Your Prep Sports Area Alumni Report: West High Graduate Morgan Has Strong Opening Start for Hawkeyes
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The Your Prep Sports Alumni Report is a weekly segment that recognizes the accomplishments of graduates from YPS area schools that are continuing their careers as student athletes at the collegiate level. Alumni News is a way for readers to keep tabs on former area standouts.
Former West High standout Marcus Morgan and current Iowa sophomore pitcher Marcus Morgan got off to a strong start to the season on Sunday.
Morgan tossed four scoreless innings in a 10-0, eight-inning win over Quinnipiac on Sunday in Port Charlotte, Florida as Iowa started the season 3-0.
The right-handed throwing Morgan allowed just three hits and walked one, striking out one in four shutout innings.
City High graduate and current Missouri State junior guard Paige Rocca had back-to-back big games last week to help the Bears to a 1-1 week.
Rocca had 15 points, five assists and four rebounds in a 92-86 win over Murray State on Friday and had 17 points four rebounds and two assists in a 68-58 loss to Belmont on Sunday.
On the season Rocca is averaging 6.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game and ranks fourth on the team with 21 made 3-pointers while helping Missouri State to a 17-8 record.
Former City High all-stater Aubrey Joens and current Oklahoma junior guard had back-to-back strong games last week in a pair of wins as the Sooners pushed their winning streak to six and improved to 22-4 on the season.
Joens had her fifth career double-double in a win over Texas Tech on Wednesday scoring a season-high 23 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a 84-57 win.
On Sunday Joens had 12 points and three rebounds in an 86-80 win over Kansas and has scored in double figures in three consecutive games.
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