Waukon boys basketball team falls to pair of NEIC opponents during busy week

Waukon boys basketball senior Jake Ronan finishes a break-away dunk to end the first quarter of the Indians’ 66-56 home victory over MFL/MarMac Thursday, December 18. Ronan finished the game with 13 points, four rebounds and team highs of eight assists and two steals, a defensive honor he shared with junior Peyton Hesse. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

The Waukon boys basketball team competed in its busiest week of the season so far, wedging a lone home victory in between two road losses to Northeast Iowa Conference foes. The Indians were dealt a 64-48 loss at Class 3A top-five rated Waverly-Shell Rock Tuesday, December 16 before a split of back-to-back games to end the week, including a 66-56 win at home over MFL/MarMac Thursday, December 18 and an 81-55 loss at New Hampton Friday, December 19.
Sporting an even, 3-3 overall record, 0-3 in Northeast Iowa Conference play prior to the holiday break, the Indians will resume action Friday, January 2 with a home non-conference match-up with Clayton Ridge. The Tribe will then remain at home Monday, January 5 against Kee, Tuesday, January 6 against Crestwood and Saturday, January 10 against Prairie du Chien, WI.

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