Pella wins team, individual regular season LHC titles
PELLA — The Little Hawkeye Conference teams wrapped up regular season conference play on Tuesday with the third and final event being played at Bos Landen. Pella would win the day and would end up taking the overall team title as well as the individual medalist.
Will Simpson paced the Dutch with his round of 75 giving him the runner-up medalist on the day but it would be good enough to pass DCG’s Blake Perrin, who he trailed in the overall race before Perrin would shoot an 84 on Tuesday to give Simpson the overall title at 227 against Perrin’s 231.
Ayden Gordon also had a good day by taking third with a round of 77, which in turn gave him third in the overall standings as well. Cade McGinley and AJ Hoekstra both carded 81s on the day while Keagan Miedema had a 91 and Simon Thoreson shot a 96.
Oskaloosa would have an up and down day and would take sixth with a 353, which was 15 strokes better than when they played Bos Landen earlier this year.
Johnathon Terpstra and Tucker DeJong led Osky with an 86 and 87, respectively. Keaton Flaherty and Caleb Cohrt both had 90s while Ryan Carriker (92) and Carter Blanco (97) would round out the lineup.
Pella Christian took fifth place on the day with a 350 but would end up in third overall as a team. Isaiah Breems shot a solid 80 to put him in fifth for the day and finish sixth overall to lead the Eagles. Dane Geetings (87), Eliot Menninga (91), Kyle Gao (92), Zaylor Rus (102) and Mason Westercamp (102) would also play for PC.
The Little Hawkeye Conference Tournament will be at Willow Creek on Monday with sectionals set for Wednesday.
Event three team standings
1. Pella (314), 2. Dallas Center-Grimes (333), 3. Grinnell (348), 4. Newton (349), 5. Pella Christian (350), 6. Oskaloosa (353)
Overall team standings
1. Pella (969), 2. DCG (991), 3. Pella Christian (1027), 4. Newton (1029), 5. Grinnell (1041), 6. Oskaloosa (1045)
Overall individual standings
1. Will Simpson (Pella, 227), 2. Blake Perrin (DCG, 231), 3. Ayden Gordon (Pella, 239), 4. Nathaniel Zug (Grinnell, 241), 5. Ethan Walker (Newton, 243), 6. Isaiah Breems (Pella Christian, 245), 7. Jacob Runyan (DCG, 247)
Oskaloosa second at DCG
GRIMES — The Oskaloosa girls golf team was at Beaver Creek for a triangular against Dallas Center-Grimes and Grinnell with the Indians taking second with a score of 233.
Amelia Meador finished fourth overall with her nine-hole round of 54 with Emerson Lee right behind in sixth with her round of 55. Avree Ebelsheiser (62), Reese Milburn (62), Libby Fenton (63) and Amelia Bowen (69) rounded out the Osky lineup.
Oskaloosa plays at Ottumwa on Thursday at 12 p.m.
Indianola 4, Oskaloosa 2
OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa fell at home to Indianola in their final regular season home game.
The two teams were locked at one after the first half but three second half tallies would net Indianola the win.
Elliot Nelson and Carson Genskow both had a goal for Oskaloosa while Dalton Plate had an assist. Sage Chapman had a hat trick for Indianola while Osky keeper Landon Briggs ended with 12 saves in net.
Oskaloosa (7-6, 1-4 LHC) will hit the road to face Pella Christian (5-6, 0-5 LHC) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Newton 6, Pella Christian 0
NEWTON — Pella Christian saw their three-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday at Newton.
The Eagles gave up four first half goals and another two in the second in the loss. Bryar Annee had four goals and one assist for the Cardinals while PC had four shots on net on the night.
Pella Christian (5-6, 0-5 LHC) host Oskaloosa (7-6, 1-4 LHC) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
No. 2 DCG 8, No. 12 Pella 0
PELLA — A brief two-game winning streak was snapped on Tuesday as they battled title-contender DCG.
The Mustangs would roll behind five goals in the first 40 and another three in the second on their way to the win.
No. 12 Pella (7-6, 3-2 LHC) will try to bounce back when they travel to Grinnell (4-6, 2-3 LHC) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Pella Christian 1, Newton 0
PELLA — The Eagles played their second consecutive decided by one goal, this time they were on the right side of it as they topped Newton 1-0 on Tuesday.
The lone goal came in the second half on a Sarah Gritters assist to Joslyn Terpstra for the game-winning score. Lydia Zylstra got the clean sheet for PC with six saves on senior night for the Eagles.
Pella Christian (4-5, 2-3 LHC) hits the road to face Central Iowa United (3-6) on Monday at 5:30 p.m.