Girls Basketball Results
The New Hampton Chickasaws picked up a pair of wins over the weekend. A 54-30 win over Decorah and a 52-17 thumping of Schaeffer Academy improves New Hampton’s record to 5-3.
Charles City falls to 0-6 after a 49-42 loss to Oelwein Friday night.
The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies dropped both of their weekend contests. The Huskies faced Osage on Friday and fell 71-23 and then lost 60-21 to Clarksville on Saturday. Nashua-Plainfield is 1-6.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars have won three straight. The latest win was a 60-37 blowout of Columbus Catholic. The Cougars are 5-3.
Turkey Valley fell in their Saturday contest against Lyle-Pacelli. The Trojans lost 54-50 and fall to 3-5 on the season.
South Winneshiek picked up a 68-23 win over West Central on Saturday to improve to 3-4.
North Fayette Valley has won four straight to improve to 4-3 after dumping Postville 47-23.
Boys Basketball Results
The New Hampton Chickasaws split their weekend games. They lost their first to Decorah 69-61 and then upended Schaeffer 54-27. New Hampton is 4-4.
Charles City picked up a Saturday win over Spring Grove to snap a three-game losing streak on Saturday.
Sumner-Fredericksburg has picked up three straight wins after downing Columbus Catholic 57-44. Sumner-Fred is 4-3.
Turkey Valley edged Lyle-Pacelli 58-54 on Saturday to improve to 5-2 on the season.
South Winneshiek is 5-1 after a 69-36 blowout of West Central on Friday.
North Fayette Valley is 5-1 after a 66-49 win over Postville on Friday.
Charles City Bowling
The Comet Bowlers picked up pair of wins on Friday. Madison Ross led the girls bowling a 381 and Noah Reams led the Comets in their win over Sumner-Fredericksburg.
The Big Four
Iowa State pulled away from a 63-63 tied with 5:15 to play in the game and went on to a 77-68 win over Drake in the final HyVee Classic in Des Moines. Drake had led by five before the Cyclones came back to forge the tie.
That’s coach Steve Prohm says it’s important for his team to stay focused as they head into the holidays.
Michael Jacobson led Iowa State with 22 points, hitting 3 of 4 three pointers. Marial Shayok had 18, Talen Horton-Tucker 15, and Nick Weiler-Babb 13. Jacobsen played high school ball in Waukee and transferred to I-S-U from Nebraska. He says it was good to play this game in Des Moines.
First year Drake coach Darian Devries says he was happy with the effort, but not happy with the loss.
Nick McGlynn led Drake with 19 points, Anthony Murphy had 12 and Nick Norton added 11. Iowa State moves to 9-2 overall and will play Eastern Illinois on December 21st. Drake falls to 6-2 on the season and hosts S-I-U Edwardsville tonight.
Iowa pulled away early from U-N-I and went on to down the Panthers 77-54 in the second game. The Hawkeyes held Iowa Northern Iowa’s A.J. Green to only two points — he came in averaging around 16. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says they carried out the game plan very well.
Hawkeye junior Tyler Cook hit the one thousand career points mark in the second half on the way to his third double-double of the year and 12th of his career. Cook had 17 points and a game-best 13 rebounds along with five assists.
Iowa finishes to 6-1 in the seven year history of The Hy-Vee Classic. They are now 8-2 overall and returns to action on Tuesday hosting Western Carolina in a nonconference contest. Wyatt Lohaus led U-N-I with 15 points as they fell to 4-6 with the loss.