The Charles City Comet baseball team was in Waukon Friday night for a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with the Indians. Waukon was able to take advantage of some Comet miscues in the field and defeated Charles City, 7-4. Nate Lasher and Cole Reams each had two hits for the Comets and Elliott Sinwell drove in a pair of runs. Reams also pitched four innings, gave up no earned runs, and struck out three. The Comet baseball team is now 8-13 overall this year and they have an NEIC record of 4-8. They will be back in action tomorrow night at home against North Fayette Valley.
The Charles City Comet softball team made-up their game with Decorah on the road Friday night in a Northeast Iowa Conference game. Payton Reams and Tayler Schmidt each had an RBI in the third inning and Sammy Heyer made that hold up as the Comets defeated the Vikings, 2-0. Heyer pitched all seven innings, gave up just two hits, and struck out eight batters. The Comet softball teams moves to 24-3 overall this season and they are now 11-2 in the NEIC. The Comets will resume play with New Hampton tonight from a suspended game that was in the top of the fourth inning last Thursday. The Comets are leading 7-2 and New Hampton will be batting.
The Rockford Warrior softball team was in a tough match-up on Friday night as they took on Central Springs at home in Top of Iowa Conference play. The Panthers struck early with five runs in the top of the first and then cruised to a 12-0 win in five innings. Jamie Schuster had the lone hit for Rockford as they fell to 13-12 overall on the season and they are now 6-8 in the conference. They will play again tonight at Saint Ansgar.
Coincidentally, the Rockford Warrior baseball team suffered the same fate in their Top of Iowa Conference home game against Central Springs on Friday night. Kayden Lyman had the only hit for the Warriors and they too lost the game 12-0. The Rockford baseball team is 11-10 overall and are 4-9 in TIC games. They will also play at Saint Ansgar tonight.
The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team was on the road on Friday night as they took on West Fork in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up. The Saints scored a pair of runs in the first and then single runs in the third, fifth, and seventh, and came away with a 5-3 victory. Ben Boerjan led the Saint offense with two hits, a home run, two runs scored, and three RBI. Collin Kramer and Jared Mayer combined to pitch the seven innings on the mound and gave up four hits collectively and together struck out 11. The Saints baseball team is now 17-5 overall and 9-1 in the conference. They will play host to Rockford tonight.
Other games on the schedule tonight include the Nashua Plainfield Husky baseball team who will be at North Butler in Top of Iowa Conference action. Nashua baseball is winless this year with 14 losses and they are 0-13 in conference play while North Butler comes in at 5-9 and 4-8. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky softball team will be looking for their first win tonight as they will travel to North Butler for a Top of Iowa Conference tilt. The Huskies are 0-15 overall and 0-12 in the Top of Iowa Conference while North Butler is 17-4 and 10-0. North Butler will also take on Mason City Newman tonight. First pitch of the Nashua-North Butler game will be at 6pm.
The Osage Green Devil softball and baseball teams will be in Top of Iowa Conference action tonight as they will both host West Fork. Osage softball is 9-17 overall and they are 2-10 in conference play while the War Hawks are 9-6 and 7-5. The Osage baseball team is 9-10 overall and 6-6 in conference play while West Fork baseball is 12-3 and 9-3. The first pitch of the softball game will be at 6 pm and the baseball game will get started at 7:30.