MISSION STATEMENT

Newell-Fonda’s Renee Maneman scrambles for a loose ball

with Bedford’s Emily Weed during their state tournament

quarterfinal game on Monday in Des Moines.

The Mustangs play Colo-Nesco tonight.

TIMES photos by JAMIE KNAPP

No. 1 Newell-Fonda beats Bedford 73-37 in first round of state tournament

Maneman ties state tournament record with 13 assists

BY JAMIE KNAPP

Renee Maneman and the rest of her Newell-Fonda teammates were eager to show the rest of the state field that they’re on a mission to take things a step further than last year.

Newell-Fonda was left with a sour taste after falling two points short to Central Lyon in last year’s state title game.

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