NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Both Iowa City High and Liberty were looking for a spark entering Friday's game. Liberty had lost six of its last seven games and Iowa City High had a 1-8 record in the MVC.
Liberty grabbed the lead right away and led 40-22 at halftime. The Little Hawks showed no quit and nearly came back in the fourth quarter, cutting the deficit down to six. But the Lightning made a few free throws to win 66-57.