Washington Evening Journal
111 North Marion Avenue
Washington, IA 52353
Columbus 7, Wapello 2
Columbus had no problem with Wapello on Thursday.
The Wildcats scored two in the first and third innings. They then followed with three more in the fifth to pull out the win.
Lily Coil went 3-4 win the win with two RBIs. Sera Vela and Kennedy Woepking each tallied two hits. Libby White and Audrey Hoback each finished with a hit and two RBIs.
Libby White was in the circle for the Wildcats. She allowed six hits, two runs (one earned) and eight strikeouts.
Winfield-Mt. Union 8, Columbus 6
Both teams were tied 1-1 after one inning, but the Wolves outscored the Wildcats 7-5 the rest of the way to pick up a Southeast Iowa Super Conference victory.
The Wolves had 13 hits in the win.
Anna Anderson went 3-3 in the game with four RBIs. Carlee Sloan and Makiah Lower each got two hits with a single RBI. Jobey Malone also finished with two hits. Keely Malone, Melina Oepping, Josie Nelson and Kaelyn Townsley all had one hit.
Makiah Lower was the winner pitcher. She had seven hits, six runs (three earned), four walks and six strikeouts.
Highland 7, Pekin 1
Highland led 2-0 at the end of fourth inning, but scored five in the next two to pull away with an SEISC victory.
The Panthers scored one in the fifth.
Sarah Burton went 3-4 in the game. Payton Brun and Grace Batcheller each had two hits and one RBI. Jessica Kraus, MyLei Smith and Madison Beeson all had one hit.
Jessica Kraus got the win on the mound. Kraus allowed just three hits, one run, two walks and eight strikeouts.
Wapello 9, Highland 2
Highland scored one run in the second and fifth inning against Wapello, but it wasn’t enough as the Arrows came away with the win.
Mackinze Hora and Grace Batcheller both went 2-3 in the game. Katelyn Waters, Madison Beeson and Sarah Burton all finished with one hit.
Pekin 13, Hillcrest Acadmey 12
Hillcrest led 3-2 after one inning against Pekin.
The Panthers scored 10 runs in the next four innings and the Raven four to make it a 12-7 game.
Hillcrest scored five in the sixth and seventh, while Pekin added just one in the final inning to hang on for the win.
The Raven had a whopping 17 hits in the loss.
Evelyn Gerber, Malia Yoder and Grace Miller all had three hits in the game. Lydia Beachy, Leah Bontrager and Norah Yoder all finished with two hits. Morgyn Nafziger and Delaney Shaw had one.
Hillcrest Academy 10, Mediapolis 9
The two teams were tied 9-9 heading into the seventh inning, but the Ravens scored one in the final inning to pick up a win.
Norah Yoder, Evelyn Gerber, Malia Yoder, Morgyn Nafziger, Esther Hughes, Leah Bontrager and Lydia Beachy all had one hit in the game.
Bontrager threw in the circle for Hillcrest Academy
West Burlington 9, Cardinal 3
Cardinal lead 2-0 after four innings of play against the Falcons, but West Burlington put nine runs on the board in the final three innings to pull out the win.
The Comets tallied six hits in the game.
Nicoa McClure had two hits in the matchup. Brinlee Ostrander, Emma Becker, Ava Ferrell and Riley Bears each had one.
Nicoa McClure was on the mound for Cardinal.
Albia 9, Cardinal 8
The Comets scored five runs in the first inning and led 6-1 after two innings, but Albia outscored the Comets 8-2 from the second inning on.
Kinsey Hissem went 4-4 in the contest with two RBIs. Riley Bears went 2-4 with a single RBI. Ava Ferrell went 1-4 with two RBIs. Maddy Lawson also went 1-4 with one single RBI. Caitlyn Reber, Brinlee Ostrander and Nicoa McClure all finished with a single hit.
McClure was on the mound for the Comets.
Holy Trinity Catholic 11, New London 5
New London trailed 4-0 after four innings against Holy Trinity.
The Tigers got three in the fifth, but the Crusaders matched them with three of their own. In the sixth, the Tigers added two more and the Crusaders four.
Sophie Malott, Kaitlyn Lee and Olivia Hester all had two hits in the game. Malott also had two RBIs and Lee one. Elly Manning, Morgan Jones, Natalie Burden and Chevy Mills each had one.
Elly Manning, Marlianna Woodsmall and Megan Lee all pitched for New London.
Central Lee 2, Van Buren County 0
The Warriors fell just short against the Falcons on Thursday.
Callie Kracht and Annabelle Cormier each finished with a hit in the game.
Northeast 4, Mid-Prairie 1
The Golden Hawks scored one run in the fifth inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Rebels came away with the win.