The Charles City Comet baseball team hosted Osage last night in a non-conference game. The Comets exploded for 21 runs in route to a 21-2 victory. Osage held a 1-0 lead heading into the bottom of the second inning and then Charles City lit up the scoreboard for 17 runs in the frame and then tacked on four more in the bottom of the third before the game was called after four innings. Theo Arndt had three hits, three RBI and three runs scored for the Comets. Dylan Salinas had two hits, three RBI and three runs scored while Wyatt Stevenson drove in three runs. Nate Lasher and Drew Mitchell each had two RBI and three runs scored. Carter Johanningmeier pitched all four innings for the Comets and gave up one earned run on five hits and struck out three. With the win, Charles City Baseball improves to 8-11 overall this season. The Comets will return to Northeast Iowa Conference action tonight as they will host Waverly. You can tune into that game right here on KCHA starting with a pre-game at about 7:15, first pitch is scheduled for 7:30. For Osage, they fall to 7-10 overall and they will be in Top of Iowa Conference play tonight at home against North Butler.
The Charles City Comet softball team was also able to win via the mercy rule last night as they defeated Saint Ansgar 13-1 in four innings in non-conference action. The Comet softball team improves to 22-3 overall this season with the win, and they will be at it again tomorrow night at home against New Hampton. Saint Ansgar softball is now 10-18 after the loss and they will return to action tonight at home against Nashua.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky baseball team was in non-conference play last night as they were looking for their first win of the season at Janesville. The Huskies would hold a 4-2 lead after the third inning, but Janesville got four runs in the bottom of the fourth and went on to win 9-5. Kristian Holmvig, Levi Enright and Tanner Haut each had two hits for Nashua. Enright had two RBI and Holmvig had two runs scored. The Nashua-Plainfield baseball team drops to 0-12 overall this season and will look for that first win tonight at Saint Ansgar.
The North Butler Bearcat baseball team dropped a close one last night as they fell to Belmond-Klemme 8-6 in Allison. The Bearcats are now 5-8 this season and they will play again tonight at Osage.
The Saint Ansgar Saints softball team was in a non-conference tilt last night as they hosted two time defending State Champions Clear Lake. Clear Lake jumped on Cole Willert early by scoring four runs in the top of the first. Willert would settle down and gave up just two runs in the next two innings. The Saints bats did not wake up until the bottom of the seventh inning as they scored four runs in the frame, but still came up short and lost the game 7-5. The Saints are now 15-5 overall this season and they will be in Top of Iowa Conference play tonight at home against Nashua-Plainfield.