In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet girls basketball team opened up the Northeast Iowa Conference season at New Hampton. The Comet defense was strong the entire first quarter as they held the Chickasaws to just three first quarter points and led 7-3 after one. New Hampton was able to get their offense going in the second quarter and held a 23-17 lead at the break. New Hampton would pull away in the third quarter and was up 38-24 heading into the fourth. Even though Charles City outscored the Chickasaws in the final frame, the hole was too big and the Comets lost the game 50-38. The Comet girls fall to 0-4 on the season and 0-1 in the NEIC. They will play again this Friday at home against Crestwood.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team was overmatched last night in their Top of Iowa Conference home game against Mason City Newman. The Huskies scored a mere four points in the opening quarter and were never able to recover as they went down by a final score of 73-30. The Nashua girls are now 0-5 on the season and they drop to 0-3 in the conference. They will be looking for their first win this Friday at home against Central Springs.
The Nashua-Plainfield boys basketball team was also at home last night taking on Mason City Newman in Top of Iowa Conference action. Nashua would go down in defeat to the Knights by a final score of 69-48. The Husky boys fall to 1-3 overall and 1-2 in league play. Nashua’s boys will now get ready for a home match-up with Central Springs on Friday night.
The Osage Green Devil boys basketball team was able to stay perfect after their 52-43 win in Saint Ansgar. Drew Olson led the Green Devils with 18 points and 8 rebounds and Ben Grimm added 16 points. Saint Ansgar was led by Ben Boerjan who finished with 18 points. The Osage boys are now 4-0 overall this season and they move to 3-0 in conference play while Saint Ansgar falls to 1-1 overall and in the conference. Osage will be in action again next Tuesday at North Butler and the Saints will be on the road to face the Bearcats this Friday.
The Osage Green Devil girls basketball team was also able to defeat Saint Ansgar last night on the road as they won 70-36. Brenna Jacobs has 13 point for Osage and Sophie Muller had 12 points for the Green Devils off the bench. Jadyn Anderson had 16 points for Saint Ansgar to lead all scorers and Elizabeth Jenkins had 12 for the Saints. The Osage girls improve to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in Top of Iowa Conference play while the Saints fall to 0-2. Like the boys, Osage’s girls will play North Butler next Tuesday and Saint Ansgar will play the Bearcats on Friday.
The North Butler Bearcat girls lost their Top of Iowa Conference home match-up with Central Springs last night at home 43-37. The Bearcats fall to 1-3 overall and 1-2 in the conference. They will be in action again on Friday when they host Saint Ansgar.
The North Butler Bearcat boys basketball team was able to pick up a conference win last night at home against Central Springs. The Bearcats beat the Panthers 49-45 to even up their record at 2-2 and they improve to 2-1 in conference games. The Bearcat boys will host Saint Ansgar on Friday.
The Rockford Warrior boys basketball team were winners last night over North Iowa 63-40 on the road. Zach Bushbaum finished the night with 27 points for the Warriors and Matt Muller was also in double figures as he scored 13. Alex Schriever had nine rebounds and six assists for Rockford. The Warrior boys improve to 3-1 overall and they will return to action Friday night at Northwood-Kensett.
The Rockford Warrior girls basketball team remained undefeated last night after their 57-39 win at North Iowa. There were three Rockford girls with double figures as Emma Staudt led the way with 25 points, Madison McGregor had 13 and Morgan Thieman had 10. The Warrior girls are now 4-0 this season and they will play again on Friday night at Northwood-Kensett.