Charles City wrestlers take 2nd as a team at Girls State Tournament

WAVERLY — Charles City as a team took second place at the Iowa High School Girls Wrestling State Tournament at Waverly-Shell Rock High School over the weekend

The Comets had 128 points. Waverly-Shell Rock took first with 156.5.

Marissa Gallup took 8th in the 106-pound weight class. She scored 12 points for the team.

Kiki Connell took 6th at 120, scoring 18.

Toni Maloy placed 6th at 126, scoring 17.

Lilly Luft took 4th at 132, scoring 24.

Allie Cross is 7th at 145, scoring 11.

Kalysta Rodriguez placed 4th at 285, scoring 13.

Also contributing team point by winning matches were Elizabeth Oleson (113) with 10, Emma Perez (120) with 10, Morgan Maloy (138) with 6, and Lauren Connell (170) with 7.

Charles City’s Emma Perez works Anamosa’s Starr Kirk into a pinning position on Friday at the Iowa High School Girls Wrestling State Tournament in Waverly. Perez got the pin at 4:43.

Anamosa’s Starr Kirk and Charles City’s Emma Perez go forehead to forehead early in their 120-pound match.

Charles City’s Morgan Malloy shoots for a takedown against Decorah’s Mairi Sessions.

Charles City’s Morgan Malloy tries to force Decorah’s Mairi Sessions onto her back.

Charles City’s Morgan Malloy uses a headlock against Decorah’s Mairi Sessions.

Charles City’s Kiki Connell takes flight.

Lauren Connell

Kiki Connell

Kiki Connell gets the pin



Categories: Charles City, Comets

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