Brincks Exteriors Sports Report: Area Boys Basketball 5-4 on Tuesday


Boys Basketball Results Tuesday, December 5th 

North Polk At Carroll 

Carroll 67

North Polk 66


The Carroll Tigers stay undefeated after they pull off another close win Tuesday night over North Polk. Carroll quickly jumped out to a 4-1 lead as they worked the ball down low to Evan Hammer. North Polk is an excellent three-point shooting team, and they showed that in the first half. The Comets would end the first quarter on a 17-5 run to take an early 17-9 lead going to the second quarter. In the second quarter, North Polk continued to shoot the ball well, taking a nine-point lead at the half, 36-27. In the first half, North Polk hit ten threes. 

In the second half, Carroll looked like a different team. Evan Hammer finished the first half with 12 points and took over down low in the second. Carroll started the third quarter, hitting their first four shots. Caden Lengeling and Mac Collison hit big threes in the third quarter for the Tigers as they would trail North Polk 53-45 going to the fourth. Carroll dominated the fourth quarter, outscoring North Polk 22-9. Hammer scored 16 of his team-high 34 points in the quarter. Carroll kept chipping away at the lead as the quarter went on. The Tigers tied the game at 61 and took their first lead since the first quarter at 63-61. 

North Polk regained the lead at 64-63. Mac Collison hit a three on the next possession down the court to put Carroll ahead for good at 66-64. Collison came up with the steal on the defensive end that led to an Evan Hammer free throw to make the score 67-64. Carroll gave up a layup with seven seconds left and would go on to win 67-66. 

Hammer was the Tigers leading scorer, as he recorded 34 points. Collison was the second-leading scorer with nine points, all coming at significant moments in the second half. Payton Wardell also chipped in seven points for Carroll. Carroll is back in action against Storm Lake on Saturday at home.

Carroll Stats

Will Schultes 3 points

Stone Sibenaller 6 points, rebound, 2 assists

Caden Lengeling 6 points, rebound, 2 assists, 2 steals

Ryan North 2 points, 2 rebounds

Evan Hammer 34 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, steal

Mac Collison 9 points, rebound, 5 assists, steal

Payton Wardell 7 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks



Harlan At Kuemper 

Kuemper 69

Harlan 52


Kuemper looked really sharp again, taking control early and never trailing in a 69-52 win over Harlan. For the second game in a row Tregan Beiter ignited Kuemper early as they built an early lead, then put the game away in the 2nd quarter. The Knights led 18-14 after the 1st quarter, then built a 41-23 lead at half. They withstood every run the Cyclones made in the 2nd half with a strong night defensively, offensively and on the boards. Kuemper hit 14-33 from beyond the arc, scoring 27 of their first 35-points came from beyond the arc. Their ball movement against the Harlan zone allowed them to get open looks, forcing Harlan out of the zone. Kuemper attacked the man-to-man in the 2nd quarter forcing Harlan to switch to a 1-3-1. They finished the game shooting 50% from the field.

Tregan Beiter hit a open three to open the game, followed by a bucket from DJ Vonnahme and Kuemper led 5-0 early. After a Cyclone three, Michael Kasperbauer and Tregan Beiter hit a pair of 3’s, putting Kuemper up 11-6. DJ Vonnahme had a pair of dunks in the 1st quarter including a two handed flush on a nifty cut down the lane while the Knights attacked on the baseline. Beiter hit his third three of the quarter, putting Kuemper up 18-11 but Harlan cut it to 18-14 at the end of the 1st quarter. Brock Badding drained a three to start the 2nd quarter, DJ Vonnahme extended the lead to 8 at 24-16 with a three. Kuemper began to pull away with Michael Kasperbauer hitting back-to-back 3’s, followed by five straight points from Tregan Beiter. Kuemper used an 8-0 run to lead 35-21 and went on to a 41-23 halftime edge.

Harlan scored to start the 2nd half but Kuemper answered with a bucket from DJ Vonnahme. The lead hovered around 15-19-points most of the 3rd quarter with Kuemper heading to the 4th quarter up 53-36. A Harlan three to start the 4th quarter pulled them with 14, but Kuemper responded again, holding off any rallies from Harlan.

Kuemper was balanced on offense with Tregan Beiter leading the way with 18-points along with 6 rebounds. Michael Kasperbauer added 15-points and 5 assists. DJ Vonnahme had a big impact on the game on defense and scored 12-points. Carson Kanne had a team high 7 assists and ran the offense extremely well. Brock Badding scored 8-points off the bench.

Kuemper improves to 2-1 overall, having won two in a row. They head to Red Oak on Friday.

Kuemper Stats

Ben Gerken 5 Points, 3 Rebounds

Michael Kasperbauer 15 Points, 3 Rebounds, 5 Assists

Carson Kanne 6 Points, 2 Rebounds, 7 Assists

Tregan Beiter 18 Points, 6 Rebounds, 4 Assists, Steal

DJ Vonnahme 12 Points, 2 Rebounds, 3 Assists, Block

Ryan Sundrup 1 Assist

Brock Badding 8 Points, Assist, Block

Hans Kraus 2 Rebounds, Assist, 2 Steals, Block

Carter Putney 2 Points, 3 Rebounds, Assist, Block

Colby Pudenz 3 Points


Box Score

Teams      1     2      3    4    Final

Harlan      14    9      13    16      52

Kuemper  18   23     12    16     69



Webster City At South Central Calhoun 

South Central Calhoun 60

Webster City 56


South Central Calhoun had their best start to a game this season, jumping on Webster City and building a 18-7 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. They had their best shooting game of the season, hitting 23 of 47 shots, going 5 of 17 from beyond the arc. Their defense was crisp, coming up with 11 steals with only 9 turnovers. South Central Calhoun extended the lead at half, leading 36-21. The Lynx tried to rally in the 2nd half, outscoring the Titans 35-24 in the 2nd half but the Titans held on for the win.

Gavin Batta shot 61.1% from the field, finishing with a game high 30-points. He hit 3-8 from three point range. Cole Higgins added 14-points. Keegan Soard paced the team on the boards with 8 rebound and led the Titans with 4 assists. Batta had a team high 3 steals.

The Titans are 1-3 on the season and will head to GTRA on Friday.

South Central Calhoun Stats 

Keegan Soard 6 Points, 8 Rebounds, 4 Assists, 2 Steals

Andrew Anderson 2 Points, 3 Rebounds, 3 Assists, 2 Steals

Gavin Batta 30 Points, Rebound, Assist, 3 Steals, Block

Cole Higgins 14 Points, 3 Rebounds, 2 Steals

Bryce Berquist 7 Points, 6 Rebounds, 2 Steals

Charlie Nattress 1 Point, Rebound

Caleb Gaffney 1 Rebound

Kaden Dorman 1 Assists


Box Score

Teams              1       2     3     4     Finish 

Webster City     7       14   14     21        56

SCC                    18      18    8      16       60


Exira-EHK At Glidden Ralston

Exira-EHK 60

Glidden Ralston 30


Glidden Ralston created some turnovers in the 2nd quarter, outscoring the Spartans 12-7 but weren’t able to rally back from a tough 1st quarter where they struggled from the field and fell behind 15-4 at the end of the 1st quarter. Lucas Christian was the beneficiary of the solid 2nd quarter defense, scoring 7-points in the quarter, puling the Wildcats within 22-16 at the half. Both teams came out firing to start the 2nd half but the Spartans were able to get out in transition, getting some easy buckets, leading to a 10-0 run, going up 40-24 lead after the 3rd quarter.

Lucas Christian led the Wildcats with 10-points with Jonathan Bergmeier added 7-points. Charles Schon had 7 rebounds and Colby Wallace added 5 rebounds.

The loss drops the Wildcats to 2-2 on the season as they head to Greene County on Thursday.

Glidden Ralston Stats 

Jonathan Bergmeier 7 Points, 3 Rebounds

Landon Rohrbeck 1 Rebound

Emmett Sndyer 2 Rebounds

Colby Wallace  5 Rebounds, 3 Assists

Carson Peters 4 Points, Rebound

Lucas Christian 10 Point

Waylon Hein  1 Point, Rebound

Mark Lensch  2 Points, 3 Rebounds

Wade Hunter  2 Rebounds

Charles Schon 4 Points, 7 Rebounds

Daniel Thooft 2 Points, 1 Rebound


Box Score

Teams     1    2     3   4    Final

E-EHK     15   7     18  20     60

GR              4   12     8    6      30



Coon Rapids Bayard At West Harrison 

Coon Rapids Bayard 51

West Harrison 39


Coon Rapids Bayard struggled offensively but worked hard on the defensive end, helping them pull out a tough road win in the Rolling Valley Conference. The Crusaders hit 20-52 from the field and 8-26 from three but had 14 assists on their 20 made baskets. They also did a nice job not giving West Harrison fast-break points, finishing with only 8 turnovers. The defense held West Harrison to 6-points in the 1st quarter and 16-points in the 1st half. The offense did enough to lead 25-16 at half.

Cade Behrens had a team high 11 points along with 8 rebounds. The Crusaders were balanced behind Behrens with Caden Oswald, Parker Hays, Cal Heydon all scored 8-pionts with Gavin Heiderscheit with 7-points. Oswald added 5 steals and Heydon had 7 rebounds and 3 blocks.

The win improves them to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the Rolling Valley Conference. They head to Boyer Valley on Thursday.

Coon Rapids Bayard Stats

Caden Oswald 8 Points, 4 Rebounds, 3 Assists, 5 Steals, Block

Parker Hays 8 Points, 2 Rebounds, 3 Assists, Steal

Kolby Culbertson 4 Points, 3 Rebounds, 3 Assists, Steal

Cal Heydon 8 Points, 7 Rebounds, Assist, Steal, 3 Blocks

Bryce Lewis 3 Points

Gavin Heiderscheit 7 Points, Rebound, Assist

Ty Heydon 2 Points, Rebound, 2 Assists

Cade Behrens 11 Points, 8 Rebounds, Assist, 2 Steals


Box Score

Teams      1     2    3    4    Final

CRB           10    15   13  13       51

WH             6     10   11   12      39



AHSTW At IKM-Manning 


IKM-Manning 48


IKM-Manning lost a game of runs with the Wolves taking a late lead on a jumper by Ross Kusel with around 0:10 seconds left but AHSTW got a falling down 8-footer from Luke Sternberg at the buzzer to win the game 49-48. The Vikings had the first big run of the game, using a 14-0 run after being down 7-6 to take a 20-7 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. The Wolves opened the 2nd quarter with a 19-2 run, going up 26-22 but the Viking responded with a 7-0 run to lead 29-26. The Wolves cut it to 29-28 at half. AHSTW pushed their lead early in the 3rd quarter, going up 36-30 and 41-32. IKM-Manning was down 45-36 with 6:00 left and clamped down defensively, holding the Viking scoreless. The Wolves went on a 10-0 run to grab a 46-45 lead. AHSTW answered with a bucket to lead 47-46. That set up what looked like the game winner from Kusel. Ross hit the jumper with around 0:10 seconds left, giving the Wolves a 1-point lead. AHSTW called a timeout, setting up the Sternberg game winner.

Ben Ramsey paced the Wolves with 17-points to go with 6 rebounds. Ross Kusel finished with 14-points with 4 assists. Lane Sams was big down the stretch, finishing with a team high 8 rebounds along with 13-points. Justin Segebart had a team high 3 steals.

IKM-Manning falls to 0-4 overall and 0-3 in the Western Iowa Conference. They host Tri Center on Friday on KKRL.

IKM-Manning Stats

Isaac Blankman 2 Points, 2 Rebounds, Assist, Steal

Justin Segebart 3 Steals

Ross Kusel 14 Points, 4 Rebounds, 4 Assists, 2 Steals, Block

Ben Ramsey 17 Points, 6 Rebounds, 4 Assists, Block

Lane Sams 13 Points, 8 Rebounds, Assist, 2 Steals

Miles Nuzback 1 Assist

Ben Langel 1 Rebound, Steal

Brock Kusel 2 Rebounds


Box Score

Teams      1     2     3    4    Final

AHSTW    20   9      12    8      49

IKM-M      7    21      5     15     48



Ar-We-Va At Paton Churdan 

Ar-We-Va 64

Paton Churdan 44


Ar-We-Va earned their second straight win using a big 2nd quarter to open up a tight game on their way to a 20-point win. They were up 14-8 at the end of the 1st quarter, then outscored Paton Churdan 22-0 in the 2nd quarter. Paton Churdan responded with a better 2nd half but were unable to cut into the deficit. The win improves Ar-We-Va to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the Rolling Valley Conference while Paton Churdan falls to 0-3 overall and 0-3 in the Rolling Valley Conference.

Blayne Smith had a team high 16-points for Ar-We-Va along with 6 rebounds. Harley Molina added 11-points while Emmett Neumann finished with 8-points and 6 rebounds. Wade Ragaller pulled down 9 rebuonds while Wyatt Ragaller had 4 steals.

Trevon Keely, a freshman paced Paton Churdan with 11-points with Cayden Stream having 8-points and Phoenix Hartman finished with 7-points.

Ar-We-Va entertains Exira-EHK on Friday and Paton Churdan travels to Coon Rapids Bayard.

Ar-We-Va Stats

Blayne Smith 16 Points, 6 Rebounds, 2 Assists, 2 Steals

Harley Molina 11 Points, 4 Rebounds, Assist

Emmett Neumann 8 Points, 6 Rebounds, 3 Assists, Steal

Wyatt Ragaller 6 Points, 5 Rebounds, 3 Assists, 4 Steals

Wade Ragaller 6 Points, 9 Rebounds, 2 Assists, Steal

Tyson VonGlan 6 Points, 6 Rebounds, 2 Steals

Devon Ehlers 4 Points, 4 Rebounds, Steal

Johnathan Riesselman 3 Points, Rebound, Steal

Derek Thomsen 2 Points, Rebound, Steal

Hayden Studer 2 Points, 2 Rebounds, Assist, Steal


Paton Churdan Stats 

Phoenix Hartman 7 Points

Cayden Stream 8 Points

Trevon Keeley 11 Points

Bryce Stephenson 6 Points

Blaise Schilling 6 Points

Kinnick Steimel 6 Points


Box Score

Teams      1     2     3    4   Final

AWV         14    22   14    14      64

PC              8      0    15     21     44



Treynor At Audubon 

Treynor 67

Audubon 37


Audubon slipped to 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the Western Iowa Conference with a 67-37 loss to Treynor on Tuesday. Edward Miller paced the Wheelers with 18-points with Aaron Olsen adding 5-points. Audubon struggled from the field, scoring 14-points in the 1st half to trail 39-14. They picked things up in the 2nd half on offense but the defense wasn’t able to get many stops in the 3rd quarter as Treynor extended the lead to 60-27 going into the 4th quarter.

The Wheelers head to AHSTW on Friday.

Audubon Stats

Oliver Deist 2 Points

Aaron Olsen 5 Points

Mason Steckler 3 Points

Logan Stetzel 2 Points

Brody Schultes 2 Points

Carson Wessel 2 Points

Edward Miller 18 Points

Logan Schmidt 3 Points


Box Score

Teams     1     2     3    4    Final

Treynor   20   19    21    7       67

Audubon  9      5     13   10     37





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