Digital Access

Digital Access
Access from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
News, sports, local and regional entertainment and more!

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
Local Sports

Three Mustang girls earn all-conference honors


Three Prairie City-Monroe girls’ basketball players earned all-conference recognition in the Heart of Iowa Conference recently.

The teams were released last week after North Polk lost in the Class 3A championship game for the second straight season.

Senior Regan Freland earned first-team all-conference honors for the fourth straight season, while senior Kate McCarthy and junior Lilli Baird were both honorable mention picks.

Freland, who also earned all-state, all-district and all-region honors this past season, led the Mustangs in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals and was second in blocks.

She averaged 16.4 points 5.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 3.4 steals per game.

Freland made 40 3-pointers, shot 40 percent from the floor, 26 percent from 3-point range and 72 percent from the free-throw line. She also blocked 13 shots.

In conference play, Freland averaged 16.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 4.4 steals per game while making 21 treys.

She shot 44 percent from the floor, 25.5 percent from 3-point range and 70 percent from the foul line. She finished with nine blocks.

McCarthy led PCM with 15 blocked shots. She averaged 3.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and one assist per game. She also had 14 steals, shot 49 percent from the floor and 33 percent from the foul line.

In conference play, McCarthy averaged 3.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, one assist and one block per game. She had seven steals, shot 51.2 percent from the floor and 30.4 percent from the line.

Baird was PCM’s second-best shooter with 32 made 3-pointers. She averaged 7.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and one steal per game while shooting 27 percent from the floor, 24 percent from 3-point range and 48 percent from the foul line.

In conference play, Baird averaged 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and one steal per game.

Baird made 23 3-pointers, shot 30 percent from the floor, 27 percent from 3-point range and 50 percent from the line.

Heart of Iowa Conference

Final Girls Standings

Team Conference Overall

North Polk 13-1 21-6

Gilbert 12-2 19-4

Roland-Story 11-3 19-4

PCM 7-7 10-13

Nevada 7-7 10-13

South Hamilton 4-9 6-14

Greene County 2-12 3-20

Saydel 0-14 0-22

First Team

Regan Freland, senior, PCM

Juliann Clark, senior, Roland-Story

Reagan Barkema, sophomore, Roland-Story

Ava Hawthorne, sophomore, Gilbert

Emma Bulman, junior, Gilbert

Jaedon Murphy, senior, North Polk

Maggie Phipps, junior, North Polk

Kacie Rewerts, senior, Nevada

Second Team

Nessa Johnson, junior, Gilbert

Reece Johnson, sophomore, Roland-Story

Hannah Foster, junior, North Polk

Maddie Norton, junior, Roland-Story

Sydney Mosinski, junior, Nevada

Lucy Schaffer, sophomore, North Polk

Makayla Boatman, freshman, North Polk

Hailee Feaker, freshman, South Hamilton

Addi Vorm, junior, Nevada

Honorable Mention

Lilli Baird, junior, PCM

Kate McCarthy, senior, PCM

Abbi Zimmer, junior, North Polk

Liza Schaffer, freshman, North Polk

Amy Rathmacher, junior, Roland-Story

Kylie Tjernagel, senior, Roland-Story

Izzy Bravard, senior, Greene County

Bri Habben, sophomore, Greene County

Anessa Balderas, senior, South Hamilton

Caleigh Hewitt, sophomore, South Hamilton

Emily Lowe, junior, Saydel

Daleaney Shinn, junior, Saydel

Elie Tuhn, sophomore, Nevada

Shelbi Hazlitt, sophomore, Nevada

Thea Rotto, junior, Gilbert

Katie Currans, junior, Gilbert

Loading more