Down to their their final strike of the regular season, all the Comets needed was a little magic. Colton Slinger’s walk-off two-run double elevated the Comets to their 15th win of the season. Last night on 95.9 KCHA, the Comets won the regular season finale 4-3 over Vinton-Shellsburg. Slinger had two hits and three RBIs. Wyatt Stevenson added a double and a run scored. Dylan Salinas pitched four innings, giving up two hits but no runs while striking out six batters. They host Center-Point Urbana Friday night in districts.
The Saint Ansgar softball season has come to its close. Central Springs sent the Saints packing 15-5 last night in the regional final. Saint Ansgar finishes the 2018 campaign 21-14.
Other games tonight:
Saint Ansgar hosts Belmond Klemme
Nashua-Plainfield faces BCLUW in Reinbeck
North Butler versus AGWSR in Grundy Center
Rockford at Gladbrook-Reinbeck
The fourth-ranked Charles City Comet Softball team hosts Center-Point Urbana tonight in the Class 4A Region 8 Championship. Charles City defeated Mason City Friday night 2-1 after a walk-off sacrifice bunt. CPU upset Waverly-Shell Rock Friday night in their half of the bracket. First pitch is at 7pm. Tonight’s game can be heard on 95.9 KCHA with pregame at 6:45.