To high school basketball fans around the country Tuesday nights are almost sacred and they will be in the gym every Tuesday during the season. Tuesday Feb. 4th produced some great moments for some local area teams. On 105-9 “The Beach” The South Central Calhoun Girls got back on track after having some struggles of late. They came out strong outscoring Southeast Valley 23-6 in the 1st quarter and would go on to win 58-36. Kylee Schliesman led the way for SCC with 20 and Riley Batta added 19. The Titan boys would avenge a loss on December 16th to Southeast Valley in a big way. The Titans would hit 9 3’s in the 1st half and build a commanding 21 point lead at the break. Titans would knock off the last team to beat them this season 91-62. For SCC they extended their winning streak to 11 and made a statement in the same night. Zane Neubaum with a game high 34 and eclipsed the 1,000 point mark in his career. Cole Corey had 15, Landon Schliesman 14 and Brennan Holder with 13. Colson Cruze with 25 for Southeast Valley on 8 made 3’s, Aaron Graves added 16.
On “92 Rock” Fort Dodge with a home split with Des Moines North. In the girls game the 1st half would be nip and tuck and the Dodgers would take a 3 point lead into the break. Des Moines North came out of the halftime locker room on fire hitting 6 3’s in the 3rd and outscoring the Dodgers 25-11 in the 4th. Des Moines led by 11 after the 3rd but the Dodgers would rally late using a big 4th quarter scoring Des Moines North 21-7 to make this happen.
The final call last night as the Dodgers get their 6th win of the season in dramatic fashion 61-58. Aleaha Pommer and Tory Bennett led the Dodgers with 18. Cheyenne Miller-Hameed with 10 and T.K. Doster had 7 points and 11 boards.
The Dodger boys would find themselves trailing by 11 after the 1st but would cut it to 5 at one oint in the 2nd quarter they would trail 38-30 at the half. The 2nd half belonged to Des Moines-North they outscored Fort Dodge 48-36 after the break to win 86-66. Dodgers were led by Soph. Carson Peterson with 18 a new career high, Jaheim Clayton with a season high 12 and Ty Kershaw added 11. Malik Allen led the Polar Bears with a game high 30, Diondre Taylor added 24.
St. Edmond was in action in games heard on “Sunny” 99.7 as they were swept on the road at Humboldt. The St. Edmond girls got off to a slow start and trailed by 23 at the half. Humboldt was led by Kendal Clark with a game high 17. The Gaels were led by Cambrie Mcbrie with 16.
The St. Edmond Boys would start slow and trail 14-4 after the 1st quarter, they would cut that deficit to 3 at the half. In the 2nd half it would be all Humboldt as they would take control and go on to win 63-41. Drew Schaeffer led the Gales with 10 and Connor Bocken added 9. Sam Fisher led Humboldt with a game high 16, he was 1 of 3 Wildcats in double figures.