In a match heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet wrestling team hosted Oelwein in a Northeast Iowa Conference match. Due to illness and injury, the Comets had to forfeit at five weights which created a hole that was too big to climb out of as the Comets fell 39-35. Winners in the match for Charles City were Bronson Forsyth who won by fall in the first period, Nate Lasher who won by fall in the first period, Alex Koehler who won by forfeit, Sam Niichel who won by tech fall, A.J. Maloy who won by forfeit and Luke Hillegas who won by fall in the first period. The loss drops the Comets’ dual meet record to 5-10 and they drop to 0-3 in the NEIC. The Comet grapplers will be back in action tomorrow as they will participate in a tournament hosted by Forest City.
The Charles City Comet boys and girls basketball teams were also at home last night as they played Hampton-Dumont in non-conference action at the old High School Gym. In the boys game, the Comets had little trouble bouncing back from their first loss of the season as they pummeled the Bulldogs 71-35. Jackson Molstead led the Comets with 30 points as Charles City’s boys improve to 7-1 overall this season. They will be in action again tonight as they will travel to Waukon for a Northeast Iowa Conference game. You can tune into this game right here on KCHA starting with a pregame at about 7:30 and tip-off will be at around 7:45.
In the girls game, the Comets hung tough with Hampton, but ultimately could not get their first win of the season as they were beaten 62-30. Olyvia Zuspan led the Comets with 12 points as the girls fall to 0-9 on the season. Charles City’s girls basketball team will be at home again tonight for an NEIC match-up with Waukon.
The Osage and Nashua-Plainfield wrestling teams were in Sheffield last night for a quadrangular meet with West Fork and Clarksville. Osage was able to win all three of their duals as they defeated Clarksville and West Fork by a score of 63-15 and they beat Nashua 48-31. The Huskies were able to win their other two duals as they got past Clarksville 57-18 and beat West Fork 60-24. The Osage wrestlers will next be in action tomorrow at a tournament in Winterset and Nashua will wrestle again tomorrow as well as they will take part in a tournament hosted by Denver-Tripoli.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys basketball teams will be in Top of Iowa Conference action tonight as both teams will play at West Fork. The Nashua girls are 2-7 overall this season and 1-6 in conference play while West Fork’s girls are 6-2 and 5-1. The Husky boys come in with an overall record of 3-5 and they are 2-4 in the conference and the War-Hawk boys are 6-2 and 5-1. The girls will tip-off first at about 6:15 and the boys game will follow.
The Osage Green Devil girls and boys basketball teams will be in conference action tonight as they get set to do battle with Northwood-Kensett on the road. The Green Devil girls are 5-2 overall and they are 4-2 in Top of Iowa Conference games while the Viking girls are 4-6 and 2-5. The Osage boys come in unbeaten with an overall record of 7-0 and they are 6-0 in league play while the Northwood boys are 1-8 and 0-7. The girls game will begin at about 6:15 and the boys game will tip-off at around 7:30.
The Rockford Warrior girls and boys basketball teams will host North Butler tonight in Top of Iowa Conference action. The Rockford girls come in with an unblemished record as they are 9-0 overall and 7-0 in the conference. The Bearcat girls are 3-5 overall and 3-3 in conference play. The Rockford boys are 6-3 so far this season and have a conference record of 4-3 while North Butler’s boys are 3-5 and 3-4. The girls game will tip-off at about 6:15 with the boys game to follow.