In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull last night, the New Hampton Chickasaw girls basketball team was at home for a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with Charles City. The game started slow for New Hampton as they were held to just three points in the opening quarter. The girls would bounce back in quarter number two as they scored twenty points in the frame and led it 23-17 at halftime. The Chickasaws kept the lead for the rest of the game and won it by a final score of 50-38. Lexi Rasmussen led New Hampton with 16 points, and Isabel Leichtman had 13. The Chickasaw girls improve to 4-1 overall this season and they are now 2-0 in the NEIC. Next up for New Hampton’s girls will be a home game against Turkey Valley on Saturday.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team was overmatched last night in their Top of Iowa Conference home game against Mason City Newman. The Huskies scored a mere four points in the opening quarter and were never able to recover as they went down by a final score of 73-30. The Nashua girls are now 0-5 on the season and they drop to 0-3 in the conference. They will be looking for their first win this Friday at home against Central Springs.
The Nashua-Plainfield boys basketball team was also at home last night taking on Mason City Newman in Top of Iowa Conference action. Nashua would go down in defeat to the Knights by a final score of 69-48. The Husky boys fall to 1-3 overall and 1-2 in league play. Nashua’s boys will now get ready for a home match-up with Central Springs on Friday night.
The Turkey Valley Trojan boys basketball team was at home last night for an Upper Iowa Conference meeting with Starmont. The Trojan offense got it going early and held a 37-21 lead at halftime. Starmont would make a run in the third quarter with 27 points in the frame, but Turkey Valley would right the ship and came away with a 77-64 win. Evan Drilling led four Trojans in double figures as he finished with 25 points, Ethan Leibold had 12 points and Keegan Balk and Nathan Mueterthies each had 11. The Turkey Valley boys are now 4-1 overall this season and they move to 3-0 in conference play. They will next be in action Friday night at Postville.
The Turkey Valley Trojan girls basketball team was able to stay undefeated with a dominating performance last night at home against Starmont. Final score of the game was 66-19. The Trojan girls improve to 4-0 this season and they are now 3-0 in the Upper Iowa Conference. They will return to action tomorrow night at home against MFL-Mar-Mac.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar girls basketball team picked up a North Iowa Cedar League win last night at home. The Cougars won the game 50-38 over Wapsie Valley to improve to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the NICL. Sumner Fred’s girls will host Jesup on Friday.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar boys basketball team also hosted Wapsie Valley last night in North Iowa Cedar League play. Sumner-Fred led it 21-16 after the first quarter. But Wapsie Valley put up 36 points in the second quarter and came away with an 89-56 win. The Cougar boys fall to 0-2 on the season and they will look for their first win on Friday against Jesup.
The North Fayette Valley boys basketball team got their first win of the season last night as they defeated South Winneshiek at home 60-45. The Tiger-Hawks are now 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the Upper Iowa Conference while South Winn falls to 0-3 and 0-2. North Fayette will host Edgewood-Colesburg on Friday night for their next game and they Warriors will be at Clayton Ridge.