Cardinals split a pair of games
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:17
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys split a pair of games last week to move their record to 9-3, 10-3.
GHV 59, Newman 50
The Cardinals traveled to Newman on Tuesday night, Jan. 13, and came away with a win against the Knights (4-6, 5-6).
The baskets were falling in the first quarter, with the Cardinals managing to pick up a three-point lead at the end of the first quarter, 17-14.
Behind the hot hand of Payton James, who connected for nine straight points for the Cardinals, GHV went up 29-23. The team stretched the lead to 37-27 by the break.
“I always like it when we can start strong, but Newman did a nice job hitting contested shots to keep it close,” said Coach Joe Albertson.
Lions move to top of NCC
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:48
The Clear Lake boys improved to 6-2 with a two-point win over North Central Conference rival Humboldt Tuesday, Jan. 9. The Lions moved to the top of the NCC standings with a 78-76 victory. They are now 5-0 in the NCC. Humboldt and Algona are next at 4-1.
Four players finished in double figures for the Lions.
GHV boys on a roll
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:47
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys rolled through last week, picking up three more wins and moving their record to 8-2 in the North Iowa Conference and 9-2 overall.
GHV 64, Osage 55
Tuesday night’s game against Osage was anything but predictable for the GHV boys. The Cardinals had easy sailing in the first half, but the Green Devils came back with a vengeance in the second half.
The Cards opened the game with some strong three-point shooting and jumped to an early 15-7 lead in the first quarter.
Clear Lake girls lack rhythm; fall to Humboldt, 61-55
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:46
Clear Lake had a hard time finding their rhythm in their first game back from the holiday break Jan. 9. Humboldt took advantage of Lion mistakes and came away with a 61-55 North Central Conference win. The loss dropped the Lions to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the NCC.
“We weren’t able to match their energy in this game,” said Clear Lake Coach Bart Smith.
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