Dodger basketball preview

THE TIP: The Fort Dodge girls will tip Friday night at 6:15 p.m. with the boys to follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. in the Dodger gym.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Fort Dodge (0-12 overall): Tory Bennett, fr., 6.0; Jalen Adams, fr., 5.5; Jebreauna Clark, so., 3.2; Cheyenne Miller-Hameed, so., 6.25; Tristin Doster, so., 3.1; No. 3 (4A) Mason City (8-4): Megan Meyer, sr., 24.4; Anna Lensing, sr., 7.1; Anna Deets, jr., 13.9; Jaeda Whitner, jr., 8.1; Megan Hollander, sr., 1.9.

KEY STATS: Iowa recruit Megan Meyer is tied for third in the state in scoring at 24.4 points per game and is the leader in Class 4A. Meyer has scored 268 points and Anna Deets has 167 points. Meyer also leads the Mohawks in assists (52), steals 35 and has seven blocks. Anna Lensing has 12 blocks on the year. Deets is the rebounding leader (53), while Lensing (48) and Meyer (47) are second and third.

LAST TIME OUT: The Fort Dodge girls lost to Des Moines Roosevelt 61-35. Jalen Adams led the Dodgers with nine points. Aleaha Pommer, Tory Bennett and Juliet Thompson had six points each.

ABOUT MASON CITY: The Mohawks lost to Johnston 81-63. Iowa recruit Megan Meyer scored 26 points on 9 of 20 shooting. Anna Deets had 13 points.

THE TIP: The Fort Dodge girls will tip Friday night at 6:15 p.m. with the boys to follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. in the Dodger gym.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Fort Dodge (3-9 overall): Jace Peterson, sr., 8.6; Tysen Kershaw, jr., 11.3; Grant Barber, sr., 3.3; Dayson Clayton, so., 2.7; Jordan Jackson, sr., 15.3. Mason City (1-9): Jeffrey Skogen, jr., 13.3; Corey Miner, fr., 9.6; Avery Mellman, jr., 9.1; Malek Wesley, sr., 2.7; Carter Thomas, fr., 4.7.

KEY STATS: The Fort Dodge have had career high single game performances the last time out. Last time against Des Moines Roosevelt Kershaw had 24 and against Sioux City North, Jordan Jackson had 27 points. Jackson currently has 530 points in 72 career games (7.3). He needs 83 more points to break into the Top-20 career list.

LAST TIME OUT: The Dodgers won their second consecutive game, knocking off Des Moines Roosevelt 63-50. Tysen Kershaw led the way with a career high 24 points. Jordan Jackson added 19 and Jace Peterson had 11.

ABOUT MASON CITY: The Mohawks lost to Johnston 67-55. Austin Richardson led Mason City with 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting. Jeffrey Skogen chipped in with 13 and Dylan Miller added 11 points.

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