KCHA Sports Report (6/9)

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The Charles City softball team was in action here on KCHA last night as they would take on Oelwein. The Comets would come out of the gates a little sluggish as they would lead by only one after two innings of play. Sammy Heyer was once again on the mound for Charles City, so not much offense was needed. Heyer would throw five perfect innings with 12 strikeouts in the game. The Comet’s offense would eventually pick up as they would pour on nine runs in the next four innings and win, 10 to nothing. Everyone was hitting the ball hard for the Comets. Bailey Mitchell and Kelby Katcher swung the bat especially well as they both brought in runs. Charles City now has 15 wins on the season with only two losses. The Comet’s will play at Central Springs tonight.

The Rockford Warriors softball team traveled to Garner-Hayfield on Thursday night for a showdown on the diamond. The Warriors would jump out of the gates early as they would score four runs in the first inning. Rockford would tack on one more in the fourth, but would trail seven to five going into the seventh. Rockford would drive home five runners in the inning and the Warriors would go onto win, 10 to seven. Garner only had five hits in the game as Rockford improves to nine and six on the season. The Warriors will play North Butler on Friday night.

St. Ansgar baseball came into Thursday night with only one loss on the season. The Saints would welcome Forest City to town and the visiting team would be swinging the bat well to start the game. Forest City would score three runs in the first, two runs in the second, and one run in the third and fourth inning. The Saints would not go away quietly as they would score eight runs to take the lead going into the sixth. Forest City would answer with another blow by scoring two in the top of the sixth and they would go onto win, nine to eight. Jared Mayer would score three times for St. Ansgar while Adam Williams would cross home plate twice. That loss for the Saints is only the second on the season but they will have to shake it off as St. Ansgar travels to Newman Catholic tonight.