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Mason City 57, Marshalltown 23

MARSHALLTOWN | The Mohawks snapped a 4-game losing skid Friday night.

Megan Meyer led Mason City with a 17-point effort. Autum Anderson finished with 7 points.

The Mohawks (4-5) return to action Monday night when they host No. 3 (3A) Clear Lake.

West Fork 39, St. Ansgar 26

ST. ANSGAR | Jacqlyn Caspers led the Warhawks (5-2) with a triple double Friday night. The senior finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocked shots.

Payton Kuhlemeier followed with a 10-point effort.

Elizabeth Jenkins had 18 points — a game high — and 15 rebounds for the Saints who fell to 3-4.

Central Springs 43, Rockford 25

ROCKFORD | Kaylee Parks was nearly perfect Friday night. The Central Springs senior finished with 29 points, going 11 of 11 from the floor, including a 4 of 4 night from behind the 3-point line. Parks finished 3 of 4 at the free-throw line.

Morgan Thieman led Rockford with 12 points.

Rockford sits at 2-5 while the Panthers improved to 7-1

North Iowa 56, Belmond-Klemme 42

BUFFALO CENTER | Rebounding from a spate of early season injuries, North Iowa picked up its second win of the year on Friday.

Katelin Adams led the Lady Bison (2-5) with 18 points. Hannah Main followed with 16 points and Danessa Bruner finished with 11 points.

Allison Noland finished with 22 points, including four 3-pointers for B-K, which led 22-16 at halftime. B-K is 0-6.

Lake Mills 61, GHV 41

GARNER | Teah Kesler and Jessa Gasteiger each scored 16 points for Lake Mills, which improves to 3-5.

Jade Gasteiger scored 13 points. Becca Evans pulled down 10 rebounds.

Jillian Heitland led GHV (3-6) with 20 points.

Algona 61, Hampton 46

ALGONA | Aliyah Buscher led the Bulldogs (4-3) with 18 points. Abbey Holmes followed with 16 and Molly McCauley added 14 points.

Makayla Severs led H-D (2-4) with 10 points. 


Forest City 73, West Hancock 40

FOREST CITY | The Indians (7-0) led 40-25 at halftime and held the Eagles (3-3) to 15 points the rest of the game.

Sam Snyder led Forest City with 26 points. Avery Busta followed with a 14-point effort.

Gavin Becker led West Hancock with 11 points.

West Fork 82, St. Ansgar 51

ST. ANSGAR | Zach Martinek poured in a game-high 25 points for the Warhawks (4-3). Mitchell Halloran followed with 18 points. Martinek also had 6 assists.

Ethan Kirchgatter led the Saints (2-3) with 17 points.

Marshalltown 63, Mason City 59

MRSHALLTOWN | Javorius Toney led the Mohawks with 17 points, 6 points and 4 assists. Dylan Miller followed with 14 points and 7 rebounds while Ben Pappas scored 10 points.

Luke Appel led Marshalltown (2-4) with 22 points.

Mason City (1-6) hosts Clear Lake Monday night.

Rockford 68, Central Springs 25

ROCKFORD | Zach Bushbaum led the Warriors (6-1) with 18 points. Jared Marth was credited with 14 points and 5 steals.

GHV 83, Lake Mills 58

GARNER | James Betz erupted for 32 points as Garner-Hayfield-Ventura downed Lake Mills in Top of Iowa Conference West Division boys basketball on Friday.

Ryan Meyers added 18 points and Nick Joynt 10 for the Cardinals.

Chet Helming paced the Bulldogs with 20 while Trevor Hanna had 13.

North Iowa 52, Belmond-Klemme 41

BUFFALO CENTER — North Iowa picked up its second win of the season Friday night with a 52-41 victory over Belmond-Klemme.

Damon Olson led the way with a game-high 14, Nathan Beenken scored 10 and Taylor Baumann added eight for the Bison.

Koty Kuhlers led three Broncos in double figures with 11 while Easton Barrus and Dylan Anderson scored 10 apiece.


Mohawks sweep quad

DECORAH | Mason City boys swimming coach Steve Hugo loaded up the relays in Friday’s quadrangular meet at Decorah, and the result was a Mohawk sweep of the evening.

The meet was scored as three dual meets, and the Mason City success in the relays led to Mason City downing host Decorah 98-72, Waterloo 121-49 and Vinton-Shellsburg 144.5-15.5.

“We entered some tough A and B relays,” Hugo said. “We had some different events for some guys.”

Mason City relay teams placed second and third in the medley, first and third in the 200 freestyle and won the 400 freestyle.

Derek Johnson, Ben Hehr and Randy Vaughan all swam legs on the three A relays for the Mohawks in addition to one individual event apiece.

Michael Rowe and Michael Manternach added some strong swims in the distance freestyle events for the Mohawks.

Mason City returns home on Tuesday when it hosts Spencer at the John Adams pool before traveling to Ames on Thursday for a dual against the top-rated Little Cyclones.


Mason City 1-2 on first day of Battle of Waterloo

WATERLOO — Mason City kicked off the Battle of Waterloo Friday morning with a 1-2 showing. The Mohawks fell to West Delaware 51-24 in the opening round, topped Nashua-Plainfield 51-29 in the first round of the consolations, and fell to Iowa City West 41-31 to close out the day.

Cullan Schriever, Christian Rodriguez and Colby Schriever were each 3-0 on the day for the Mohawks. Cullan Schriever’s day included a technical fall vs. No. 3 (1A) Brock Dietz of Nashua-Plainfield. Mason City will compete in the sixth-place bracket on Saturday.

N-P had a pair of losses before winning its final match of the day, 44-33 over Waterloo West. The Huskies will compete in the eighth-place bracket on Saturday.

Charles City will join Mason City in the sixth-place bracket after finishing 1-2 as well with a 66-6 win over Waterloo Columbus.

Clear Lake opened with a 41-25 over Epworth-Western Dubuque before losing to Denver (55-13) and later Iowa City High (54-22) in the third-place match. The Lions compete in the fourth-place bracket on Saturday. 

Wrestling at 126 pounds, Eric Faught picked up two wins by pin and another by forfeit.

Osage opened with a 54-21 loss to City High before rallying to a 51-27 win against Pleasant Valley. The Green Devils lost 55-23 to Western Dubuque in the fifth-place match. Osage competes in the sixth-place bracket on Saturday. 

At 106 pounds, Averee Abben was 3-0, including a 33-second pin of Western Dubuque's Cade Meyer. 

Lake Mills beat Indianola 53-13, lost to North Scott 63-17, and beat Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 32-31 in the third-place dual. The Bulldogs compete in the third-place bracket on Saturday.

Bulldog 195-pounder Gabe Irons went 3-0, including a 17-2 technical fall of C-D-G's Colby Lienemann in the third-place dual. 


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