The Charles City Comet boys basketball team was at home last night taking on Clear Lake in non-conference action. The Comets opened the game with a 15-2 run mid-way through the first quarter with a fast paced attack against the Clear Lake press and held a 12 point lead at the end of one quarter. Clear Lake would end the first half with a 20-0 run to take a 38-32 lead into halftime. The third quarter went back-and-forth and Charles City led by one heading into the final frame. The Comets would never trail in that fourth quarter and Charles City junior Hakeem Sharief hit two free throws with one second left to put the Comets up by four and they came away with the 69-65 victory. Cade Hemaseth led Charles City with 24 points, Jack Molstead had 13 points and Mike Cranshaw added 10. The Comet basketball team improves to 3-0 on the season and will next be in action on Friday as they open up Northeast Iowa Conference play at Crestwood.
The Charles City Comet girls basketball team will open up NEIC play tonight at New Hampton. The Comet girls are 0-3 overall this season while the Chickasaws are 3-1. You can tune into this game right here on KCHA starting with a pregame at about 7:15 with tip-off scheduled for 7:30.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky girls and boys basketball teams will host Mason City Newman tonight in Top of Iowa Conference play. Nashua’s girls are 0-4 overall this season and come in with an 0-2 conference record. Newman’s girls are 2-2 and 1-1. The Nashua boys are 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference while the Knight boys are 2-1 and 1-1. The girls will tip-off at about 6:15 with the boys game to follow.
The Saint Ansgar Saints boys and girls basketball teams will host Osage tonight in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up. The girls game will begin at 6:15 and feature a Saints team with an overall record of 0-1 while the Green Devil girls are 3-0. The Saint Ansgar boys are 1-0 so far this season while Osage’s boys are 3-0. The boys game will tip-off at about 7:30.
The North Butler Bearcat boys and girls basketball teams will be at home tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header against Central Springs. The Bearcat and Panther girls are both 1-2 overall this season and 1-1 in conference play. North Butler’s boys come in at 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference while the Central Springs boys are 0-3 and 0-2. The girls game will tip-off at about 6:15 with the boys game to follow.
The Rockford Warrior girls and boys basketball teams will be at North Iowa tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header against the Bison. The Rockford girls are 3-0 overall this season and 2-0 in league play while North Iowa’s girls are 0-3 and 0-1. Rockford’s boys are 2-1 overall and 1-1 in Top of Iowa Conference action and North Iowa’s boys are 0-2. The girls game will be played first and tip-off at about 6:15 and the boys game will follow.
In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Iowa State Cyclone Men’s Basketball team was at home for a non-conference meeting with Omaha. The Cyclones were dominant the entire game and won easily 91-47. The 25th ranked Cyclones are now 6-2 overall and will be in action again on Thursday at Iowa.