Falcon boys have wild ride with Mustangs

The O-A/BC-IG boys’ basketball team lost to Newell-Fonda in a non-conference game in Ida Grove last week.

The Falcons also played Storm Lake on Thursday and South Central Calhoun County on Friday. Due to an early print deadline due to Christmas check next week’s Courier for information on those two games.

The game between O-A/BC-IG and Newell-Fonda featured several scoring swings by both teams. N-F had the last push on the swing to record a seven-point victory in Ida Grove Dec. 18.

The Mustangs jumped out to an 18-1 lead in the first quarter, but O-A/BC-IG started to turn the tide and trailed 21-10 after one quarter of play. Landon Ray’s three-point bucket with 5:42 to play in the second quarter tied the game at 21-21. At halftime, the Falcons were up 30-26 and went on to build a nine-point lead in the third quarter.

See the full story in the Dec. 27 edition of the Ida County Courier or subscribe online for instant access.