Colo-NESCO softball team edges out Baxter in regional opener
The Colo-NESCO softball team plays its best ball at the perfect time after winning its final two games of the regular season and beating Baxter in the first round of Class 1A regionals.
The Royals defeated Janesville by a score of 7-2 on June 27 and BCLUW by a 12-2 margin on June 29 at Stan Vigness Field in McCallsburg to close out the regular season. They then beat Baxter by a 7-6 margin on Friday at Baxter to improve to 8-20 on the season.
The Colo-NESCO baseball team saw its season end with a 5-3 loss to Gladbrook-Reinbeck in the first round of District 1A on Saturday in Reinbeck. The Royals finished with a 13-12 record.
The Colo-NESCO baseball team fell to Janesville 10-1 on June 27 and beat Colfax-Mingo 10-3 to Colfax on June 28 in its final two games of the regular season. .
The Nevada softball team ended its regular season with losses to Saydel (12-0), Greene County (13-3) and Gilbert (9-2). The Cubs finished 3-11 in the Heart of Iowa Conference and they fell to 7-18 overall.
The Nevada baseball team lost a 13-11 slugfest at Webster City on June 28 and an 11-3 decision to Humboldt on June 30 in Nevada and the Cubs beat Greene County by a score of 10-0 on June 29 at Jefferson. Nevada finished 6-8 in the HOIC and fell to 13-15 overall.
Royal softball team retains Bolts
The Colo-NESCO softball team took a 3-1 lead after one inning and did just enough to hold on against Baxter.
Abigail Hostetler was 1 for 4 with two RBIs, Callie Kohlwes 2 for 5 with a double, a run and RBI and Rylee Upchurch 2 for 2 with a run for Colo-NESCO. Molly Angell tripled and scored and Jenna Hill was 1 for 4 with a run and RBI apiece.
Kohlwes was the winning pitcher. She allowed an earned run on five hits with nine strikeouts.
In the win over Janesville, Taylor Cox went 2-for-4 with a double, a run and an RBI, Izabell Voelker went 2-for-3, and Kohlwes was 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Upchurch went 1 for 4 with a run and RBI each, Rebekah Nessa went 1 for 2 with an RBI, Angell scored and Rylie Handsaker added a single.
Kohlwes allowed two runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts as the game-winning pitcher against Janesville.
Kohlwes also picked up the win against BCLUW after throwing a hit with two strikeouts in five innings. She also went 2-for-4 with two runs and RBIs at home plate.
Both Angell and Upchurch had two hits, two runs and an RBI against the Comets. Rebekah Nessa was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Hill and Katherine Rouse 1 for 3 with a run and RBI each, Handsaker 1 for 4 with a run and an RBI, and Hostetler 1 for 3 with a run.
CN baseball team struggles offensively in district loss
The Colo-NESCO baseball team struggled to put together hits in their district loss to Gladbrook-Reinbeck.
The Royals had just three hits against Rebel pitchers William Kiburis and Nick Tscherter. Kenny Cutler hit a two-run brace in the second inning, Kaleb Gray went 1 for 3 and drove in a run in the seventh, and Ephram Muntz scored and scored.
Drew Banks suffered the loss after allowing three earned runs on two hits with three strikeouts in four innings.
Colo-NESCO opened its final week with the loss to Janesville. Spencer Hansen was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Andrew Grover walked and scored and Breckin Clatt scored a single against the Wildcats.
Ben Rouse took the loss against Janesville after allowing three earned runs on two hits with two strikeouts in 1 1/3 innings.
A seven-run fourth inning put Colo-NESCO past Colfax-Mingo. Banks picked up the win after allowing two unearned runs on five hits with four strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings.
Cutler went 3-for-3 with one point and Rouse 3-for-4 with two points in the win. Gray doubled and drove in a run, Grover went 1 for 2 with a run and RBI apiece, Muntz went 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI and Banks scored and scored.
The Cub softball team has a rough last week
Nevada’s softball team couldn’t do much in its final week of the regular season.
A Mayzi Weig single was Nevada’s only hit in the loss to No. 7 (3A) Saydel. Samantha Herridge suffered the loss after allowing 12 unearned runs on just three hits with one strikeout.
In the loss to Greene County, Makayla Spaid went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs, Peyton Hanson doubled and drove in a run, Weig scored, and Hanson also had a base hit. Spaded allowed four earned runs on six hits with one strikeout in four innings.
Lani Khounsourath tripled, scored and led in a run in the loss to Gilbert. Kylie Taylor picked and scored and Weig, Hanson and Maria Rivera each singled.
Herridge suffered the loss to Gilbert after allowing two earned runs on nine hits with one strikeout in six innings.
The Cub baseball team earns a decisive victory over the Rams
The Nevada baseball team had 12 hits and received a stellar pitching performance from Karter Beving in their win over Greene County.
Beving threw a no-hitter against the Rams. He struck out nine batters and walked three.
Beving also hit a single and drove in three runs at home plate. Gavin Melohn doubled twice and scored two runs, Colin Memmer went 2 for 2 with two runs and an RBI, William Carsrud was 2 for 3 with a run, and Anthony Eaton went 2 for 2 with a triple and an RBI.
Christian Hawbaker doubled, scored and drove in a run and Connor Schnettgoecke was 1 for 2 with a run and an RBI apiece.
In the loss to Webster City, Beving was 3-for-4 with four runs and an RBI and Melohn had a hat-trick, scored twice and hit three-runs. Schnettgoecke also drove in three runs, Memmer had two RBIs, and Cael Franzen and Ty Dittmer both scored and scored.
James Edwards suffered the loss against the Lynx. He allowed six earned runs on nine hits with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings.
Melohn went 3 for 3 with two triples and a steal, run and RBI each in the loss to Humboldt. Schnettgoecke scored a single and drove in a run, Franzen and Caleb Kooiker both scored once and Memmer, Edwards and Carsrud each had a single.
Franzen was the losing pitcher against Humboldt. He gave up two earned runs on 10 hits with six strikeouts in five innings.