The Charles City Comet softball team resumed their Northeast Iowa Conference game with New Hampton last night. The game picked up in the top of the fourth inning with Charles City holding a 7-2 lead. The Comets were able to extend their lead and came away with a 12-2 win in five innings. The Comet softball team has now won 16 out of their last 17 games and they sit at 25-3 overall. Their NEIC record improves to 12-2. The Comets will be back in conference play tonight for a double-header at Oelwein. You can tune into all the action right here on KCHA starting with a pre-game at 5:15 and first pitch of the first game is scheduled for 5:30.
The North Butler Bearcat softball team hosted Nashua-Plainfield and Mason City Newman last night in a Top of Iowa Conference split double-header. The Bearcats went 1-1 as they defeated Nashua 12-0 and lost to Newman 12-1. The split puts North Butler softball at 18-5 overall and they suffer their first league loss of the season as they fall to 10-1. The Husky softball team is now 0-16 overall and 0-13 in the conference. North Butler plays again tonight at West Hancock while Nashua will be at home tomorrow night against Garner for their next action.
The North Butler Bearcat baseball team hosted Nashua-Plainfield last night in Top of Iowa Conference action. The Bearcats built an 8-0 lead by scoring runs in five of the first six innings. Nashua would push across three runs in the seventh, but it was North Butler who won the game 8-3. Mason Hyde had two hits, a run scored, and two RBIs to lead the Huskies who fall to 0-15 overall and 0-14 in league play. North Butler baseball improves to 6-9 and 5-8. Next up for Nashua will be a home game against Garner while North Butler will be back in action tonight at West Hancock.
The Osage Green Devil baseball team was at home last night for a Top of Iowa Conference game against West Fork. The War-Hawks were able to defeat Osage 9-6 to drop the Green Devils’ record to 9-11 overall and 6-7 in the conference. The Osage baseball team will play again tonight at Forest City.
The Osage Green Devil softball team was also at home last night against West Fork in Top of Iowa Conference action. The Osage girls found themselves tied 2-2 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, but scored six in the fifth and four in the sixth to win via the mercy rule, 12-2 in six innings. Victoria Schwarting had three hits, two runs scored, and two RBI. Kourtney Chambers, Katelyn Halbach, and Autumn O’Malley had a pair of hits each. O’Malley also pitched all six innings and gave up just two hits and struck out six. The Osage softball team is now 10-17 overall and they improve to 3-10 in the league. They’ll play again tonight at Forest City.
The Saint Ansgar Saints baseball team hosted Rockford last night in Top of Iowa Conference play. The Saints were dominant on the mound as Ben Boerjan and Jared Mayer combined to give up just one hit in seven innings. Saint Ansgar won the game 6-0 and improves to 18-5 overall and 10-1 in TIC games while Rockford drops to 11-11 and 4-10. Saint Ansgar plays tomorrow night at Northwood-Kensett while Rockford will host Osage tomorrow night as well.
The Saint Ansgar Saints softball team was also at home last night in a Top of Iowa Conference match-up with Rockford. The Warrior girls won the slugfest 10-7 to improve to 14-12 overall and 7-8 in conference play. Saint Ansgar softball falls to 13-21 and 4-9. Rockford will play at home against Osage tomorrow night and the Saints will play tomorrow night at Northwood-Kensett.