Comet Wrestling Triangular
Two-time defending state dual champion New Hampton/Turkey Valley started the 2018 season with a pair of wins in the Charles City Triangular Last night. The Chickasaws took out rival Charles City 52-18 and then beat Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 45-29.
Max Babcock’s 5-4 decision over Charles city’s Carter Proffitt highlighted the Chickasaw win. Charles City got wins from Alec Staudt, Rousch Jaeger, Elliott Sinwell and Dillion Koresh. Tayton Messler, Gavin Rings, Alex Kriener, Lance Reicks, Max Schwickerath, Evan Rosonke, Carter Reicks and Tom Clark all got wins over their Comet Competition.
In the Charles City match with Clarion Goldfield Dows Caden Collins highlighted the match with a 4-0 decision over Cael Ahrens. Sinwell, Koresh, Jack Sindlinger, Staudt and Bronson Forsyth all picked up wins in the match.
In girls basketball from last night:
Rockford 53, Nashua-Plainfield 37
The Rockford Warriors outscored Nashua-Plainfield 26-10 in the second and third quarters to beat the Huskies 53-37 last night. Amber Reams led Rockford with 17 points, including three-three’s in the game and Morgan Thieman added 11. Rockford is 1-1 and travels to West Fork Friday. The Huskies have fallen to 0-2 and travel to Northwood-Kensett Friday.
Osage 49, Newman Catholic 26
The Osage Green Devils start the season with a 1-0 mark beating Newman Catholic 49-26. Osage’s held newman to 16 points through three quarters. The Green Devils are at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Saturday.
Northwood-Kensett 30, North Butler 20
The North Butler Bearcats start the 2018 campaign 0-1 after a sluggish 30-20 defeat at the hands of Northwood-Kensett. The Vikings held the Bearcasts scoreless in the second frame and only collected 10-second half points. North Butler travels to Mason City Newman Friday.
Saint Ansgar 37, Central Springs 20
The Saint Ansgar Saints are 2-0 this year with a 37-20 dispatching of Central Springs. The Saints used a decisive 18-3 first quarter to propel them to the win. Saint Ansgar will travel to Belmond Klemme on Saturday.
Games not yet scored: Riceville at Tripoli
In boys basketball from last night:
Rockford 86, Nashua-Plainfield 54
The Rockford Warriors exploded for 86 points last night in an 86-54 beat down of Nashua-Plainfield last night. The Warriors connected on eight three-pointers, three from Kaden Lymann. Jared Marth led Rockford with 19 points and Jake Staudt posted 14 points in the win. Nashua-Plainfield trailed by four after the first quarter, but Rockford outscored the Huskies by 28 points the rest of the way. Rockford hosts West Fork Friday. Nashua-Plainfield is at Northwood-Kensett Friday.
Mason City Newman 57, Osage 54
The Osage Green Devils lost a heart breaker to open the 2018 campaign. Mason City Newman edged the Green Devils 57-54 last night. Brett Bobinet cashed in on 18 points for Osage and Jordan Bluhm and Thor Maakestad each posted 11 points. The Green Devils connected on seven three pointers. They’ll be on the road Friday at Central Springs.
Saint Ansgar 62, Central Springs 31
The Saint Ansgar Saints doubled up Central Springs 62-31 last night for the Saint’s first win of the season. Ethan Kirchgatter led Saint Ansgar with 18 points, Collin Kramer had 13 and Erik Gerdts had 10 in the game. Saint Ansgar is at Belmond-Klemme on Saturday.
Tripoli 41, Riceville 33
The Riceville Wildcats fell in their season opener 41-33 last night to Tripoli. The Wildcats only scored two points in the opening frame and Tripoli never looked back. Riceville hosts Don Bosco Friday.