In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull last night, the New Hampton Chickasaw girls basketball team hosted Charles City in Northeast Iowa Conference action. The New Hampton girls were in control throughout the game and really poured in on in the second half in route to a 79-39 win. Isabel Leichtman led the Chickasaws with 19 points and Marcy Uglum chipped in with ten. The New Hampton girls improve to 2-2 overall this season and they move to 1-1 in the NEIC. They will play again on Thursday night at home against Independence.
The New Hampton Chickasaw boys basketball team was on the road last night for a non-conference game against North Tama Traer. The Chickasaws took control of the game early as they led it 14-4 after the first and were able to coast to a 65-48 win. Jake Zwanziger had 19 to points to lead New Hampton and Keegan John ended up with a double-double as he finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds. The Chickasaw boys improve to 2-1 overall this season and they will be back in action on Saturday against North Fayette Valley.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys basketball teams were in Mason City last night for a Top of Iowa Conference double-header against the Newman Knights. In the girls game, it got out of hand quickly as Newman was able to score at will in the first half and led it 50-8 at halftime. The Husky girls played better in the second half, but still came out on the losing end of a 77-23 score. The Nashua girls are now 0-4 overall this season and they fall to 0-3 in the conference. In the boys game, the Huskies trailed for much of the game and went into the fourth quarter down by eight. Nashua’s boys would cut the lead to four mid-way through the fourth, but that would be as close as they would get as Newman was able to pull away for a 63-52 win. Isaac Chambers led the Huskies with 14 points and Caleb Lines added ten. The Nashua boys fall to 2-2 overall this season and they drop to 1-2 in conference play. Next up for the Nashua boys and girls basketball teams will be a road double-header at Saint Ansgar on Monday.
The Turkey Valley Trojan girls and boys basketball teams were in Upper Iowa Conference action last night at Clayton Ridge. In the girls game, the Trojans were able to come out on the winning end of a 64-40 score. The Turkey Valley girls are now 4-1 overall and they improve to 3-0 in the conference. The Trojan boys were dominant in their game against Clayton Ridge as they won 79-47. Evan Drilling scored 21 points to lead Turkey Valley, Ethan Leibold had 15 and Levi Izer had 14. The Trojan boys stay perfect on the season as they move to 3-0 overall and in conference games. The Turkey Valley girls will be in action again tomorrow night at MFL-Mar-Mac and the boys will return to action on Friday at home against Postville.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar girls and boys basketball teams were in Hudson last night for a North Iowa Cedar League match-up with the Pirates. The Cougars were able to win big as they beat Hudson by a final score of 64-39. The Sumner-Fred girls are now 3-1 overall this season and they improve to 2-1 in conference games. In the boys game, the Cougars came out on the losing end of a 59-46 score. Their overall record now sits at 0-3 and they are 0-2 in the conference. The Cougar boys and girls’ next games will be Friday night at Denver.
The South Winneshiek Warrior girls basketball team took on North Fayette Valley in Calmar last night for an Upper Iowa Conference match-up. The Warriors were able to earn their first win of the season with a 48-36 victory. The South Winn girls improve to 1-2 overall this season and they are 1-1 in league play. The South Winn boys were also able to pick up a win over the Tiger-Hawks as the beat them 63-44. The Warrior boys improve to 2-2 overall this season and they are 2-1 in the UIC. The South Winn girls and boys will be at Clayton Ridge on Friday night for their next action.