Tournament trail begins at Charles City
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 14:36
Shooting heats up to help CL boys past Union, LaPorte City
The Clear Lake boys took the first step toward their goal of reaching the State Tournament with a 71-49 victory over La Porte City, Union Monday night in Charles City. The win sets up a meeting with Waverly-Shell Rock Thursday night in the 3A District semi final. That game is slated to tip off at 7 p.m. in Mason City. The Go-Hawks have had the Lions’ number in the post-season, defeating them in the District final or Sub-State each of the last three years. Monday the Go-Hawks handled Charles City, 54-33.
CL and GHV girls battle to thrilling finish, 43-39
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 14:29
Lions advance to District final
The Clear Lake and Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls pushed each other to the limit Wednesday night, with the Lions emerging as the winner in the post-season second round game, 43-39.
“We knew the GHV game was going to be a tester for us,” said Clear Lake Coach Bart Smith.
Lions are fierce in season finale win at Mason City
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 14:15
The Clear Lake boys roared back from their only defeat of the season by trouncing Mason City, 86-57, Tuesday, Feb. 18. The Lions, who dropped to fourth in the Class 3A rankings after a loss to Charles City days earlier, finished up their regular season schedule with a record of 20-1.
New Hampton ends season for GHV boys
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 14:14
Cold third quarter dooms Cards in District quarterfinal game
The season ended Saturday for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys at the hand of New Hampton, 68-42, in the District quarterfinal played at New Hampton.
“We had a tough task to knock off a very talented New Hampton team,” said GHV Coach Joe Albertson. “We had to play hard, smart, and unselfish basketball to stay with them.”
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