The Waukee boys’ basketball team’s regular season is nearing its end. On Tuesday night Waukee notched a double-digit win over Des Moines, Roosevelt. The Warriors beat the Rough Riders 64-42 in Des Moines.
Michael Jacobson, a junior, had a double-double for the Warriors going 4-of-8 from the field and scoring 12 points and grabbing a team-high 12 rebounds.
Anthony Nelson came off the bench in this game and also went 4-of-8 from the floor and scored 12 points. Nelson grabbed six rebounds as well.
Nate Gehring, a senior, led the team in scoring as he went 7-of-12 shooting and scored 17 points while grabbing eight rebounds and having one assist, one steal and one block.
Senior Ted Crites only had one shot attempt and didn’t score a single point in the game, but he came off the bench and led the team in assists with seven.
Junior Adam Rose and sophomore Michael Winger both went 3-of-4 from 3-point range. Rose had 11 points in the game and Winger had nine while also grabbing six rebounds and recording four assists.
Waukee will wrap up its regular season on Thursday against West Des Moines, Valley in a game rescheduled from Feb. 4. The game in West Des Moines will begin at 7:45 p.m.
West Des Moines Dowling Catholic
Waukee extended its record to 17-3 with a win over West Des Moines Dowling Catholic. The Warriors defeated the Maroons by a score of 62-50 in Waukee on Feb. 15.
Michael Jacobson led the way for the Warriors with 25 points going 7-of-15 from the field. He added eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and four blocks, leading the team in all but rebounds.
Anthony Nelson had a double-double as he scored 15 points and dominated the boards with 16 rebounds. He also recorded three of the Warriors’ nine total blocks.
Adam Rose was the only other Warrior with double-digit scoring as he had 10 points in the game.
Waukee won a close game against Ankeny on Feb. 15 as the Warriors defeated the Hawks 61-59 in Waukee. A 49-44 lead after three quarters helped the Warriors hang on to win by two as they were outscored 15-12 in the fourth quarter.
Jacobson led the way again with a 5-of-10 shooting performance including two made 3-pointers for 16 points. He also tied Nate Gehring for a team-high eight rebounds.
Nelson shot 100 percent from the field going 5-of-5 and scoring 11 points while also collecting seven rebounds. Gehring also shot 100 percent from the field going 3-of-3, good enough for eight points to go along with his eight rebounds.