The Nashua-Plainfield softball team was back in action Tuesday night when they took on New Hampton at home. New Hampton would score a pair of runs in the first and second innings while the Huskies could only match one of those runs. The Chickasaws would add two more runs in the fourth, one in the fifth, and one in the sixth inning to win, eight to one. Brittany Bendickson pitched all seven innings for the Huskies while allowing eight runs. Sierra Fisher had three hits on the night and would score one run. Nashua-Plainfield continues their rough season and will host Northwood-Kensett.
Osage baseball came into Tuesday night’s game fresh off of a loss. The Green Devils were looking to bounce back against Waukon on the road. Osage would get two runs in the first inning, but Waukon would up that by scoring six. Waukon would get one more run in the second and seven in the third to push this game to the ten-run rule. Noah Sletten takes the loss for the Green Devils and they have now lost two in a row. Osage is six and seven on the season and they will host Central Springs tonight.
Rockford baseball traveled to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows last night and the Warriors would find themselves trailing early. Clarion would jump out to a five to one lead after two innings. The comeback was on for Rockford, then, as they would chip away and after four frames the Warriors trailed by just one run, six to five. Rockford would take the lead with a six run sixth inning and they would not look back. Rockford would go onto win, 16 to six. Rockford’s starting pitcher, Bushbaum Zach, got roughed up in this game but was then relieved by Max Rooney. Rooney pitched just over five innings and allowed only one run. Kayden Lyman had four RBIs in the game for Rockford. The Warriors will take on West Fork on Wednesday.
The Warriors softball took on Clarion-Goldfield as well last night. Clarion would get one run in the first inning, but Rockford would answer with a run of their own in the top of the third. In the bottom of the third, Clarion would strike for three more runs and they would never let go of the lead after that. The Warriors would go onto lose, five to two. Sarah Parcher, Theresa Jones, and Sierra Wyborny would each score twice. Jamie Schuster would take the loss on the mound for Rockford as they are now 10 and seven on the season. Their next game is at West Fork tonight.
The St. Ansgar baseball team hosted Riceville on Tuesday night and this game would be a pitcher’s duel. The teams would be scoreless through four innings played. The Saints would manage to bring home two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth to secure a three to nothing win. There were a combined three hits between the teams in this game, but six walks helped St. Ansgar pull the win out. Cole Willert and Ben Boerjan each drove in a run for the Saints while Adam Williams and Jarrett Woods each managed to get walked twice. St. Ansgar is back in action tonight when they host Bishop Garrigan, Algona.