Cherokee Teams Sweep Tornadoes In Tuesday Hoops

Kenna Mongan scored 21 points including the 1,000th point of her career leading the Cherokee girls to a 63-44 win over Storm Lake. Adeeya Yanga led Storm Lake with 17 points and Grace Kenkel chipped in with ten.

Cherokee evens their conference record at 1-1 while improving to 7-2 overall. The Tornadoes are now 6-4 overall and 1-1 in the Lakes Conference.

In the boys game, Cherokee used a 10-0 4th quarter run while going10-for-10 at the free throw line in the last two minutes of the game helping them to a 76-65 win over the visiting Tornadoes.

Storm Lake held a 35-29 lead at the half and the game was tied at 53-53 heading into the final quarter. Justin Guynn scored 17 of his team high 21 points in the 2nd half and Jaidyn Coon added 20 along with a team high 12 rebounds for the Tornadoes who fall to 1-6 overall and 0-2 in the Lakes.

The Braves were led by Coy Lewis who scored 18 of his game high 23 in the first half he also grabbed 13 rebounds.Cherokee is now 3-5 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

Cherokee teams will play again Thursday vs. East Sac County and the Tornadoes will host Alta-Aurelia Thursday night starting at 6pm, the games will be broadcast on Mix 101.7 KAYL.

Click below to hear from Tornado coaches Nate Reichter and Heath Stille.



Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt

Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt passed away peacefully at her home on the afternoon of June 18, 2024, surrounded by her three daughters.

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