The Waukee girls’ basketball team improved to 13-0 with a 57-54 nail-biting win at Ames on Tuesday.
The Warriors got a 21-point performance from freshman Carlie Littlefield and outscored their hosts 19-10 in the final frame. Both Reilly Jacobson and Taylor Wingert scored 11 points and Sarah Ripperger tacked on seven.
The win followed came on the heels of victories over Linn-Mar and Ankeny. The Warriors travel Friday to Ankeny Centennial.
Waukee was outscored in the first quarter 19-12 but bounced back in the second and third and held on in the fourth for a 58-52 win against Linn-Mar in Waukee on Jan. 25.
Jacobson, Anna Kollmorgen and Wingert were all in double figures in scoring. Jacobson led the way with 18 points, Kollmorgen had 16 and Wingert had 15. Jacobson had 11 rebounds while Kollmorgen chalked up six rebounds and seven assists.
Waukee made sure the score was never close in a blowout 78-46 win in Ankeny despite a 26-point performance out of Ankeny’s Kelsey Yarrow on Jan. 24.
Jacobson once again led the Warriors in scoring with 18 points. She also tallied nine rebounds and three blocks in the blowout win.
Kollmorgen cashed in on another impressive performance scoring 11 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals. Littlefield had 10 points and grabbed six offensive rebounds to go along with six assists.
Wingert and Kylie Coleman were also had double-figure scoring performances. Wingert had 17 points and Coleman had 10 off the bench.