Tuesday January 24th Local Sports

AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Mason City High vs. Des Moines East — Pritchard’s Pre-Game 6:05, girls 6:15, boys follow

AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com, NFHS Network — Clear Lake vs. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows — Pritchard’s Pre-Game 6:05, girls 6:15, boys follow


COLUMBUS — The 10th-ranked Iowa Hawkeye women came up big on the road Monday night. The Hawks withstood a second half rally to stun second-ranked Ohio State 83-72, handing the Buckeyes their first loss, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. Caitlin Clark had a triple double with 28 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds as Iowa grabbed a share of the Big Ten lead at 8-1.

The Hawkeyes had 24 assists on 31 made baskets.

The Hawkeyes outscored the Buckeyes 27-18 in the fourth quarter after having its 12 point lead trimmed to two.

That’s Iowa coach Lisa Bluder.


AMES — Iowa State takes on college basketball’s biggest surprise tonight when the 12th-ranked Cyclones host #5 Kansas State. Picked to finish last in the Big 12 preseason poll, the Wildcats are 17-2 overall and lead the Big 12 with a 6-1 mark. The combination of Keyantae Johnson and Markquis Nowell averaged more than 35 points per game for K-State and Nowell averages more than eight assists per game.

That’s Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger, who says Johnson can score down low and also step out.

Otzelberger says every night is a challenge in the Big 12.

Tipoff in Ames is scheduled for 8 o’clock.




DES MOINES — Drake opens the second half of the Missouri Valley race at home tonight against Indiana State. Both teams are 6-4 in the Valley and the Sycamores won the first meeting 75-73 in late November.

That’s Drake coach Darian DeVries. Senior guard Courvoisier (core-vah-see-air) McCauley is averaging 16 and a half points per game and leads Indiana State with 61 three pointers.

Tipoff is scheduled for 8 o’clock tonight at the Knapp Center.


BOONE — New boys basketball rankings have been released by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. After falling one spot last week, Clear Lake has bounced back up two spots to #3 in Class 3A behind Bondurant-Farrar and Cedar Rapids Xavier. After their loss to the Lions, Webster City dropped to 9th while Charles City enters the rankings at #10. The other local team to crack the rankings is Lake Mills, as they are in at #10 in Class 2A. The full rankings:

=== Class 3A
1 Bondurant-Farrar
2 Cedar Rapids Xavier
3 Clear Lake
4 Marion
5 MOC-Floyd Valley
6 Sioux City Bishop Heelan
7 North Polk
8 Newton
9 Webster City
10 Charles City


=== Class 2A
1 Central Lyon
2 Aplington-Parkersburg
3 Western Christian, Hull
4 Roland-Story
5 West Burlington
6 Sioux Central
8 Grundy Center
9 Alburnett
10 Lake Mills

=== Class 1A
1 Grand View Christian
2 North Linn
4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck
5 Dunkerton
6 West Harrison
7 Remsen St. Marys
8 Wapsie Valley
9 Baxter
10 LeMars Gehlen

=== Class 4A
1 Cedar Rapids Kennedy
2 Waukee
3 Waukee Northwest
4 Valley West Des Moines
5 Indianola
6 Sioux City East
7 Ankeny Centennial
8 Cedar Falls
9 Dubuque Senior
10 North Scott


— boys basketball Monday night
Newman 72, Central Springs 51
North Butler 56, Northwood-Kensett 35
Belmond-Klemme 46, AGWSR 37

— girls basketball Monday night
Central Springs 57, Newman 48
Northwood-Kensett 41, North Butler 23
AGWSR 64, Belmond-Klemme 59



BOONE — Final boys dual-team rankings were released on Monday afternoon by the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association with the pairing then being set for regional duals that will be held next Tuesday.

== In Class 2A, Osage finished as the top-ranked team in the state and will be one of the host sites for a regional dual. #15 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and #17 Algona will face each other in the regional semifinal, with the winner facing the Green Devils.

== In Class 1A, Lake Mills is ranked #10 and West Hancock #13. Lake Mills will face Pocahontas in a regional semifinal dual in Nashua with the winner then facing 4th-ranked Nashua-Plainfield, while West Hancock will face #19 Waterloo Columbus in a regional semifinal dual at top-ranked Don Bosco.

Click here to see the full regional dual schedule, and you can see the final rankings below:


HAMPTON — Clear Lake had one champion and two runners-up in the North Central Conference girls wrestling tournament held at Hampton last night. No team scores were kept in the round-robin tournament. Emeny Hippen finished first in the 140-145 weight class while Emma Allie and Olivia Fausnaugh finished second in the 135 and 155 pound weight classes. West Fork also participated in the five-team scramble with first-place showings by Teaghan Bird in the 105-110 pound class, Autumn Stonycpher at 125, Joslyn Bordwell at 155 and Fernanda Ramirez at 190.