KCHA Sports Report (6/8)

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In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet softball team was in non-conference action at home against Forest City.  Charles City came out of the gate strong and scored four runs in the second inning to take an early lead.  A five run fourth and a two run sixth gave Forest City their first lead of the game as they led it 7-6 heading into the bottom of the sixth.  The Comets would put a four spot on the board though and held the Indians in the seventh for a 10-7 win.  Megan Staudt led the Comet offense with three hits, two runs scored and an RBI, Shantel VanHauen had three runs batted in on the night and Sara Martin had a homer and two runs scored.  Tayler Schmidt pitched all seven innings for Charles City to pick up the win.  The Comet softball team is now 10-3 this season and they will return to action tonight at home against New Hampton.  You can tune into this game right here on KCHA starting with a pregame at 7:15 and first pitch is scheduled for 7:30.

The Charles City Comet baseball team was on the road last night in Waukon for a Northeast Iowa Conference double header.  In the first game, the Comets needed extra innings to win as they beat the Indians 8-5 in eight innings.  Theo Arndt came in to pitch in the fourth inning and gave up no runs on just one hit and struck out five to pick up the win.  Tyler Brockney led the Comet offense with three hits and two runs scored while Drew Mitchell and Jalen Jones each had two runs batted in.  In game two, the Comets used a five run first inning to be able to play with the lead all game and hung on to win 6-4.  Nate Lasher pitched four innings and gave up one earned run and struck out three to pick up the win.  Lasher also had two hits and a run scored at the plate and Brady Sickman drove in two.  With the two wins, Charles City baseball is now 6-4 overall and are 4-2 in NEIC play.  They will have a few days off now from games and will be in action again on Saturday at home.

The Nashua-Plainfield baseball team went 1-1 last night in Sumner as they beat Sumner-Fredericksburg 13-0 and lost to North Linn 7-3.  The Husky baseball team is now 5-6 on the season and will next have a game on Friday at home against West Fork.

The North Butler Bearcat baseball team was shut out last night by Central Springs in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up 8-0.  The Bearcat baseball team drops to 2-4 overall this season and 1-4 in conference play.  They will play again tonight at West Fork.

The Osage Green Devil baseball team lost a close one last night to Garner-Hayfield-Ventura last night as they were beaten 4-3 in eight innings.  The Osage baseball team now sits at 3-8 this season and will be in action again tonight at Rockford.

The Osage Green Devil softball team out-slugged Garner-Hayfield-Ventura last night as they beat the Cardinals 12-10.  Hannah Huebsch had two hits and three RBI to lead the Osage offense and Gabby Schwarting had three hits to back Emma Williams who pitched the complete game and picked up the win.  Osage softball evens up their record at 3-3 and will play at Rockford tonight.

The Rockford Warrior softball team blew out West Hancock last night 19-3 in three innings.  The Warrior offense pounded out 14 hits and drew eight walks on the night to help improve their record to 6-3 this season.  The Warrior softball team will host Osage tonight.

The Rockford Warrior baseball team held a 3-0 lead into the fourth inning, but gave up three runs in the fourth and three more in the sixth to drop their game against West Hancock 6-3.  Rockford baseball now sits at 1-7 this season and will be in action again tonight at home against Osage.

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