KCHA Sports Report (1/27)

Scoring the winning points at a basketball game

In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet girls basketball team hosted New Hampton in Northeast Iowa Conference action.  The Comets girls fell behind early as they trailed it 14-2 after the first quarter.  Charles City was able to hang with the Chickasaws for the rest of the game, but the early deficit was just too much to overcome as the Comet girls lost by a final score of 45-34.  Charles City’s girls are now 1-13 overall this season and they fall to 1-7 in the NEIC.  They will be back in NEIC play tonight as they get set to host Oelwein.  You can tune into that game right here on KCHA starting with a pregame at about 6:15 and tipoff will be at about 6:30.

In a game heard on our sister station 951 The Bull last night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team was in New Hampton for their Northeast Iowa Conference match-up.  After holding a three-point lead after the first quarter, the Comet boys saw the game being taken over by New Hampton and despite a run in the fourth quarter, the Charles City boys lost the game 64-60.  That’s the Comet boys’ third loss in a row as they fall to 9-4 overall this season and they are 4-3 in the NEIC.  The Charles City boys will look to get back on track tonight at home against Oelwein.  You can tune into this game right here on KCHA tonight as well as the boys game will follow the completion of the girls game.

The Osage Green Devil boys basketball team suffered their first loss of the season last night as they were beaten in Forest City by the Indians 62-59.  Forest City was able to come from behind in the fourth quarter and outscored the Green Devils 19-10 in the final frame.  Drew Olson led Osage with 17 points, and Garrett Maakestad and Nathan Bushbaum each had 12 points.  The Green Devil boys are now 14-1 overall this season and they will play again tonight at Nashua-Plainfield.

The Osage Green Devil girls basketball team was also in Forest City last night for a game against the Indians.  The Green Devil girls used a 22 point second quarter to help lead them to victory as they won by a final score of 58-48.  Gabby Schwarting had a big night as she ended up with 28 points and Madi Johnson was also in double-figures for Osage as she finished with 12 points.  The Osage girls are now 11-3 overall this season and they will be back in action tonight at Nashua-Plainfield.  Tip time is set for 6:15 and the boys game will follow.

Other area games on the winter sports calendar for our area tonight include the Rockford Warrior girls and boys basketball teams who will host Central Springs in a Top of Iowa Conference double-header.  The Rockford girls are 14-1 overall this season and 10-1 in the conference while the Panther girls are 9-6 and 7-4.  The Warrior boys are 10-5 overall and they come in with a conference record of 7-4 while the Central Springs boys are 1-13 and 1-10.  The girls game will tip-off first at about 6:15 and the boys game will begin at about 7:30.

The Saint Ansgar Saints boys and girls basketball teams will be in Sheffield tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference Varsity double-header against West Fork.  Saint Ansgar’s girls are 1-12 overall this season and 0-11 in Top of Iowa Conference games while the War-Hawk girls are 11-3 and 9-1.  The Saints boys are 8-5 overall and 8-3 in league play and West Fork’s boys are 10-4 and 8-2.  The girls game is set to tip-off at about 6:15 and the boys game will follow.

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