In a meet heard right here on 951 The Bull on Saturday, the New Hampton Chickasaw and North Fayette Valley wrestlers were in Decorah for the Class 2A District 1 Meet. The Chickasaws were able to qualify six out of their eight District qualifiers to the State Meet. Michael Millage at 126, Noah Fye at 132, Keaton Geerts at 138, Ryan Gorman at 160, Noah Glaser at 170 and Noah Hopp at 220 will represent New Hampton at the State Meet. North Fayette Valley qualified Jordan Baumler at 220 and Ethan Lape at 285 for this week’s State Meet which will begin on Thursday.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky District qualifiers were in Lake Mills on Saturday. Unfortunately, Brock Dietz at 106 and Jakob Whittinger at 113 both finished in third place at the District Meet, so there will be no Husky wrestlers at this year’s State Meet.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg and South Winneshiek wrestling teams were in Starmont on Saturday trying to qualify for the State Meet. The Cougars were able to qualify Karsen Seehase at 160 and Bodie Garnier at 182 pounds for The State Meet while South Winn will be sending Manning Kubousek to Des Moines. The Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament will also get started on Thursday.
In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull on Saturday night, the New Hampton Chickasaw girls basketball team opened up postseason play at home against North Fayette Valley. The Chickasaw girls were able to defeat the Tiger-Hawks 61-53. New Hampton’s girls improve to 15-7 overall this season and they advance to take on Crestwood on Wednesday night in Cresco.
The New Hampton Chickasaw boys basketball team finished their regular season on Friday with a Northeast Iowa Conference road game at Waukon. The Chickasaw boys were able to cap their season with a 78-67 win. The New Hampton boys finish with a 13-8 overall record and they finish second in the NEIC standings with a 8-4 record. The Chickasaws will play again on Thursday when they will face the winner of Central Springs and North Fayette Valley in a Class 2A District 4 Semi-Final.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar girls basketball team opened up their Class 2A Region 5 Tournament on Saturday with an opening round game at home against Denver. The Cougar girls defeated the Cyclones 61-36 to improve to 18-4 overall on the season. Sumner-Fred’s girls advance to the Regional Quarterfinals and will play at Grundy Center tomorrow night.
The South Winneshiek Warrior girls basketball team saw their season come to a close on Saturday night as they lost to Wapsie Valley in a Class 2A District 6 opener in Fairbank. The final score was 60-54 as the Warrior girls wrap-up their season with a record of 2-20.