Three big wins for Clear Lake girls; move record to 7-4
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:22
The Clear Lake girls strung together three wins last week to improve to 7-4 overall and 4-2 in the conference.
CL 70, New Hampton 36
The week started with a dominating performance over New Hampton, of the Northeast Iowa Conference. The Lions outscored the Chickasaws 27-14 in the second half on their way to a 70-36 victory.
The game started out evenly, with the Lions holding a slim 17-14 lead after one quarter of play. But the second quarter was all Lions. They rolled, 26-8, for a 43-22 halftime lead.
CL grapplers face tough competition
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 15:21
The Clear Lake wrestling team had another very busy week with seven dual meets. The Lions only won two of those meets, but the competition the was very stiff. Tuesday, Clear Lake defeated Denver, 42-22, and Ft. Dodge St. Ed’s, 73-6, but lost a close 39-36 battle to Charles City. Senior T.J Hauser was having a good night Tuesday when he suffered a dislocated elbow and was forced to default, giving Charles City six team points and the win. The Lions were also without the services of Kyle Willms, who also has an elbow injury.
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.
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