KCHA Sports Report (6/6)

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In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet baseball team was in a Northeast Iowa Conference double header at home against Waverly.  In the first game, the Comet boys had by far their best defensive game of the year to back Theo Arndt’s impressive game on the mound and the Comets came out on top 5-4.  Trailing 4-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh, Charles City put three runs on the board for the walk-off win.  Arndt finished the complete game scattering nine hits and giving up three earned runs and striking out one.  The Comet offense was also led by Arndt who had two hits and two runs batted in including the game-winner.  The second game was suspended due to the weather and will pick up in the third inning tonight at Sportsmen’s Park.  The win on Friday gives the Comet baseball team an overall record of 4-3 and they improve to 2-1 in NEIC play.

The Charles City Comet softball team went 2-1 over the weekend as they played a couple of games on Friday and got one game in on Saturday.  The Comets fell to Don Bosco 4-3 and shutout West Delaware 4-0 as part of the North Fayette Valley tournament on Friday.  The Comet softball team then beat Belmond-Klemme 12-0 in Charles City on Saturday.  Charles City softball sits at 9-3 overall this season and will play again tomorrow night at home against Forest City.

The Osage Green Devil baseball team took down Nashua-Plainfield on Friday night in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up.  Final score was 7-6 in favor of the Green Devils who improve to 3-6 overall this season while the Husky baseball team drops to 3-5.  Nashua-Plainfield will be in conference action again tonight at North Butler while the Osage baseball team will be at home against West Fork.

The Nashua-Plainfield softball team had a rough weekend as they finished the two days 0-4.  On Friday night in a Top of Iowa Conference game against Osage, they lost 8-3 and then at the Hudson tournament on Saturday they lost 7-1 against Denver, were beaten 9-3 against Dunkerton and then fell to Janesville 7-5.  The Nashua-Plainfield softball team is now 1-7 overall this season and will look to break their five game losing streak at North Butler tonight.  The Osage softball team is 1-3 on the year and will host West Fork tonight.

The North Butler Bearcat softball team split a couple of games in Cresco on Saturday as they were 5-2 winners over Mason City Newman Catholic and lost 9-2 against Turkey Valley.  The Bearcat softball team is 4-2 overall this season and will host Nashua-Plainfield tonight.

The Rockford Warrior softball team was in Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night as they took on Central Springs at home.  Rockford failed to push across any runs in that game as they were shut out 5-0.  The Warrior softball team then played at the Lake Mills tournament on Saturday and went 1-1 as they beat Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 11-8 and lost to Lake Mills 5-3.  The 1-2 weekend gives Rockford softball an overall record of 5-2 and they will be in Top of Iowa Conference action tonight at Saint Ansgar.

The Rockford Warrior baseball team dropped their only game of the weekend on Friday night in Top of Iowa Conference play 9-5 at home against Central Springs.  The Warrior baseball team will look to rebound tonight at Saint Ansgar.

The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team went 3-0 this weekend as they beat West Fork on the road Friday night 11-1in six innings.  They took down Hampton-Dumont 13-3 in five innings and Lake Mills 15-3 in six innings as part of the Lake Mills tournament on Saturday.  The Saints baseball team is now 6-2 on the season and they will host Rockford tonight.

The Saint Ansgar Saints softball team was able to stay undefeated with two wins over the weekend.  Saint Ansgar beat West Fork in Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night 13-3 and then beat Belmond-Klemme 12-3 on Saturday in Charles City.  The Saints softball team is 4-0 this season and a home game against Rockford awaits them tonight.

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