Washington Evening Journal
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DONNELLSON — Winfield-Mount Union’s eight-game win streak came to an end Wednesday in a road softball game against Central Lee. The Wolves lost to the Hawks 4-3.
The Super Conference non-divisional game was won by the home team with three runs in the first inning off Madie Anderson and a two-out score in the seventh inning. Anderson struck out seven in the game with one walk and no earned runs as there were four WMU errors.
Josie Nelson had a triple and a double and batted in a run. Jobie Malone and Melina Oepping helped rally WMU to tie the game with three hits apiece. Malone connected on a double. Emma Hasines batted in a run while Anna Anderson was 2-for-3.
No. 3 L & downs Warriors
KEOSAUQUA — A four-run fourth inning by the third-ranked (Class 2A) visitors was the difference in Van Buren County’s 6-2 loss to Louisa-Muscatine in the Super Conference non-divisional game
Record holder Chelsey Huff fanned eight to put her career strikeout total at 242, 20 more than VBC’s Taylor Marguia’s career record of 222 from 1993-96. Huff had 16 Ks in a no-hitter Monday. She walked one and gave up two earned runs Wednesday.
Isabelle Manning and Callie Kracht each had two hits for the Warriors while Huff batted in both runs.
Keota outhits visitors
KEOTA — The Eagles outhit Montezuma but lost 10-7 in a South Iowa Cedar League game.
Nicole Clarahan went 3-for-4. Eagles teammates Katelyn Swartz and Sky Weber each had a single and a double. Weber knocked in three runs, Swantz two. Cassandra Swantz went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Kimberly Clarahan had a single and an RBI.
Makenzie Jackson took the loss.
Huskies hammer Cardinal
ELDON — Highland (9-2) notched a 10-1 road win over the Comets.
The Huskies broke open a scoreless game with two runs in the fourth inning, adding another in the fifth when Cardinal’s Nicoa McClure homered off of Jessica Kraus, who fanned three, walked two with five hits in five innings.
Highland answered with seven runs in the final two inning behind Kraus and Katelyn Waters who each had two runs batted in. Abbi Stransky went 4-for-4 while Mackinze Hora and Jenna Sands had two hits apiece.
Maddy Lawson had a single and a double for the Comets (3-8). McClure took the loss.
Ravens lose bird battle
WEST BURLINGTON — The WB/ND Falcons had nine runs in the first inning and ended the game with one in the fifth, 10-0 over the Hillcrest Ravens.
Sarah Miller had the Ravens only hit. Leah Bontrager gave up three earned runs in the loss.
Columbus sinks to Danville
DANVILLE — The Bears (3-5) won the Super Conference game, 11-6 over the Wildcats.
Sara Vela, Emma Milder, Lily Coil and Jocelyn Fulton had two hits apiece for Columbus (2-7).