The New Hampton softball team was back in action Tuesday night when they took on Nashua-Plainfield at home. New Hampton would score a pair of runs in the first and second innings while the Huskies could only match one of those runs. The Chickasaws would add two more runs in the fourth, one in the fifth, and one in the sixth inning to win, eight to one. Brittany Bendickson pitched all seven innings for the Huskies while allowing eight runs. Sierra Fisher had three hits on the night and would score one run. Next up for New Hampton, they will travel to Decorah on Wednesday night. Nashua-Plainfield continues their rough season and will host Northwood-Kensett.
Sumner-Fredericksburg had a game on Tuesday night against Gladbrook-Reinbeck on the road. The Cougars would be the first team to draw blood as they would score two runs in the second inning. Sumner’s lead would not last long as Gladbrook would answer with a nine run third and a seven run fourth. The lead after four innings was 16 to two. The Cougars would bring home one more run in the fifth but they would lose, 16 to three. Ethan Wood had two hits, a run scored, and an RBI in the game for Sumner. Wood, Colton Dralle, and Koby Rich would all score in this game. The Cougars still can’t buy a win as they remain winless on the season.
South Winneshiek baseball was back on the diamond on Tuesday night as they took on Crestwood. Crestwood would jump out to an early lead by scoring one run in the first, two in the second, and four in the third. The Warriors bats would wake up as they tried to put together a late rally with two runs in the fifth and sixth inning, but their comeback attempt fell short. The Warriors would go onto lose, nine to six. Huter Todd and Joel Hanson each had two RBIs on this night. Four pitchers pitched in this game for South Winneshiek but Mason Elsbernd would take the loss. The Warriors drop to 10 and seven on the season and will have a doubleheader against Clayton Ridge/Central on Thursday.