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(6/23) Davis County Softball Team Rolls Over Chariton


Davis County blanked Chariton 9-0 in varsity softball last evening. No stat leaders were provided.

(6/23) Pekin Hammers WMU In Softball


The Pekin varsity softball team rolled over Winfield-Mount Union 10-1 last evening. Emilee Linder tossed a 2 hitter that featured 5 strikeouts and the unearned run. Kaylee Linder paced the 13 hit offense finishing 4 of 5 and scored twice. Makenna Myers went 2 of 4 and drove in 2 runs. Zoey Wright ended up 2 of 5. Leah Dix was 1 of 2, ripping a double. Remi Duwa added a double. 

(6/23) Ottumwa Softball Team Tops Southeast Polk


Ottumwa beat Southeast Polk 8-3 in varsity softball last evening. Kaylee Bix was 1 of 1 with a double and drove in 3 runs. Kacy Nickerson finished 2 of 3 including a double and crossed the plate twice. Morgan Greiner went 2 of 3. Sydney Cormeny contributed a double. Nickerson was credited with the win throwing the final 4 innings and allowed 3 hits. Dakota Garrison started in the pitching circle going 3 innings, fanned a batter, gave up 5 hits and the 3 runs.

(6/23) Cardinal Downs Holy Trinity In Baseball


The Cardinal varsity baseball team knocked off Holy Trinity Catholic 4-2 last night. Trey Albert went 2 of 4, drove in 2 runs and scored twice. Marcus Olson was 2 of 4 and crossed the plate 2 times as they totaled 8 hits. Starter Trevor Albert pitched one inning, had 2 strikeouts, allowed 4 hits and the 2 runs. Wyatt Gatton picked up the win, throwing 6 innings, fanned 4 batters and gave up 3 hits.

(6/23) Davis County Baseball Team Edges Chariton


Davis County got by Chariton 6-4 in varsity baseball last night. No individual highlights have been provided at this time.

(6/23) Ottumwa Splits With East In Baseball


The Ottumwa varsity baseball team took the first game of a doubleheader with Des Moines East 5-1 on Wednesday. They  lost the nightcap 4-3. Jaylan Lones led the 16 hit offense during the evening going 5 of 6 with a double and scored twice. Alec Hensley went 1 of 2. Dillon Berg was 2 of 5. Treyton Larkin finished 2 of 6 including a double. Tyler Ward contributed a double. 

Jarrett Blunt got the win throwing all 7 innings, had  strikeouts and gave up 8 hits. Jones was charged with the loss, pitching the 7 innings, fanned 3 batters, allowed 6 hits and 3 earned runs.

(6/23) Fairfield Baseball Team Nipped At Mid-Prairie


Fairfield came up short 7-6 in varsity baseball with Mid-Prairie last evening. Austin Simpson went 2 of 3 and drove in 2 runs. Kosta Papazaglou finished 2 of 3. Cade Lisk was 1 of 2 with a double. Hunter Drish ended up 1 of 2 and crossed the plate twice. Hunter Hoskins went 1 of 2. Starter Lisk pitched on inning, gave up 2 hits and one run. Cole Engle threw the other 5 innings, allowed 6 hits, 6 runs 4 of them earned and was charged with the loss. 

(6/23) Van Buren Defeated In Baseball By West Burlington


The Van Buren varsity baseball team dropped a 7-2 home game against West Burlington last night. Jacob Plecker nailed a double. The rest of the offense featured one single apiece from 3 other players. Starting pitcher Mason McDonough was charegd with the loss going 6 plus innings, had 5 strikeouts, gave up 9 hits and 6 runs, 3 of them earned. Tony Davison worked one inning, fanned a batter, allowed 2 hits and one earned run.

(6/23) Van Buren Softball Team Falls To WBND


Van Buren was downed by West Burlington Notre Dame 13-3 in varsity softball last evening. Hannah Heiserman went 3 of 4. Grace Thomas finished 1 of 2, ripping a homer. Kortney Banks was 1 of 2. Salena Sayre added a double as they totaled 8 hits.

Starter Shayna Sprinkle took the loss, pitching 3 innings, allowed 9 runs including 4 earned. Sarah Thronsberry went the last 3 innings, giving up 4 runs with 2 of them earned. 

(6/22) Fairfield Tops Muscatine In Baseball


The Fairfield varsity baseball team got by Muscatine 9-6 last night. Austin Simpson paced the 11 hit attack finishing 3 of 3 and drove in 3 runs. Kosta Papazaglou went 2 of 3 with a double and scored 3 times. Hunter Hoskins was 1 of 1 and crossed the plate twice. Brandon Smithburg ended up 1 of 2 and scored 2 runs.

Starter Caden Jones pitched 4 innings, totaled 3 strikeouts, gave up 6 hits, 4 earned runs and got the win. Papazaglou worked one inning, fanned a batter and allowed one hit. Cade Lisk went one inning, had one strikeout and didn't give up a hit. James Lyman threw the 7th, not allowing a hit but was charged with 2 unearned runs.

(6/22) Fairfield Softball Team Wins One Of 2 Over Burlington


Class 4A 2nd ranked Fairfield built a big lead and went on to beat number 11 Burlington 11-6 in the nightcap of a varsity softball DH last evening. The Trojans came up short the first game 6-5. Highlights from the 23 hit offense included Brynna Bowman going 5 of 7 with a pair of doubles and crossed the plate 4 times. Ashtyn Drish finished 5 of 7, also nailing 2 doubles. Kaylee Watson was 3 of 6, drove in 4 runs and scored 3. Allison Rebling went 3 of 7, had a double and 4 runs batted in. Shay Drish ended up 3 of 7 and scored 3 times. Sara Trent contributed a double.

Bowman got the win pitching all 7 innings, totaled 5 strikeouts and allowed 13 hits. Rebling was charged with the loss throwing the last 6 innings of the opener, fanned 4 batters, gave up 6 hits and 2 unearned runs. Starter Haley Beard came out in the 2nd, giving up 3 hits and 4 runs.

(6/22) Ottumwa Splits Softball DH With Des Moines East


The Ottumwa varsity softball team pulled out the 2nd game of a home twin bill with Des Moines East 4-3 last night. The Bulldogs dropped the opener 2-0. Morgan Greiner was 5 of 7 overall ripping a homer, a double and drove in 2 runs. Kaylee Bix ended up 3 of 6. Kacy Nickerson went 2 of 6. Madi Wiley added 2 singles and scored 3 times as they totaled 15 hits. Dakota Garrison got the win throwing all 7 innings with 3 strikeouts, gave up 8 hits and 2 earned runs. Nickerson took the loss, also going 7 innings, fanned 2 batters and allowed 5 hits.

(6/22) Cardinal Baseball Team Defeated At Moravia


Cardinal lost to Moravia 6-1 in varsity baseball last night. The 7 hit offense was led by Tanner Collins, Wyatt Gatton and Braden Ridgway all going 1 of 2. Mason Aschenbrenner was charged with the loss throwing 3 innings, totaled 5 strikeouts, gave up 3 hits and 5 earned runs. Trey Albert went the final 3 innings, fanned 5 batters, allowed 2 hits and one unearned run. 

(6/22) Cardinal Downed By Davis County In Softball


The Cardinal varsity softball team lost a 6 inning 11-1 game to Davis County last evening. Kassidy Verrips went 1 of 1 at the plate. Rachel Lewman finished 1 of 2. Alexia McClure added a double as they totaled 6 hits. Starter Meghan Fitzsimmons pitched 3 2/3 innings, had one strikeout, allowed 8 hits, 8 runs, one earned and took the loss. Verrips worked the final inning and a third, fanned a batter, gave up one hit and 3 runs, 2 of them earned.

Davis County stat leaders are not available at this time.

(6/21) Van Buren Softball Team Hammers Moulton-Udell


Van Buren took a 5 inning 10-0 varsity softball home game with Moulton-Udell last evening. Shayna Sprinkle tossed a 3 hitter and had 5 strikeouts. Annalyssa Noll went 2 of 2. Salena Sayre finished 2 of 3, belted a homer and drove in 2 runs. Hannah Hudson was 2 of 3 including a double and 2 runs batted in. Lexi Jirak ended up 2 of 4, nailing a homer and a triple, crossed the plate twice and drove in 2 runs. Grace Thomas went 1 of 2 with a double. Lauren Starnes was 1 of 2 and Hannah Heiserman added a double to the 12 hit attack.

(6/21) Fairfield Blanks Albia In Softball


The Class 4A 2nd ranked Fairfield varsity softball team pulled out a 2-0 home win over 3A number 14 Albia last evening. Haley Beard fired a 7 inning 2 hitter that featured 10 strikeouts. Ashtyn Drish paced the 4 hit offense going 2 of 3. Kaylee Watson provided a 2 run single during the bottom of the 6th. The 23 and 3 Trojans have 8 straight victories.

(6/21) Peklin Softball Team Comes Up Short Against Wapello


Pekin was topped by Wapello 3-1 in varsity softball last evening. Emilee Linder went 1 of 2, ripping a triple. Ellie Ledger was 1 of 2 as each team ended up with 4 hits. Cari Duwa pitched all 7 innings, totaled 10 strikeouts and gave up just one earned run.

(6/21) Cardinal Defeated By Wapello In Baseball


The Cardinal varsity baseball team was edged by Highland 4-2 last night. Marcus Olson paced the 4 hit offense finishing 2 of 3 including double. Wyatt Gatton went 1 of 2 and drove in both runs. Colby Aschenbrenner threw the first 4 innings, fanned a batter, gave up 3 hits, 2 runs, one earned and was charged with the loss. Tanner Collins worked 2 innings, had 3 strikeouts, allowed 3 hits and 2 earned runs. Trey Albert pitched the last inning, fanned 3 batters and gave up one hit.

(6/21) Pekin Baseball Team Downed By Wapello


Pekin came up short 6-3 in varsity baseball against Wapello last night. Torell Washington provided a double. Tanner Bainbridge singled and drove in 2 runs. They ended up with 3 hits. Starter Skyler Juhl pitched 5 2/3 innings, totaled 9 strikeouts, allowed 5 hits and the 6 runs, 3 of them earned. Connor Reed went an inning and a third, fanned 3 batters and gave up one hit.

(6/21) Ottumwa Baseball Stats From Roosevelt Game


The Ottumwa varsity baseball team was knocked off 11-5 Monday evening at Des Moines Roosevelt. Nik Batterson paced the 7 hit attack going 2 of 4 with a double. Austin Shotts was 1 of 2, ripping a solo homer. He also started on the mound going 5 innings, had 6 strikeouts, allowed 10 hits, 9 runs, 8 of them earned and took the loss. Tyler Ward contributed a double. Justin Budan pitched one inning, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs. The 2nd game of the doubleheader was tied at 14 after 7 innings when play was stopped due to darkness since the field didn't have lights. A date has not been set on finishing it.

(6/21) Cardinal Softball Team Falls To Highland


Cardinal lost a 5 inning 13-2 varsity softball game with Highland last evening. Meghan Fitzsimmons led the 8 hit offense going 2 of 2 and scored  times. Maddie Cloke and Rachel Lewman were both 2 of 3. Alexandra Herrera finished 1 of 2. Starter Kassidy Verrips pitched 2 innings, fanned a batter, gave up 6 hits, 9 runs, 6 of them earned and was charged with the loss. Fitzsimmons worked the final 3 innings, had one strikeout, allowed 4 hits and 4 runs, 2 of them earned.

(6/20) Fairfield Tops Washington Twice In Softball


The Class 4A 2nd ranked Fairfield varsity softall team took 5 inning 10-0 and 6-3 home wins over Washington last evening. They banged out 25 hits. Kaylee Watson went 5 of 7 with 2 doubles and 6 runs batted in. Brynna Bowman finished 5 of 8 including a double and scored 4 times. Shay Drish ended up 4 of 6 and nailed a double. Sara Trent was 3 of 5, hammered 2 doubles and drove in 4 runs. Ashtyn Drish went 4 of 8, ripping a homer, a double and provided 4 runs batted in. Kenady Waugh finished 2 of 5 and crossed the plate 4 times. 

Haley Beard pitched a 4 hitter the first game, fanning 4 batters. Bowman started the nightcap going 3 2/3 innings, allowed 3 hits, the 3 runs, 2 of them earned and got the win. Allison Rebling picked up a save fanning one batter and giving up just one hit the last 3 and a third innings.

(6/20) Fairfield Baseball Team Sweeps Washington/Josh Allison Reaches 300 Wins


Fairfield topped Washington 2-1 (8 innings) and 10-4 in Southeast Conference varsity baseball last night. The 2nd contest marked the 300th victory for Josh Allison as the head coach of the Trojans. Tristan Waugh ended up 2 of 6 overall, blasted a grand slam homer, drove in 6 runs including the walk off single that ended the opener. Austin Simpson went 2 of 4. Kosta Papazaglou finished 2 of 5 with a double. Cade Lisk was 2 of 6 including a double. Cam Baumann went 2 of 6. Hunter Hoskins contributed a double among the 11 hits.

Starter Baumann worked 7 innings of the opener, totaled 12 strikeouts, gave up the 3 hits and one unearned run. Lisk got the win, fanning one batter during the 8th. Graham Kuehl went the distance during the 2nd contest, had 6 strikeouts, gave up 4 hits and no earned runs.

(6/20) Ottumwa Takes 2 In Softball At Des Moines Roosevetl


The Ottumwa varsity softball team swept Des Moines Roosevelt 3-0 and 6-0 last evening as Kacy Nickerson and Dakota Garrison each tossed a 3 hit shutout. Nickerson had 9 strikeouts during the opener while Garrison fanned 7. Delaney Throckmorton was 1 of 1 at the plate. Morgan Greiner ended up 3 of 6 including a double, drove in 3 runs and scored 3. Kate VanNest went 2 of 4. Kaylee Bix nailed a double as they totaled 12 hits.

(6/20) Pekin Softball Team Hammers Central Lee


Pekin rolled over Central Lee 10-1 in varsity softball last evening. Emilee Linder was 3 of 4 with a double and scored 3 times. Zoey Wright finished 2 of 4, ripping a pair of doubles. Remi Duwa went 1 of 2 with a double and drove in 3 runs. Makenna Myers contributed a double to the 9 hit offense. Cari Duwa pitched all 7 innings, totaled 4 strikeouts, allowed only 2 hits and the unearned run.

(6/20) Van Buren Knocks Off Seymour In Softball


The Van Buren varsity softball team took a 5-2 win at Seymour last evening. Hannah Heiserman paced the 10 hit attack finishing 3 of 3, all of them doubles, drove in 2 runs and scored 2. Darby Booth was 1 of 1. Kortney Banks went 2 of 3 and crossed the plate twice. Salena Sayre ended up 2 of 4 including a double. Lexi Jirak had a singe and 2 runs batted in. Shayna Sprinkle pitched all 7 innings, fanned 7 batters and gave up just 3 hits.

(6/20) Pekin Baseball Team Tops Central Lee


Pekin defeated Central Lee 5-3 in varsity baseball last night. Jake Huff and Connor Reed each hammered a double. Tanner Bainbridge provided a single and scored 2 times as they had 6 hits. Torell Washington added a single and drove in 2 runs. Starting pitcher Garrett Greiner picked up the win going 5 2/3 innings, totaled 11 strikeouts, allowed the one hit and 3 runs, only one of them earned. Cody Hassinen got the final 4 outs, fanning one batter and was credited with a save.

(6/20) Cardinal Edges IMS In Baseball


The Cardinal varsity baseball team got by IMS 4-3 last night. The 5 hit offense was paced by Wyatt Gatton going 2 of 3. Jentry Arbogast and Cameron Honomichl were both 1 of 2. Starter Marcus Olson pitched 4 and a third innings, totaled 2 strikeouts, gave up 6 hits and the 3 runs, just one of them earned. Mason Aschenbrenner got the win throwing the final 2 2/3 innings, fanned 3 batters and allowed 2 hits.

(6/20) Cardinal Downed By IMS In Softball


The Cardinal varsity softball team dropped a 10-7 home game last evening when IMS scored 4 times in the top of the 7th. Maddie Cloke went 4 of 5 ripping a triple and a double. Anna Mullikin ended up 1 of 1. Rachel Lewman finihsed 2 of 3 including a double and scored twice. Lydia Moses was 2 of 4 as they totaled 13 hits. Kassidy Verrips pitched all 7 innings, had 5 strikeouts, allowed 13 hits and 6 earned runs.