Alloree Else

Pella's Alloree Else picked up a pair of wins against Boone.

Girls tennis

Pella 9, Boone 2

BOONE — The Lady Dutch remained perfect on the early season by picking up a road win at Boone.

Pella went 5-1 in singles action. Freshman Emily Blom would bounce back from a 6-2 loss in the first set to win the second set 6-2 and take the super tiebreaker.

Fellow freshman Alloree Else picked up a 6-0, 6-0 sweep while Allie Singer (6-3, 6-3), Jade Chapman (6-3, 6-1) and Willa Kelpe (6-1, 6-3) also grabbed wins.

The Lady Dutch would finish 4-1 in doubles play. The freshmen Blom and Else teamed up to win a tough one in the super tiebreaker (6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (7)).

Amelia Poe/Singer (6-3, 6-2), Kelpe/Maranda Verschuure (6-4, 6-4) and Rachel Coppock/Kyli Hiemstra (6-3, 6-0) also won for the Lady Dutch in doubles action.

Pella (3-0) start conference play next Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. when they host Grinnell (1-0).

Oskaloosa 6, Albia 3

ALBIA — Oskaloosa picked up their second win of the season on Monday as they traveled to Albia and left with a 6-3 win.

Oskaloosa (2-0) returns home on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. as they host Indianola (1-0) to open Little Hawkeye Conference play.

*Stats were not available at time of print

Boys soccer

Des Moines Christian 4, Pella Christian 0

URBANDALE — The Eagles were shutout for the third time this season in tough road game at Des Moines Christian.

The Lions led 1-0 after the first half but would add three more goals in the second half to come away with the win.

Pella Christian (1-4, 0-1 LHC) will look to bounce back on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. when they host Indianola (0-2, 0-1 LHC).

*Stats were not available at time of print

Knoxville 5, Chariton 0

CHARITON — The Panthers picked up a shutout win over Chariton on Monday.

Knoxville had two goals in the first half before pouring in three more in the second half.

Keegan Cox had a pair of goals on the night while Emmett Schmidt and Tyler Kearney also scored for the Panthers. Cox, Kyle Davis and Jay Kellar picked up assists.

Knoxville (2-2, 1-1 SCC) travels to PCM (1-2) on Monday at 7 p.m.

Girls golf

Lady Dutch take sixth at Jaguar Invite

ANKENY — Pella saw their first 18-hole action this season at the Jaguar Invite at Briarwood Club of Ankeny on Monday.

Gilbert won the team title with a score of 396 while Ankeny’s Jaci Webb earned medalist honors with an 83.

Pella would finish in sixth place with a team score of 476.

Reagan VanWyk led the way for the Lady Dutch with a top 10 finish. She ended in seventh place with a score of 100.

Ella Jahner and Ellie Wogen both carded 121 while Olivia Hood (134), Maggie Leach (136) and Cecilia Masek (143) also competed for Pella.

Pella is right back on the course for a nine-hole meet at Westwood Golf Course in Newton against Newton and Oskaloosa on Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.

Team standings

1. Gilbert (396), 2. Ankeny (400), 3. Johnston (402), 4. Dowling Catholic (438), 5. Ankeny Centennial (452), 6. Pella (476), 7. Indianola (499), 8. Ottumwa (506)

Knoxville wins home triangular

KNOXVILLE — After winning a couple of meets in Osceola, Knoxville kept up their winning ways at home as they defeated Clarke and Chariton in a triangular at Pine Knolls Golf Club on Monday.

Knoxville edged Clarke by a score of 223-225 while Chariton took fourth with 243.

Amy Sullivan put in another solid round for the Panthers, earning runner-up honors with a 52.

Faith Roozeboom and Nikolle Kussatz also cracked the top five with scores of 53 and 55, respectively.

Isabella Day-Suhr (63) and Hayden Hudson (77) rounded out the Panther lineup.

Knoxville continues a busy week on Tuesday when they travel to Appanoose Country Club to compete in the Redette Invite.

Track and Field

Knoxville competes at Norwalk

NORWALK — The Knoxville boys and girls track and field teams competed against some good competition on Monday at Norwalk.

The Panthers showed well in the field events as Ashlyn Finarty was second in the shot put with a throw of 33-09.5 while Ciara Heffron took fourth in the discus with a throw of 94-05.

For the boys, Tyler Peterson took fourth in the shot put (42-02), T.J. DeJong was fourth in the long jump (19-08) and Kaden MicGill also grabbed a fourth place finish in the 800 (2:09.59).

Knoxville’s lone victory of the night came from Kieren Nichols in the 400 where he finished with a time of 50.31. Nichols would also take second in the 200 with a time of 23.39.

“No personal bests, but still progression towards our end of the season goals,” Knoxville girls head coach Michael Splavec said. “Great competition to compete against tonight gave us a look into what we will see when we look to qualify for the state meet.”

Knoxville hosts the Panther Relays on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Girls team standings

1. DCG (154), 2. Norwalk (153), 3. Winterset (123), 4. North Polk (70), 5. Carlisle (64), 6. Nevada (58), 7. South Tama (50), 8. Grinnell (42), 9. Knoxville (26)

Boys team standings

1. Norwalk (190.5), 2. DCG (171), 3. Winterset (90.5), 4. Nevada (72), 5. Grinnell (59.5), 6. South Tama (55), 7. Knoxville (51), 8. North Polk (39)

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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