The New Hampton baseball team was back in action on Friday night when they traveled to Turkey Valley for one game. This game would not be close as the Chickasaws would score eight runs in the first inning and never look back. They would tack on five in the second, one in the third, and nine in the fifth to win, 23 to nothing. Zach Wemark had a home run and six RBIs in the game. Noah Fye pitched five innings of no-hit ball while striking out 10 batters. New Hampton still only has one loss on the season, and they will host Decorah tonight. The Trojans have lost two games in a row and will travel to EdCo for a doubleheader tonight.
The Chickasaws softball team had three games over the weekend with the first one being on Friday night against South Winneshiek. This out of conference game would go back and forth early. New Hampton would take a one to nothing lead into the third, but the Warriors would answer back with two runs of their own. The lead after three frames was two to one in favor of South Winneshiek. The Chickasaws would come to life in the fourth with four runners coming home. That is where the final score would sit, five to two. Emma Nicholaison had two RBIs in the game for New Hampton while Isabel Leichtman would cross home plate twice. The Chickasaws had two games on Saturday, the first one against Turkey Valley. The Trojans would hold a two to nothing lead after one inning, but that is the only lead they would hold. A nine run second, a one run third, and a five run fourth by New Hampton pushed this game to the 12-run rule, 15 to three. Kallie Olson had a home run in the game along with seven RBIs. Kayla Gilbert grabbed the win with four innings of work on the mound. New Hampton’s final game of the weekend came against Denver. The Chickasaws would put the pedal down early and coast to the finish line. New Hampton led Denver, eight to two after three innings of play. Denver would tack on one more run in the sixth, but New Hampton would win, eight to three. Lexi Rasmussen collected four hits in the game with four RBIs. Lauren Frerichs would also cross home plate twice as the Chickasaws win streak improves to eight games. New Hampton will travel to Crestwood tonight.
In the Turkey Valley softball team’s final two games of the weekend, they took on Denver and St. Ansgar. Against Denver, the Trojans would find themselves in an early hole as they trailed eight to two after two innings. Denver would score eight more runs over the next two frames to put away Turkey Valley, 16 to four. Sadie Nymeyer would score twice for the Trojans while Kelsey Kurtenbach and Jaedyn Winter would pitch in the game. In Turkey Valley’s final game of the weekend, St. Ansgar would handle them as well. Starting pitcher for the Trojans, Ashton Kout got hit hard, allowing 13 runs over three innings pitched. Turkey Valley remains winless on the season and will travel to MFL-Mar-Mac.
Sumner Fredericksburg baseball traveled to Wapsie Valley on Friday night for a showdown on the diamond. Like most games this season, the Cougars would struggle out of the game as they would find themselves trailing 10 to nothing after three innings played. This game would only last five innings as Sumner would drop yet another game, 10 to nothing. Andrew Tisue, Brett Meyer, and Kaleb Rich each had a hit in the game for the Cougars. Sumner remains winless on the season and will host Columbus Catholic tonight.
The Cougar’s softball team was in action as well this weekend as they had four games on their schedule. Sumner’s first game was against Wapsie Valley and this would be one of the Cougar’s two wins on the weekend. Sumner would have a four run third inning to extend their lead. The Cougars would never look back as they won this game, six to one. Jaydlin Seehase had a home run in the game. In their second win of the weekend, Sumner would come away with a two to nothing win over Iowa Falls. Seehase and Kylie Hoth each had RBIs in the game. Mariah Nuss threw seven innings of five hit ball for the Cougars. After a .500 record on the weekend, Sumner stays one game below that mark. Next up, the Cougars have a game at Columbus Catholic tonight.