Ram grapplers dominate Dec. 19 quad meet

~by The Scranton Journal

Greene County hosted a quad meet Dec. 19,  topping Coon Rapids 72-12, Nevada 57-18 and Saydel 57-9.

Rams 72 – CR-B 12106: Ethan Frederick; 113: Brenner Gallagher; 120: Braden Gallagher; 126: Chance McCollom; 132: McKade Owens; 138: Brady Stauffer; 145: Nathan Black; 160: Cameren Miller; 170: Gunnar Goble; 220: Sawyer Schiltz; 285: Matthew Naberhaus won by CR-B forfeit
152: Will Hansen pinned Jacob Estrada 1:30
182, 195 – Ram forfeit Continue reading Ram grapplers dominate Dec. 19 quad meet

Rams fall to PC-M in hoops doubleheader

~by The Scranton Journal

Greene County basketball teams lost a doubleheader to Prairie City-Monroe on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

The Ram girls quickly fell behind as PCM tossed in 23 points in the first period while Greene County scored five. At the break the Mustangs owned a 30-point advantage 39-9. The Rams kept pace in the third quarter as each team tallied 25 points, but GC was still down 30, 55-25. PCM went on to win 67-32. Continue reading Rams fall to PC-M in hoops doubleheader

GrCo girls still looking for first hoops win

~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

Greene County girls basketball had a rough week on the court, losing 85-15 at Gilbert and to #1 North Polk 85-16.

Gilbert 85 – Rams 15
Gilbert’s offense totally out matched that of the Greene County girls, scoring 85 points while their defense held the Rams to 15 in a very lopsided basketball game in Gilbert Tuesday. Continue reading GrCo girls still looking for first hoops win

Ram boys fall to 1-3 in hoops

The Greene County boys basketball team struggled to score against Heart of Iowa Activities opponents in their last two games. The Rams lost to the South Hamilton Hawks 71-27 at home Dec. 6, and the lost to the Gilbert Tigers 95-46 in Gilbert Dec. 10.

Against the Hawks, the Rams started slow and didn’t pick up the pace. They were behind 21-9 at the end of the first quarter and the Hawks nearly doubled them by intermission for a halftime score of 38-19. The game went from bad to worse in the second half; the Rams scored only five points in the third quarter and four in the fourth quarter. Continue reading Ram boys fall to 1-3 in hoops

P-C girls top G-R, now 1-1 on season

The Paton-Churdan girls are 1-1 in hoops after a victory over the Glidden-Ralston Wildcats Friday in Glidden.

The two teams matched each point for point in the first quarter; the score was 7-6 for the Rockets when the first buzzer sounded. In the second quarter the Rockets scored 17 points while the Wildcats scored only 10, giving the Rockets a seven point margin at the intermission. Continue reading P-C girls top G-R, now 1-1 on season

P-C boys post “W” over Ar-We-Va Rockets to start hoops season

The Paton-Churdan boys basketball team started the season with a 63-47 win over the Ar-We-Va at home Dec. 3.

P-C took an early lead when they hosted Ar-We-Va, outscoring the visiting Rockets by 10 points in the first quarter for a 12-2 score at the end of the quarter. Ar-We-Va played even-up the rest of the game but couldn’t overcome the deficit. The score was 25-14 at the intermission and 43-29 after three quarters. Continue reading P-C boys post “W” over Ar-We-Va Rockets to start hoops season

Ram boys 1-1 to start 2019-20 hoops campaign

The Ram boys basketball team is 1-1 after its first two games of the 2019-20 campaign. The Rams lost Dec. 2 to the Ogden Bulldogs in Ogden, and walloped the Perry Blue Jays 65-27 at home the next night.

Against Ogden, the Rams were schooled in the importance of playing four quarters of ball. They led 12-7 at the end of the first quarter and were up 22-21 after two quarters. However, the Bulldogs outscored them by 12 points in the third quarter, leaving the Rams on the short side of a 42-31 score. Both teams scored 15 points in the fourth quarter and the Rams lost 57-46. Continue reading Ram boys 1-1 to start 2019-20 hoops campaign

Ram girls 0-2 to start basketball season

The Rams girls not only lost their basketball season opener to Ogden Monday night, but they lost half their senior players due to injury. Kassie Lamoureux will miss the next several weeks due to an injury to her wrist, leaving Izzy Bravard as the only senior on the team.

The Rams kept up in the first quarter and were behind by only three points, 12-9, at the first buzzer. The score was 26-15 at intermission. The Rams were able to put up only three points in the third quarter and just two in the fourth. The final score was 54-20. Continue reading Ram girls 0-2 to start basketball season

P-C girls lose hoops opener 46-42 to Ar-We-Va

Danielle Hoyle nabs 20 rebounds

The Paton-Churdan girls lost their season hoops opener at home Dec. 3 to Ar-We-Va, 46-42. The Ar-We-Va Rockets were up 22-21 at halftime and held a four point lead after three quarters.

P-C’s Tessa Steimel led her team in scoring with 15 points, all of them from 3-point range. Danielle Hoyle scored 12 points and claimed 20 rebounds – 11 of them defensive and nine offensive. Chloe Berns scored nine points including one 3-pointer. Emma Stream and Camryn Paup added two points each. Paup had the best free throw percentage, making one of two free throws. Continue reading P-C girls lose hoops opener 46-42 to Ar-We-Va