In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet softball team hosted Waukon in a Northeast Iowa Conference game. After scoring two runs in the first inning, the Charles City bats went silent while Waukon built a 6-2 lead after five innings. The Comets would score three runs in the bottom of the sixth, but their comeback fell short and they lost 6-5. Shae Etherington led the Comets with three hits and two runs scored, Bailey Mitchell had two hits and two runs batted in, and Sara Martin had a home run and two runs scored. The loss gives the Comet softball team an overall record of 14-6 and they are now 6-5 in NEIC play. They will be in action again tonight in Saint Ansgar.
The Charles City Comet baseball team was also in Northeast Iowa Conference action last night as they were in Cresco taking on the Crestwood Cadets. The Comets struck first with three runs in the top of the third, but that would be it for runs and Crestwood got a pair of runs in the third and fourth innings and dealt Charles City the loss 4-3. Theo Arndt finished the night with three hits, a run scored and an RBI and Wyatt Stevenson had two hits and two driven in for the Comet offense. Arndt was issued the loss as he pitched five innings, gave up two earned runs on five hits and struck out three. The Charles City baseball team is now 6-8 overall and 4-5 in NEIC play. They will be back in action tonight at Osage.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky baseball team got an excellent pitching performance from Devin Koob in their Top of Iowa Conference match-up at Central Springs. The Huskies got two runs in the third inning and that was all Koob needed as the Huskies won it 2-1. Leading the Nashua offense was Jacob Fisher and Mason Hyde who each had three hits in the win. The Husky baseball team improves to 8-10 overall and they move to 5-6 in conference games. Next up for Nashua will be a home game tomorrow night against Saint Ansgar.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky softball team was overmatched last night against undefeated and fourth ranked Central Springs. The Huskies lost both games of the double-header by scores of 18-3 and 13-1. Nashua softball drops to 1-15 overall and 1-11 in Top of Iowa Conference play. The Huskies will play again tomorrow night at home against Saint Ansgar.
The Osage Green Devil softball team was 8-5 winners over Lake Mills last night. The Green Devil offense had 17 hits on the night including three apiece from Destiny Thompson and Olivia Dodd. Osage softball is now 10-7 overall this season and they will be at it again tonight in Mason City.
The Osage Green Devil baseball team had a tough time keeping runs off of the board in their game against Lake Mills last night as they dropped the game 13-6. Osage got half of their runs in the first inning with a three-spot, but their offense slowed down and couldn’t keep pace. The Green Devil baseball team is now 4-12 overall and they will host Charles City tonight.
The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team swept a Top of Iowa Conference double-header over North Butler last night in Allison. The first game went to the Saints 11-4 and then they won 10-1 in the nightcap. Saint Ansgar baseball improves to 17-3 overall this season and they move to 9-0 in conference games. North Butler falls to 2-9 and 1-9. The Saints will be back in action tonight at Clear Lake while North Butler will be at Belmond-Klemme tonight.
It was a different story all together last night in the softball double-header between Saint Ansgar and North Butler. The Bearcats picked up the Saints by scores of 10-5 and 8-1. The North Butler softball team improves to 15-3 overall and 10-1 in Top of Iowa Conference games while Saint Ansgar falls to 9-9 and 5-7. North Butler will host Osage tomorrow night while Saint Ansgar will be in action tonight at home against Charles City.
The Rockford Warrior baseball team took care of Northwood-Kensett on the road last night in Top of Iowa Conference play 13-4. Tanner Grady led the Warrior offense with two hits, including a home run, three runs scored and two runs batted in while Kaden Lyman picked up the win on the mound as the freshman struck out thirteen batters. Rockford baseball is now 3-11 overall and 2-8 in league play. The Warriors will be back in action tomorrow night at home against Mason City Newman.