In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team was at home for a Northeast Iowa Conference game against New Hampton. The Comet boys were able to stay unbeaten in conference play as they handled New Hampton in route to a 70-48 win. Jack Molstead led the Comets with 29 points and Cade Hemaseth had 19 as the Charles City boys have now won nine games in a row and sit at 9-1 overall and they are 6-0 in the NEIC. Their next game will be on Friday night at Decorah.
The Charles City Comet girls basketball team was also at home last night for their Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with New Hampton. The Comet girls played a decent game, but it was still not enough for them to pick up their first win as they finished on the losing end of a 53-35 score. Charles City’s girls are now 0-11 overall this season and they fall to 0-6 in the NEIC. They will play at home on Friday night against Decorah for their next game.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky girls and boys basketball teams played host to Rockford last night in a Top of Iowa Conference double-header. The Warrior girls took control of the game early and were able to coast to a 62-30 win. Amber Reams led Rockford with 15 points, Sierra Kuhlers had 12 points and Jamie Schuester had 10. Nashua’s girls are now 1-12 overall this season and they drop to 0-9 in conference games while the Warrior girls improve to 3-10 and 3-7. In the boys game, Rockford’s offense was too much for the Huskies in a game that saw the Warriors win 70-43. Kaden Lyman led three Warriors in double figures with 18 points, Matt Schubert had 17 and Zach Bushbaum added 15. The Nashua-Plainfield boys fall to 6-6 overall this season and they now have a conference record of 4-5 while the Rockford boys improve to 10-3 and 7-2. Up next for Nashua’s boys and girls will be a double-header at Northwood-Kensett on Friday night. The Warrior boys and girls will play on Friday night as well when they welcome in West Fork.
The Osage Green Devil girls and boys basketball teams hosted Mason City Newman last night in a Top of Iowa Conference double-header. In the girls game, the Green Devils held off a second half surge by the Knights to stay unbeaten on the season as they won the game 55-51. Gabby Schwarting had 18 points for the Osage girls and Mia Knudsen was also in double figures as she finished with 10 points. The Green Devil girls are 12-0 overall this season after last night’s win and they are now 9-0 in league play. In the boys game, it was tight throughout and Newman was able to hit a shot with little time remaining to break a tie which sunk the Green Devils who lost the game 67-65. Drew Olson had 20 points to lead Osage, Collin Klapperich had 16, Jonah Bluhm had 13 and Lucas Schwamman added 10. The Osage boys are now 8-3 overall this season after that loss and their conference record now sits at 7-2. The Green Devil girls and boys will be back in action on Friday at Central Springs.
The North Butler Bearcat girls and boys basketball teams were at home last night for their Top of Iowa Conference double-header against Northwood-Kensett. The Bearcat girls came out on top of a low scoring game as they upended the Vikings 42-24. The North Butler girls improve to 7-4 overall and 5-4 in TIC games. In the boys game, Dylan Clipperton led North Butler to victory by scoring 11 points in a 41-31 win. The Bearcat boys now sit at 5-5 overall and 4-5 in the conference. The North Butler girls and boys will play again on Friday night at Mason City Newman.
The Saint Ansgar Saints girls and boys basketball teams were at home last night for their Top of Iowa Conference game against Central Springs. The Saint Ansgar girls came out on top of a 48-43 score as Elizabeth Jenkins led the way with 18 points. The Saints girls now have an overall record of 7-6 and they sit at 4-5 in the conference. In the boys game, the Saints were able to complete the sweep as they boys won 52-42. Ethan Kirchgatter led all scorers with 23 points and Collin Kramer had 14 as the Saint Ansgar boys improve to 7-4 overall and 5-4 in conference play.