Girls basketball scores:
New Hampton 60, Charles City 40
The New Hampton girls basketball team fought off a pesky Charles City team 60-40 last night. The Chickasaws gained several first-half advantages, but a 21-point second quarter pulled the Comets with six at the break. New Hampton responded by outscoring Charles City by 13 in the second half. Maddi Moorman posted 16 points in the win. New Hampton is 2-2 and Charles City is 0-3.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars fell to Hudson last night 50-42. The Cougars surrendered a three-point third quarter lead. Sumner-Fred falls to 2-3 on the season.
Tukey Valley is 3-2 after picking up a 51-36 win over Central Elkader.
South Winneshiek versus North Fayette Valley edged South Winneshiek 59-58.
Boys basketball scores:
The New Hampton boys basketball team picked up their first win of the season last night. The Chickasaws dispatched North Tama 64-46. New Hampton is 1-2 and travels to Columbus Catholic on Thursday.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars notched their first win of the season taking down Hudson 49-28. The Cougars are 1-2.
Turkey Valley picked up a 64-47 win over Central Elkader last night. The Trojans led from the opening toss and were powered by a 33 point performace from Ethan Leibold. Kalvin Langreck added 12. The Trojans are 1-2.
North Fayette Valley took down South Winneshiek 50-43.
Former Iowa assistant coach Joe Philbin will finish this season as the interim coach in Green Bay. Philbin takes over after the Packers fired Mike McCarthy on Sunday.
Philbin was Iowa’s offensive line coach from 1999-2002 and spoke with the team on Monday.
Philbin was asked if he is interested in the permanent job.
The first of two nights of Cy-Hawk series basketball begins in Iowa City with the women’s game as 15th ranked Iowa hosts Iowa State. The Hawkeyes will be in search of their third straight win in the series and their 61-55 victory in Ames a year ago was the first by the road team since 2006. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder.
Bluder says the in-state games have added emotion.
Bluder says a key will be guard Iowa State senior Bridget Carleton, who averages just over 17 points and 10 rebounds per game.
Iowa counters with senior Megan Gustafson, who averages just under 25 points per game and more than 12 rebounds.
That’s ISU coach Bill Fennelly who says The Hawkeyes surround her with a lot of weapons.
The Cyclones are 6-1 and will be looking for their first win in Carver-Hawkeye since 2006.