NEVADA — The Nevada girls’ basketball team was hurt by a rough second quarter in a 56-22 loss to a North Polk squad ranked No. 1 in Class 3A Friday at the Nevada High School Field House.


The Cubs hung tough with North Polk for three of the quarters. They were only outscored by a combined 32-20 margin over the first, third and fourth periods.


But nothing went right for Nevada in the second quarter. The Cubs were outscored 24-2 in the period to allow North Polk to build a 36-10 lead at the half and ice the game.


Nevada fell to 7-10 overall and 6-4 in the conference. The Cubs held North Polk to 29-percent shooting from 3-point range, but they were outrebounded, 36-16, and failed to get to the foul line.


Kacie Rewerts put up 10 points, two rebounds and a steal and Addi Vorm had seven points and three boards for Nevada. Elie Tuhn finished with three points and rebounds apiece, Riley Mailey two points and one assist and Mikayla Long four rebounds for the Cubs.


North Polk improved to 14-1 overall and remained perfect in the conference at 10-0. Maggie Phipps tallied 23 points and eight rebounds, Jaedon Murphy 11 points and three steals and Katie Scott seven points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Comets.


North Polk 56, Nevada 22


NP 12 24 8 12 — 56


N 8 2 8 4 — 22


North Polk (56) — Katie Berglund 0-0 0-0 0, Brooke Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Lucy Schaffer 2-7 1-2 6, Katie Scott 3-8 1-1 7, Abi Zimmer 2-3 1-2 6, Sydney Anderson 1-1 0-0 2, Katie Brown 0-6 1-2 1, Jaedon Murphy 5-7 0-0 11, Paige Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Carolyn Steffen 0-1 0-2 0, Maggie Phipps 8-15 4-6 23, Abby Hill 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 21-49 8-15 56. 3-point field goals (6): Phipps 3, Schaffer, Zimmer, Murphy. Rebounds (36): Phipps 8. Assists (12): Scott 4, Brown 4. Steals (14): Murphy 3, Phipps 3. Blocks: None. Fouls: 5.


Nevada (22) — Sydney Mosinski 0-0 0-0 0, Mikayla Long 0-1 0-0 0, Elie Tuhn 1-3 0-0 3, Amanda Fortmann 0-3 0-0 0, Amelea Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Madelynn Dunham 0-0 0-0 0, Kacie Rewerts 5-10 0-0 10, Aubrey Gibson 0-0 0-0 0, Riley Mailey 1-5 0-0 2, Addi Vorm 3-10 0-0 7. Totals: 10-32 0-0 22. 3-point field goals (2): Tuhn, Vorm. Rebounds (16): Long 4. Assists (2): Fortmann, Mailey. Steals (1): Rewerts. Blocks (1): Long. Fouls: 10.