Shooting just above 20 percent and getting out-rebounded by 27 is not a recipe to upset a ranked squad on the road.
There has been no sense of urgency for South Hardin in recent games. They come out sluggish and slow and find themselves in a big hole.
It didn't take long to complete Tuesday's non-conference quad in Cadet Gymnasium.
For a team that has been on a seven-game skid, just getting a win was priority number one.
A blistering shooting pace was more than enough to carry the Iowa Falls-Alden boys across the finish line in Fort Dodge.
An 8-0 run in the game's final minute was the difference as visiting Iowa Falls-Alden avoided an upset by a winless St. Edmond squad.