Raise record to 6-1
Mackenzie Hemmer scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Colman-Egan earned a tough road win at Howard on January 3, rallying from an eight-point halftime deficit to win 65-59.
The Hawks outscored the host Tiger 8-2 in the extra session to top previously undefeated Howard.
Hemmer finished 8 of 10 from the field and 6 of 9 from the free throw line. Josie Mousel added 18 points and hauled in six rebounds.
Lanie Mousel chipped in with seven points and three steals and Reese Luze and Hailey Larson each had six points.
Abby Aslesen had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Kate Connor also had 14 points for the Tigers.
Both teams shot nearly identical from the field and made the same number of baskets. The visiting Hawks had the advantage on the board, posting 31 rebounds to Howard’s 25.
Colman-Egan then traveled to Oldham-Ramona/Rutland where they defeated the Lady Raiders, 42-34.
Hemmer had a double-double and dumped in 18 points and made 16 rebounds to lead her team. Lanie Mousel also had 10 rebounds.
The 6-1 Hawks were to be at 1-7 Chester Area on Tuesday and then head to Garretson for a double header with the boys’ team Friday. Saturday, they are to be in the Border Classic, but no other information was available on that contest.
Hawks boys lose to Howard, ORR
COLMAN – The visiting Howard Tigers outscored Colman-Egan 47-17 in the second half in running away from the Hawks, 80-32, on January 3 in Colman.
Ben Zwart led the Hawks with 10 points, while Austin Gullickson added seven points, and Sawyer Uhing chipped in with five points and five rebounds.
Howard had four players in double-figures, led by Kolt Koepsell with 21 points and seven rebounds, and Luke Koepsell with 13 points.
Howard shot 50 percent for the game, 33-of-66, while Colman-Egan shot just 14-of-40, 35 percent.
The Hawks attempted just one free throw in the game, going 0-for-1, while Howard made 9-of-11.
Colman-Egan was outrebounded 38 to 22, and the Hawks committed 23 turnovers in the game to just nine for the visiting Tigers.
RUTLAND – Will Matson posted a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds as Oldham-Ramona/Rutland remained undefeated with a 70-40 win over Colman-Egan.
Matson also added five assists.
Isaac Trygstad recorded 13 points and six rebounds, while Will Olson chipped in with 11 points and five rebounds.
The Hawks (0-5) were led by Antonio Manzano with 19 points and eight rebounds, while Sawyer Uhing added 10 points.
Colman-Egan was to host Bridgewater-Emery Monday and then play a doubleheader with the girls team at Garretson, Friday.