HS Baseball/Softball; Thursday 5-29 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

The West Delaware softball team started their WaMaC east division play last night in DeWitt. taking on Central. On a long night of softball with game one lasting a little over two hours, the Hawks won 7-5 in 8 innings. Game two saw the Hawks jump out in front then add more runs to eventually to win 9-4 in a game that lasted just under two hours. Hannah Cole did a solid of containing the Sabers offense in both contests, receiving help from sophomore’s Leah Bishop and Kristen Wegmann in the 2nd game. Offensively Bridget Hoffman led the way with 8 hits, 4 in each game with 4 rbi’s, Ashley Heims had 6 hits, Emily Thole had 4 hits and Haley Morrison added 4 as well including the night’s only home run in game 1. The Hawks improved their record to 3-0 and stay on the road tonight for a non-conference meeting with North Scott in Eldridge.

Elsewhere last night in area softball;

Benton 10, Center Point-Urbana 8
Benton 6, Center Point-Urbana 1
Central City 11, Maquoketa Valley 1
Maquoketa Valley 7, Central City 2
Mount Vernon 5 Western Dubuque 1
Mount Vernon 8 Western Dubuque 5
North Cedar 16, Cascade 8
North Cedar 6, Cascade 2
West Delaware, Manchester 7, Central Clinton, DeWitt 5 (8)
West Delaware, Manchester 9, Central Clinton, DeWitt 4

Around the area in Baseball;

Beckman Catholic 10, Anamosa 0
Beckman Catholic 14, Anamosa 4
Benton Community 12, Center Point-Urbana 4
Center Point-Urbana 10, Benton Community 6
Independence 9 Vinton-Shellsburg 5
Mount Vernon 11Western Dubuque 1
Mount Vernon 6 Western Dubuque 4
North-Linn 13, Cedar Valley Christian School 3 (6 innings)
North-Linn, Troy Mills 15 Cedar Valley Christian School 0 (4 innings)