Boys Basketball: Washington Beats Kennedy

By KCRG Sports

Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Anthony Carter struggles for control the of the ball with Austin Bergstrom (left) and Peter Holmes (right) of Cedar Rapids Washington during the first half of a game at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)


By Grant Burkhardt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Washington beat Kennedy for its second straight win, and plenty more scores from a busy Tuesday night in area boys basketball:


Cedar Rapids Washington (4-14, 4-9) improved its winning streak to two games in the MVC Tuesday night with a 54-38 upset win at home over Kennedy.

Peter Holmes recorded a double-double with 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Warriors. Austin Bergstrom added 10 points and poured in two3 pointers for Washington.

Blake Murdock scored 14 points for the Cougars (10-7, 7-6).


The Indians (10-8, 8-5 WAMAC West) had three players in double digits, Ty Gunderson with 17 points and Isaac Frazier and Daly Quinn with 14 apiece in the win at Marion. The Stormin’ Pointers (12-7, 10-4 WAMAC West) were led by Josh Jirak’s 19 points.


Nic Uhlir nailed 5-three pointers and led all scorers with 17 points as Linn-Mar (9-4, 10-8 MVC) defeated Dubuque Wahlert at home. Jimmy Roth added 12 points and hauled in nine rebounds for the Lions. Domen Zevnik led Wahlert (5-8, 6-12 MVC) with 14 points.


Jon Landis scored 25 points, Will Muhlbach chipped in 23 and Jeremy Strutz had a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists for the Huskies in a win at Lisbon. Lisbon’s Austin Springsteen led all scorers with 27 points. Tyler Svatosch and Ryan Light also scored in double-digits for the Lions with 14 and 12 points respectively.

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