KCHA Sports Report (1/9)

Scoring the winning points at a basketball game

In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team was in Waukon for a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with the Indians.  Waukon jumped out to an early lead as the Comets had trouble finding baskets and trailed by six after the first quarter.  Waukon was able to hold their lead for the next two quarters and led it by five heading into the fourth.  Charles City would get hot in the fourth quarter and outscored Waukon 28-12 in the frame to win the game 65-54.  Jackson Molstead led three Comets in double figures as he had 17 points, Noah Schlader had 14 and Mike Cranshaw finished with 11.  The Comet boys are now 8-1 overall and they move to 3-1 in NEIC play.  They will be back in action tomorrow night at New Hampton.

The Charles City Comet girls basketball team was at home on Friday night for a Northeast Iowa Conference game against Waukon.  The Comet girls played some of their best basketball of the season and were ahead by three at halftime.  In the second half, it seemed as if there was a lid on the basketball hoop as the Charles City girls could not seem to knock down any of their shots which led to a 39-27 loss.  The Comet girls fall to 0-10 on the season and 0-5 in the conference.  They will look for their first win tomorrow night at home against New Hampton.

The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team was at West Fork on Friday night for a Top of Iowa Conference game against the War-Hawks.  The Huskies were overmatched in the contest and fell to defeat 72-45.  Nashua’s girls fall to 2-8 overall this season and they are now 1-7 in the conference.  Their next game will be tomorrow night at Rockford.

The Nashua-Plainfield boys basketball team also had a tough time at West Fork on Friday night as the Husky boys fell in their Top of Iowa Conference game 59-27.  Nashua’s boys fall to 3-6 overall this season and drop to 2-5 in conference play.  They will also be at Rockford tomorrow night.

The Osage Green Devil boys basketball team was able to stay unbeaten after winning two games over the weekend.  The Green Devil boys beat Northwood-Kensett 70-40 on Friday night and then beat Belmond-Klemme 65-30 on Saturday.  The two wins give Osage boys basketball an overall record of 9-0 and they are 7-0 in Top of Iowa Conference play.  They will look to keep their perfect record alive tonight at home against Hampton-Dumont.

The Osage Green Devil girls basketball team was in Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night at Northwood-Kensett.  The Green Devil girls walked away with a 56-52 win as Gabby Schwarting led the way with 13 points.  Brenna Jacobs had 12 points and Riley Olson finished with ten to help the Osage girls improve to 6-2 overall and 5-2 in league play.  The Green Devil girls will be back in action tonight at home against Hampton-Dumont.

The Rockford Warrior girls basketball team moved to 11-0 this weekend after beating North Butler 57-31 on Friday night in Top of Iowa Conference play and they also defeated AGWSR 49-33 on Saturday.  Emma Staudt had 26 points for the Warriors on Friday night against the Bearcats and Madison McGregor led the Rockford girls with 21 points against AGWSR.  The Warrior girls are now 8-0 in conference play and will play again tomorrow night at home against Nashua-Plainfield.  The loss for the North Butler girls puts them at 3-6 overall and 3-4 in the conference.  The North Butler girls will be in action again tomorrow night at Northwood-Kensett.

The Rockford Warrior boys basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend as they defeated North Butler 83-58 in Top of Iowa Conference play on Friday night and lost a close one to AGWSR 57-54 on Saturday.  The Warrior boys are now 7-4 overall and 5-3 in the conference.  They will play again tomorrow night at home against Nashua-Plainfield.  The North Butler boys fall to 3-6 overall and 3-5 in conference games and they will be at Northwood-Kensett tomorrow night.

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