The Charles City girls wrestling team made history Saturday.
That’s Dave Williams and Jason Etherington on the call.
The Comets brought some hardware back, placing third as a team. Marley Hagarty and Sydney Peterson both grabbed third, Tony Maloy and Ali Cross both took fourth and Emma Grim placed sixth at the inaugural girls state wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Charles City 36, Osage 20
The Comet wrestlers fell to Osage Saturday night 36-20. Grabbing wins were Bronson Forsyth, Rousch Jaeger, Carter Proffitt, Dylan Koresh, Caden Collins, Chase Crooks and Jack Sindlinger.
Charles City 55, Osage 52
The Comet Boys basketball team squeaked by the Osage Green Devils 55-52. Jack Molstead finished with 25, Bradley Andrews collected 12. The Comets are 9-4.
#2 Osage 59, Charles City 19
Second-rated Osage flexed their muscles taking down the Charles City girls 59-19. The Comets fall to 0-14.
New Hampton is 8-6 after losing to Cedar Falls 66-50.
New Hampton is at MFL-Mar-Mac
#23 Iowa 95, Illinois 71
Number 23 Iowa shot the lights out in a win over Illinois.
Gary Dolphin with the call on the Hawkeye Network. Iowa shot a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record 68 percent, including 15 of 21 from three point range, in a 95-71 win. Freshman Joe Weiskamp (wees-camp) was six-of-six from three point range and finished with 24 points.
The win was the fifth straight for the Hawkeyes who are now 5-3 in the Big Ten
Iowa State at Kansas
Two teams that are part of a four-way logjam at the top of the Big-12 standings collide Monday night when Iowa State visits Kansas. The Cyclones are 4-2 in the league race and face a Jayhawk team coming off an upset loss at West Virginia.
That’s Iowa State coach Steve Prohm.
The Cyclones hammered Kansas two weeks ago in Ames and Prohm says winning in Lawrence will be a bigger challenge.
Iowa State has won two straight in conference play and sophomore guard Lindell Wigginton says they are looking to maintain that momentum.
Senior guard Marial Shayok says every win is big in a balanced race.