The Van Meter Bulldogs earned an outright conference championship Friday night with a 43-37 win at Des Moines Christian. The Bulldogs played without 2 starters Ian Abrahamson and Brett Berg, but had some other guys step up in their place. The Bulldogs started freshmen Chris Schreck and junior Parker Fryar in place of Berg and Abrahamson. Van Meter got great minutes off the bench from Harrison Smith, who had 5 big points, as well as Zach Madden and Jackson Wilcox. Ryan Schmitt led the scoring for the Bulldogs with 19 and also pulled down 13 rebounds. Anthony Potthoff added 14 points as well for Van Meter. Spencer Lamb had 3 points including the last defensive rebound and 2 free throws to seal the victory! Van Meter will open up district play at home next Thursday when they will face the winner of the Colfax-Mingo and Pleasantville contest.
- 43 Van Meter High School
- 37 Des Moines Christian High School
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