KCHA Sports Report (5/30)

In a couple of games heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet softball team hosted Waverly-Shell Rock in a Northeast Iowa Conference double-header.  In game one, the Comets poured it on and were able to win via the mercy rule, 10-0 in five innings.  Tayler Schmidt had a grand slam in that first game to help propel Charles City to the victory.  Sami Heyer was the winning pitcher.  In the second game, it looked like the first game early as the Comets scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning to take an early 3-0 lead.  Charles City got another run in the second to extend the lead, but Waverly chipped away in the middle innings and pulled to within one run in the seventh, but the Comets were able to hang on and win game two 5-3.  Heyer was again the winning pitcher for the Comets and Ciana Sonberg led the offense with three hits.  The second-ranked Charles City softball team is now 7-0 overall this season and they are 4-0 in the NEIC.  They will play again tonight at Cedar Falls and you can tune into the game right here on KCHA starting with a pre-game at 6:45 and first pitch is scheduled for 7pm.

The Charles City Comet baseball team was at home last night as well as they took on Crestwood in a Northeast Iowa Contest.  The Comets exploded out of the gate to score six runs in the first inning and four more in the second and then let the pitching and defense take over as they won the game 10-2.  Cole Reams, Dylan Salinas and Jace Cajthaml each had a pair of hits in the win and Theo Arndt and Wyatt Stevenson each drove in two runs.  Arndt picked up the win on the mound as he pitched four innings, gave up no runs or hits and struck out seven.  The Comet baseball team is now 2-1 on the season overall and they start the NEIC season at 1-0.  Their next game will be tonight at Turkey Valley.

The Nashua-Plainfield Husky baseball team was at home last night to take on Eagle Grove.  The Huskies scored one run in the first, two in the third and one in the sixth which was plenty as they were able to get the shut out win 4-0.  The Nashua baseball team is now 2-3 overall this season and they will play at North Butler tonight.

The Nashua-Plainfield softball team also hosted Eagle Grove last night in non-conference action.  The Huskies hit the ball well in a 13-2 win in five innings.  Britney Holthaus, Toyia Griffen and Breanna Hackman each had a home run in the win and Sydney Hanson had three hits and three RBI in the win.  Rylee Weiss pitched all five innings, gave up two unearned runs on two hits and struck out five.  The Nashua softball team is now 2-1 this season and they will play at North Butler tonight.

The Rockford Warrior softball team was at home last night for a Top of Iowa Conference game against West Fork.  The Warriors got five RBI from Kayla Carroll including a grand slam to help them to a 7-2 win.  Marissa Norby got the win inside the circle for Rockford as she pitched all seven inning and gave up no earned runs on just two hits.  The Warrior softball team is now 5-0 overall this season and they start their conference season at 1-0.  They will be in action again tonight at Eagle Grove.

The Rockford Warrior baseball team was also able to pick up a Top of Iowa Conference win last night against West Fork as they defeated the War-Hawks 6-3.  Kaden Lyman, Max Rooney and Tanner Grady each had two hits and two runs scored in the win and Lyman finished the game with two batted in.  Rooney got the win on the mound by pitching five innings and gave up one run on five hits and struck out seven.  The Rockford baseball team is now 2-1 on the season and 1-0 in conference games.  They will play at Eagle Grove tonight as well.

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