Men's Basketball

Saturday Feb 29
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. Iowa Central Community College

Marble, King pace No. 14 Eagles

Marble, King pace No. 14 Eagles

MetroSportsReport.com

OTTUMWA - Carlo Marble and Chris King popped in five 3-pointers Saturday to help the 14th-ranked Kirkwood Eagles top 17th-ranked Johnson County, 89-73, in the second round of the Indian Hills Classic in Ottumwa.

Marble finished with 21 points and King added 15 as the Eagles raised their record to 2-0. Doug Wilson pitched in with 12 points, Tajen Ross scored 10 and Jalen Taylor had 10.

Kirkwood shot well from 3-point range, making 13 of 22. The Eagles made 14 3-pointers in a victory over Mesa Community College Friday, giving them 27 triples in two games.

Anthony Lupardus led Johnson County with 22 points.

Kirkwood hosts the William Penn junior varsity Tuesday at 7 p.m.

 

KIRKWOOD (89): Stansbury 2 0-0 4, Kale 2 0-0 5, Washington 1 0-0 2, Marble 7 2-3 21, Small 2 0-0 6, Ray 0 0-0 0, Ross 2 6-6 10, King 5 0-0  15, Taylor 5 0-0 10, Johnson 2 0-0 4, Storey 0 0-0 0, Wilson 5 2-6 12.  Totals 33 10-15 89.

JOHNSON COUNTY (73): Roberson 2 5-5 11, Wilson 2 2-3 6, Janssen 2 0-0  5, Womack 2 1-2 5, Lupardus 7 6-6 22, Morrison 1 1-2 3, Williams 2 0-0  5, McKinney 1 0-0 2, Baldeh 1 0-0 2, McLemore 0 0-0 0,  Kalimullah-Jackson 6 0-2 12. Totals 26 15-20 73.

Halftime - Kirkwood 49, Johnson County 38. 3-point goals - Kirkwood 13 (Marble 5, King 5, Small 2, Kale 1), Johnson County 6 (Roberson 2,  Lupardus 2, Janssen 1, Williams 1).

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