Dodgers face Ames

-Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Tysen Kershaw of Fort Dodge goes up for a shot against Southeast Polk.

THE TIP: Varsity girls starts at 6:15 p.m. with the boys to follow inside the Dodger gym.

GIRLS PROBABLES: Fort Dodge (1-2): Tory Bennett, so., 10.3; Aleaha Pommer, so., 5.0; Cheyenne Miller-Hameed, jr., 6.7; Tristin Doster, jr., 5.7; Haley Wills, so., 1.3.

Ames (2-2): Caroline Waite, jr.,15.0; Morgan Seibert, sr., 2.5; Teagan Lipsey, sr., 10.0; Madelyn Timmermans, jr., 2.8; Ashley Iiams, jr., 15.5.

LAST MEETING: Fort Dodge lost to Ames 78-31 last season. Jalen Adams led the Dodgers with 11 points. For Ames, Waite had 25 points and Lipsey added 18.

LAST TIME OUT: The Dodgers lost to Urbandale 64-7. Bennett, Adams and Jebreauna Clark led the way with eight points each. Doster pulled down 12 rebounds.

ABOUT AMES: Ames is coming off a 53-42 victory over Ottumwa. Three players reached double figures, led by Iiams 19 points. Waite had 12 and Lipsey had a double-double with 15 rebounds and 10 points. Ames has also beaten Des Moines East, while losing to Waukee and Mason City.

BOYS PROBABLES: Fort Dodge (1-3): Asle Thorson, sr., 5.2; Tysen Kershaw, sr., 11.7; Brycen Bell, sr., 0.0; D’Arien Calahan, jr., 0.5; Monterius Abrams-Altman, so., 8.7; Ames (1-1): Jay Rathe, sr., Cooper Downs, sr., Keyshaun Brooks, jr, Jamison DeLisi, sr., Corey Phillips, so.,

LAST MEETING: The Dodgers lost to Ames 55-31 last ear. Graduate Jordan Jackson led Fort Dodge with 14 points. For Ames, then senior Japannah Kellogg had 18 points.

LAST TIME OUT: The Dodgers suffered a 66-44 loss to at Urbandale. Fort Dodge is coming off a three-game road trip.

ABOUT AMES: Ames is coming off a win against Ottumwa. In their first contest of the season, they lost to Mason City. DeLisi led the way with 16 points, while Brooks has 14 and Downs added 11.