The Score Sheet: Molstead honored, wrestlers advance and weekend scores

One of Charles City’s all-time greats made an appearance at Comet Gym Friday.


Former Hawkeye and Comet basketball player Greg Brunner had a bit of a homecoming Friday night as he helped honor current Comet Jackson Molstead for becoming the schools all-time scorer.


Molstead received a plaque from Brunner before the start of the game against Waukon.  In the game, Molstead bagged 31 points in a 76-75 overtime thriller in which the Comets lost at the buzzer.  Bradley Andrews added 15.  Charles City rebounded on Saturday with a 68-50 win over Algona.  Charles City is 11-6.

The Comet girls lost 66-27 to Waukon. The Comets are 0-16.

New Hampton improved to 10-7 with a  53-27 thumping of Oelwein on Friday.  Alexa Wemark collected 14, Maddi Moorman and Lauren Frerichs netted 11.

The New Hampton boys fell 69-52 to the Huskies.  Tristan Sweizter bagged 17 points for the Chickasaws.

In other girl’s basketball:

The Sumner-Fredricksburg Cougars are 14-4 after dumping Jesup 35-29.  12 points for Ivy Hirsch and 11 for Megan Niewoehner.

Eight straight for Turkey Valley.  A 14-point Friday night win over South Winneshiek – 66-52 and a 61-57 win over Kee High has propelled the Trojans to 12-5.

South Winneshiek split their games after losing to Turkey Valley, they rebounded by blowing out Clayton Ridge 57-33.  The Warriors are 7-10.

North Fayette Valley evened their record with two wins, the first over Clayton Ridge and the second over Central Elkader.

In boys:

Sumner-Fredricksburg is 9-8 after splitting weekend games.  An eight-point loss to Jesup and then a 13 point win over Denver.

It’s five straight for Turkey Valley who is 14-4.  They pick up a 58-53 win over South Winneshiek on Friday and a 61-43 win over Kee High on Saturday.

The South Winneshiek Warriors are 9-7 after dropping two straight games. After the Turkey Valley setback, the Warriors lost to Clayton Ridge 52-42.

North Fayette Valley – 2-0 over the weekend.  They rolled Clayton Ridge 71-39 and then dumped Central Elkader 52-44.  The Tiger-Hawks are 12-5.

Sectional Wrestling:

The Comets will be sending Alec Staudt, Bronson Forsyth, Carter Proffit, Dylan Koresh, Jack Sindlinger and Ryan Zuspan onto the district tournament at Clear Lake this  weekend.

New Hampton/Turkey Valley will have 10 wrestlers in the district finals at Independence.

The Chickasaws qualified for regional duals at New Hampton tomorrow night.

College basketball:

The Iowa Hawkeyes return to action Thursday with a visit to Indiana. The Hawkeyes are 6-5 in the Big Ten after a 74-59 win over fifth ranked Michigan on Friday night.


That’s Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. The Hoosiers got a shot of confidence by halting a seven game losing skid with a stunning victory at sixth ranked Michigan State.


A quick turnaround for the Iowa State Cyclones as they visit Oklahoma, tonight, in the Big-12. The Cyclones are coming off a hard fought win at home against Texas that moved their league record to 6-3.


That’s ISU coach Steve Prohm who likes the way the chemistry is coming around.



Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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