Newton boys basketball tops ADM on road, 55-50

The Newton boys basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season Thursday night, topping Adel-DeSoto-Minburn 55-50 on the road in non-conference action.

The Cardinals led the whole way, leading 15-5 after the first quarter, 25-21 at halftime and 40-29 entering the fourth.

Sophomore Tyler Wood led Newton with 15 points, and senior Jesse Bates added 10.

The Cardinals have a week before their next game, when they open conference play at Norwalk Dec. 7.