College Scores From Saturday Night

basketballWomen’s Basketball
Northwestern 70
Doane 65

Concordia 87
Dordt 64

Iowa State 87
Kansas State 71

The Hawkeye Women are at home versus the Nebraska Cornhuskers tonight (2/10).

Men’s Basketball
Northwestern 100
Doane 75

Kansas State 79
Iowa State 70

Dordt 84
Concordia 73

Iowa 71
Northwestern University 57

First Round Girl’s Basketball Tournament Games Played in Class 3A And 2A Saturday

basketballThe Sheldon girl’s basketball season came to a close in the Class 3A Region 2 Quarterfinals in Spirit Lake as the Orabs fell to the Indians 78-51.

Spirit Lake opened a 17-11 first quarter lead and went on a second quarter run to surge to a 42-19 halftime lead. The Orabs played them even the rest of the way with the Indians in front 53-34 at the end of the third quarter as they went on to the win.

The 9th ranked Indians got a game high 27 points from KJ Veldman and 21 from Alissa Christoffer. Sheldon put three players in double figures led by senior Audrey Gustafson with 14 points. Krista Bousema hit for 13 and Emily Johnson added 11 points.



At the free throw line Sheldon went 8-of 10 in the first half followed by an 11-of-15 performance in the second half.

With the loss Sheldon ends the year at 5-17 while Spirit Lake improves to 14-8 for the season and will host Sioux Center in the lower bracket semi final Wednesday night. Sioux Center advanced with a 45-27 win over Unity in Orange City.

The upper bracket semi on Wednesday will match Garner Hayfield a 52-32 home winner over Central Springs against Osage who posted a 60-29 quarterfinal home win over Forest City. The upper bracket semi will be hosted by Osage.

In Class 3A Region 1 the upper bracket semifinal Wednesday will match East Sac County a 66-56 home winner over Greene Country and South Central Calhoun who posted a 69-59 home win over Gilbert. The upper bracket semi will be played at Rockwell City.

In the lower bracket semi its 2nd ranked MOC Floyd Valley a 69-36 winner over Sergeant Bluff Luton hosting Cherokee who posted a 73-63 road win over Odebolt Arthur Battle Creek Ida Grove.

In Class 2A Region 1 play in games Emmetsburg advanced to a Tuesday night upper bracket quarterfinal game against North Union with a 54-41 win over Pocahontas. The other upper bracket quarterfinal will match Sioux Central a 43-31 home winner over Hartley Melvin Sanborn and Okoboji who got the other upper bracket bye. That game will be hosted by the Pioneers.

In the lower bracket Boyden Hull posted a 44-39 road win over Sibley Ocheyedan. They advance to the quarterfinals Tuesday at South O’Brien who got a first round bye. The other lower bracket quarterfinal will see Rock Valley a 60-50 home winner over West Lyon at top ranked Western Christian who got the other lower bracket bye.

Quarterfinals in Class 2A will be played on Tuesday February 12th.

Area Class 1A Wrestlers Qualify For State at Okoboji District Saturday

wrestling gearArea Class 1A wrestlers earned trips to the State Wrestling Tournament at the District 2 Tournament in Okoboji Saturday. Here are the area wrestlers who qualified to State

106 Results
1st Place – Joe Minkler of Pocahontas Area
2nd Place – Treyton Virtue of Central Lyon/GLR

113 Results
1st Place – Mitch Brinkman of Pocahontas Area
2nd Place – Jose Montes of West Sioux, Hawarden

120 Results
1st Place – Harley Janssen of Manson NW Webster
2nd Place – Jake Miller of Emmetsburg



126 Results
1st Place – Jared Eischeid of Kuemper Catholic, Carroll
2nd Place – Colby McIntire of Central Lyon/GLR

132 Results
1st Place – Alexander Schmitz of Kuemper Catholic, Carroll
2nd Place – Tyler Leuer of Emmetsburg

138 Results
1st Place – Payton Rice of Manson NW Webster
2nd Place – Jason Kenny of Ridge View

145 Results
1st Place – Connor Alne of Manson NW Webster
2nd Place – Kolby Hilgenberg of Kuemper Catholic, Carroll

152 Results
1st Place – Brady Bailey of Emmetsburg
2nd Place – Tyler Hubrich of Pocahontas Area

160 Results
1st Place – Dylan Rolfes of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Dru Kenny of Ridge View

170 Results
1st Place – Jacob Meehan of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Nick Schany of Emmetsburg

182 Results
1st Place – Andrew Wellik of Emmetsburg
2nd Place – Dylan Brockshus of Sibley-Ocheyedan

195 Results
1st Place – Austin McCartan of Emmetsburg
2nd Place – Jeremy Watson of Pocahontas Area

220 Results
1st Place – Tayler Wegner of Emmetsburg
2nd Place – Michael Davidson of Ridge View

285 Results
1st Place – Cody Thompson of Graettinger-Terril/RA
2nd Place – Alex Bruch of Kuemper Catholic, Carroll

Emmetsburg won the District Team Title with 126 points followed by Pocahontas with 72. Next was Kuemper Catholic with 64, Manson Northwest Webster at 60 and Marcus Meriden Cleghorn at 57 to round out the top five.

Area Class 2A Wrestlers Qualified for State Saturday at Spencer

wrestling gearIt was State Tournament qualifying day for the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines. The individual portion of the tourney runs next Thursday through Saturday at the Wells Fargo Arena. Sheldon South O’Brien qualified two wrestlers for State. At 220 pounds Bryce Kelleher won the title and at 170 Toby Maggert finished second. Here are the area wrestlers who qualified at the 2A District 4 competition at Spencer:

106 Results
1st Place – Dylan Huntoon of Spencer
2nd Place – Samuel Klarenbeek of Boy-Hull/Rock Valley

113 Results
1st Place – Kylie Zender of Humboldt
2nd Place – Matt Henning of W Christian/U Christian



120 Results
1st Place – Doug Miner of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Bailey Hawn of Spencer

126 Results
1st Place – John Christopherson of Spencer
2nd Place – Hunter Morrow of Cherokee

132 Results
1st Place – Oscar Ramirez of Estherville Lincoln Central
2nd Place – Levi Gilmore of Spencer

138 Results
1st Place – Zach Skopec of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Thaylan Bowman of Humboldt

145 Results
1st Place – Kenten Murray of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Blake Gjerde of Estherville Lincoln Central

152 Results
1st Place – Hunter Berkenpas of Boy-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Dylon Van`t Hof of Sioux Center

160 Results
1st Place – Tanner Schaefer of Spencer
2nd Place – Jacob Van Ginkel of W Christian/U Christian

170 Results
1st Place – Blaine Johnson of Spencer
2nd Place – Toby Maggert of Sheldon/South O`Brien

182 Results
1st Place – Dallas Rozeboom of Boy-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Nikko Wheeler of Humboldt

195 Results
1st Place – Christian Brobst of Bishop Heelan Catholic, SC
2nd Place – Reed Dreyer of Humboldt

220 Results
1st Place – Bryce Kelleher of Sheldon/South O`Brien
2nd Place – Tyler Dolieslager of Boy-Hull/Rock Valley

285 Results
1st Place – Micheal Rosewall of Cherokee
2nd Place – Dylan Hendricks of Humboldt

The District team title went to Spencer with 112.5 points followed by Humboldt with 105. Next was BHRV at 87, Spirit Lake at 79 and Sheldon South O’Brien at 50 to round out the top five.

Orabs Fall to Comets in Regular Season Finale

Comet LogoThe Sheldon Orab boy’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 54-51 road loss at Boyden Hull Friday night. With the loss and a 55-51 West Lyon win over MOC Floyd Valley the Siouxland Conference season ends with a three way tie at the top between Sheldon, Boyden Hull and MOC Floyd Valley who all finish with 15-3 conference records.

Sheldon opened with a 24-12 first quarter lead only to see the Comets close to 34-28 at halftime. At the end of three quarters Sheldon led 44-43 and the lead would go back and forth the rest of the way with Boyden Hull posting the win 54-51.

Sheldon got a game high 19 points from Dallas Ennema, 14 from James Gradert and 12 more from Nate Oostra. Boyden Hull had three players in double figures as well with Collin Bolkema hitting for 14 points. Riley Francis and Brandt Van Roekel added 13 each.

With the win the Comets finish the regular season at 15-3 in the conference and 18-3 for the year. The Orabs close the regular season at 15-3 in the conference with a 19-3 overall record.

Up next for Sheldon will be the 2A District 2 Semifinals on Thursday February 14th as they got a bye in the first round and will await the winner of Monday’s game between Sioux Central and Emmetsburg.

Boyden Hull opens play in Class 1A District 2 on Thursday as well. They will be at home Thursday night against the winner of Mondays play in game between West Sioux and Akron Westfield.

High School Basketball Scores From February 8th

basketballHull, IA — For the second time this season, the Boyden-Hull Comets boys basketball team ¬†defeated the Sheldon Orabs in Siouxland Conference action Friday night. ¬†Final Score was 54-51.

In other action from around the area:


Boys Finals:

Boyden-Hull 54, Sheldon 51

Rock Valley 76, Central Lyon 56

George-Little Rock 65, Sibley-Ocheyedan 54

Sioux Center 73, Okoboji 35

West Lyon 55, MOC-Floyd Valley 51

South O’Brien 65, Gehlen 55

West Sioux 58, Akron Westfield 46

MMC 66, Kingsley Pierson 40