North Iowa 54, Nashua-Plainfield 33
BUFFALO CENTER | The Bison closed out the regular season Tueaday night with a Top Of Iowa Conference crossover win against the Huskies.
Katelin Adams led the way with 22 points and 17 rebounds. Rebekah Jensvold followed with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Danessa Bruner finished with 8 points.
Libby Fisher led the N-P with 15 points. Britney Holthaus scored 9 points.
The Bison open post-season play Thursday at home with a game against CAL. N-P plays at Denver on Saturday.
Bishop Garrigan 59, St. Ansgar 48
ALGONA | The Golden Bears (14-7) closed out the schedule with a win on Tuesday night.
Jenna Boelter led with 18 points. Whitney Hovey had 13 and Grace McGuire followed with points.
Elizabeth Jenkins led the Saints with 19 points. Hali Anderson had 13 points.
St. Ansgar opens its post-season on Thursday at home against Lake Mills. The Golden Bears play at home on Tuesday, Feb. 13, against West Bend-Mallard.
Newman Catholic 66, GHV 52
GARNER | Newman's Peyton Olson finished with 22 points, passing the 1,000-point threshold for her career.
Newman (11-10) hosts Northwood-Kensett Thursday in Class 1A regional play. GHV faces Clear Lake Saturday in Class 3A play.
Clear Lake 61, Webster City 19
CLEAR LAKE — Third-ranked (3A) Clear Lake wrapped up a perfect conference record Tuesday night with a 61-19 win over Webster City.
“We’re ending on a good note and are ready for the next challenge,” Clear Lake coach Bart Smith said.
Sara Faber led the Lions with a game-high 20 points, Jordyn Barragy scored 15, Chloe Mueller had nine and Julie Merfeld added seven.
The Lions open tournament play Saturday night vs. Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.
West Hancock 49, West Fork 39
BRITT — A 16-8 run at the start of the fourth quarter helped West Hancock pull away for a 49-39 win over West Fork on Tuesday.
Rachel Leerar led the Eagles with 20 points and Amanda Chizek added nine.
Jacqlyn Caspers had 12 to lead the Warhawks.
South Metro 53, NICS 16
Tiegan Barkema led the North Iowa Christian School with 10 points, 12 rebounds.
West Hancock 66, Nashua-Plainfield 65
BRITT | Joe Smith's layup with less than a minute to play sealed the regular season finale win Tuesday night.
Smith finished with 16 points and 9 rebounds. Gavin Becker recorded 18 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocked shots.
Lucas Weiland (12), Chase Eisenman (10) and MaCoy Yeakel (10) also scored in double figures for the Eagles.
Dayton Hansen led N-P with 20 points. Luke Cerwinske had 15 points and Austin Bienemann finished with 13 points.
West Hancock opens Class 1A district play against Newman Catholic in Sheffield on Thursday, Feb. 15.
Don Bosco 59, Riceville 33
RICEVILLE | Don Bosco took a 35-15 lead into halftime Tuesday on the strength of a 15-0 to close out the second quarter.
Grant Shedenhelm led Riceville with 14 points. Sean McFadden led Don Bosco with 20 points.
C-G-D 66, Hampton-Dumont 53
HAMPTON | Clarion-Goldfield-Dows' Sam Urness led all scorers Tuesday night with 26 points. Rhett Darland followed with 20 points.
Quinn Logan led H-D with 18 points. Elijah Horton added 9 in the loss.
Belmond-Klemme 37, Northwood-Kensett 29
BELMOND | Easton Barrus led B-K with 10 points and 4 assists Tuesday night. Koty Kuhlers followed with 9 points.
Josh Fick and Josh Jaspers led N-K with 9 points each.
North Iowa 50, North Butler 23
BUFFALO CENTER | Dominyk Price led the way to victory on Tuesday with 14 points. Taylor Baumann followed with 13 points.
Dylan Clipperton led North Butler with 9 points.
GHV 74, Rockford 44
GARNER | The Cardinals sit at 18-3 after Tuesday's win over the Warriors.
James Betz led with 21 points. Ryan Meyers had 17 points and Nick Joynt finished with 10 points.
Zach Bushbaum led Rockford with 11 points.
Garrigan 84, Osage 75
ALGONA | Garrigan junior TJ Schnurr went over 1,000 points for his career in Tuesday's 84-75 win over Osage.
South Metro 58, NICS 33
Brian VandenBerg led NICS with 14 points, 12 rebounds, and 3 steals. Allen Alexander had 13 points and 2 steals.
Clear Lake falls short of state duals
NEW HAMPTON — Clear Lake fell one win short of the Class 2A state duals tournament in Tuesday night’s regional dual tournament. The Lions beat Iowa Falls-Alden 40-22 in the opening round before falling to New Hampton/Turkey Valley in the championship round.
Sam Nelson, Eric Faught, Bryan Hillyer, Braxton Doebel, Rhys Glidden, Ben Finn, Kade Hambly and Dalton Mennenga each earned victories against the Cadets. Nelson, Faught and Doebel had wins in the dual against NH/TV. Doebel’s came by fall.
Algona drops regional duals opener
CLARION — Algona fell in the first round of its Class 2A regional dual Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, 53-13.
The Bulldogs’ Calvin Kruse won by major decision at 182, Cole Lewis won by fall at 195 and Noah Murphy earned a 2-0 win by decision at 220.