Nicole Brand started in the circle and took the loss for North Mahaska. She gave up six runs, two earned. She gave up seven hits. Hayley LaRue pitched in relief allowing the final run on two hits.
Lynnville-Sully (31-4, 19-0) allowed six hits from Rasmusson, who earned the victory. She struck out five.
North Mahaska will face Montezuma on Friday, and then play in the Ottumwa tourney this weekend before entering tournament play. The Warhawks will host Pella Christian in the first round on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Lynnville-Sully 7, North Mahaska 4
NM 002 000 2 — 4 5 3
LS 101 401 x — 7 9 5
North Mahaska battery — Nicole Brand (L, 4 IP, 6 R, 7 H, 0 BB, 3 K); Hayley LaRue (2 IP, 1 R, 2 H) and Michaela Heys.
3B – Sarah Bowen.
Hits — Bowen 1-for-4, Jaylin DeJong 1-for-4, Carissa McBirnie 1-for-3, Paige Hoffer 2-for-3. RBI — Bowen, DeJong, McBirnie. Runs —Bowen 2, DeJong, Gabrielle Foreman.