The Northeast Iowa Conference recently released its Boys Basketball All-Conference selections and four Charles City Comets were recognized. Comet junior Cade Hemaseth and Comet sophomore Jack Molstead were named to the First Team, junior Noah Schlader was selected to the Second Team and senior Jaden Foster was awarded Honorable Mention. Hemaseth scored close to 16 points per game which was second for the Comets and led the team with a shooting percentage of 50%, he was also second on the team in rebounding grabbing over six per game. Molstead led Charles City and the NEIC in two offensive categories as he finished the year with over 19 points per game, and dished out close to 6 assists per game. Schlader scored over nine points per game, led Charles City by making over 40% of his three-point attempts, and committed only 19 turnovers all year. Foster led the Comets with over seven boards per game, and he made 42% of the shots he took. Charles City finished third in the NEIC with a conference record of 7-5.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will continue its State Basketball Tournament today with the Class 1A, 2A and 3A Semi-Finals. In the Class 1A Semis, Springville will take on Kingsley-Pierson and Turkey Valley will face Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton. In 2A, Iowa City Regina will go up against Western Christian and Treynor will square off against Cascade. The 3A Semis will feature Sioux Center against Cherokee and Center Point-Urbana against Pocahontas Area.