2nd Ranked Dutch Continue to Roll

 

The MOC Floyd Valley girls opened tournament play with a 60-34 home win in the quarterfinals of Class 3A Region 1.

With the win it’s on to the Region Semifinals Saturday night at 7:00 against Humboldt who defeated Webster City 66-58 in the other lower bracket quarterfinal. The semi final will be decided in Cherokee.

In the upper bracket its Clear Lake a 54-23 winner over Iowa Falls going against Spirit Lake who turned back Algona 58-31. The upper bracket semi will be played in Algona Saturday with a 7pm tip off as well.

MOC Floyd Valley was in control throughout as they opened a 21-10 first quarter lead and pushed it to 31-18 at halftime. At the end of three the lead was up to 19 points at 46-27 with the Dutch going on to win 60-34.

Alexis Conaway hit for a game high 31 points including 3 3-point buckets and 8-of-10 free throw shooting on the night. Also in double figures was Lauren McDonald with 15 points. Spencer was led by Ashley Mahrt with 11 points.

With the win MOC Floyd Valley improves to 23-0 on the season while Spencer wraps up the year at 10-12.

Listen for the broadcast of Saturday’s semi final game on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame gets underway at 6:45 with tip off at 7:00. we’ll stream from the website as well at www.kiwaradio.com.


Tournament Basketball Scores for Wednesday

 

Class 3A Region 1 Girls Basketball First Round

Lower Bracket

2nd ranked MOC Floyd Valley 60
Spencer 34

Humboldt 66
Webster City 58

Winners meet Saturday at Cherokee

Upper Bracket

Clear Lake 54
Iowa Falls Alden 23

Spirit Lake 58
Algona 31

Winners meet Saturday at Algona

Boys Class 2A District 4 first round game Lower Bracket

Emmetsburg 57
Sioux Central 47

Winner meets South O’Brien at Paullina Thursday night

Class 1A District 3 Play in Games

River Valley 65
Siouxland Community 18

River Valley meets Lawton Bronson at Lawton-Bronson Thursday

Hinton 48
Remsen St Mary’s 46

Hinton meets LeMars Gehlen at LeMars on Thursday


Dordt’s Chris Sievers Named Player of the Week

 

Dordt College post player Chris Sievers is this weeks GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Player-of-the-Week.

Sievers, a junior from Huxley, Iowa, came off the bench to average 18 points and 5.3 rebounds in three Dordt wins as the Defenders secured their first ever GPAC Championship. His 22 points against Concordia on Saturday was a season high. For the week he made 21-34 shots from the floor (62%) and connected on 12-13 free throws.

Sievers is one of five players averaging in double digits for the Defenders and has an 11.1 points per game average to go with a team high 63.3 shooting percentage from the floor. Sievers is the second Dordt College player to earn player of the week honors this season. Cliff Warner took the honor for games played January 23-30.

No. 4 ranked Dordt is now 25-3 and 16-3 in the league. The Defenders have secured a berth in NAIA Division II Mens Basketball Championship in Point Lookout, Missouri, March 7-13. Dordt concludes the regular season this Saturday, February 18 when they travel to Crete, Nebraska to face Doane College.

The GPAC post-season tournament begins with the quarterfinal round on Wednesday, February 22.


KIWA FM Broadcast schedule for Week of 2/13/12

 

Wed 2/15
Class 3A Girls Region 1 quarterfinals. Spencer at MOC Floyd Valley. Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame at 6:45 for a 7pm opening tip.
We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com.

Thurs 2/16
Class 2A Boys District 3 semifinals West Lyon at Sheldon. Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame at 6:45 for a 7pm opening tip.
We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com.

Fri 2/17
Class 2A Girls Region 1 semifinals at Sheldon. Sioux Central vs Western Christian. Pregame at 6:45 for a 7pm opening tip. We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com

Sat 2/18
Class 3A Region 1 semifinals from Cherokee if MOC Floyd Valley playing. Pregame at 6:45 for 7pm opening tip off. We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com


Sports schedule for Wednesday

 

Class 3A Region 1 Girls Basketball First Round 7pm Tip offs

Lower Bracket

Spencer at 2nd ranked MOC Floyd Valley
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame at 6:45. We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com.

Webster City at Humboldt

Winners meet Saturday at Cherokee

Upper Bracket

Iowa Falls Alden at Clear Lake

Algona at Spirit Lake

Winners meet Saturday at Algona

Boys Class 2A District 4 first round game Lower Bracket

Emmetsburg at Sioux Central with the winner meeting South O’Brien at Paullina Thursday night

Class 1A District 3 Play in Games

Siouxland Community at River Valley with the winner at Lawton Bronson Thursday

Remsen St Mary’s at Hinton with the winner at LeMars Gehlen on Thursday


Girls Tournament Results From Tuesday

 

Girls basketball Region quarterfinals

Class 2A Region 1 Lower Bracket

Sioux Central 56
Sheldon 53

5th ranked Western Christian 70
Sibley Ocheyedan 39

Winners meet Friday 2/17 at Sheldon

Upper Bracket

Cherokee 69
Unity 36

4th ranked Kuemper Catholic 73
East Sac 45

Winners meet Friday 2/17 at Cherokee

Class 1A Region 1 quarterfinal Upper Bracket

Clay Central Everly 50
North Iowa 47

11th ranked Central Lyon 34
10th ranked Boyden Hull 29

Winners meet Friday 2/17 at Lake Park

Lower Bracket

Algona Garrigan 34
West Bend Mallard 28

9th ranked LeMars Gehlen 61
8th ranked Marcus Meriden Cleghorn 53 2 OT

Winners meet Friday 2/17 at Laurens