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Girls' Basketball Rankings have area schools in the top 9

The third Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings of 2022 are now out. In CLASS 3A Estherville Lincoln Central and West Marshall beat out third-place Center Point-Urbana and fourth-place holder Benton Community for the top slots. Vinton-Shellsburg is now holding the 9th place.

Wrestling news for area schools

The results from Vinton-Shellsburg's tournament in Monticello are as follows:Team: 4th place out of 7 teams Individuals:- Eli Ollinger: 1-1 (2nd place)- Aldin Swanson: 2-1 (2nd place)- Owen Mullinex: 0-2 (4th place)- Carter Lamont: 2-1 (2nd place)- Colton Behm: 0-4 (5th place)- Cooper Sanders: 3-0 (1st place)- Brant Dickinson: 2-1 (3rd place)- Max Janssen: 1-2 (6th place)- Curtis Erickson: 2-1 (2nd place)- Parker Arnold: 0-2 (6th place)Other highlights compared to the whole tournament:- Cooper Sanders: 1st I’m most pins in least amount of time- Aldin Swanson: 9th in most pins in least amount of time- Brant Dickinson: 10th in most pins in least amount of time- Brant Dickinson: 7th fastest fall in 25 seconds- Cooper Sanders: 8th fastest fall in 29 seconds- Cooper Sanders: 1st in most team pointsResults from the boys JV round-robin tournament at CPU on Monday night:- Gavin Morgan: 0-3 (4th place)- Zach Dickinson: 0-3 (4th place)- Sheldon Varner: 2-1 (3rd place)- Colton Behm: 0-3 (4th place)- Kaden Kerkman: 1-2 (3rd place)- Cole Siems: 1-2 (3rd place)- Aiden Parmater: 2-1 (2nd place)- Parker Arnold: 1-2 (3rd place)According to IAwrestle, the following area high school wrestler's rankings are listed below:160 - Connor Timm - 9th - Belle Plaine - Sr.
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VS Wrestling Cheer Squad Apparel & Gifts now Available

The VS Wrestling Cheer Squad has teamed up with Blessed Duo and is selling apparel and gift items to raise money for new mats, uniforms and camp opportunities. The online store is open until Dec 9th. Items will arrive in time for Christmas delivery. Click the link to shop online to support your cheerleaders and a local business. Thank you for your support!https://blessed-duo-llc.

VS/CPU Boys Swim at Linn Mar

The VS/CPU boys swim split on Tuesday night at Linn Mar vs LM and Waterloo. Linn Mar is going to be one of the top few teams in the state. They are absolutely loaded. We swam really well for our first meet. Ian Allsup is off to a great start in his quest to capture five team records this season. In his first swim of the year, he almost got the 200 Free record, missing by just 0.

Vikette Basketball Team visits Kiwanis

Ryan Davis, and the Vinton Vikettes basketball team, spoke with the Vinton Kiwanis group.Davis shared the accomplishments of the team. This year Joe Johnson, who coached the boy's basketball team for the last several years took on the team after a series of events left them in need of a coach.Davis said, "If you haven't been following our team for the last several years, this is the year that you might want to.
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Vinton-Shellsburg Bowling Teams Victorious

Tonight, was our first bowling meet and all teams were victorious.  I am so proud of the spirit these kids bring to the table.  It is such a great sight to have members stepping up and taking on the challenge in the new season.  We have a long way to go but looking forward to it Below are the stats for each teamBoys VarsityGame

Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes fall short

Class 3A Seventh-ranked Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes fell short to the Class 1A third-ranked North Linn Lynx on Saturday evening at Kirkwood Community College’s Johnson Hall Rivalry Saturday.After the Vikettes took a brief 5-4 lead, the Lynx held the advantage lead after one quarter 19-12, the Lynx had 38-28 at the half. At the end of the third quarter the Vikettes were behind 38-50.

Kreutner signs with Kirkwood Community College

Sophia Kreutner, the daughter of Brian and Jennifer Kreutner has signed with Kirkwood Community College with plans to join the softball team. Kruetner's future plans include attending Kirkwood's Ag Business transfer program. Congratulations Sophia!
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Three Area Schools in the the top 8 Girls' Basketball Rankings

The latest basketball rankings are in from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. All three area schools are listed in the top 8 in the rankings. Benton Community came in 5th 19-6, Vinton-Shellsburg at 7th 15-9 and Center Point-Urbana 21-4 in the Class 3A rankings.The schools will only need to knock out Estherville-Lincoln Central, Unity Christian, Davenport Assumption and West Marshall (Ranked 1-4 respectively) as well as West Liberty who stands in the 6th slot.

Three area High school girls’ basketball teams Ranked

The 2022-23 Iowa high school girls' basketball season opened practice last week, with competition beginning this week. Benton, Center Point-Urbana, and Vinton-Shellsburg girls’ basketball teams are in the preseason Cedar Rapids Gazette’s rankings.V/S opens the regular season this week away at Grinnell on November 17th at 7:30 p.m. Next week Center Point Urbana will open their regular season away with Marion on November 22nd and Benton Community opens its regular season away on November 26th at CPU.
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