Washington Evening Journal
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West Liberty 10, Mid-Prairie 1
The Golden Hawks had a rough start to their doubleheader with the River Valley South leading Comets, falling by nine runs.
West Liberty 7, Mid-Prairie 4
Mid-Prairie led 4-2 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, but West Liberty turned on the jets late to stay unbeaten in conference play.
New London 19, Danville 8
The Tigers picked up their first win of the year in impressive fashion, stumping the rival Bears by 11 runs.
Kaitlyn Lee had a huge game at the plate, going 5-for-5 with a double and four RBIs. Ashlyn McSorley was 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Sophie Malott went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Megan Lee was 3-for-5 with three RBIs.
Olivia Hester went 3-for-5 at the plate with two doubles and three RBIs. McSorley went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Lee gave up just four runs (three earned) in seven innings in the circle.
Cardinal 10, Van Buren County 3
Caitlyn Reber went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs as the Comets knocked off the rival Warriors at home.
Madison Diveley was 1-for-3 with two RBIs for the Comets. Emma Becker knocked in two. Kinsey Hissem went 2-for-3 with an RBI, and Ava Ferrel gave up three runs (two earned) in the circle.
Van Buren County’s Callie Kracht went 2-for-3. McKenna Caviness was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Alli Campbell knocked in one run.
Highland 6, Mediapolis 4
Mediapolis gave Highland a scare, but the Huskies staved off the Bullettes in a Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division showdown.
Payton Brun went 2-for-3 with two RBIs to lead Highland. Jessica Kraus and Mackinze Hora each knocked in one run.
Columbus 8, Pekin 3
The Wildcats ran past Pekin in SEISC North play.
Jocelyn Fulton had a big game for Columbus, going 4-for-4 with a homer, a double and three RBIs. Libby White went 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Lily Coil held Pekin to two runs, while striking out eight over five innings.
Wapello 21, Winfield-Mount Union 10
It was a wild one in Winfield as the Wolves were knocked off in a high-scoring battle.
Jobey Malone went deep in the ballgame and also scored a pair of runs to go along with her homer. Melina Oepping was 3-for-3 with three runs scored. Carlee Sloan was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs.
Louisa-Muscatine 12, Hillcrest Academy 4
The Ravens kept it relatively competitive with the first-place Falcons, but Louisa-Muscatine was too much.