KCHA Sports Report (7/5)

In a couple of games heard right here on KCHA Tuesday night, the Charles City Comet baseball team hosted New Hampton in a Northeast Iowa Conference double-header.  In the first game, some defensive miscues led to the Chickasaws scoring four unearned runs which was enough to get past the Comets 5-3.  Dylan Salinas had a home run and two RBI for the Comets to lead them in the first game and Elliott Sinwell drove in the third run.  In the second game, a seven run first inning for Charles City was enough of a cushion to lead them to an 8-5 victory.  Colton Slinger and Cole Reams each had a pair of hits and Salinas earned the win on the mound as he went five and a third innings, gave up one run on two hits and struck out ten.  The split gives the Comet baseball team an overall record of 13-11 and they finish up the NEIC season with a 9-9 record.  They are scheduled to play again tonight against Saint Ansgar.

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union held postseason softball games all over the state on Tuesday night and several local schools had Regional games.  The Nashua-Plainfield Husky softball team was at home for a Class 2A Region 5 game against Belmond-Klemme.  The Huskies built a 6-1 lead after two innings and were able to coast to a 10-3 victory.  Meghan Wright and Toyia Griffen each had a home run for the Nashua offense and Sydney Hanson and Breanna Hackman each had two RBI.  Wright earned the pitching win as she went all seven innings, gave up one earned run and struck out five.  The Nashua softball team improves to 10-16 overall this season and they will play in the Regional Semi-Finals tomorrow night at Central Springs.

The Osage Green Devil softball team was in New Hampton on Tuesday night for a Class 3A Region 5 Quarter-Final.  The Green Devils fell behind 6-0 after three innings and couldn’t dig themselves out of that hole as they lost the game 7-2.  The Osage softball team concludes their season with a record of 13-18.

The North Butler Bearcat softball team was in a Class 1A Region 3 Quarter-Final on Tuesday night at Belle Plaine.  Again it was pitching and defense that led the Bearcats to the win as they defeated Belle Plaine by a final score of 3-2.  The North Butler softball team improves to 20-10 overall this season and they will play tomorrow night in the Regional Semi-Finals at Janesville.

The Rockford Warrior softball team was in Fort Dodge on Tuesday night for their Class 1A Region 2 Quarter-Final against Fort Dodge St. Edmund.  The Warriors held a 6-4 lead after the top of the fifth inning, but St. Edmund scored a run in the bottom of the fifth, sixth and seventh to earn the walk-off win.  Marissa Norby had a three run home run in the fifth inning and Dawson Schreiver had two runs batted in for the Rockford offense.  The Warrior softball team ends their season with an overall record of 16-9.


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