Monday January 25th Local Sports
MASON CITY — Both NIACC basketball teams dropped to 0-2 on the season after falling to DMACC at home on Saturday, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com. In the women’s game, DMACC outscored NIACC 42-31 in the second half in picking up a 71-49 decision. NIACC was led by Czarina Mada with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Haley Hungerholt scored eight points for the Lady Trojans. In the men’s game, 15th-ranked DMACC raced out to a 49-29 halftime lead on their way to an 87-63 win over the 11th-ranked Trojans. NIACC was led by sophomore McKelary Robertson with 16 points and Tysen Brennan scored nine points. Both NIACC teams travel to Kirkwood on Wednesday.
AMES — The Iowa State men’s basketball team’s COVID pause ends tonight as the Cyclones host Oklahoma State in Big 12 action. The Cyclones have not played since January ninth and have had four games postponed.
That’s Iowa State coach Steve Prohm who says his team is anxious to get the season restarted.
Prohm says the players spent most of the pause working out in small groups.
Iowa State is 0-5 in the Big 12. Oklahoma State is 2-4 in the Big 12 and 9-4 overall.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Charli Collier had 22 points and 19 rebounds, and Texas pulled away in the third quarter and beat No. 24 Iowa State 70-59, snapping the Cyclones’ four-game winning streak. Texas (11-3, 5-2 Big 12) has won three of four to end a two-game road losing streak that helped knock the Longhorns out of the Top 25, and swept the season series against Iowa State (10-5, 6-2). Collier collected her nation-leading 10th double-double of the season. The Longhorns pulled away with a 14-0 run and led 52-37 with 2:57 remaining in the third quarter. Ashley Joens scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half to lead Iowa State.
— high school boys Saturday
Ankeny Centennial 76, Mason City 48
Newman 62, North Butler 40
West Fork 57, Hampton-Dumont-CAL 51
Lake Mills 79, Northwood-Kensett 30
West Hancock 64, Manson-Northwest Webster 33
— high school girls Saturday
Newman 48, North Butler 43
Northwood-Kensett 41, Lake Mills 33
West Fork 58, Hampton-Dumont-CAL 40
West Hancock 56, Manson-Northwest Webster 36
CORALVILLE — Charles City crowned two champions at the girls state wrestling tournament in Coralville over the weekend. Senior Kiki Connell won the 120 pound weight class, beating Sophie Barnes of Lewis Central 8-2 in the championship match. Sophomore Lilly Luft took home the 126 pound title with a 6-2 win over Avery Meier of Waverly-Shell Rock. Charles City had one other wrestler place with freshman Ava Thompson at 285 finishing seventh. Osage had four wrestlers place in the top eight. Sophomore Jaylnn Goodale finished fifth at 106, senior Emma Grimm was third at 126, and at 132 pounds senior Katerina Smith finished sixth while sophomore Sydney Muller finished eighth. You can find the full results of the tournament by clicking here
WEBSTER CITY — Clear Lake crowned one champion as the Lions finished sixth as a team at the North Central Conference wrestling tournament in Webster City on Saturday. Max Currier won the 120 pound title with a 3-1 decision over Jack Showalter of Hampton-Dumont-CAL. Only one other Lion made the championship round, with Sam Nelson falling to Jakyb Kapp of Hampton-Dumont-CAL 9-5 in the 132 pound title match. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows ran away with the team title, having three champions and six runners-up in accumulating 235 team points. Humboldt was second with 191. Clear Lake finished sixth with 110 ½ points. You can find the full results of the tournament by clicking here
OSAGE — Osage won another Top of Iowa Conference wrestling tournament title on Saturday at home. The Green Devils had four champions and two finish second as they won with 248 points. Lake Mills was second with 194 ½ with West Hancock third with 179. You can find the full results of the tournament by clicking here
MASON CITY — The 15th-ranked NIACC volleyball team opened the season with a sweep of Southwestern on Sunday at home. NIACC won their season-opening match 25-14, 25-15, 25-21. NIACC, which won its season opener for the third straight season, was led by freshman Halsie Keltner with 12 kills and freshman Grace Tobin with 11 kills. Keltner added four digs and one block and Tobin collected 10 digs. Sophomore setter Becca Steffen had 28 assists, 12 digs, a career-high seven ace serves and five kills. NIACC returns to action Tuesday at Hawkeye Community College in an Iowa Community College Athletic Conference match.
MASON CITY — Mason City split their weekend series at home against Cedar Rapids in Midwest High School Hockey League play. On Saturday, Nik Howell scored 1:07 into overtime to give the Mohawks a 3-2 win. Howell scored twice more on Sunday, but the Mohawks fell in a shootout 4-3, as you heard on AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com. Mason City will host Lincoln this coming Saturday night at 7:30 and Sunday morning at 11:00, games you can hear on KRIB.
MASON CITY — The North Iowa Bulls picked up a pair of wins over the weekend at home. On Friday, Sota Isogai and Jack Campion each had a goal and an assist as the Bulls beat Alexandria 5-2. On Saturday, Campbell Cichosz scored twice as part of a 5-3 win for North Iowa over Willmar. The Bulls will host New Ulm on Friday night before having the rest of the weekend off.