Mepo tops Highland
MEDIAPOLIS — Highland tried to rally in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division boys’ basketball game at Mediapolis, but ultimately came up short in a 74-69 loss to the Bulldogs.
Senior Jake Hootman scored 24 points on 10-for-14 shooting to lead Highland (6-3, 6-3 SEISC North), and he also had eight rebounds and four assists in the contest. Senior Talon McFarland added 13 points, three steals and three assists, and junior Josh Brase had 12 points.
Senior Jordan Wagenbach scored a game-high 32 points on 12-for-18 shooting to lead the Bulldogs (6-4, 6-2 SEISC North), and he also had five assists and three steals. Senior Dustin Belknap added 12 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two blocked shots. Senior Caleb Gerst scored 11 points, and senior Scott Dalton had 10 points and 10 rebounds.