The Iowa High School Athletic Association held its boys state golf meet over the weekend and Drew Olson of Osage was the area’s lone representative. Olson competed in the Class 2A State Meet at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge. Olson shot an 80 on Friday and a 79 on Saturday giving him a two day total of 159 which put him in a tie for 23rd overall. The weekend’s State Golf Meets wrapped up the season for the boys golfers in the state of Iowa.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will hold its girls state golf meet today and tomorrow and there are some area athletes that will participate. The Nashua-Plainfield girls golfers will compete as a team in the Class 1A State Meet which will take place at the Jester Park Golf Course in Granger. Joining Nashua-Plainfield at the Class 1A State meet will be Rockford’s Sydney Fullerton who qualified as an individual at last week’s Regional Final. Courtney Tusler of Osage will compete in the Class 3A State Golf Meet today and tomorrow which will be held at Coldwater Links in Ames.
We now move on to some baseball and softball scores from this weekend. The Nashua-Plainfield baseball team was busy this weekend as they had three games in all. On Friday night, the Huskies lost to Mason City Newman in a Top of Iowa Conference game 10-0 in five innings. Nashua’s baseball team then competed in a tournament held in New Hampton on Saturday and were able to beat Turkey Valley 13-8, but then lost to New Hampton 19-2 in three innings. Overall now, the Husky baseball team is 3-2 on the season and they will be back in action tonight at home against Central Springs.
The Nashua-Plainfield softball team also took on Newman Catholic on Friday for a Top of Iowa Conference match-up. The Huskies fell 15-3 in four innings to fall to 1-2 overall this season and they are now 1-1 in conference play. The Nashua softball team will host Central Springs tonight in another league game.
The Osage Green Devil baseball team went 0-2 on Saturday at a tournament hosted by Kee High. The Green Devils lost 5-3 to East Buchanan and then fell to Kee High 10-0 in four innings. The Green Devil baseball team is 1-3 on the season and will be at Hampton Dumont tonight.
The Rockford Warrior softball team was big winners on Friday over North Iowa in a Top of Iowa Conference game as the won the game 17-3. The Rockford girls are now 3-0 on the season overall and 2-0 in conference games. They will return to action tonight with a home game against Northwood-Kensett.
The Rockford Warrior baseball team picked up their first win of the season on Friday night against North Iowa as they beat them in what resembled a football score 28-13. The Warrior baseball team is now 1-2 overall and 1-1 in Top of Iowa Conference play. Rockford will host Northwood-Kensett tonight.
The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team played at the Waterloo Bucks Stadium on Saturday for a non conference match-up with Louisa-Muscatine. The Saints dropped their game 9-4 to fall to 2-2 overall this season. The Saints baseball team will be on the road tonight for a Top of Iowa Conference game at North Butler.
The Charles City, Nashua, and Osage trapshooting teams competed in the South Winneshiek Invitational on Saturday that featured eight schools in all. New Hampton Red took first place at the meet with a team score of 238, Charles City 1 finished in second with a 233, Osage 4 came in fifth place with a 224, and Nashua-Plainfield 1 got a 12th place finish with a 204. For the individual results, there was a three-way tie for medalist honors on the boys side as Luke Hillegas of Charles City, Christian Schwickerath of New Hampton and Derik Emerson of Osage all finished with a perfect 50 out of 50. Hillegas was able to claim medalist honors as his 22 out of 25 in the shoot-off was tops of the three and Emerson was third as he had a 20 out of 25 in the shoot-off. Nashua’s top male shooter was Nick Bucknell who tied for 9th with a score of 47. In the girls division, Sydney North of Charles City claimed the top spot with a 49, Osage’s best came from Shelby Berhow who tied for 2nd with a 48, but finished in fourth overall after the shoot-off, and Nashua’s best female shooter on the day was Marissa Fuerstenberg who claimed 13th place with a 41.