Thea Wisse and Kylie Tauke

Pella's Thea Wisse (4) and Kylie Tauke (6) during a game earlier this season


Pella 11, North Mahaska 1

PELLA — The Lady Dutch continued their recent winning ways on Tuesday with a 10-run rule win against North Mahaska.

The Warhawks led 1-0 heading into the bottom of the third before the Pella bats would explode with five runs in the third, two in the fourth and four in the fifth to runaway with the victory.

Katie Pollock was 3-for-4 with a RBI while Tori Van Vark and Kylie Tauke both had two hits. Ava Curry went 1-for-2 with four RBIs while Kiki Riggen was 1-for-1 with two walks and three RBIs. Autumn Blink would also drive in two runs for the Lady Dutch.

Ella Corbin was lights out for Pella in the circle, giving up one run on one hit with two walks and nine strikeouts.

Pella (6-24, 2-15 LHC) will play host to Pella Christian (12-17, 4-14 LHC) in a doubleheader on Wednesday starting at 5:30 p.m.

Knoxville 7, PCM 3

MONROE — PCM jumped in front 1-0 in the first before Knoxville rallied for three runs in the third and another three in the fourth to gain control of the game.

Ashlyn Finarty was 2-for-3 with a home run and three Rbis to lead Knoxville. Ciara Heffron went 3-for-4 while Elaina Hamilton was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Jadyn Streigle would go 2-for-4 with a RBI while Olivia Maasdam doubled and drove in one run.

Charlie Willis got her first win in her first pitching appearance of the season, going four innings while giving up three unearned runs on three hits with three walks. Streigle closed out the final three innings while not allowing a hit with two walks and three punch outs.

Knoxville (19-8, 5-4 SCC) will host Clarke (12-10, 4-6 SCC) on Thursday at 8 p.m.


No. 4 (3A) Grinnell 10, Knoxville 3

GRINNELL — The Panthers battled a title contender in Class 3A on Tuesday on the road.

Grinnell would use a four-run second and six-run fourth to jump ahead 10-0 with Knoxville getting three runs late.

Mike Hudson led the Panthers offense going 3-for-4 while Carson Uitermarkt took the loss after allowing eight runs on six hits with two strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings.

Knoxville (9-14, 5-8 SCC) will host Centerville (14-7, 12-2 SCC) for a doubleheader on Wednesday. They will pick up a rained-out game in the fourth inning at 5:30 p.m. before playing another game following the conclusion of that one.

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

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