Friday January 24th was a full plate of games for the Alpha Media Fort Dodge stations with 3 games on the air. On “92 Rock” Fort Dodge was in action hosting rival Marshalltown and split the two games. The Dodger girls completed the season sweep with a 57-26 win. The Dodgers would go on an 11-0 to close the 3rd quarter to build a 4024 lead after 3. In the 4th Junior Guard Cheyenne Miller- Hameed would take over.
Miller-Hammed would have a season high 19 , with 15 of those coming in the 4th. Tory Bennett would add 13 for the Dodgers. The Dodger boys fell for the 12th straight time by a score of 61-40. Marshalltown Soph. Guard and D1 prospect Armonney Thomas had a game high 34 points to propel them to the win. Marshalltown outscored Fort Dodge 22-13 in the 2nd quarter to take a 6 point lead at the half. The 2nd half Marshalltown outscored the Dodgers 37- 22 to pull away. Senior Guard Ty Kershaw led the Dodgers with 13. The Dodgers back in action Monday hosting rival Mason City a 6Pm start for the girls pregame show with the boys to follow on “92 Rock”.
In games heard on 105.9 “The Beach” , the South Central Calhoun girls fell on the road at Sioux Central 44-40. SCC got off to a slow start and trailed by 13 at the break. They would rally back to close the gap to 4 but couldn’t get any closer than that. Riley Batta led South Central Calhoun with 12. South Central Calhoun’s Girls have lost 3 of their last 4 after starting the season 10-2. The SCC boys would get a road win 57-50. It was the 8th straight win for the Titans they haven’t lost since Dec. 16th. Zane Neubaun remains on a tear he led SCC with 25, Cole Corey and Brennan Holder both had 10.
The St. Edmond Gaels were swept at home by Webster City. The Gaels would fall in the girls game 39-15, it was the lowest point total of the year for St. Edmond. The boys game was a double overtime thrill ride that saw Webster City come out on top 67-58. The Gaels trailed by 7 at the break but would open the 2nd half on a 20-9 run to regain the lead. Regulation ended tied at 50, the 1st OT ended at 54. Webster City outscored St. Edmond 13-4 in the 2nd OT to earn the victory. Webster City’s Tyler Olson had a game high 23. Jerris Duncan led the Gaels with 14, Jed Tracy added 13. With the loss the Gaels 3 game winning streak was snapped.
Elsewhere around the area
Emmetburg topped Pocahontas Area 75-64
Woodward-Granger 52-34 over Ogden
East Sac County 63-46 over Alta-Aurelia (Friday)
Hampton-Dumont-Cal 77-61 winner over Clarion-Goldfield-Dows
Manson NW Webster 55-44 over Storm Lake-St. Mary’s
East Sac County 68-45 over MVAOCOU (Saturday)
Newell- Fonda edged Southeast Valley 62-61
Martensdale-St. Mary’s 65-57 over Webster City (Saturday)
PCM 67-54 over South Hamilton
Humboldt a 57-48 winner over Algona
Bishop Garrigan 87-27 over Eagle Grove
Storm Lake- St. Mary’s 41-30 over Manson NW Webster
Algona 51-40 over Humboldt
Bishop Garrigan cruised past Eagle Grove 73-31
East Sac County 45-38 over Alta-Aurelia
Emmetsburg 49-41 over Pocahontas Area