberts, VM 12.3

Wood. Acad. 5 4 Madrid 3 5 C. Wardyn ACGC 14.0 C. Lauterbach, VM 10.9

Ogden 3 6 WCV 2 5 Seth Jewell, DMC 14.0 Em. Veenstra, DMC 10.7

ACGC 2 7 ACGC 1 7 Kaden Kruse, Ogd 13.1 Morgan Johnk,Pan 10.3

Panorama 1 8 W-G 0 8 Qwame Davis, WA 12.9 A. Boggess, Ogden 9.6

WCV 0 8

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