The Solon Springs boys and girls basketball teams hosted a doubleheader Friday against the most recent addition to the Indianhead Conference — Ironwood, Mich.
The Eagle boys managed a 49-45 victory, while the Solon Springs girls fell 40-24.
In the boys game, Solon Springs jumped out to a 14-7 lead after one quarter, but Ironwood outscored the Eagles 30-21 over the next two quarters to lead 37-35 heading into the fourth.
The Eagles reclaimed their lead by limiting Ironwood to just three field goals in the final quarter. Solon Springs also made 4-of-5 free throws in the quarter, while Ironwood was 1-for-2.
For the game, Solon Springs was 15-for-23 at the free-throw line, and the Red Devils were 4-for-6.
Cody Utyro and Philip Larson led the Eagles in scoring with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Adam Mackey had 21 points for Ironwood.
The Ironwood girls used a big second quarter by Natasha Anderson to top the Eagles. Anderson scored eight of her 12 points in the quarter to give the Red Devils a 21-12 halftime lead.
Solon Springs made up some ground with nine points in the third quarter, but Ironwood held the Eagles to just three points in the fourth quarter as the Red Devils won 40-24.
Ironwood’s Danielle McCullough led all scorers with 17 points. She had all but six of her team’s points in the second half.
Solon Springs had five players scoring between three and six points.
Solon Springs 14 10 11 14 — 49
Ironwood 7 16 14 8 — 45
Solon Springs — Cody Utyro 13, Philip Larson 12, Jake Dahlberg 6, Cole Klinzing 4, Kyle Vandenberg 2, Tyler Long 4, Trey Scheldroup 6, Danny Kallberg 2.
3-point goals — Utyro, Larson.
Ironwood — Adam Mackey 21, Tyler Gottschalk 10, John Colassaco 7, Henry Moon 3, Jacob Miller 2, Mike Gotham 2.
3-point goals — Mackey 2, Moon, Colassaco, Gottschalk.
Ironwood 9 12 8 11 — 40
Solon Springs 6 6 9 3 — 24
Ironwood — Danielle McCullough 17, Natasha Anderson 12, Korrie Trier 5, Shelby Lanctoe 4, Kassi Huotari 2.
3-point goals — None.
Solon Springs — Autumn Blaylock 5, Valerie Garay 4, Rachel Grubbe 5, Jasmine Johnson 1, Brittney Armstrong 3, Shayla Bornholdt 6.
3-point goals — None.