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No. 2 Eagles smother DMACC by 59

You don't see a team held scoreless for an entire quarter in a women's basketball game too often, but it happened Wednesday night at Johnson Hall.

The second-ranked Kirkwood Eagles pelted DMACC 31-0 in the third period and buried the Bears, 95-36, in an ICCAC contest.

Kemara Watson and Tatiana Hodges-Johnson scored 14 points apiece for Kirkwood (23-2, 10-1). Paige Bradford netted 13 points and Delani Harris added 12.

DMACC fell to 9-16 overall and 3-9 in the conference. The Bears launched 41 3-pointers in the 40-minute game and made four of them.



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No. 6 KCC softball sweeps at tourney

WEST BURLINGTON - The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team won both of  its games in the SCC Tournament at the Fun City indoor complex in West  Burlington Sunday.

The Eagles topped Marshalltown, 11-3, in their first game and trimmed  Southeastern, 6-5, to finish the event with a 3-1 record.

Kirkwood scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to erase a  4-3 deficit and trim Southeastern in the second game. Randyn Carter  and Jessie Frasher belted home runs for the winners.

Carter collected three RBIs in Game 2 and Frasher drove in two runs.  Autum Barthelman had two hits. Isabelle True pitched four innings in  relief for the victory.



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No. 2 Eagles sink Iowa Lakes

ESTHERVILLE - Paige Bradford and Tatiana Hodges-Johnson scored 15  points apiece Saturday as the second-ranked Kirkwood Eagles topped  Iowa Lakes, 75-51, in an ICCAC conference game in Estherville.

Addison Rath contributed a career-high 11 points, seven rebounds, four  steals and three assists off the bench. She scored seven points during  an 18-3 surge in the second half when the Eagles sealed the victory.

Kirkwood raised its records to 22-2 overall and 9-1 in the conference.  Top-ranked NIACC leads the league at 12-0 in the 16-game season.

Shareece Smith scored 20 points for Iowa Lakes (15-8, 6-5).



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No. 8 Iowa Lakes dunks No. 12 Eagles

ESTHERVILLE - The 12th-ranked Kirkwood men's basketball team fell out  of a tie for the conference lead Saturday when they lost to  eighth-ranked Iowa Lakes, 81-64, in an ICCAC game in Estherville.

DMACC leads the standings at 8-1, followed by Iowa Lakes at 8-2 and  Kirkwood at 7-2 in the tight race.

Devonte Thedford led Kirkwood with 21 points. Luke Appel collected a  double-double with 10 ponits and 13 rebounds, but fouled out.

Iowa Lakes raced to a 19-point lead at halftime, 35-16, and raised its  overall record to 20-4.



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No. 6 KCC softball splits openers

WEST BURLINGTON - The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team split two  games Saturday at the SCC Dome Tournament in West Burlington.

The Eagles were pounded by Indian Hills, 12-0, in the season opener at  the Fun City complex and got only one hit against the winners, who are  ranked No. 8 in NJCAA Division I softball.

Kirkwood bounced back with a 10-5 victory over Iowa Western with home  runs by Randyn Carter, London Jackson and Angie Gorkow. Carter was  2-for-2 and drove in three runs. Jayme Finn collected three RBIs.  Shelby Hulsebus and Courtney Harris had two hits. Jackson drove in two runs.

The Eagles trailed, 5-4, but scored six times in the bottom of the  fourth inning for the victory in the five-inning game.



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