The Van Meter Bulldogs are hosting the Ogden Bulldogs tonight, Jan. 31, at 6:00 p.m. for their second game against one another this season.
The last time the two teams met, Van Meter beat Ogden 64-55. Van Meter has a perfect 16-0 record going into tonight's game while Ogden has a 6-11 record this season.
Van Meter's leading scorer the last time these two teams played one another was sophomore Ryan Schmitt. He scored 18 points from seven field goals and four free throws.
Junior Mitchell Pomeroy was the second leading scorer for Van Meter. He finished the game with 14 points. Pomeroy had scored two field goals, three three pointers and one free throw.
Van Meter only had three players during the game that scored less than ten points.
The leading scorer for Ogden was sophomore Ben Heeren. Heeren scored a whopping 22 points made up of four field goals, four three pointers and two free throws.
The second leading scorer for Ogden was Nathan Kennedy. Kennedy scored 18 points against Van Meter. His points were made up of seven field goals and four free throws.
Schmitt also led Van Meter in rebounds. During the game against Ogden he had a total of eight rebounds, two that were offensive, six that were defensive.
Grant Johnson and Pomeroy were the second leaders of rebounds. Both Van Meter Bulldogs had four rebounds, Johnson had three offensive and one defensive and Pomeroy had two of each.
Noah Snedden and Heeren tied for most rebounds for Ogden. Each had six with Snedden's being made up of one offensive and five defensive rebounds and Heeren's consisting of four offensive and two defensive.
Blake Fryar finished the game leading Van Meter is assists. Fryar had six of the team's 19 assists. Jack Trudo and J.J. Durflinger followed Fryar with four assists each.
The leader for Ogden in assists was junior Jade Thompson. Thompson has six of Ogden's 16 assists. Kayden Kruse had another three assists for Ogden making him the second leader of assists for the team.
Van Meter had a total of seven steals against Ogden, three of which were made by Fryar. The second leader of steals for Van Meter was Durflinger, with a total of two.
Ogden had a total of six steals. Of those six, four came from Thompson and Kennedy with two each.
Of Van Meter's nine blocks, Johnson had seven and the other two went to Schmitt.
Ogden's only block of the game was by Snedden.
Van Meter won the game 64-55 over Ogden when the teams played one another earlier in the season. Ogden currently has a 6-11 record while Van Meter has kept their undefeated season going with a 16-0 record.
The two teams will play each other once again tonight (Jan. 31) in Van Meter at 7:30 p.m.