The Charles City Comet boys and girls basketball teams were busy this weekend as they each played Decorah on Friday night and then took on Osage on Saturday. The Comet boys were able to go 2-0 over the weekend as they knocked off Decorah 54-35 on the road to stay unbeaten in Northeast Iowa Conference play. Charles City’s boys then went on to defeat the Osage boys 67-42 to improve their overall record to 11-1 and they are 7-0 in the NEIC. The Osage boys, who defeated Central Springs on Friday night 57-34 are now 9-4 overall this season and they are 8-2 in Top of Iowa Conference play. The Comet girls went 0-2 over the weekend as they were beaten by Decorah at home 47-40 on Friday and then lost to Osage 85-36 at home on Saturday. Charles City’s girls remain winless on the season as they are now 0-13 overall and 0-7 in the NEIC. Coupled with their 50-30 Top of Iowa Conference win over Central Springs on Friday night, the Osage girls improve to 14-0 overall and 10-0 in Top of Iowa Conference games.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys basketball teams were in Northwood on Friday night for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header against the Vikings. In the girls game, Nashua ended up on the losing end of a 39-27 score. The Husky girls fall to 1-13 overall and 0-10 in the conference. In the boys game, the Huskies jumped out to a 35-17 lead at halftime and cruised to a 56-33 win. Luke Cerwinske and Dayton Hansen each had 10 points in the win for Nashua who improve to 7-6 overall and 5-5 in league play. Both the Husky girls and boys will be back in action tomorrow night at home against Mason City Newman.
The North Butler Bearcat girls and boys basketball teams were at Mason City Newman on Friday night for their Top of Iowa Conference games. In the girls game the Bearcats fell behind early as they trailed by eight after the first quarter. North Butler chipped away and were able to come all the way back for a 59-56 win. Marcy Jacobs led the Bearcats with 18 points as they improve to 8-4 overall this season and they are now 6-4 in the conference. In the boys game, the Bearcats jumped out to a 21-7 lead after the first quarter, but it was all Newman after that as North Butler came out on the losing end of a 73-44 score. The Bearcat boys now have an overall record of 5-6 and they are 4-6 in Top of Iowa Conference games. Both the North Butler girls and boys will be back in action tomorrow night at home against Central Springs.
The Rockford Warrior girls and boys basketball teams hosted West Fork on Friday night in Top of Iowa Conference action. In the girls game, the Warriors had some trouble scoring and were beaten by a final score of 42-24. The Rockford girls slip to 3-11 overall this season and they conference record is now 3-8. The Rockford boys were able to pick up their fourth win in a row as they defeated the War-Hawks 50-44. The Warrior boys improve to 11-3 overall and 8-2 in the conference. The Rockford girls and boys will have their next games on Friday night at Northwood-Kensett.