In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet football team hosted Waverly-Shell Rock in the final game of the season. The game began as a defensive battle as neither team could score in the first quarter. The Go-Hawks were able to kick a field goal and scored a pair of touchdowns to head into halftime leading 17-0. The Comets would strike first in the second have as Mike Cranshaw hit Tre Walker for a 32-yard touchdown to cut the lead to ten. That would be as close as it would get as Waverly was able to score two more touchdowns and in the end won the game 31-7. The Charles City football team concludes their season with a 2-7 overall record and they went 1-6 in Class 3A District 3.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team saw their playoff hopes fall short on Friday night as they hosted West Hancock in a battle for second place in Class A District 3. The Huskies lost the game 42-6. Dayton Hansen had a big night as Nashua’a quarterback; the senior threw for 218 yards which included a 12-yard TD pass to Levi Enright who finished the night with 143 receiving yards. The Husky football team finished their season at 6-3 overall and ended with a District record of 5-2.
The Osage Green Devil football team ended their 2017 season with a loss on Friday night as they were beaten by Garner-Hayfield-Ventura on the road in a shoot-out 55-36. The Green Devils had a tough time stopping the Cardinal rushing attack and their offense had some costly miscues which led to the loss. The Osage football team ends up 4-5 overall this season and they went 4-3 in Class 2A District 2.
The North Butler Bearcat football team hosted Mason City Newman Catholic on Friday night in Class A District 3 action. The Bearcats ended their season with a 35-12 loss to the Knights. North Butler’s Kane Allison threw for 155 yards in the loss with a TD pass to Brandon Trees. Sam Dolan finished the night with over 100 yards on the ground and a touchdown for the Bearcats. North Butler went 3-6 overall this season and went 1-6 in the District.
The Saint Ansgar Saints football team was able to finish off their perfect regular season on Friday night with an 82-7 home win against Rockford in Class A District 3 play. Dayton Smith carried the load for the Saints as he finished the night with 315 rushing yards and 7 touchdowns. Sam Juenger had 104 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Saints and his teammates Collin Kramer and Josh Van Vliet each had rushing touchdowns as well. Mark Williams had an interception return for a touchdown to round out the scoring for Saint Ansgar. Rockford’s lone score came on a run by Clay Kuhlemeier. The Saints wrap-up their regular season at 9-0 overall and 7-0 in District play while Rockford went 0-9 and 0-7 this season. The Saints will play this Friday night in the opening round of the Class A playoffs at home against East Buchanan.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will continue its volleyball Regional Tournaments tonight with Classes 1A and 2A holding their Quarter-Final matches. The Nashua-Plainfield Husky volleyball team will be on the road tonight in a Class 2A Region 6 Quarter-Final against South Winneshiek. The Huskies come in at 12-19 overall this season while the Warriors are 21-14. First serve from Calmar will be at 7pm.
The Saint Ansgar Saints volleyball team will also be on the road tonight for their Class 2A Region 6 Quarter-Final as they will take on Lake Mills. The Saints are 10-13 this season and Lake Mills comes in at 37-3. This match will begin at 7pm as well.
The North Butler Bearcat volleyball team will be at Tripoli tonight for a Class 1A Region 5 Quarter-Final. North Butler enters this match with a record of 16-16 while Tripoli comes in at 22-13. First serve for this one will also be at 7pm.
The Rockford Warrior volleyball team will travel to Buffalo Center tonight for their Class 1A Region 5 Quarter-Final against North Iowa. The Warriors are 13-14 this season while the Bison come in at 17-15. First serve for this one will be at 7pm too.