In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull Friday night, the New Hampton Chickasaw boys basketball team was at home for a Northeast Iowa Conference contest against Oelwein. The Chickasaw boys were able to pick up their first conference win of the season as they defeated the Huskies 50-48. Jake Zwanziger led three Chickasaws in double figures with 16 points, Dillon Roberson had 13 and Keegan John added 10. The New Hampton boys basketball team is now 6-5 overall this season and they move their conference record to 1-4. They will be back in action again tonight at Clear Lake.
The New Hampton Chickasaw girls basketball team was in Oelwein on Friday night for their Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with the Huskies. The Chickasaw girls jumped out of the gate quickly to take a 24-9 lead after the first quarter and cruised to a 59-31 win. Isabel Leichtman led all scorers as she had 26 points for New Hampton. The Chickasaw girls are now 8-4 overall this season and they improve to 3-3 in the NEIC. Their next game will also be tomorrow night at Clear Lake.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys basketball teams were at home on Friday night for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header against West Fork. In the girls game, the Huskies were beaten 68-19 to fall to 1-11 overall this season and they are now 0-8 in the conference. In the boys game, Nashua jumped out to an early lead and led it 34-27 at halftime. The War-Hawks would chip away in the third quarter to cut the deficit to three with one quarter remaining. West Fork would then explode for 29 points in the fourth quarter and ended up beating Nashua 75-63. Dayton Hansen led the Huskies with 29 points and Austin Bienemann added 13. The Nashua boys are now 6-5 overall and fall to 4-4 in the conference. Both the Husky girls and boys will play again tomorrow night at home against Rockford.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar girls and boys basketball teams were at home on Friday night for their North Iowa Cedar League games against Jesup. In the girls game, the Cougars were able to pick up a 43-32 win behind their leading scorer Jenna Pagel who had 10 points. The Sumner-Fred girls improve to 9-1 overall this season and they move their conference record to 8-1. In the boys game, Jordon Jacobson led the Cougar offense with 10 points, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Sumner-Fred boys lost their game 42-31. The Cougar boys remain winless on the season as they are 0-9 overall and 0-8 in the NICL. Both teams will be back in action tomorrow night at home against Dike-New Hartford.