Stout drops 40 in win over Tigers

Keota’s matchup against Iowa Valley got pushed back due to weather but the two teams finally met up on January 26 in the Eagle’s Nest. Keota got another big night out of JD Stout, finishing with 40 points, in their 84-53 rout of Iowa Valley.

The game was close early on with Iowa Valley hanging around despite the offense clicking for the Eagles. Keota averaged 20 points per quarter, scoring 18 in each of the first couple quarters to hold a 36-25 lead at the half.

Keota got cooking in the second half, scoring another 27 in the third quarter, followed by a 21-point fourth quarter. Iowa Valley saw an uptick in their offense as well, but couldn’t match the output of the Eagles, held to 28 points in the second half.

Stout was feeling it most of the night and had the hot hand, going 15-22 from the field, finishing off with 40 points. He also contributed with three rebounds, two assists and one steal in the win. Austin Waterhouse got into double-figures with 11 points, converting on 50 percent of his shots from the field and had three assists, two steals and one assist.

Brady Duwa had another all-round game by stuffing the stat sheet with nine rebounds, seven points, three assists, three steals and two blocks. A plethora of other Eagles scored including Carson Sprouse (five points), Tyler Waterhouse (five points), Luke Hammen (four points), Wyatt Sieren (four points), Branden Hyman (three points), Preston McDonald (three points) and Justin Moeller (two points).

The Eagles were back on the road January 29 to face Belle Plaine and are next scheduled to battle with Albia on February 1 on the road.