Friday November 8th Local Sports

first_imgIOWA CITY — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team made 31 of 40 free throws in Thursday’s season-opening 85-53 win against Florida Atlantic in front of 3,334 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO.Iowa (1-0) closed the first quarter on a 10-0 run and added an 8-2 spurt before halftime to take a 38-29 lead.Senior Kathleen Doyle scored a game-high 15 points, leading five Hawkeyes in double figures. Sophomore Monika Czinano scored 14, junior Alexis Sevillian had 12, freshman Gabbie Marshall added 11, and freshman McKenna Warnock posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.Looking at how the two Mason City alums did — senior Makenzie Meyer played 33 minutes, going 2-11 from the field and 3-4 from the free throw line for seven points. She also grabbed six rebounds, handed out five assists and had two steals. Freshman Megan Meyer played about three-and-a-half minutes, making a three-point field goal for her only points.Iowa is off until next Thursday when they host North Alabama in a game you’ll hear on KGLO starting at 6:30 BRITT — Top-ranked West Hancock faces 10th-ranked South O’Brien in a Class A quarterfinal in Britt tonight. West Hancock cruised to a 38-14 win over IKM-Manning in the opening round, while South O’Brien didn’t have any problem either beating Tri-Center 43-7. It will be a battle of two running games, as West Hancock will likely have three 1000 yard rushers by the end of the night. Senior Tate Hagen has rushed for 1687 yards, fellow senior Josef Smith has 987 yards and junior Cole Kelly has 972. South O’Brien is led by senior Tristan Wilson, who has carried 267 times for 2224 yards and 24 touchdowns.— other Class A quarterfinals#5 Grundy Center at #4 MFL-Mar-Mac#7 Woodbury Central at #3 North Tama— 8-Man quarterfinals#10 CAM at #4 AudubonHLV at #2 Turkey Valley#8 Fremont-Mills at #3 Remsen St. Mary’s#7 Easton Valley at #1 Don Bosco— 1A quarterfinals#4 South Central Calhoun at #2 Van Meter#10 Regina of Iowa City at #3 West Branch#6 West Lyon at #1 Dike-New Hartford#7 Treynor at #5 West Sioux— 3A quarterfinals#10 Pella at #2 Solon#5 North Scott at #1 Epworth Western Dubuque#9 Norwalk at #7 Sergeant Bluff-Luton#4 Dallas Center-Grimes at #6 Lewis Central— 4A quarterfinals#9 Waukee at #1 West Des Moines Valley#7 Bettendorf at #3 Cedar Falls#10 Urbandale at #4 Cedar Rapids Kennedy#8 Ankeny at #2 Dowling ST. ANSGAR — 2nd-ranked St. Ansgar hosts 6th-ranked Earlham in a Class A quarterfinal. This game will feature two of the top three rushing teams not only in Class A but the entire state. Earlham leads the way with 4175 yards, West Hancock is second with 4133, while St. Ansgar has carried the ball for 4055 yards. Saints coach Drew Clevenger credits the progress of the offensive line for their success running the ball.Clevenger says Earlham in his mind is a top four team in Class A and will provide a challenge tonight.You can hear the St. Ansgar-Earlham game on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com starting with the pre-game at about 6:45 with the kickoff scheduled for 7 o’clock. — other 2A quarterfinalsWest Liberty (7-3) at #1 Waukon (10-0)#7 Greene County (9-1) at #3 Algona (10-0)PCM (8-2) at #4 OABCIG (10-0) DES MOINES (AP) —- D.J. Wilkins had 19 points to lead five Drake players in double figures as the Bulldogs routed Kennesaw State 86-55 on Thursday night. Jonah Jackson added 15 points for the Bulldogs. Garrett Sturtz chipped in 14, Anthony Murphy scored 11 and Roman Penn had 10. Sturtz also had six rebounds for the Bulldogs, while Murphy posted seven rebounds.Tyler Hooker had 12 points for the Owls (0-2). Armani Harris added 10 points and seven rebounds. Terrell Burden had 10 points.Drake (1-0) matches up against Cincinnati on the road on Monday. Kennesaw State takes on Mercer on the road on Monday. MASON CITY — The North Iowa Bulls host a pair of games this weekend at the North Iowa Ice Arena as part of the team’s “Throwback Weekend”. The Bulls tonight host Rochester and then entertain Willmar on Saturday night. T-shirts and rolled-back ticket prices will honor the former North Iowa Huskies and North Iowa Outlaws junior hockey teams, with Huskies and Outlaws host families also being honored this weekend. Opening faceoff each night is scheduled for 7:30 == SUNDAYAM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — Mohawk Hockey vs. Cedar Rapids — 11:00 AM CLEAR LAKE — 2nd-ranked Clear Lake hosts 9th-ranked Williamsburg in a Class 2A quarterfinal round contest tonight at Lions Field. Clear Lake’s defense in last week’s first-round game stopped Spirit Lake twice inside the ten yard line on their way to a 21-7 win. Lions coach Jared DeVries says the defense has continued to improve week after week.DeVries says his team knows they’ll have to contain senior Kaden Wetjen (WEE-juhn) as best as they can. The senior is fifth in Class 2A in total yards with 1393.Williamsburg coach Curt Ritchie says Clear Lake may be the quickest team his squad has faced all season.You can hear the Clear Lake-Williamsburg 2A quarterfinal round game on AM-1490 & 96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com starting with the pre-game at 6:15, with kickoff from Lions Field scheduled for 7 o’clock. THIS WEEKEND:== FRIDAYAM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — “This Week in College Football” Big Ten preview 5:30; “Radio Iowa Scouting Report” 6:00; Class 2A quarterfinal — Clear Lake vs. Williamsburg — pre-game 6:15, kickoff 7:00; “Iowa HIgh School Scoreboard Show” 10:00-11:30AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Class A quarterfinal — St. Ansgar vs. Earlham — pre-game 6:45, kickoff 7:00AM-1300 KGLO — Iowa men vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville — joined in progress after high school football MASON CITY — The Mason City high school hockey club hosts Cedar Rapids for a weekend series. The Mohawks dropped both games of their opening series of the season to Dubuque this past weekend. They host a Cedar Rapids squad that is 2-1, splitting their weekend series with Sioux City before beating Dubuque 6-2 on Tuesday night. You can hear both of this weekend’s games on AM-1490 & 96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com, with Saturday’s start scheduled for 3:30 and Sunday morning’s start slated for an 11 o’clock. == SATURDAYAM-1300 KGLO — Iowa football at Wisconsin — 1:00 pre-game, 3:00 kickoffAM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — Mohawk Hockey vs. Cedar Rapids — 3:30last_img