Ballard’s baseball team made a perfect 4-0 during the week to continue its winning streak to five games.
The Bombers beat Nevada 11-1 and Bondurant-Farrar 7-2, and they defeated Carlisle in the Raccoon River Conference duel 6-4 and 9-8 to improve to 10-7 and 6, respectively. -2 in RRC.
Ballard also had an interrupted match after five innings against North Polk on June 13 in Slater, with the Bombers leading 2-0.
Ballard’s softball team won a 16-14 match with North Polk on June 13 at Alleman and shared a double game with No. 4 (Class 4A) Carlisle on June 16 at Carlisle. The Bombers lost 10-0 and won 6-1 to 5-3 in the RRC.
Softball team Bomber also lost 9-7 to Roland-Story on June 14 and lost 8-3 to Bondurant-Farrar on June 18. The Bombers defeated Cedar Rapids Kennedy (6-0) and Pleasant Valley and fell to Fort Dodge (11-0) and Anneni (7-4) at Fort Dodge Invitational Friday and Saturday.
Softball team № 4 (1A) Collins-Maxwell defeated Riceville (13-1), Ediville-Blakesburg (2-0) and North Tama (16-0) before suffering their first two losses of the season at the Oscals Saturday. The Spartans suffered a 2-1 loss to Carlisle and a 10-0 loss to Knoxville.
The Spartan softball team reached 12-2 at the end of the week. The Spartans remained perfect in the southern division of the Iowa Star Conference at 7-0.
Collins-Maxwell’s baseball team joined Ballard 4-0 this week. The Spartans beat Clarksville (11-1), Riceville (8-3), Colfax-Mingo (14-4) and North Tama (5-1), all at home to improve to a total of 8-7 and 3-3 at ISC South.
Eli Rose and Bryce Hesig set the Bomber baseball team on fire
Ellie Rose and Bryce Hesig had big outings to help Ballard’s baseball team become a perfect week.
Rouse was 2-for-3 with running and two RBIs, and Jakson Fleischmann finished 3-for-4 with two sets and RBI in the win over Nevada. Freshman Miles Mood also had a big game against the Cubs as a winning pitcher, giving up one run with three hits with two outs and one walk, as well as driving in two runs in attack.
In the victory over Bondurant-Farrar, Haessig won the victory after conceding a winning streak of 10 goals with two outs and walks in 6 2/3 innings. Hessig was also 2-for-3 with RBI on offense.
Rouse scored and scored against Bluejays. Jaren Nyos and Jaden Katell doubled and ran, and Kate also scored once, Fleischman doubled and ran, Mudd scored and scored, and Jacob Ross took one run and one RBI.
In the 6-4 victory over Carlisle Rose, he was the winning pitcher after conceding four runs in five goals and three walks with five outs, and also made a 2-for-4 with a series of attacks. Haesig was 2-for-3 with one double, running and RBI per piece, Peasley went 2-for-3 with doubling and running, Cattell drove in two sets and Colby Calvert scored and scored.
In the 9-8 victory over the Wildcats, Ballard ended the 8-8 draw with a series in the seventh. Rouse was 3-for-3 with running and RBI, Njos doubled and drove in two sets, Ross was 2-for-3 with double and run, and Calvert finished 1-for-3 with one run and RBI each.
Peasley won the victory after giving up three runs in four hits and two five-out runs in three innings.
Maggie McCrady stands up for the Bomber softball team
McCrady finished 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Ella Husak finished 3-for-4 with a double, four runs and three RBIs for Ballard’s softball team in the victory over North Polk. The Bombers broke a 12-12 draw with four runs in the 11th inning and held out two Comet runs at the bottom of the inning to win.
Casey Larson also had a big game against the Comets, making a 3-for-5 with two pairs and RBIs each, and Sam Vetter was a 3-for-6 with three runs and two RBIs. Jade Lande doubled and drove in two runs, and Maggie Mortensen scored three times and knocked in a pair of runs.
Brooklyn Baumgardner won the victory over North Polk after giving up three runs in 14 goals and two walks with four outs in eight innings.
At the loss of Roland-Story McCrady homered and drove in three runs. She gave up five runs with seven hits and three walks with four outs in 4 2/3 innings as a losing pitcher.
Vetter made a 2-for-3 with a double, run and RBI and Husak singles, walked twice and scored three times against the Norwegians.
McCrady was 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the loss to Bondurant-Farrar. Larson also scored and scored, and Baumgardner was the losing pitcher after conceding six runs in 10 goals and five walks with seven outs.
Carlisle doubleheader and Fort Dodge Invite statistics were not available for press release.
A Spartan softball team gives Carlisle a good run
Collins-Maxwell gave a big fight in his loss from the traditional 4A power Carlisle on Oskaloosa Invitational Saturday.
The match was a 1-1 draw in the seventh inning, where the Wildcats scored the winning streak.
Erica Houge threw a three-pointer with nine outs and two walks as a losing pitcher. Alexis Houge separated and scored the only Spartan run for RBI from Erica, while Marissa Boege and Vivian Kahler scored one shot each.
In the loss to Knoxville, Avery Fricke stood out, and Alexis Houge came out as the only runners who reached without the help of a mistake against Panther’s aces Ciara Hefron, who had 12 outs. Ellie McDonough gave up eight runs in eight hits and four runs in 3 2/3 innings as a losing pitcher.
Erica Hoag scored and drove in five runs, and also threw four shots with six outs in the victory over Riceville. Alexis was 2-for-2 with three runs and four stolen thefts, Kenzi Wierson was 2-for-2 with two runs and RBI and Emma Pasquariello was 1-for-2 with running and two RBI.
In the victory over Ediville-Blakesburg, Alexis Houge scored both Spartan runs after making 2-3-3 with two stolen thefts. Erica doubled and ran, Cypress Erickson doubled once, and Wierson added a single.
Erica was the winning pitcher after throwing two strikers with nine strikes and no walks.
In the defeat of North Tama Alexs came out 2-on-2 with four stolen thefts and two runs, Erika doubled and drove in three runs, and Boege, Wierson, Erickson and Hannah Kimberly drove twice.
Pasquariello added one run and RBI each, Sophie Wattonville was 1-for-2 with two runs, and Fricke walked three times and scored twice. Erika won the victory after throwing two perfect innings with four outs.
Bats click for a spartan baseball team
Collins-Maxwell had a strong week on the record to win his four wins.
In the victory over Clarksville, the Spartans scored 10 goals. Jace Huntrods was 2-for-3 with two runs and RBI, Josef Dvorak 2-for-4 with triple, running and two RBIs and Caleb Dvorak 1-for-3 with double, double and RBI to lead the way.
Huntrods won after giving up one run with five goals and four walks with three outs.
In the win over Riceville, Caden Hasbrook was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Weston Kahler was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI, and Austin Kepple was a 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Huntrods also finished 1-on-3 with RBI, and Blake Huntrods was 1-on-4 with running.
Hasbrook was the winning pitcher after conceding two runs in six goals and three walks with seven outs.
Collins-Maxwell scored 14 goals in the victory over Colfax-Mingo. Jace Huntrods was 3-for-3 with double and three runs, Kapel 2-for-3 with three and two runs, Hasbrook 2-for-3 with running, Luke Huntrods 2-for-3 with doubling and running and Caleb Dvorak 2 -for-4 with double and two runs.
Kepple won the Tigerhawks after handing out four runs in seven goals and two walks with four outs in five innings.
Kahler allowed one run with six hits and two walks with nine outlets in six innings as a winning pitcher against North Tama. Blake Huntrods was 2-for-4 with three runs, Joseph Dvorak was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Caleb Dvorak was 1-for-3 with two RBIs in the win.