KCHA Sports Report (4/19)

Track And Field Park
This track and field facility is a symbol of the importance of sports and athletics as an instrument in preparing students for the future.

The Charles City Comet, Nashua Plainfield Husky and Osage Green Devil girls track teams were in New Hampton last night for a meet which featured six teams in all.  The Comet girls finished in fourth place with 91 team points, Nashua came in fifth with 66 team points and Osage won the meet with 145 team points.  The Comet girls were able to claim first place points in three events as Sara Martin won both the shot put and discus events and the team of Gillian King, Kennedi Rowlands, Bailey Mitchell and Whitney Martin won the 4×800 meter relay.  Charles City’s McKayla Cole finished in second in the 800 meter run and the 3000 meter run and Comet freshman Whitney Martin got second in the 1500 meter run for other notable finishes.  Nashua Plainfield got first place finishes from Dallas Weiss in the 100 meter hurdles and from their shuttle hurdle relay team of Kaylee Eggers, Brittany Bendickson, Abby Lumley and Weiss.  The Huskies also got a second place finish from the 4×800 meter relay team consisting of Aubry Bienemann, Emma Sinnwell, Kaylee Cerwinske and Kaylee Eick.  The Green Devils won five events as Ellie Friesen won the 800 meter and 3000 meter runs, Megan Mooberry won the 1500 meter run, Bailey Joens won the high jump and the team of Joens, Destiny Thompson, Riley Olson, and Madi Johnson won the distance medley.  The Charles City Comet and Nashua Plainfield Husky girls track teams will compete again on Friday in Charles City.

The Nashua Plainfield boys and girls golf teams hosted triangular meets at the Nashua Town and Country Club yesterday.  Nashua’s boys took the team title with a team score of 163, North Butler was second with a team score of 174, and Central Springs shot a 183 to take third.  Devin Koob led the Huskies as he was the medalist after his round of 35, with his teammate Zach Bond finishing close behind with a 37.  The North Butler boys were led by Trevor Wangsness who shot a 41 and Beau Thompson who carded a 42.  On the girls side, Nashua took first place at the meet by shooting 215, Central Springs took second with a 229 and North Butler was third with a 259.  Kelsey Poppe was the meet medalist for the Huskies as she scored a 52, while her teammate Hailey Schmitz was runner-up with a 53.  Madi Pleas had the low score for the Bearcats with a 57.

The Osage Green Devil boys and girls golf teams each won their respective meets yesterday at Buffalo Run Golf Club in Nora Springs.  The Green Devil girls had a team score of 195 which was 18 strokes better than second place Northwood Kensett.  Rockford’s girls shot a 216 to finish third at the meet.  Courtney Tusler of Osage was the medalist after her round of 40 and Rockford’s Sydney Fullerton was the runner-up as she carded a 44.  The Green Devil boys shot a 164 as a team to claim first place and Rockford’s boys came in second with a team score of 183.  Osage’s Ben Grimm was the meet medalist with a score of 38.  Fellow Green Devil Drew Olson was the runner-up as he shot a 40.  Rockford was led by Zack Westendorf’s 44.

The Charles City Comet boys track team will host a track meet today weather permitting.  The Comets will welcome in thirteen other schools to their invitational including area schools Nashua-Plainfield, North Butler, Osage, Riceville, Rockford and Saint Ansgar.  The meet is set to start at 5pm.

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