The Van Meter Bulldogs girls basketball team will be playing the Treynor Cardinals tonight, Feb. 27, at Wells Fargo Arena for the State Basketball Tournament.
The Bulldogs hold a 21-3 record going into tonight's game and the Cardinals have a perfect 25-0 record this season.
Mackenzie Roberts and C.J. Jones currently lead the Bulldogs in points this season. Mackenzie has 354 points from her 75 field goals, 44 three pointers and 72 free throws. She averages 16.9 points per game.
Jones averages 9.1 points per game. She has 219 points going into tonight's game. Jones has made 30 field goals, 49 three pointers and 12 of her 14 free throws.
Madelyn Deitchler is the leading scorer for the Cardinals. She had 401 points this season from her 129 field goals, 11 three pointers and 110 free throws. Deitchler averages 16 points per game.
The Cardinals second leading scorer is sophomore Konnor Sudmann. Sudmann has scored 72 field goals, 51 three pointers and 69 free throws for a total of 366 points and an average of 14.6 point per game.
Mackenzie Roberts also leads the Bulldogs in rebounds. She has 189 going into the game tonight. She has had 42 offensive rebounds and 147 defensive rebounds this season for nine rebounds per game.
With 110 rebounds is Ellie Folkerts. She averages 4.6 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs from her 38 offensive rebounds and 72 defensive rebounds.
Deitchler leads the Cardinals with 158 rebounds. She has has 63 offensive and 95 defensive rebounds this season to allow her to have an average of 6.3 rebounds per game.
The second leader of rebounds for the Cardinals is Abby Tiarks. The senior averages six rebounds a game and has 38 offensive rebounds and 113 defensive rebounds this season.
Jones has 71 assists to lead the Bulldogs into tonight's game. Following Jones is Mackenzie Roberts with 50 assists.
The two Bulldogs also lead in steals and blocks this season. Jones has 47 steals this year and 20 blocks. Mackenzie has 38 steals and 16 blocks going into the state game.
Sudmann and Deitchler continue to lead the Cardinals. Sudmann has 87 assists to lead the team and Deitchler has 69.
Sophomore Kayla Chapman leads the Cardinals with 83 steals this season. Sudmann follows her with 70 steals of her own.
With 45 blocks is Randi Robinson to lead the Cardinals into state. Behind Robinson is Tiarks with a total of 25 blocks this year.
The Bulldogs and Cardinals will play one another tonight as 8:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena for the Class 2A Quarterfinal round of the state tournament.