In a couple of games heard right here on KCHA on Saturday, the Charles City Comet girs and boys basketball teams were in Algona for some non-conference action. In the girls game, the Comets struggled to find their offensive rhythm and were able to score just 23 points in the game as they lost by a final score of 67-23. The Comet girls fall to 0-3 overall this season and they will open up Northeast Iowa Conference play tomorrow night at New Hampton. The Comet boys were able to secure their first victory of the season as they won their game 47-40 over Algona. The game was tight throughout with the score knotted at 22 at halftime. The Comet defense was able to take control of the game in the second half and held the Bulldogs to just six points in the fourth quarter. Charles City’s boys are now 1-1 this season and they will travel to Clear Lake tonight. You can tune into tonight’s game right here on KCHA starting with a pre-game at 7:15 and tipoff is scheduled for 7:30.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys basketball teams were busy this past weekend as they each had games on Friday and Saturday. The Husky boys were able to go 2-0 as they beat Northwood-Kensett 53-30 in Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night and then beat North Union on Saturday 75-46 in non-conference action. The Nashua boys improve to 2-1 overall and they even up their conference mark at 1-1. The Nashua girls suffered two losses as they were upended 47-34 at Northwood-Kensett on Friday night and then lost to North Union 83-27 on Saturday. The Husky girls fall to 0-4 overall this season and they drop to 0-2 in conference play. The Nashua boys and girls will return to action tomorrow night when they hit the road to take on Mason City Newman.
The Osage Green Devil girls and boys basketball teams also each had two games over the weekend. The Green Devil girls beat Central Springs 43-34 on Friday night in a Top of Iowa Conference tilt and then came back to beat Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 68-21 on Saturday. The Osage girls improve to 4-0 overall this season and they are 2-0 in league play. They will play again tomorrow night in Saint Ansgar. The Osage boys went 1-1 this weekend after clobbering Central Springs 72-14 on Friday night and then they lost to Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 60-43 on Saturday. The Green Devil boys are now 2-1 overall this season and they are 2-0 in Top of Iowa Conference play. They, too will play at Saint Ansgar tomorrow night for their next action.
It was also a busy weekend for the North Butler Bearcat girls and boys basketball teams as they were in Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night against Mason City Newman and then they played North Iowa Buffalo Center on Saturday. The Bearcat girls were beaten by the Newman Knights on Friday by a final score of 52-45, but then were able to pick up a win on Saturday over the Bison 52-24 on Saturday. The North Butler girls are now 2-1 overall this season and they are 1-1 in conference play. They will take on Central Springs in Manly tomorrow night for their next game. The Bearcat boys were victorious in their game against Mason City Newman on Friday night as they beat the Knights 65-55. They then went on to beat North Iowa Buffalo Center 39-37 on Saturday to complete their perfect weekend. The North Butler boys improve to 3-0 overall this season and they are 2-0 in conference action. They will be in Manly tomorrow night as well to take on Central Springs.
The Rockford Warrior boys and girls basketball teams were in Sheffield on Friday night in Top of Iowa Conference play against West Fork. In the boys game, the Warriors built a 16 point lead at halftime only to see the War-Hawks tie it up in the second half to force overtime. The Warriors would outscore West Fork 7-4 in the extra period and came away with a 54-51 win. The Rockford boys are now 3-0 overall this season and they move to 2-0 in the conference. The Rockford girls struggled mightily in their game against West Fork on Friday night as they were beaten 43-10. The Warrior girls are 1-2 overall this season now and they are 1-1 in conference play. Both the Rockford boys and girls won’t play again until Friday night when they host Northwood Kensett.