One was a veteran as a sophomore, the other a rookie as a junior.
AGWSR‘s home class 1A Regional girls quarterfinal with North Tama was over as soon as it started, but that didn’t mean there wasn’t more to the night.
The AGWSR Cougar boys finished the regular season the way they started it, with a run of wins. Saturday’s 57-39 drubbing of Hudson was their third win in a row, and brought their record to 12-7 overall.
An odd week of missed games and reschedules, ended with an upset home split Friday night in Ackley. The 12th-ranked AGWSR girls fell 40-33 to BCLUW, while the Cougar boys won 77-53 to complete the North Iowa Cedar League-West schedule.
While his teammates struggled Saturday, Trey Lashbrook stood up to the challenge at the Class 1A District Meet in Denver. Again.
Still buzzing from a win over seventh-ranked Colo-NESCO on Friday, the 14th-rated AGWSR Cougars may have been overlooking Hudson Monday night. That, along with a change to their normal routine, forced them to put together a fourth-quarter surge to beat the Pirates in Ackley, 47-42.