KCHA Sports Report (10/17)

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In a game heard right here on KCHA on Friday night, the Charles City Comet football team took on Decorah at home in a Class 3A District 3 contest.  Things started well for the Comets as they marched right down the field on their first possession which was capped off by a four-yard TD run by Zion Jordan.  Unfortunately it was all Decorah after that as the Vikings scored five unanswered touchdowns as they took down the Comets 35-6.  Jordan finished his night with 124 rushing yards and senior quarterback Drew Mitchell completed 18 passes for Charles City for 167 yards.  The loss drops Charles City football to 3-5 overall this season and 3-3 in District play.  The Comets will wrap up their season this Friday at Waverly.

The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team was at home on Friday night for a Class A District 3 game against Mason City Newman Catholic.  Junior Mason Hyde had two rushing touchdowns for Nashua, but it was not near enough as the Huskies went down 40-12.  Nashua football drops to 3-5 overall on the season and they fall to 2-4 in the District.  The Huskies wrap up the 2016 season this Friday night on the road against West Hancock.

It started out rough for the Osage Green Devil football team in their Class 2A District 2 road match-up with Hampton-Dumont.  The Green Devils fell behind 22-0 before their offense exploded for 34 unanswered points and Osage was able to come away with the 34-22 win.  The win was the Green Devils’ first District win of the season as they are now 1-5 in District play and 2-6 overall.  Osage will finish their season this Friday night at home against Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.

The North Butler Bearcat football team had a rough go of it on Friday night at home against Grundy Center.  The Bearcats failed to put up any points and could not stop Grundy Center on defense as North Butler lost the game 55-0.  The Bearcats are now 2-6 overall this season and the fall to 1-5 in Class A District 3.  North Butler football will have their final game on the road this Friday night against Mason City Newman Catholic.

The Rockford Warrior football team did battle against West Fork on the road on Friday night in a Class A District 3 match-up.  The Warriors were unable to get that first win of the season as they lost the game 36-14.  Zach Bushbaum threw a touchdown pass to Tanner Grady and Weston Engels had a touchdown run for the two scores that Rockford had.  The Warriors sit at 0-8 overall and 0-6 in District play.  Their final chance to get in the win column will be this Friday night at home against Saint Ansgar.

The Saint Ansgar Saints football team clinched a District title on Friday night and stayed undefeated in the process as they took down West Hancock 28-20.  Dayton Smith led the way for the Saints offense as he racked up 128 rushing yards and a touchdown, John Patterson ran for 96 yards and a score and Ben Boerjan rushed for a touchdown and also threw a touchdown pass to Ryan Patterson.  The top ranked Saints are now 8-0 overall on the season and improved to 6-0 in Class A District 3.  Saint Ansgar will be at Rockford this Friday night for their final game of the season.

The Charles City Comet volleyball team hosted the Northeast Iowa Conference tournament on Saturday.  The Comets were able to win all six matches at they beat Crestwood 21-12 and 21-11, they lost the first game to Waukon 21-15 and then beat the Indians 21-8 and 15-9, they took down 21-11 and 21-17, got past New Hampton 21-15 and 21-11, beat Oelwein 21-15 and 21-11 and then swept Waverly 21-15 and 21-11 to clinch the tournament title.  The Comets finish their season with a record of 35-5 and will now get ready for the Regional Tournament in which they will have a first round bye and then host the winner of a Class 4A quarterfinal on October 25th.

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