In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team hosted Crestwood in a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up. It was a game of runs as the Comets led by four after the first quarter, they were down by three at halftime, were winning by three after three quarters, but the Cadets had the last run of the game and won the game by a final score of 56-53. The Comets were at home on Saturday as well as they hosted an unbeaten Osage team. The Osage boys controlled the game early and were up 38-34 at halftime. The Comet boys outscored the Green Devils 19-10 to take a 53-48 lead heading into the fourth quarter, but Osage would storm back and pull off the 67-66 win. Riley Olson scored 39 points for Osage as he connected on eight 3-pointers. The two losses by Charles City drops their overall record to 9-3 and they fall to 4-2 in the NEIC. The Comet boys will be back in action on Thursday at New Hampton. The Osage boys basketball team is now 14-0 overall this season and they will return to action tomorrow night when they host North Butler.
The Charles City Comet girls basketball team was in Cresco on Friday night for a Northeast Iowa Conference game against the undefeated Crestwood Cadets. The Comet girls went scoreless in the first quarter and went down in defeat by a final score of 66-28. The Comet girls were also in action on Saturday as they were at home to take on the Osage girls. The Green Devil girls took control of the game early and won it 56-35. The Comet girls are now 1-12 overall this season and they are 1-6 in the NEIC. Their next game will be at home on Thursday against New Hampton. The Osage girls improve to 10-3 overall this season and they will play again tomorrow night at home against North Butler.
The Charles City Comet boys and girls bowling teams competed in Tripoli on Friday at Panther Lanes. The Comet boys had their best performances of the year as they won the meet with a total score of 3157. Kaleb Ross led the way for the Comets as he finished with a two game total of 504. Hunter Brockney had a 445, Noah Reams had a 425 and Drew Mitchell had a 402. The Comet boys are now 5-1 overall this season and they will next compete on Friday at home against Forest City. On the girls side, the Comets won their meet as well as they finished with a total pin count of 2503. Macy Ross was high for the girls with a 361. The Comet girls are also 5-1 this season and they will be at home on Friday against Forest City for their next competition.
The Charles City Comet wrestling team was also at home on Saturday taking on Osage as they took part in a non-conference dual meet. The Green Devils walked away with a 37-29 win. The Comet grapplers will now get ready for the Northeast Iowa Conference tournament on Saturday in Waukon. The Green Devil wrestling team will wrestle on Thursday at Don Bosco.
The Nashua-Plainfield boys basketball team was in Manly on Friday night for a Top of Iowa Conference game against Central Springs. The Huskies led the entire game and won it by a final score of 57-30. Isaac Chambers led Nashua with 19 points and Dayton Hansen finished with 14 points for the Huskies, The Nashua boys are now 5-8 overall and they move to 4-7 in conference play. They will return to action tonight at Rockford.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team was also on the road on Friday night for a Top of Iowa Conference tilt with Central Springs. The Husky girls lost the game 75-41 to fall to 2-12 overall and 1-10 in conference. The Nashua girls will be at Rockford tonight.
The Rockford Warrior girls basketball team picked up two wins over the weekend as they beat Northwood-Kensett 51-33 on Friday night in Top of Iowa Conference play at home. The Rockford girls then beat Clarion-Goldifeld at home 59-39 on Saturday. The Warrior girls are now 13-1 overall this season and they improved to 9-1 in league play. The Rockford girls will have another game tonight as they will welcome in Nashua-Plainfield.
The Rockford Warrior boys basketball team was also able to win two games over the weekend as they were 60-40 winners on Friday over Northwood-Kensett in Top of Iowa Conference action and then beat Clarion-Goldfield at home on Saturday 68-64. The Warrior boys now have an overall record of 9-5 and they are 6-4 in conference play. They will be in action again tonight at home against Nashua.
The Saint Ansgar Saints boys basketball team was at home on Friday night as they hosted North Butler in Top of Iowa Conference action. The Saints were 61-53 winners over the Bearcats as they improved to 7-5 overall and they are now 7-3 in the conference. The Bearcat boys drop to 3-9 overall and 3-7 in conference play. Saint Ansgar’s boys will be in action again tonight at Central Springs while North Butler’s boys will return to action tomorrow at Osage.
And finally today, Charles City hosted the Northeast Iowa Elk’s Hoop Shoot yesterday. Ahslyn Hoeft of Charles City made 18 out of 25 free throws to advance to the State Hoop Shoot in the 12-13 year old division. Ashlyn will now compete at the State Shoot in Grinell on February 4th.