Washington Evening Journal
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A handful of area softball games took place on Saturday. Among them were a couple of games from Washington’s trip to the Hawkeye Softball Complex in Iowa City.
Iowa City Regina 8, Washington 4
The Demons cut an 8-0 Regal lead in half with four runs in the third inning but Washington’s offense couldn’t keep the rally going.
RyLee Fishback played long ball in the loss, going 1-for-3 with a three-run home run. Leighton Salazar went 2-for-3.
Cedar Rapids Prairie 5, Washington 1
Halle Cuddeback kept Prairie relatively quiet, giving up five runs (three earned) over six innings, but Washington’s offense only mustered a single run.
Isabella Salazar went 2-for-2 with a double. Fishback finished 1-for-4 with an RBI.
North Scott 10, Mid-Prairie 0
The Golden Hawks took their shot at the Iowa City West tournament but had a rough draw on Saturday with the Lady Lancers. North Scott held Mid-Prairie to just one hit, a single by Madeline Schrader.
Mid-Prairie 5, Iowa City West 4
The Golden Hawks scooped up a big win against the Trojans, holding on to what was once a 5-1 advantage.
Sydney Knebel went off, going 2-for-3 with four RBIs. Dakota Mitchell had a big day as well, going 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored.
Nevada 10, New London 5
New London held a 4-3 lead in the top of the second but Nevada’s offense was too much in the BGM invite.
Elly Manning and Morgan Jones each had two runs batted in for the Tigers. Olivia Hester had two hits and an RBI, and Megan Lee collected a pair of hits.
BGM 8, New London 3
The Tigers couldn’t pull off a win against the hosting Bears despite sprinkling nine hits throughout the game.
Elly Manning went 3-for-4 in the loss. Marlianna Woodsmall was 2-for-2.
Van Buren County 5, Montezuma 4
The Warriors picked up a nonconference win in Keosauqua, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the fifth.
Cala Smith went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs in the win. Ivy Davidson and Alli Campbell each knocked in a run, and Campbell picked up the win in the circle.
Davis County 10, Van Buren County 0(5)
In Game 2 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County was one-hit by Davis County. The Warriors’ lone hit was a Davidson single.
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 4, Cardinal 1
Nicoa McClure had EBF off-balance for five innings, but the Rockets put up four in the sixth to steal a win during the Oskaloosa tournament.
McClure threw six innings, giving up four runs (two earned) on five hits and four walks, while striking out three. Ava Ferrell had the team’s only hit.
Oskaloosa 3, Cardinal 2
The Comets took a shot at a Class 4A foe, but the Indians walked off in the eighth. Cardinal had tied the game at 2-2 with a two-run seventh, but Oskaloosa had the last laugh.