Waukon girls basketball team’s split of Northeast Iowa Conference pair includes 49-45 win at New Hampton, 36-26 home loss to Waverly-SR

Half the point total ... Waukon girls basketball junior Emma Palmer puts up a shot between defenders in the Indians’ 36-26 home loss to Class 4A seventh-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 17. Palmer provided half the Indian scoring total in the contest with a team-high 13 points. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon girls basketball team got its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) season underway this past week, earning a split against its first two league foes. The Lady Indians first secured a 49-45 win at New Hampton Tuesday, December 14 before falling at home to Waverly-Shell Rock by a 36-26 final result. Holding a 3-4 season record that includes a 1-1 start to their NEIC schedule, the Indians were next scheduled to host Decorah Tuesday, December 21 to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of this season’s schedule. The Tribe will return to action after the holidays Monday, January 3 when they host Kee before hosting a January 6 make-up date with Crestwood, traveling to Charles City Friday, January 7 and then playing Wapsie Valley at Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 8.

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