In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet softball team had a tough time with New Hampton in a home Northeast Iowa Conference match-up. The Chickasaws scored three runs in the third inning and three more in the fourth to take a 6-0 lead. The Comets would get three runs in the bottom of the fourth to make it 6-3, but that would be as close as they got as New Hampton would go on to win 8-3. Bailey Mitchell led the Comet offense with three hits and an RBI and Shae Etherington had two hits while Megan Roethler pitched the entire game giving up four earned runs on nine hits and struck out seven. The loss puts Charles City softball at 10-4 overall and they are now 4-3 in NEIC play. Next up will be home tilt against Decorah on Monday.
The Rockford Warrior softball team took care of Osage last night in a Top of Iowa Conference game as they beat them 10-0 in six innings. Marissa Norby had three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs to lead the Warrior offense. Norby also pitched the complete game and gave up just one hit and struck out four. Rockford softball moves to 7-3 overall this season and 4-2 in conference games while Osage drops to 3-4 and 2-3. Rockford softball will play again tonight at home against Garner-Hayfield-Ventura while the Green Devils will travel to Satin Ansgar tonight.
The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team, behind an excellent pitching performance from Jared Mayer, were able to take down Northwood Kensett in a Top of Iowa Conference game 9-1. Mayer gave up just one hit and struck out ten to help the Saints move their overall record to 8-2 and they are now a perfect 4-0 in conference play. Saint Ansgar baseball will be back in action again tonight at Forest City.
The Saint Ansgar Saints softball team dropped a Top of Iowa Conference game to the Northwood Kensett Vikings last night 5-3. Tara Kramer tried to lead the Saints back as she hit a home run in the top of the seventh, but Saint Ansgar was unable to complete the comeback. Kelsie Willert had the other two runs batted in for the Saints who drop to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in league play. Saint Ansgar softball will play again tomorrow night at home against Mason City Newman Catholic.
The Riceville Wildcat baseball team went into extra innings last night in their game with Clarksville at home as the Wildcats were able to pull out the 6-5 walk-off win in nine innings. John Miller supplied the winning RBI for Riceville as he lifted a sacrifice fly to end the game. The Wildcat baseball team improves to 5-4 overall and they are 4-4 in conference play. Riceville’s next game will be a home contest against North Tama tomorrow night.
The Riceville Wildcat softball team suffered a 10-1 setback to Clarksville last night. The Wildcats got their lone run in the first inning. Riceville softball will be back in competition tomorrow night at home against North Tama.