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The Score Sheet: New Hampton’s Babcock collects 100th win, Comets sweep double-dual and Purdue topples Iowa

The Charles City wrestlers grappled Oelwein and Ricville last night defeating Oelwein 40-30 and taking out the Wildcats 61-12.  Ryan Zuspan, Jack Sindlinger, Dylan Koresh, Carter Proffitt, Alex Staudt, Bronson Fosyth, Cesar Gonzalez, Justin Shelton, Jacob Vais, Jacob Sindlinger and Colton Crooks all notched wins last night.

The Comet girls went undefeated in both matches.

The New Hampton/Turkey Valley wrestling squad went 0 for 2 in their double dual versus Crestwood  and Waverly-Shell Rock.  The Cadets topped the Chickasaws 36-27 and the Go Hawks edged  New Hamtpon/Turkey Valley 38-36.

Max Babcock went undefeated last night and wrestled his way to his 100th career win.  Carter Reicks, Cade Murray, Jon Dreckman, Wyatt Stochl, Carson Babock, Even Rosonke, Mason Cleveland and Max Schwickerath also collected wins.

The Nashua-Plainfield girls fell to Central Springs 39-13 while the Husky boys topped Central Springs 70-61.  The Huskies will be at West Fork for their double header.

The weekend slate: (all games Friday unless noted)

Charles City girls vs Waukon

Charles City boys at Waukon

New Hampton girls vs Oelwein

New Hampton boys at Oelwein (radio)

Rockford hosts North Butler (G/B)

Osage at Northwood-Kensett (G/B)

Saint Ansgar at Newmann Catholic (G/B) Friday, at Belmond Klemme (G/B) Saturday


Purdue carved up Iowa’s defense in a lopsided win in Mackey Arena.

 

Gary Dolphin and Bobby Hansen with the call on the Hawkeyes Network. Purdue led by as many as 26 points in an 86-70 win.

 

That’s Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. The Hawkeyes were without injured center Luka Garza for the third straight game. McCaffery says his injured ankle is not yet 100 percent.

 

Tyler Cook led the Hawkeyes with 24 points.The Hawks are 0-3 in the Big Ten and will try to get things turned around Sunsday at home against Nebraska. Cook says his team needs to remain focused.


The 19th ranked Iowa Hawkeye women held off a late comeback by Nebraska for a 77-71 win in Iowa City. It snapped the Husker’s nine game Big Ten road winning streak.

 

That’s Iowa coach Lisa Bluder, who says the Hawkeyes had too many turnovers at crunch time.

 

Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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