Comets fall 1 game short of State

WATERLOO — Marion justified its No. 1 seed in the Class 3A Substate 4 playoffs by defeating No. 3 Charles City, 73-56, in the championship.

The showdown between the Comets (17-6) and Wolves (19-5) took place Monday night at Waterloo East High School.

Marion’s next stop is the State Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.