Orabs And Wildcats Split Basketball Doubleheader

basketballThe Sheldon Orabs split a Siouxland Conference Basketball Doubleheader with West Lyon Friday night. The Wildcats won the girls game 49-34 while the Orabs took the boys game 69-60 at Sheldon.

In the girls game Audrey Gustafson hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game at 9-9 after the first quarter. At halftime West Lyon was up 19-16. With a strong third quarter the Wildcats took control and led 34-20 going into the final 8 minutes as they posted the win 49-34.

West Lyon had three players in double figures with Tarah and Addy Meyer each hitting for 11 points and Alyssa Kock hitting for 10. Sheldon was led by Krista Bousema with 11 points on the night.

With the win West Lyon goes to 3-14 in the conference and 3-17 for the year while Sheldon stands at 5-12 in the conference and 5-15 on the year.
In the boys game that followed Sheldon opened a 17-14 first quarter lead and was up 33-30 at halftime. A Dallas Ennema three-pointer as time expired in the third put the Orabs up 46-41 heading into the final quarter as Sheldon went on to win 69-60.

Ennema led all scorers with 25 points including 16 in the fourth quarter. James Gradert hit for 14, Chris Balster 12 and Nate Oostra 11 as Sheldon put four of the five starters in double figures.

West Lyon had three players in double figures. Cody Bauman led the team with 21 including 12 in the fourth quarter. He was joined by Kaleb Heyer and Brandon Snyder with both pumping in 10 points.

With the win Sheldon improves to 14-2 in the conference and 18-2 on the season. West Lyon slips to 10-6 in the conference and 12-7 for the year.

Up next for Sheldon will be the final doubleheader of the season as they travel to Central Lyon Tuesday night. West Lyon will be at Rock Valley.


High School Basketball From February 1st

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon and West Lyon split a girl/boy basketball doubleheader at the O-rena Friday night, with West Lyon claiming the girls contest, and Sheldon taking the boys, in Siouxland Conference action.

Here’s how the scores shook out for the games around the area:

 

Girls:

West Lyon 49, Sheldon 34

MOC-Floyd Valley 66, Okoboji 29

Sibley-Ocheyedan 50, Boyden-Hull 39

Sioux Center 47, Rock Valley 26

Central Lyon 62, George-Little Rock 43

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 59, Spalding 33

Unity Christian 71, Remsen-Union 22

Western Christian 76, Spencer 47

 

Boys:

Sheldon 69, West Lyon 60

MOC-Floyd Valley 67, Okoboji 47

Boyden-Hull 67, Sibley-Ocheyedan 43

Rock Valley 65, Sioux Center 59

Central Lyon 75, George-Little Rock 47

Spalding 47, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 42

Unity Christian 60, Remsen-Union 34

Western Christian 58, Spencer 57


Girls Tournament Scores From Friday February 15th

basketballClass 1A and 2A Girls Basketball moved into the semifinal round Friday.

Here’s how the teams in the KIWA listening area fared……….

Class 1A Region 1 Girls Basketball Semifinals Upper Bracket

West Sioux 47, West Bend Mallard 46

Lower Bracket

Central Lyon 66, George-Little Rock 55

West Sioux meets Central Lyon in Region Final for State Tournament trip Monday 2/18 at Sioux Center
Class 2A Region 1 Girls Basketball Semifinalsips Upper Bracket

Okoboji 41, Emmetsburg 39

Lower Bracket

Western Christian 81, South O’Brien 45

Okoboji meets Western Christian in Region Final for State Tournament trip Monday 2/18 at Sibley


Sports Schedule For Saturday February 2nd

wrestling gearThe first round of wrestling tournaments leading up to the Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament begin today with sectional competition in Class 1A and 2A. Class 3A teams will open with District Meets on Saturday February 9th.

 

In Class 2A area teams will compete in the Sectional at Sioux Center. Teams include Sheldon South O’Brien, Boyden Hull Rock Valley, MOC Floyd Valley, Spirit Lake Park, Western – Unity and host team Sioux Center. The top two finishers at the Sectional advance to the Spencer District Tournament on February 9th.

In Class 1A area teams will be at the Sectional hosted by Central Lyon George Little Rock. Team competing include Hartley Melvin Sanborn, Marcus Meriden Cleghorn, Okoboji, Sibley Ocheyedan, West Lyon, West Sioux and host team CL-G-LR. The top two finishers at the Sectional will advance to the Okoboji District Tournament on February 9th.


Area Basketball Scoreboard from Thursday, January 31st

BasketballNorthwest Iowa — There were a small handful of girl-boy basketball doubleheaders held across the area Thursday night as the regular season winds down and teams look ahead to the tournament season. Here’s what happened across the area:

 

Girls Basketball:

Clay Central-Everly 79, Spalding Catholic 55

Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 46, South O’Brien 36

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 54, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 40

Unity Christian 57, Rock Valley 40

 

Boys Basketball:

Harris-Lake Park 68, Sibley-Ocheyedan 35

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 57, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 46

Rock Valley 75, Unity Christian, Orange City 59

South O’Brien, Paullina 52, Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 31


Western Continues to Top 2A Girls Basketball Poll MOC Floyd Valley Second in 3A With Central Lyon Second in 1A

basketball2012-2013 Iowa Girls High School ninth Basketball Rankings

Class 5A

1 Dowling Catholic 15-1 4
2 Iowa City High 16-2 5
3 Southeast Polk 11-4 6
4 Muscatine 16-2 7
5 Ankeny 12-4 1
6 Mason City 15-3 2
7 Waukee 12-4 9
8 Des Moines East 15-2 3
9 Cedar Rapids Washington 14-4 8
10 West Des Moines Valley 12-5 NR

Dropped Out: Waterloo West (10)

 

 

Class 4A

1 Sioux City Bishop Heelan 14-3 1
2 Indianola 13-4 3
3 Waverly-Shell Rock 16-2 4
4 Cedar Rapids Xavier 11-7 7
5 Benton 16-2 2
6 Harlan 16-1 9
7 North Scott 12-6 10
8 Ballard 13-5 12
9 Dallas Center-Grimes 13-5 5
10 Perry 14-3 6
11 Winterset 13-4 14
12 Lewis Central 14-3 8
13 Western Dubuque 14-4 11
14 Clear Lake 13-4 13
15 Oskaloosa 15-4 15

Dropped Out: None

Class 3A

1 Davenport Assumption 16-2 1
2 MOC-Floyd Valley 18-1 2
3 Estherville-Lincoln Central 17-2 3
4 North Polk 16-2 4
5 Cascade 17-2 5
6 Bondurant-Farrar 12-5 6
7 Mediapolis 18-1 9
8 Spirit Lake 11-7 7
9 Central Lee 16-3 10
10 Nevada 16-4 11
11 Mid-Prairie 13-5 8
12 New Hampton 13-4 15
13 Center Point-Urbana 14-5 NR
14 Crestwood 11-5 NR
15 Waukon 13-5 12

Dropped Out: Monticello (13), Unity Christian (14)

Class 2A

1 Western Christian 18-1 1
2 IKM-Manning 18-0 2
3 North Linn 20-0 3
4 Lawton-Bronson 20-1 4
5 Panorama 18-1 5
6 North Butler 15-1 6
7 Manson-NW Webster 16-2 8
8 Aplington-Parkersburg 15-2 11
9 Hinton 14-2 9
10 West Marshall 17-3 13
11 Pella Christian 14-3 14
12 Hudson 16-2 10
13 North Mahaska 18-1 7
14 Fort Dodge St. Edmond 17-2 NR
15 Maquoketa Valley 15-5 13

Dropped Out: Woodward Granger (15)

Class 1A

1 Newell-Fonda 17-1 2
2 Central Lyon 18-2 3
3 Burlington-Notre Dame 18-2 4
4 Bedford 18-1 1
5 Ar-We-Va 15-3 5
6 Adair-Casey 18-0 6
7 Grundy Center 16-3 7
8 Meskwaki Settlement 18-2 8
9 Colo-Nesco 18-2 9
10 Janesville 18-3 11
11 Preston 14-4 13
12 LeMars Gehlen Catholic 13-4 14
13 Bellevue Marquette Catholic 11-5 15
14 Clarksville 15-4 12
15 North Iowa 14-5 10