Osage 78, Rockford 20
OSAGE | The Green Devils (No. 5, Class 3A) remain perfect after Tuesday's home win against Rockford.
Osage (19-0) had four players score in double figures. Gabby Schwarting led with 19 points. Rylie Olson (15), Brenna Jacobs (13) and Madi Johnson (10) followed.
Morgan Thieman led Rockford with 10 points. Jamie Schuster added 6 points.
St. Ansgar 58, Northwood-Kensett 23
ST. Ansgar | The Saints (11-8) were led by Elizabeth Jenkins, who scored a game-high 16 points. Hali Anderson added 13 points and Molly Jenkins followed with 10.
Laura Hopperstad led N-K with 6 points.
Lake Mills 81, North Iowa 46
LAKE MILLS | Jade Gasteiger's 29 points and 7 assits led the Bulldogs (8-11) Tuesday night. Laura Knudtson recorded 21 points and 5 assists.
"This was probably our most offensivley efficient game of the season, with good ball movement inside and out," said Lake Mills coach Thad Evans.
Katelyn Adams led North Iowa with 18 points.
Central Springs 59, Newman Catholic 42
MANLY | Central Springs senior guard Kaylee Parks closed out her home basketball career with a 25-point performance to lead the Panthers to a 59-42 victory over Newman Catholic in Top of Iowa Conference East Division girls basketball on Tuesday.
Parks also had five steals and four rebounds.
Anna Dietrich added 15 points and six steals for Central Springs.
McKenzie Sullivan and Maria Determan led the Knights with 11 points apiece.
Mason City 84, Des Moines North 26
MASON CITY | The Mason City girls basketball team jumped on Des Moines North early and rolled to an 84-26 win on Tuesday.
“Our press got to them early,” Mohawks coach Curt Klaahsen said. “Offensively, we moved the ball well and shot well.”
Mason City had 10 3-point baskets in the game.
For the most part, the Mohawk starters came out of the game for good early in the third quarter.
Megan Meyer led Mason City with 27 points.
Anna Deets had 11 points and Sami Miller added 10 for the Mohawks.
Mason City (10-8) returns to action on Friday when it travels to West Des Moines for a matchup against the Dowling Maroons.
Friday’s games at Dowling will be a varsity-only doubleheader with the girls game beginning at 5 p.m.
Charles City 62, Crestwood 52
CRESCO | Cade Hemesath poured in 16 points Tuesday for the Comets (14-2). Also scoring in double figures were Mike Cranshaw (14), Noah Schlader (13) and Bradley Andrews (12).
Clayton Ollendieck led Crestwood with 15 points.
West Fork 70, North Butler 49
GREENE | Mitchell Halloran led the Warhawks (14-5) Tuesday with 16 points. Zach Martinek added 11 points and 8 rebounds while Ian Latham finished with 10 points.
Dylan Clipperton led North Butler (8-10) with a game-high 20 points.
North Iowa 55, Lake Mills 49
LAKE MILLS | Dominyk Price led the Bison with 15 points in Tuesday's win. Nathan Beenken followed with 13 points.
Chett Helming scored a game-high 18 points for Lake Mills.
St. Ansgar 50, Northwood-Kensett 25
ST. ANSGAR | Collin Kramer scored 15 points to lead three Saints in double figures as St. Ansgar rolled to a 50-25 victory over Northwood-Kensett in boys basketball on Tuesday.
Ethan Kirchgatter and Jack Sievert scored 12 and 10 points, respectively, for the Saints.
Marquise Berry paced the Vikings with seven.
Humboldt 57, Hampton-Dumont 28
HAMPTON | Quinn Logan scored eight points and Wyatt Sutter six for Hampton-Dumont, but the Bulldogs dropped a 57-28 decision to Humboldt on North Central Conference boys basketball on Tuesday.
Calvin Carlson scored 16 to lead Humboldt.
West Hancock 56, Belmond-Klemme 28
BELMOND | Gavin Becker scored 19 points and MaCoy Yeakel added 14 as West Hancock bounced Belmond-Klemme 56-28 in Top of Iowa Conference West Division boys basketball on Tuesday.
Jayden Lane paced the Broncos with five points while Kyle Watney and Carson Lane added four points apiece.
Clear Lake 72, Iowa Falls-Alden 53
CLEAR LAKE | On Dec. 8, the Clear Lake boys basketball team dropped a conference game.
The Lions have been perfect in North Central Conference play ever since, and on Tuesday they clinched at least a share of the conference crown with a 72-53 victory over Iowa Falls-Alden.
The victory was Clear Lake’s eighth consecutive win and 10th in its last 11 games.
“It was only a two-point game at halftime,” Clear Lake coach Jeremey Ainley said. “Our press and half-court defenses took over and we were able to force some turnovers.”
Zach Lester, the state’s third-leading scorer on the season at 29.9 points per game, finished with 37 to lead Clear Lake.
Tate Storbeck added 14 points while Sean Wendel had eight.
Clear Lake (14-4) has an opportunity to win the conference title outright on Friday when it travels to Fort Dodge to face off against St. Edmond.
The Lions defeated the Gaels 63-55 on Jan. 12.
Des Moines North 74, Mason City 64
MASON CITY | The Mason City boys basketball team put together one of its best efforts of the season, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Mohawks fell to second-rated (4A) Des Moines North 74-64 on Tuesday.
The two teams were tied entering the fourth quarter.
“I am so proud of our guys,” Mohawks coach Nick Trask said. “We had an elaborate game plan, and our guys did an amazing job of executing it.”
While the Mohawks limited high-scoring guard Tyreke Locure to 23 points — nearly six points below his average — the Polar Bears were able to pick up the offense with four other players reaching double figures.
Dylan Miller and Avery Mellman had 16 points apiece to lead Mason City.
“Mellman’s performance as a sophomore point guard was incredible,” Trask said.
Jake Rood had 11 points and Jarvorious Toney had seven points, seven assists and six rebounds.
Mason City returns to action on Friday when it travels to West Des Moines Dowling.