In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull Friday night, the New Hampton Chickasaw football team was in Clear Lake playing for the Class 2A District 2 Championship. The Lions struck first with a touchdown pass in the first quarter and they led it 7-0 at halftime. The Chickasaws would get their first score early in the third quarter as Keegan John found Braydon Fisher for a 7-yard touchdown pass. New Hampton missed the extra point though, so they still trailed 7-6 which held until the fourth quarter. Max Schwickerath found the end zone with just under eight minutes left in the game on a five yard run and New Hampton was able to tack on the two-point conversion to take their first lead of the game at 14-7. The Chickasaw defense would hang on to that lead which gave them the win and a District Championship. New Hampton finished their regular season with a 7-2 overall record and they went 6-1 in District play. They earned a home playoff game with the first place finish in the District and will host Dike-New Hartford this Friday night.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team saw their playoff hopes fall short on Friday night as they hosted West Hancock in a battle for second place in Class A District 3. The Huskies lost the game 42-6. Dayton Hansen had a big night as Nashua’a quarterback; the senior threw for 218 yards which included a 12-yard TD pass to Levi Enright who finished the night with 143 receiving yards. The Husky football team finished their season at 6-3 overall and ended with a District record of 5-2.
The Turkey Valley Trojan football team was able to finish their season with a win on Friday night as they won at home against Janesville 42-27. Ethan Leibold finished the night with 201 passing yards and threw two touchdown passes to Will Einwalter and another to Cale Reicks. Leibold, Einwalter and Reicks each had a rushing touchdown as well. The Trojans concluded their season with a 6-3 overall record and they went 3-3 in 8-man District 2.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar football team went out on a high note on Friday night as they beat Lake Mills in Class 1A District 2 action at home 46-17. Sumner-Fred sophomore quarterback Brandon Meyer threw touchdown passes to Sam Fox, Kelby Olson and Blayze Quigley. Quigley and Carter Seitsinger each had fumble recovery returns for touchdowns. The Cougars wrap-up their season with a 4-5 overall record and they went 4-3 in the District.
The South Winneshiek Warrior football team punched their ticket into the Class 1A postseason as they were able to win their sixth game in a row Friday night. The Warriors were dominant in their 36-0 shutout win at Belmond-Klemme. Hunter Todd had 100 passing yards and connected with Cole Klimesh and Levi Lukes on touchdown passes. Rodney Schwartzhoff had 228 rushing yards, Braxton Smith rushed for two touchdowns and Jaron Todd rounded out the scoring for the Warriors with a rushing touchdowns. The Warriors end their regular season with an overall record of 6-3 and they went 6-1 in Class 1A District 2. They will be on the road in the opening round of the playoffs as they have been matched up to play against Iowa City Regina on Friday night.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will continue its volleyball Regional Tournaments tonight with Classes 1A and 2A holding their Quarter-Final matches. The Nashua-Plainfield Husky volleyball team will be on the road tonight in a Class 2A Region 6 Quarter-Final against South Winneshiek. The Huskies come in at 12-19 overall this season while the Warriors are 21-14. First serve from Calmar will be at 7pm.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar volleyball team will play on the road tonight in a Class 2A Region 6 Quarter-Final against Wapsie Valley. The Cougars come in at 14-18 overall this season while Wapsie is 18-15. The Cougars lost to Wapsie Valley in Fairbank during the regular season three games to none back on September 14th in their only meeting this season. First serve for this match will be at 7pm as well.