Kee girls basketball team dealt first loss of season in UIC split

Kee girls basketball freshman Kendra Cooper muscles her way through the Postville defense on her way to the basket in the Hawks’ 57-14 home win over the Pirates Tuesday, December 9. Cooper tallied team highs of eight rebounds and four assists and scored four points in the triumph. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.

The Kee girls basketball team suffered its first chink in its early-season armor in splitting a pair of Upper Iowa Conference games this past week. The Lady Hawks opened the week with a 57-14 drubbing of Postville at home Tuesday, December 9 before falling at Turkey Valley by a 54-44 count Friday, December 12 for Kee’s first loss of the season. Kee also had a Monday, December 8 non-conference game at North Crawford in Wisconsin rescheduled by winter weather to Monday, December 22.

Now holding a 5-1 season record, 3-1 in Upper Iowa Conference play, the Hawks were scheduled to host South Winneshiek Tuesday, December 16 before wrapping up their pre-holiday schedule with a Friday, December 19 road trip to Starmont and that Monday, December 22 make-up game at North Crawford prior to the upcoming break from school. The Hawks will return to action after the holiday break Friday, January 2 at Seneca, WI.


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