The Charles City Comet boys track team was in Cedar Falls last night against some stiff competition. The Comet boys would earn 30 team points at the meet and finish in seventh place. Shane Feller was able to earn first place in the long jump for the Comets’ only first place finish on the night. Charles City was able to earn fourth place in three other events and they were Bryce Foxen in the 100 meter hurdles, Gavin Connell in the 1600 meter run, and Noah Robbins in the discus. The Comet boys track team will return to competition on Tuesday in Osage.
The Charles City Trapshooting team was in action last night as they took on New Hampton at the Nashua Gun Club. New Hampton Red took the team title as they finished with a team score of 227, Charles City 1 was second with a 223 and New Hampton Black was third with a 222. Christian Schwickerath of New Hampton was once again the individual boys champion after his score perfect round of 50. Aaron Wright of Charles City turned in a 48 to finish second as he defeated Joe Jordan of New Hampton in a shoot-off. On the girls side, Anna Holschlaug of New Hampton was the medalist after her round of 48, Kennady Nie of New Hampton finished second with a 47, Izzy Worrall of Charles City was third with a 46, Rebecca Tierney of Charles City was fourth with a 44 and Baillee Bortz of Charles City was fifth with a 42. The Charles City and New Hampton trapshooters will participate in a tournament tomorrow hosted by Saint Ansgar.
The Nashua Plainfield boys and girls golf teams each won their respective quadrangular meets yesterday at the Pioneer Town and Country Club in Manly. The Husky boys finished with a team score of 175 which bested second place Northwood-Kensett by 14 strokes. Devin Koob from Nashua was the meet medalist as he carded a 41. Zach Bond of Nashua and Ben Dunn of Riceville shared the runner-up honors as they each scored a 43. For the girls, the Huskies had a team score of 221 which gave them first place by 15 strokes over Northwood-Kensett. Leading the way for the Nashua girls was Kelsey Poppe who earned runner-up honors after her score of 51. The Nashua girls golfers will play again today as they will host a triangular against Crestwood and Grundy Center while the boys will return to action on Tuesday.
The Osage and Saint Ansgar boys and girls golf teams were also in action yesterday as part of Top of Iowa Conference triangular meets. The Osage girls finished in second place as a team with a score of 202 which was seven strokes behind Mason City Newman Catholic. Courtney Tusler was the meet medalist with her round of 47. Saint Ansgar’s best score was turned in by Alex Patterson who finished with a 54. The Green Devil boys also finished in second place as a team with a team score of 177 while it was Newman again who won the meet with a combined score of 162, Saint Ansgar finished in third as a team with a 178. David Curha earned runner-up honors for the Green Devils after his round of 38 while Saint Ansgar’s Collin Salz and Garrett Koster led the Saints as they each shot a 43. Saint Angar’s boys and girls golfers will return to the links on Monday while the Osage boys and girls will wait until Tuesday for their next meet.