Lynnville-Sully kept their hopes alive for a South Iowa Cedar League title by upending North Mahaska 58-37 Friday. North Mahaska committed 21 turnovers and L-S was able to capitalize on rebounds as well to defeat the Warhawks for the second time this season.
Lynnville-Sully hit twice as many 3-pointers, eight, while North Mahaska hit four. Half of those L-S came in the first half while NM hit three in the first half and one in the second.
North Mahaska went nearly five minutes into the second half before scoring. Trailing 25-16 at halftime, Nolan Andersen’s 3-point basket with 3 minute 8 seconds left in the third quarter cut the Hawks’ lead to 39-19. Asher DeBoef’s basket with 45 seconds left in the quarter closed the gap to 16. NM could not sink shots in the final period as the Hawks extended its lead.
North Mahaska made 15 baskets in the game while the Hawks drained 24. LS held a 29-19 rebounding advantage.
DeBoef led NM with 13 points and nine rebounds and Andersen scored eight. Brayden Veiseth chipped in seven.
Lynnville-Sully was led by Klayton Van Dyke with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Corder Noun Harder scored 12.
North Mahaska will host Colfax-Mingo Tuesday then goes on the road to English Valleys on Thursday for a makeup game then to BGM Friday.