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Komets Jersey Auction snags $24,500 for charity

The Komets held their annual End of Season Party and Charity Jersey Auction Thursday night at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019 11:21 PM

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Komets) -- The Komets held their annual End of Season Party and Charity Jersey Auction Thursday night at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

The highest bid of the night was $3,500 for Fort Wayne's MVP of the Year Jamie Schaafsma's #22 sweater. It's the highest bid for a Komet jersey since Justin Hodgman's #88 went for a record high of $5,500 in 2008.

The second-highest bid Thursday was $1,600 for the #36 of Anthony Petruzzelli. The third highest was $1,550 for J.C. Campagna's #15 jersey.

In addition, a 2018-19 Komets Scrapbook kept by Fort Wayne fan Tina Mohr attracted a bid of $500.

A total of 22 game-worn jerseys and the special scrapbook combined for a grand total of $24,500. Net proceeds from the auction are to benefit local charities.

The Komets' 2019-20 schedule will be released soon. Season tickets with special early bird pricing are on sale at the Komet office at 1010 Memorial Way in Fort Wayne. For more information visit the Komet office, Komets.com, or call 260-483-0011.

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