Girls Basketball Results
The Charles City Girls fall to 0-6 on the year with a 49-42 loss at Oelwein on Friday.
The New Hampton Chickasaws picked up a pair of wins over the weekend. A 54-30 win over Decorah and a 52-17 thumping of Schaeffer Academy improves New Hampton’s record to 5-3.
The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies dropped both of their weekend contests. The Huskies faced Osage on Friday and fell 71-23 and then lost 60-21 to Clarksville on Saturday. Nashua-Plainfield is 1-6.
The Osage Green Devils remain undefeated after picking up two weekend wins, a 71-23 win over Nashua-Plainfield and then a 65-49 win over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura. Osage is 6-0.
The Rockford Warriors picked up a pair of wins this weekend. The Warriors picked up a 41-32 win over Central Springs Friday and a 49-46 win over Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Saturday.
The Saint Ansgar Saints have stretched their winning streak to six after beating West Fork 69-52 on Friday. The Saints are 6-1.
Riceville grabbed a 46-30 win over Waterloo Christian on Friday to grab their second win of the season. The Wildcats are 2-5.
Boys Basketball Results
Charles City picked up a Saturday win over Spring Grove to snap a three-game losing streak on Saturday.
The New Hampton Chickasaws split their weekend games. They lost their first to Decorah 69-61 and then upended Schaeffer 54-27. New Hampton is 4-4.
The Osage Green Devils have ran off six straight wins, the latest a 56-37 win over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura. Osage is 6-1.
Rockford is 6-2 after two weekend wins. They upened Central Springs 64-43 and then dispatched Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 55-44.
Saint Ansgar falls to 3-2 after getting blown out 64-43 to WEst Fork on Friday.
The Riceville Wildcats picked up their first win of the season Friday night. The Wildcats edged Waterloo Christian 64-59.
Charles City Bowling
The Comet Bowlers picked up pair of wins on Friday. Madison Ross led the girls bowling a 381 and Noah Reams led the Comets in their win over Sumner-Fredericksburg.
The Big Four
Iowa State pulled away from a 63-63 tied with 5:15 to play in the game and went on to a 77-68 win over Drake in the final HyVee Classic in Des Moines. Drake had led by five before the Cyclones came back to forge the tie.
That’s coach Steve Prohm says it’s important for his team to stay focused as they head into the holidays.
Michael Jacobson led Iowa State with 22 points, hitting 3 of 4 three pointers. Marial Shayok had 18, Talen Horton-Tucker 15, and Nick Weiler-Babb 13. Jacobsen played high school ball in Waukee and transferred to I-S-U from Nebraska. He says it was good to play this game in Des Moines.
First year Drake coach Darian Devries says he was happy with the effort, but not happy with the loss.
Nick McGlynn led Drake with 19 points, Anthony Murphy had 12 and Nick Norton added 11. Iowa State moves to 9-2 overall and will play Eastern Illinois on December 21st. Drake falls to 6-2 on the season and hosts S-I-U Edwardsville tonight.
Iowa pulled away early from U-N-I and went on to down the Panthers 77-54 in the second game. The Hawkeyes held Iowa Northern Iowa’s A.J. Green to only two points — he came in averaging around 16. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says they carried out the game plan very well.
Hawkeye junior Tyler Cook hit the one thousand career points mark in the second half on the way to his third double-double of the year and 12th of his career. Cook had 17 points and a game-best 13 rebounds along with five assists.
Iowa finishes to 6-1 in the seven year history of The Hy-Vee Classic. They are now 8-2 overall and returns to action on Tuesday hosting Western Carolina in a nonconference contest. Wyatt Lohaus led U-N-I with 15 points as they fell to 4-6 with the loss.