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(6/29) Fairfield Softball Team Wins 3 Of 4


Class 4A 13th ranked Fairfield went 3 and 1 during the Clear Creek Amana tournament over the weekend on the University of Iowa fields at Iowa City. Saturday they ripped Williamsburg 7-0 and defeated Class 3A number 8 Mid-Prairie 9-5. Friday the Trojans rolled over Central DeWitt 7-1 after falling to Class 4A 3rd rated Carlisle 2-0. Overall the offense produced 33 hits led by Kaylee Watson going 8 of 12 with a homer, 3 doubles and 6 runs batted in. Ashtyn Drish went 5 of 12 and crossed the plate 4 times. Sara Trent was 3 of 9 including 2 doubles. Kenady Waugh finished 3 of 11, belted a pair of doubles and scored 5 runs.

Haley Beard was the winning pitcher against Central DeWitt and Mid-Prairie throwing a total of 12 innings, had 7 strikeouts, gave up just 4 hits and one unearned run. Alli Deao went 1 and 1 pitching the other 14 innings, fanned 7 

(6/29) Cardinal Falls To EBF In Softball


The Cardinal varsity softball team came up just short 5-4 against Class 2A 2nd rated Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Friday night. Cassidy McMartin was 2 of 2 at the plate, drilled a homer, drove in 3 runs and scored 2. Shelby Smith went 2 of 3 with a double. Danae Moses ended up 2 of 4 including a double. Alexis Adam was 2 of 4. Lindsey Davis and Jessie McElderry both were 1 of 3 as they totaled 10 hits. Lexi Fullenkamp pitched all 7 innings, gave up 9 hits and only one earned run.

(6/29) Van Buren Baseball Stat Leaders Against West Burlington


As reported Friday, Class 1A 2nd ranked Van Buren topped West Burlington 7-3 in varsity baseball on the road Thursday night. Braxton Bainbridge paced the 11 hit offense going 2 of 4, both were doubles, scored twice and had one RBI. Austin Bartholomew was 2 of 4 including a double and drove in a run. Garrett Saunders went 2 of 5 with a double. Robert Barker finished 1 of 3, blasted a homer and drove in 2 runs. Brandon Plecker ended up 1 of 3 and nailed a double. Noah Whitten was 1 of 3. 

Barker pitched all 7 innings, totaled 4 strikeouts and allowed 7 hits. The 19 and 0 Warriors were scheduled to host Fairfield Friday night but the game had to be postponed until Wednesday July 8th with a JV contest at 5:30 and the varsity teams playing after that.

(6/26) Cardinal Gets By Davis County In Softball


The Cardinal varsity softball team picked up a 5-3 win at Davis County Wednesday night. Shelby Smith paced the 6 hit offense finishing 2 of 3 including a double and stole 4 bases. Lexi Fullenkamp went 2 of 4 and had 2 steals. Jessie McElderry was 1 of 2 ripping a homer and drove in 2 runs. Fullenkamp pitched all 7 innings, fanned a batter and allowed 9 hits. No report was provided on the Comets game scheduled last night in Danville.

(6/26) Ottumwa Baseball Team Falls To CR Kennedy


Ottumwa was blanked 4-0 in varsity baseball last night at Cedar Rapids Kennedy. Bulldog individual stat leaders are not available at this time. According to the Kennedy report they outhit Ottumwa 7-4. 

(6/26) Fairfield Drops 2 In Baseball At Mount Pleasant


The Fairfield varsity baseball team was swept at Mount Pleasant last evening 3-2 and 6-5. The opener featured a Cam Baumann one hitter with 12 strikeouts but the 7 hit offense could not score enough. The 2nd game Baumann went 2 of 3 at the plate. Cody Craff finished 1 of 2 ripping a double and drove in a run. Cade Lisk went 1 of 3 with a double. Nick Jackson and Cade Lisk both were 1 of 3 as they totaled 8 hits. 

Tristan Ledger started on the mound going 4 2/3 innings, fanned 4 batters, allowed 8 hits and 4 runs, 3 of them earned. Lisk pitched an inning and third, gave up one hit, 2 runs, one earned and was charged with the loss. The Trojans are 12 and 7 overall including a 7 and 2 Southeast Conference record. The 7 and 10 Panthers are 7 and 2 in the league.

(6/25) Fairfield Softball Team Rolls Over Columbus Junction


Fairfield took a 5 inning 12-2 varsity softball home win against Columbus Junction last evening. Ashtyn Drish paced the 12 hit attack finishing 3 of 4 including 2 doubles and 3 runs batted in. Jolea Burkhart and Haley Beard both were 1 of 1. Brynna Bowman was 2of 4 ripping a 3 run homer and RBI double. Mackenzie McClure went 2 of 4. Karley Williams ended up 1 of 3 with a double and 2 runs batted in. Madison Roberts went 1 of 3 and scored twice. Kelsey Roberts finished 1 of 3. 

Starter Alli Deao got the win throwing 4 innings, had 5 strikeouts, gave up the one hit and 2 runs, both underaned. Beard pitched the 5th and fanned 2 batters. The 16 and 5 Trojans are scheduled to play in the Clear Creek Amana tournament tomorrow and Saturday on the University of Iowa fields at Iowa City

(6/25) Elks Golf Tournament Highlights


The Fairfield Elks annual Junior Golf tournament took place Tuesday June 16th at the Walton Club. Olivia Hammel was the only one girl competing and shot 98. She qualified for the state tournament in the 16 and 17 year old division. The winning boys that advance to state and their score included:
10 and 11 year olds Cael McClaran 115
12 and 13 Josh Brewington 123
16 and 17 Drew Stever 100

(5/7) Golf And Girls Basketball Camps Scheduled This Summer


The Fairfield golf camp will take place June 29th through July 2nd from 1 until 3 each afternoon at the Country Club. It is open to any boy or girl that will enter 4th through 8th grade in the 2015-16 school year. The fee is 40 dollars and checks should be made out to Mick Flattery. Mail them to 501 BelAire Drive in Fairfield. 

Trojan girls basketball camp is July 6th through the 10th. The incoming 9th through 12th graders will be from 7:30 until 9:30 in the morning and 4th through 8th graders follow from 9:45 to 11:45. Both of those are in the high school gym with a fee of 40 dollars. The camp for K through 3rd grade is 12:30 until 1:30 in the afternoon at Pence Elementary and the fee is 25 dollars. Checks can be made out to Fairfield Youth basketball and mailed to Coach Flattery at the above address.