Charles City 68, Oelwein 67
Charles City’s Jackson Molstead had a record setting evening Friday night.
Molstead surpassed Charles City and Iowa alumn Greg Brunner will the most career points scored in the school’s history finishing with 35 points on the night and compiling 1,578 in his career.
He sunk the game winning free throw with no time left on the clock and the Comets won 68-67 over Oelwein to improve to 10-4.
Head Coach Ben Klapperich says Molstead’s dedication to the sport is why he’s successful.
The Comets then lost to Dike-New Hartford Saturday 79-78 with Molstead scoring 46. The comets are 10-5.
Oelwein 35, Charles City 31
The Charles City girls lost a nail biter to Oelwein Friday night. Trailing by four with less than five seconds to go, Rachel Chambers went to the foul line.
The Comets lost 35-31. Ashlyn Hoeft led Charles City with nine and Jodi Sindlinger added eight. The Comets are 0-14.
Girl’s basketball scores:
New Hampton 52, Decorah 24
Nashua-Plainfield lost 61-19 to Osage and 55-43 to North Butler
Osage then picked up a 60-25 win over West Fork
Rockford split winning 48-32 over Central Springs and losing 57-42 to Saint Ansgar
The Saints also split, losing to West Fork 52-49.
Riceville 36, Waterloo Christian 32, Turkey Valley won 69-40.
Boys basketball scores
New Hampton splits weekend contests winning the first 58-53 over Decorah and then losing to Waverly-Shell Rock 63-50.
Nashua-Plainfield lost to Osage 56-35
The Green Devils then lost to West fork in overtime.
Rockford picked up a pair of wins over Central Springs and Saint Ansgar to improve to 13-3 and winners of seven straight.
Saint Ansgar lost to West Fork 59-67 and 71-52 to Rockford over the weekend.
Riceville split weekend contests, downing Waterloo Christian 63-55 and losing to Turkey Valley 65-38.
NEIC Wrestling Tournament:
The New Hampton/Turkey Valley Chickasaws placed third and the Charles City Comets placed fifth in the conference meet. Several individuals placed. See track wrestling for the entire list.
Minnesota 92, Iowa 87
A late rally for the Iowa Hawkeyes came up short at Minnesota.
Gary Dolphin with the call on the Hawkeye Network. The Hawkeyes sliced a 16-point Gopher lead to four but hat’s as close as they got in a 92-87 loss. Averaging 73 points per game the Gophers shredded a porous Iowa defense for 55 points in the opening half. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery
McCaffery says he was proud of the late rally.
#24 Iowa State 87, #20 Ole Miss 73
Twenty fourth-ranked Iowa State grabbed an 87-73 road win over #20 Ole Miss Saturday. Talon Horton-Tucker scored a team-high 23 points.