NM boys fall twice

North Mahaska boys had a tough week losing a pair of road games. Jan. 20 the team travelled to Ankeny for a makeup contest with Ankeny Christian Academy and lost 68-38. The next night a trip to Belle Plaine was a loss 47-38. Their contest with Montezuma was postponed and will be played on Monday, Jan. 27. No North Mahaska stats were available by press time.

At Ankeny Christian, North Mahaska was plagued with turnovers as Ankeny recorded 16 steals. Ankeny shot 42 percent from the floor and hit 25 percent from 3-point range. 

North Mahaska trailed 18-9 after one period and was down 30-13 by intermission. A big third quarter put the game out of reach as Ankeny outscored the Warhawks 21-8. NM matched Ankeny in the final frame 17-17.

Nic Worsham and Colby Elrod led Ankeny each hitting three treys. Worsham scored 19 while Elrod added 11.

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