In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull last night, the New Hampton Chickasaw boys basketball team was at home for a non-conference match-up with Turkey Valley. The Chickasaws shot out of the gate to lead 26-8 after the first quarter and then cruised to a 62-28 victory for their first win of the season. Keegan John led the Chickasaws with 22 points, Zach Wemark added 13 and Tristan Sweitzer finished the night with five assists and four steals for New Hampton. The New Hampton boys basketball team is now 1-2 overall this season and they will open up Northeast Iowa Conference play tonight at Waverly. You can tune into that game right here on 951 The Bull as the broadcast will begin with the Chickasaw girls against the Go-Hawks at about 6:30 with the boys game to follow. The Trojan boys are now 4-2 overall and they will host Kee High tonight.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky boys basketball team hosted Saint Ansgar last night in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up. It was all tied after one quarter of play, but Saint Ansgar pulled away from there as they beat the Huskies 61-43. Ryan Peterson led the Saints with 14 points, Ben Boerjan had 12 and Collin Kramer finished with 11 for Saint Ansgar. With the win, the Saint boys improve to 3-2 overall and they are now 3-1 in the conference. Nashua’s boys drop to 2-3 overall and 2-2 in conference play. The Saint Ansgar boys will play again on Friday night at home against West Fork while Nashua will be at Osage on Friday for their next game.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team also hosted Saint Ansgar last night in Top of Iowa Conference action. Saint Ansgar would hold a 12 point lead at halftime, but the Huskies came storming back in the second half to secure their first victory of the season as they won the game 42-40. Saint Ansgar’s Elizabeth Jenkins had a triple-double last night as she finished with 18 points, 19 rebounds and 11 blocked shots. With the win, Nashua’s girls are now 1-6 overall this season and they move to 1-4 in conference play while the Saints girls fall to 1-4 and 0-4. The Husky girls will be in action again on Friday at Osage and Saint Ansgar will be at home against West Fork on Friday as well.