KCHA Sports Report (1/4)

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In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team hosted Waverly-Shell Rock in a battler of undefeated top ten ranked teams.  The opening half went back and forth as each team made runs throughout the first sixteen minutes and at halftime the Go-Hawks held a slim three point lead.  The third quarter was all Waverly as they outscored the Comets 22-3 in the period and built a 58-36 lead heading into the fourth.  Comet junior Cade Hemaseth hit two threes to start the fourth quarter, but Waverly was too far ahead for the Comets to get close as Charles City lost their first game of the year b a final score of 72-56.  The Comets are now 6-1 overall and 2-1 in NEIC play and will host Hampton-Dumont tomorrow night for their next game.

The Charles City Comet girls basketball team was on the road last night for a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with Waverly.  The Go-Hawks proved to be too much for the Comets as Waverly won the game 71-22.  The Charles City girls remain winless on the season as they move to 0-8 overall and 0-3 in the NEIC.  They, too, will host Hampton-Dumont tomorrow night for their next action.

The Osage Green Devil girls basketball team hosted Rockford in a Top of Iowa Conference contest.  Rockford jumped ahead by five after the first quarter and led it by seven at the half.  The Warriors would close out the game by extending their lead in the second half to go on to win the game 55-44.  Emma Staudt led the Rockford offense with 22 points, and Madison McGregor had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors who improved to 9-0 overall and 7-0 in conference play.  Gabby Schwarting had 15 points to lead the Green Devils and Rylie Olson had ten as the Osage girls drop to 5-2 overall and 4-2 in the conference.  Rockford’s girls will host North Butler this Friday for their next game and Osage will travel to Northwood-Kensett on Friday as well for their next action.

The Osage Green boys basketball team was able to remain unbeaten last night as they defeated Rockford 68-46 I Top of Iowa Conference play.  The Green Devils built a 39-18 halftime lead and would coast the rest of the way to earn the win.  Drew Olson led three Green Devils in double figures as he finished with 18 points, Nathan Bushbaum had 14, and Kraig Heckstein had 11.  Jake Staudt had 12 points to lead the Warriors.  Osage’s boys are now 7-0 overall this season and they move to 5-0 in the conference.  The Green Devil’s next game will be at Northwood-Kensett on Friday.  The Rockford boys drop to 6-3 overall and they are now 4-3 in league play.  They will next be in action at home against North Butler on Friday night.

The North Butler Bearcat boys basketball team was at home last night for a Top of Iowa Conference game against West Fork.  The War-Hawks won in a defensive battle by a final score of 50-34.  The Bearcat boys drop to 3-5 overall and they are now 3-4 in the conference.  North Butler’s boys will next be in action Friday at Rockford.

The North Butler Bearcat girls basketball team did not fare much better in their Top of Iowa Conference match-up last night with West Fork as they were beaten by a final score of 59-47.  North Butler’s girls fall to 3-5 overall and 3-4 in conference games.  The Bearcat girls return to action this Friday at Rockford.

The Saint Ansgar Saints girls basketball team was in a tight battle with Northwood-Kensett last night at home.  The Saints trailed by two points at the end of the first, second and third quarters and ended the game with that two point deficit as well as the final score was 49-47.  Elizabeth Jenkins had 18 points to lead the Saints and Jadyn Anderson finished with 15 points for Saint Ansgar.  The Saint girls fall to 1-7 overall and they drop to 0-6 in Top of Iowa Conference games.  They’ll look for their first league win this Friday at Mason City Newman.

The Saint Ansgar Saints boys basketball team had little trouble with Northwood-Kensett last night in their Top of Iowa Conference meeting at home.  The Saints built a 42-19 halftime lead and coasted to a 74-35 win.  Cole Willert had 15 points to lead Saint Ansgar, Ben Boerjan had 12 and Dylan Gooder had 10 for the Saints who improve to 5-3 overall and 5-1 in conference play.  They will return to action this Friday night at Mason City Newman.

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