Charles City 69, New Hampton 62
Charles City and New Hampton boys played another instant classic in their rivalry game last night. The Comets trailed all game including by seven points entering the final frame, but Charles City scored the first eight points of the quarter.
Erik Hoefer on the call on North Iowa’s Sports Leader 95-9 K-C-H-A.
Charles City held on to their lead en route to a 69-62 win. Jackson Molstead finished with 27, JJ Ritter collected 15. Dylan Roberson led New Hampton with 16, Connor Rochford netted 13, but did not score in the second half.
The Comets have won five straight and improve to 6-3, New Hampton falls to 4-7.
New Hampton 56, Charles City 26
In the girls game, the Comets and Chickasaws played to a three-point line before halftime thanks to one of Lynn Hoeft’s baskets.
Erik Hoefer and Tony Slinger once again on the call.
After a 17-14 game, New Hampton blew out Charles City 56-26. Maddi Moorman led the Chickasaws with 22. Staudt, Jodi Sindlinger and Lynn Hoeft each collected six. Charles City falls to 0-11 while New Hampton improves to 8-4, winners of three straight.
In other girls basketball action:
Rockford 52, Nashua-Plainfield 36
The Rockford Warriors topped the Nashua-Plainfield Huskies 52-36. Jamie Schuster scored a game-high 22 points for the Warriors and Morgan Theiman added 11. Nashua-Plainfield falls to 1-11 and Rockford is 6-6.
Dike-New Hartford 41, Sumner-Fredricksburg 40
The 8-4 Sumner-Fredricksburg Cougars dropped a thrilling 41-40 game to Dike-New Hartford last night. Cassidy Pagel led the Cougars with 17 and Megan Niewoehner collected nine. The loss snapped a six game winning streak.
Turkey Valley 48, North Fayette Valley 45
Turkey Valley evened their record to 6-6 squeaking by North Fayette Valley 48-45. Trojan Katlyn Baumler paced Turkey Valley with 20 and Kara Reicks netted 14. The Tiger-Hawks dropped to 4-8 with the loss.
The South Winneshiek Warriors dropped a 29-26 defensive slugfest to Kee High last night. The Warriors are 5-7.
Rockford 58, Nashua-Plainfield 46
The Rockford Warriors are 9-3 after outlasting Nashua-Plainfield 58-46. Max Rooney led a balanced Rockford attach with 17, Jared Marth had 16 and Matt Muller collected 13. The loss drops Nashua-Plainfield to 5-6.
Sumner-Fredricksburg has lost three straight after falling to Dike-New Hartford 61-40. The Cougars are 5-6.
The Turkey Valley Trojans outlasted North Fayette Valley 57-48 after posting outscored the Tiger-Hawks 22-13 in the final frame. Turkey Valley and North Fayette Valley are 9-3.
The South Winneshiek Warriors dropped Kee High 69-44 behind 23 points from Levi Lukes. Cole Klimesh and Jacob Herold each added nine. The Warriors are 8-3.
Baylor 73, #20 Iowa State 70
The 20th ranked Iowa State Cyclones stumbled on the road at Baylor.
John Walters with the call on the Cyclone Network. Baylor built an eight point halftime advantage and made the plays down the stretch for a 73-70 win.
That’s Iowa State coach Steve Prohm. Baylor had two key offensive rebounds off missed free throws down the stretch.
Freshman guard Tyrese Haliburton says there were too many defensive breakdowns.
The Cyclones will try to regroup for Saturday’s game at home against Kansas State.