C-M baseball earns second win
COLLINS — The Colfax-Mingo Tigerhawks experienced success on the road for the first time this season on June 13.
Colfax-Mingo defeated Collins-Maxwell/Baxter, 6-1. It was the fewest runs the Tigerhawks have allowed all season.
After CMB scored in the bottom of the first, the Tigerhawks scored twice in the second to take the lead. Colfax-Mingo added one run in the third and sixth innings and two more in the top of the seventh.
CMB’s Hunter McWhirter, who was the losing pitcher in the game, had two of his team’s five hits.
PCM baseball loses two of three
The Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs lost two of three over the Father’s Day weekend. PCM lost a conference road game at Saydel, 16-3, on June 13 and then went 1-1 in tournament action at East Marshall on June 14.
The Mustangs defeated Cardinal, 10-3, in their opening game at the East Marshall tournament. PCM scored nine runs in the third inning to distance itself from Cardinal. Sophomore Clay Cooper led PCM by going 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Senior Troy Vittetoe also had three hits and scored two runs.
Freshman Luke Greiner picked up the win in his first outing of the season. He pitched 4 2-3 innings and allowed one hit.
PCM lost to Hudson, 5-2, in its second game of the East Marshall tournament. Hudson took the lead for good in the fifth by breaking a 2-all tie and then added two more runs in the sixth for the final score.
Sophomore Tyler Foster took the loss for PCM. Foster walked six batters in five innings pitched. He allowed only one hit and struck out four.
PCM junior Trey Lindsay had two of his team’s six hits against Hudson.
C-M softball shutout at A-D-M
ADEL — The Tigerhawks saw their three-game winning streak turn into a three-game losing streak over the weekend.
Colfax-Mingo lost all of its games at a tournament hosted by A-D-M. The Tigerhawks lost to A-D-M, 3-0, and Ballard, 8-0, on June 13, and then lost to Van Meter, 5-3, on June 14.
Colfax-Mingo fell behind early in all three games as their opponents scored in either the first or second innings.
The Tigerhawks are now 8-5.
PCM softball drops three of four
The Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs experienced their first back-to-back loses of the season this past weekend.
PCM lost two of its three games at a tournament at Eddyville-Blakesburg on June 14.
The Mustangs (10-4) beat Sigourney before losing to Eddyville-Blakesburg, 11-1 in six innings, and Mt. Pleasant, 3-2, at the one-day tournament. PCM tied Mt. Pleasant at 2-all in the bottom of the sixth inning before allowing the go-ahead run to Mt. Pleasant in the seventh.
Jayci Vos batted .500 (5-for-10) in the three games and MaKenna Van Veen went 3-for-7 on the day.
The Mustangs also lost at Saydel, 4-3, on June 13.
PCM held a 3-1 lead until the Eagles scored one run in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings, resulting in PCM’s second loss of the year.
CMB swept at Lynnville-Sully tournament
SULLY — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter lost two games to host Lynnville-Sully and Melcher-Dallas on June 14.
CMB was shutout for the third time this season in a 11-0 loss to Lynnville-Sully.
Raider pitcher Mackenzie Schmitz was tagged for eights hits and five earned runs in the loss. She also walked seven batters.
Schmitz, Payge Jurgens, Taylor Ross and Megan Ritter each had one hit against the Hawks.
CMB also dropped a back-and-forth game to Melcher-Dallas, 10-6.
Heather Jessen was the pitcher of record, giving up 13 hits and walking three.
Avery Hlavacek and Abbie Haupert both hit two doubles in the loss for the Raiders. Ross and Ritter each added a pair of singles.