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Local Sports

Area softball roundup

Hawk softball team wins two

MARENGO — Madison Rasmusson threw back-to-back one-hitters for Iowa Class 1A second-ranked Lynnville-Sully (19-1) Monday. The Hawks drilled host Iowa Valley 12-0 in five innings and 5-1 in seven to run their South Iowa Cedar League mark to 12-0.

Rasmusson struck out 10 in the first game. She notched seven strikeouts in the second contest and walked one.

In the opener, Shaylin Lukehart delivered two doubles while Rasmusson, Kasiah Ehresman and Lysandra James each had two singles. Becca Vos and Jade Van Rees had a base hit apiece.

Rasmusson led the Hawk offense in the second game with a single and a triple. Vos doubled. Shelby Davis, Van Rees and Brenna Lanser each had a single.

Mustangs shutout Nevada

MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe shutout its first opponent since late May in a 12-0, three-inning victory Monday night.

Jayci Vos led the Mustang attack by going 3-for-3 with three RBIs. Freshman Kayla Jennings and junior Makenna Van Veen both had two hits.

Jennings picked up the win in the circle for PCM (11-4). It was her first win in her last four starts. Jennings (4-3) struckout three Nevada hitters.

CMB back in win column

COLLINS — The Raiders prevented their first three-game losing streak of the year by defeating Saydel, 6-4, Monday night.

CMB took a 4-1 lead when junior Abbey Appelgate hit a bases-clearing double in the third inning and then the Raiders (7-8) took the lead for good when Payge Jurgens’ squeeze bunt in the bottom of the sixth scored Mackenzie Schmitz.

Appelgate finished the night with four RBIs while Schmitz and Taylor Ross both had two hits.

Heather Jessen earned the win in the circle, throwing a complete game. Jessen (7-6) allowed seven hits, walked two and struckout three.

Russell, Nicholson lead

Tigerhawks to win

COLFAX — Brooke Nicholson’s walk-off single and Amy Russell’s pitching carried Colfax-Mingo to a 1-0 win against Gilbert Monday night.

Nicholson singled in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs, driving in Rhiannon Haley for the winning run.

Russell kept her team in the game throughout despite four Tigerhawk errors. The freshman pitched her second complete-game shutout of the season while allowing only two hits. She struckout seven.

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