Tuesday night was jam packed full of basketball action around the area and across the Alpha Media Fort Dodge family of stations. The local teams saw a mixed bag of results from Tuesday. On “Sunny” 99.7 The St. Edmond Gaels were swept on the road by Algona. The Gaels fell in the girls game 53-21. St. Edmond was held to just 8 points in the 2nd half. The St. Edmond boys fell in overtime for the 2nd straight time. It was gritty and valiant effort for the Gaels as they trailed by as many as 7 before a late game rally by St. Edmond tied it at 43 to end regulation. Algona would control the extra frame though outscoring St. Edmond 7-0 to come away with a 50-43 win. For Algona it was their 10th win of the season.
The South Central Calhoun Titans had a road sweep of West Bend-Mallard in games heard on 105.9 “The Beach”. The SCC girls started strong outscoring West Bend-Mallrd 15-4 in the 2nd quarter to take commanding 20 point lead at the half. They would cruise to a 66-45 win. Emma Mckinney led South Central Calhoun with 16 and Riley Batta added 15. The Titan boys team continued their winning ways, they are as hot as anybody in the area having won 9 in a row. The Titan boys haven’t lost since December 16th. South Central Calhoun controlled the game from the start and led by 31 at the half. They would go on to win 66-30. Zane Neubaum continues to have the hot hand for SCC.
Brian Peters on the call of the Neubaum 3 pointer. Zane had a game high 26, he’s averaging over 25 per game which puts him in top 10 in scoring in all of Iowa. Brennan Holder added 11 for South Central Calhoun.
The Fort Dodge Dodgers fell in a boys only game hosting Johnston 66-47. The Dodgers hung around for 3 quarters as they trailed by just 5 after the 3rd. Johnston owned the 4th quarter outscoring Fort Dodge 25-11 to pull away. Johnston had 3 players in double figures, big man Max Roquet led them with a game high 15. Dodgers with 2 players in double figures Monterius Abrams-Altman and Dayson Clayton both had 10, Soph. Guard Carson Peterson had a career high 9.