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C-M girls can't find win column against Trojans, Eagles

Jan. 8—KEOTA — Victoria Woods had the best game of her prep career and Katelyn Steenhoek grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds, but the Colfax-Mingo girls' basketball team struggled from the floor and turned the ball over 31 times during a 55-23 loss to Keota on Friday night.

The Tigerhawks fell behind early and never recovered. They trailed 16-2 after one quarter and were outscored 19-3 in the fourth in the South Iowa Cedar League contest.

Woods finished with six points, eight rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks, Dakota Allen added five points and four rebounds and Steenhoek grabbed a career-best 11 boards.

Katelyn Steenhoek

Grace Allen registered five points, two rebounds and three assists and Dove Lopez tallied three points and three rebounds.

Colfax-Mingo (0-12, 0-8 in the SICL) shot 20 percent from the floor, missed all nine of its 3-point attempts and connected on 5-of-9 from the free-throw line.

Keota (2-9, 2-6) got 27 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals from Kennedy Jackson and Ava Greiner pulled down 10 boards. The Eagles out-rebounded Colfax-Mingo 42-28.

Pleasantville 65, Colfax-Mingo 17

PLEASANTVILLE — The Tigerhawks couldn't overcome a slow start and 37 turnovers during a 65-17 non-conference road loss to Pleasantville on Thursday.

Steenhoek, Dakota Allen and Woods all scored five points in the loss.

The Trojans outscored C-M 17-5 in the first and 19-2 in the second. The Tigerhawks scored single digits in all four quarters.

Dakota Allen

Dakota Allen grabbed six rebounds, Steenhoek and Woods both pulled down three boards and Grace Allen had two rebounds and six steals. Mallory Sipma pulled down five rebounds and Lopez and Brooklyn Yanske each had two boards.

Colfax-Mingo shot 22.7 percent from the floor, made 1-of-4 from 3 and connected on 6-of-10 from the foul line.

The win improved to Pleasantville to 5-6.