North Mahaska opened its home basketball season with a dominating sweep of Colfax-Mingo. The Warhawk girls won 73-31 and the boys took an 86-34 triumph.
North Mahaska’s girls opened with freshman Breckyn Schilling scoring the first six points as the Warhawks rolled to a 21-3 advantage after one period and 44-19 at halftime. NM had four players in double figures and one with nine.
North Mahaska, 1-1 overall and 1-0 in South Iowa Cedar League play, dominated on both ends of the court forcing 24 turnovers and outrebounding the Tigerhawks 40-21. Senior Layla Hargis scored 18 points and tied for the rebounding with senior Breanna Fogle with eight. Fogle scored 11 points. Schilling finished with 13 points and her sister Addie came off the bench to chip in 10. Senior Kaitlyn VanDonselaar scored nine on three triples. Another freshman, Kayla Readshaw came off the bench to score seven.
Freshman Regan Grewe led in steals with five while Fogle and Breckyn Schilling each had three. Schilling also recorded seven assists and Fogle had four and a shot block.
Colfax-Mingo (1-2) junior Abigayle Rawlins led the Tigerhawks with 14 points.
Five Warhawks shot in double figures as the boys also took the win over Colfax-Mingo. Junior Nash Smith poured in 27 points to lead the way. Senior Lane Harmon and sophomore Nolan Andersen each chipped in 13 and junior Ethan
Huffman added 11 and senior Sean Knockel finished with eight.
NM (1-0, 1-0) led 23-9 after the first period and built a 43-21 advantage at halftime. Colfax-Mingo was led in scoring by senior Cole Bracewell with 12 points.