KCHA Sports Report (12/21)

In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team hosted New Hampton in a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up. The Comets came out of the shoot strong and led it 17-10 after the first quarter. New Hampton would close the gap at halftime, but Charles City still led 29-24. The Comets would break away in the third quarter and then coasted to a 78-64 win. Cade Hemaseth led the Comets with 26 points, and Jack Molstead added 24. Mike Cranshaw had five assists for Charles City and Jaden Foster grabbed nine rebounds. The win keeps the Comet boys perfect as they moved to 6-0 on the season and they improved to 2-0 in conference play. The next game for the Charles City boys will be on January third at home against Waverly.
The North Butler Bearcats boys basketball team was able to beat Nashua-Plainfield last night in a Top of Iowa Conference game. The final score was 56-35. The Bearcat boys improve to 3-4 overall and they even up their conference record at 3-3. Nashua’s boys drop to 2-5 overall and they are now 2-4 in the conference. The Husky boys will play again tomorrow night at home against Riceville while North Butler will not have a game again until January 3rd.
The Osage Green Devil boys basketball team was able to stay perfect on the season after their 65-63 overtime win at West Fork. Drew Olson led the Green Devils with 28 points and Ben Grimm added 22 for Osage who improves to 6-0 overall this season and they are now 5-0 in Top of Iowa Conference games. The win last night snapped a 118 game conference win streak that West Fork had. The next game for the Green Devil boys will be on January 3rd at home against Rockford.
The Osage Green Devil girls suffered their first loss of the season last night in Sheffield as they lost to West Fork 41-39 in Top of Iowa Conference play. Sophie Muller had nine points to lead the Green Devil girls in the loss. The Osage girls are now 5-1 overall this season and they drop to 4-1 in the conference. The Green Devil girls will next be in action after the first of the year.
The Rockford Warrior girls basketball team continued their undefeated season last night as they doubled up Saint Ansgar 56-28. Emma Staudt had 21 points to lead the way for the Warriors and Madison McGregor added 12. The Rockford girls move to 8-0 overall this season and they are now 6-0 in top of Iowa Conference games while the Saints girls fall to 1-5 and 0-5. The Warrior girls’ next game will be on January 3rd against Osage while Saint Ansgar will play again tomorrow night at home against North Union.
The Saint Ansgar Saints boys basketball team held off a furious comeback last night in Top of Iowa Conference play at Rockford. The Saints led it by 11 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Warriors scored 26 points in the final frame. Saint Ansgar would hang on to win the game 65-63. Ben Boerjan had 19 points to lead Saint Ansgar, Cole Willert had 18 and Ryan Peterson finished the night with 16 for the Saints. Matt Muller led the Warriors with 13 points, Kaden Lyman added 11 and Alex Schriever had 10. The Saint Ansgar boys are now 4-2 overall and they are 4-1 in the conference while Rockford drops to 6-2 and 4-2. Both Saint Ansgar and Rockford will wait until after the first of the year for their next games.

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