REINBECK - Gladbrook-Reinbeck's Joe Smoldt posted 31 points on 11 field goals and eight free throws as the Class 1A No. 4 Rebels toppled North Tama boys' basketball 77-54 on Saturday night.
Tyler Pierce posted 13 more points on six field goals and had a team-high five rebounds in the win.
North Tama (7-11) hung with the Rebels (14-2) through the first half, down just 36-33 at the break. But the Rebels got hot while the Redhawks cooled off shooting, as they were outscored 37-18 in the final two periods.
Mason Skovgard had six points on two 3-pointers and Caden Kickbush had seven points in the win. Matt Roeding had two points as well as five rebounds.
The Rebels will head to Ackley to face AGWSR?on Tuesday, while the Redhawks will host GMG Tuesday as well.