No. 9 (3A) Davis County 4, Oskaloosa 0
OSKALOOSA — The Indians were limited to just three hits in a shutout loss to Davis County in their regular season home finale on Friday.
The Mustangs scored a single run in each of the first three innings with only three hits along the way to take a 3-0 lead that would be good enough the rest of the way as DC pitcher Madeline Barker gave Osky a hard time allowing just three hits with 10 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout.
Maleah Walker, Olivia Gordon and Presley Blommers all had one hit in the game. The Indians had the bases loaded an the tying run at the plate in the seventh with two outs but a pop out would end the game. Shannon Van Rheenen took the loss after giving up three runs, two earned, on four hits with five walks and four strikeouts in four innings of work.
Oskaloosa (11-21, 7-13 LHC) finishes regular season play with a trip to this year’s LHC champions of No. 6 (4A) Dallas Center-Grimes (31-6, 19-1 LHC) on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
No. 7 (4A) Indianola 6, Pella 2
INDIANOLA — The Lady Dutch finished conference play up on Thursday with a 6-2 loss to Indianola.
Pella trailed Indianola 2-1 after three innings but the Indians would score four unanswered runs over the next three innings to balloon the lead for good.
The Lady Dutch were held to three hits on the night with all three coming courtesy of Ava Curry, who went 3-for-3 with an RBI while Katie Scheckel also drove in one run. Saige De Jong suffered the loss after allowing five runs, three earned, on five hits with three walks and two strikeouts.
Pella (12-21, 6-15 LHC) wraps up the regular season at home against Perry (13-11) on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
No. 7 (1A) Twin Cedars 8, Pella Christian 6
PELLA — The Eagles ended their regular season on Saturday morning with a loss to a good 1A team from Twin Cedars.
The Sabers got out to an early 3-0 lead before the Pella Christian would come roaring back with a pair of runs in the third and fourth inning to pull in front 4-3. Twin Cedars would respond with a big four-run fifth inning to retake the lead and hold on from there for the win.
Pella Christian (9-21) opens postseason play on Wednesday at 7 p.m. with a trip to Colfax-Mingo (18-7).
*Pella Christian stats were unavailable at time of print
Ottumwa 11, Oskaloosa 8
Dallas Center-Grimes 9, Oskaloosa 4
OTTUMWA/GRIMES — Oskaloosa wrapped up a busy stretch of seven games in five days with road losses to Ottumwa and Dallas Center-Grimes.
Osky and Ottumwa went back and forth in a high-scoring game. The Bulldogs had a 3-0 lead through three innings but one run in the fourth, five in the fifth and two in the sixth flipped the game in favor of the Indians, 8-4. But Ottumwa had one more big inning in their bag as they brought across seven runs in the bottom of the sixth to get the win.
Charlie North had two hits including a double and an RBI to lead Osky while Austen Coenen and Landon Briggs had two RBIs and Aiden North had one RBI. Wyatt Grubb took the loss after allowing four runs, one earned, on no hits with two walks and one strikeout in 2/3 of an inning.
The Indians would then finish off conference play at DCG on Friday. The Mustangs got four runs in the bottom of the first to pull in front 4-1. Osky would crawl back into the game to eventually tie it at four in the fifth before DCG would go off for five runs in the bottom of the inning.
Charlie North had another two hits and an RBI while Coenen and Briggs also drove in one run. William Schultz would take the loss after giving up five runs, one earned, on four hits with three walks in 2/3 of an inning.
Oskaloosa (8-23, 2-18 LHC) ends the regular season with a trip to Carlisle (17-13) on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Indianola 9, Pella 1
INDIANOLA — Pella finished off Little Hawkeye play on Friday at Indianola.
The Indians used a seven-run first inning to gain control early and they didn’t look back. The Dutch were held to just three hits and didn’t get their lone run until the seventh.
Pella (18-14) stays on the road as they go to Washington (6-19) on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
*Pella stats were unavailable at time of print