With the opening day for summer sports in Iowa yesterday, that means the postseason of spring sports continued for area schools.
Girls Regional Golf
New Hampton is going back to state for the fourth straight year after after shooting 339. Sumner-Frederiskburg is one spot out after shooting 400.
Charles City shot a 427 in regionals and was well off the mark for state qualifying.
Qualifying individually for state is Allison and Morgan Nuss of New Hampton along with Syndey Rhea of Sumner-Fred.
North Butler’s Meg Thompson is going to the state meet after having a qualifying score of 93.
Charles City’s season has come to an end after falling 2-1 on penalty kicks to Hampton-Dumont yesterday in Waverly. The game was level after regulation and two overtime periods.
North Fayette Valley ended their season with a 4-3 loss to Humboldt.
Charles City opened the 2019 campaign at Clear Lake as Erik Hoefer had the call.
Tenth-rated New Hampton outlasted South Winneshiek 4-3. The Chickasaws led the Warriors 4-1 at the end of the fifth inning before South Winn tacked on two runs. New Hampton closed out the game for the first win of the season. South Winn is 0-1.
The Riceville Wildcats are 1-0 to start the season dropping Clarksville 7-3 in baseball. Judge Losee and Derick Dunn each collected a pair of RBIs. Sully Fair picked up the win with nine strikeouts and giving up one earned run. Clarksville is 0-1.
The North Butler Bearcats picked up a 4-3 win over Wapsie Valley to improve to 1-0 on the season.
The Chickasaw Softball team opened 2019 with 10-6 thumping of Denver. Natalie Hoey collected a homerun. New Hampton is 1-0 on the season.
The third-rated Clarskville softball team opened the season blanking Riceville 13-0 Janet Borchardt and Cailyn Hardy collected three hits in the game with Borchardt batting in four runs. Kori Wedeking picked up the win in the circle giving up one hit and bagging five strikeouts.