Monday February 21st Local Sports
AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Class 4A boys substate quarterfinal — Mason City at Des Moines Lincoln — ***TIME CHANGE*** pre-game 5:45, tipoff 6:00
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com, NFHS Network — Class 3A boys substate quarterfinal — Clear Lake vs. Hampton-Dumont-CAL — ***TIME CHANGE*** pre-game 5:45, tipoff 6:00
DES MOINES — North-central Iowa saw three champions crowned at the state wrestling tournament Saturday night in Des Moines, as you heard coverage on AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com & AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com.
== Osage crowned two individual champions and was edged for the Class 2A team title. After being a runner-up in his first two years, junior Nicholas Fox won the 160 pound weight class with a 7-2 decision over Carl Barkema of Hampton-Dumont-CAL. Barkema had beaten Fox in the sectional tournament, but Fox picked up wins over Barkema in the district tournament and the state finals. Green Devil Barrett Muller won the 220 pound title by pinning Gavin Bridgewater of South Tama County in 3:06. Osage finished with 108 ½ team points, one-half of a point behind champion Burlington Notre Dame.
== Chet Buss of North Butler-Clarksville won his third Class 1A-285 pound title by pinning Rex Johnsen of Logan-Magnolia in a rematch of the 2021 championship match.
== Kellen Smith of West Hancock fell in the Class 1A-138 pound championship as Cade Siebrecht of Lisbon won in sudden victory overtime 7-5.
== Mason City’s Jace Rhodes dropped his 3A-132 pound championship match to Evan Frost of Dowling 6-0. Frost was a three-time state champion in Louisiana who moved with his brother to West Des Moines in the off-season.
== Don Bosco won their fourth straight Class 1A team title with 161 ½ points, Lisbon finished second with 123.
== Southeast Polk won the 3A team title with 160 points. Waukee Northwest was the runner-up in their first year of competition with 157, while Waverly-Shell Rock was third with 147 points.
You can see full results of Saturday’s placement matches by clicking here
ALGONA — Clear Lake had their basketball season come to a close on Saturday night as the 10th-ranked Lions fell to 4th-ranked Estherville Lincoln Central 56-41 in a Class 3A girls regional final played in Algona, as you heard on KRIB. Jaden Ainley had 16 points while Emily Theiss added 10, as Clear Lake ends their season with a record of 18-5. After the game, Ainley and Theiss were named as unanimous selections to the All-North Central Conference first team. Jordan Mayland was a second-team selection while Xada Johnson was a third-team choice.
EMMETSBURG — Forest City had their girls basketball season come to a close Saturday night with a 45-33 loss to West Lyon in the Class 3A Region 1 championship game played in Emmetsburg. Forest City ended their season with a 16-8 record.
— Class 3A and 4A boys basketball teams start their tournament seasons tonight with substate quarterfinal round contests:
== 4A Substate 2
Mason City (5-16) at Des Moines Lincoln (11-9) — 7:00 PM on KGLO
Fort Dodge (3-18) at Des Moines Hoover (14-8)
== 3A Substate 2
Hampton-Dumont-CAL (11-10) at Clear Lake (15-5) — 7:00 PM on KRIB
Webster City (12-9) at Waverly-Shell Rock (13-8)
Charles City (12-9) at Iowa Falls-Alden (11-10)
Crestwood (8-13) at #1 Decorah (19-1)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Keegan Murray scored 24 points and Iowa used a big run early in the second half to beat No. 18 Ohio State 75-62 Saturday. Murray made 10 of 17 shots to lead the Hawkeyes, who are 18-8. Iowa trailed by four points with 17:35 left before going on a 17-4 run. The Buckeyes pulled within six points with 2:40 remaining, but the Hawkeyes scored the final seven points to seal the win.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 22 points and Iowa State had the hot hand from the field as the Cyclones turned away Oklahoma, 75-54 on Saturday. Brockington hit 10 of 13 shots from the field and led an Iowa State offense that hit 33 of 49 field-goal attempts (67.3%), including 8 of 15 from beyond the 3-point arc.
CEDAR FALLS — UNI is closing in on a Missouri Valley championship. The Panthers raced out to a 49-33 lead at halftime and hammered Missouri State 95-75 on Sunday to take over sole possession of the Valley lead. With wins over Indiana State and Loyola this week the Panthers will claim the regular season title. UNI shot a blistering 59 percent to improve to 12-4 in conference play.
That’s Panther coach Ben Jacobson who talks about the confidence level of his team.
AJ Green led the way with 21 points and Noah Carter added 17
CHICAGO (AP) — Tucker DeVries matched his season high with 24 points as Drake beat Loyola Chicago 83-76. Lucas Williamson led the Ramblers on Saturday with 27 points, tying his career high.
IOWA CITY — Iowa women’s coach Lisa Bluder is not concerned that her Hawkeyes don’t have a home court advantage as the Hawkeyes get set to host Indiana tonight, two days after stunning the 5th-ranked Hoosiers in Bloomington. The Hawkeyes are 11-4 in the Big Ten and three of those losses have occurred in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Sophomore guard Caitlin Clark says the return of McKenna Warnock from injury was a big factor in Saturday’s win. Warnock scored 21 points and was three of four from behind the arc.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Ashley Joens hit 10 of 20 shots on her way to 28 points and also grabbed nine rebounds in #6 Iowa State’s 89-67 win over #15 Oklahoma. Emily Ryan added 15 points for Iowa State and Lexi Donarski added 14.
— local hockey over the weekend:
== Mohawk high school hockey club
Friday — Mason City 3, Ames 1
Saturday — Mason City 5, Ames 1
Sunday — Mason City 3, Ames 0
== North Iowa Bulls
Friday — Bismarck 6, North Iowa 2
Saturday — Bismarck 4, North Iowa 0
== Mason City Toros
Saturday — Mason City 7, Alexandria 2
Sunday — Alexandria 3, Mason City 2