Damion Clark

Pella's Damion Clark (right) in a match earlier this season


Pella splits triangular

INDIANOLA — Pella made their way to Indianola on Thursday for a triangular with Indianola and Woodward-Granger. The Dutch would fall to the Indians 60-6 but would come back with a 45-35 win over Woodward-Granger.

Pella could only muster a pair of wins against Indianola as Peyton Ritzert (138) earned a 10-6 decision while Logan Bruxvoort (160) won his match with an 8-5 decision.

The Dutch were able to put together some strong matches against Woodward-Granger to pull ahead and win. Damion Clark (120), Ritzert (138), Jackson Van Kley (152), Bruxvoort (160) and Noah Parsons (182) earned pins for Pella while Logan Schroeder (126) won with a 7-6 decision.

Pella will wrestle at the Solon Tournament on Saturday.

Knoxville gets a pair of wins at Centerville

CENTERVILLE — The Knoxville wrestling team was able to pick up a pair of South Central Conference wins on Thursday as they defeated Centerville 39-27 and Davis County 50-30.

Knoxville got off to a great start at the low weights against Centerville, jumping out to a 33-0 lead after the first six weights. Dane Gullion (106), Luke Spaur (132) and Daniel Gorskikh (138) all picked up wins by fall.

The Panthers were then able to take care of Davis County with Steven Thome (120), Gorskikh (138) and Kale Kincaid (152) all getting pins. Spaur (132) won a 16-1 tech fall, Tristan DeJong (160) earned an 18-1 tech fall and Marco Alejo (113) took his match with a 14-4 major.

Knoxville is set to head back to Centerville for their tournament on Saturday.

Boys basketball

Clarke 90, Knoxville 61

KNOXVILLE — Knoxville got off to a good start but was unable to keep up with the scoring of the Indians.

Landen Norris would lead the Panthers with 21 points on the night.

Knoxville (2-8, ) will welcome a tough opponent to town next week when they host No. 1 (1A) Grand View Christian (12-0) on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Girls basketball

Knoxville 48, Clarke 19

KNOXVILLE — The Panthers gave up a season-low 19 points in their blowout win over Clarke on Thursday.

Knoxville held the Indians to two points in the first and fourth quarter to lead the way while dominating the glass with 16 offensive rebounds to help with a tough shooting night.

Brittany Bacorn would lead the Panthers with 13 points and nine rebounds while Emma Dunkin added 11 points, seven rebounds and two assists and Hannah Dunkin also scored in double figures with 10 points and six rebounds.

Knoxville (7-5, 4-3 SCC) will go to Davis County (9-5, 3-4 SCC) next Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at cpeters@oskyherald.com or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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