Waukon boys basketball team wraps up busy first week of the new calendar year with a lone win at end of four-game stretch

Double-double in first game back ... Waukon boys basketball senior Braden Hemann gets a shot up and draws the foul right before halftime in the Indians’ 64-60 home loss to Kee Monday, January 3. In his first game back from a broken arm suffered during the football season, Hemann recorded double-double totals of 18 points and 13 rebounds while also dishing out four assists, swiping three steals and blocking two shot attempts in the game. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon boys basketball team got the 2022 portion of its schedule underway with its busiest week of the season, saving its best for last for the week with its only win of the week and its second victory of the season, a 63-58 edging of Turkey Valley at the Upper Iowa University Winter Classic in Fayette Saturday, January 8. Prior to that triumph, the Indians opened the new year with three consecutive losses, 64-60 at home to Kee Monday, January 3, 59-44 at home to Crestwood Thursday, January 6 in a game rescheduled from December 10, and a 71-67 loss at Charles City Friday, January 7.

Now holding a 2-9 record on the season and still in search of their first Northeast Iowa Conference victory, the Indians were next scheduled to play at La Crescent, MN Tuesday, January 11 but had that game postponed due to COVID-19 concerns at La Crescent High School. The bucket Tribe is scheduled to travel to Crestwood Friday, January 14. The Waukon boys will then host Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, January 18 and New Hampton Friday, January 21 before playing at Spring Grove, MN Thursday, January 27 and then at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 28.

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