SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat baseball game rescheduled
The Marshalltown High School baseball team will make up its suspended game against Newton from Monday’s rain-out as a part of a junior varsity/varsity doubleheader on Tuesday night at the MHS diamond.
Newton took game one of Monday’s season-opening twinbill, 4-2, while the Bobcats led 2-1 as the second game entered the top of the fourth inning.
Tuesday’s junior varsity game will start at 5 p.m., and the varsity continuation will begin at 7 p.m.
Redhawks sweep Meskwaki handily
MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT – The North Tama baseball team took both games of an Iowa Star Conference doubleheader from the Meskwaki Warriors on Wednesday night, winning 25-0 and 27-0.
Brody Hulme and Clayton Blocker combined on a four-inning perfect game in the opener. Hulme struck out all nine batters he faced in three innings, and Blocker retired the side on strikes in the fourth.
Brent Billerbeck went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBIs, and Dalton Hulme was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs to lead the Redhawk bats.
Cameron Hoeg struck out two for the win in game two. Billerbeck went 4-for-4 with a double, four runs and three RBIs, while Hoeg was 3-for-3 with four runs and two RBIs. Jacob Wrage, Brandon Kaufman and Blocker contributed two hits apiece, including Blocker’s inside-the-park home run.
The Redhawks (2-0) host North Linn tonight in a 7:30 p.m. non-conference game, and Friday’s conference home game with Tripoli starts at 7 p.m.
G-R’s Snider scores three times at A-P
APLINGTON – Emily Snider had three goals and an assist to lead the Class 1A No. 14 Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls’ soccer team to a 6-1 rout of host Aplington-Parkersburg on Tuesday night.
Snider, the state’s third-leading goal scorer (32), recorded her seventh hat trick of the season and her ninth multi-goal game as G-R defeated the Falcons for the second time this spring.
Kyleah Dugan added two goals, Nicole Adair recorded three assists and Taylor Weida also scored a goal for the Rebels (9-3). It was the team’s sixth win in its last seven games.
Nicole Sharp had the lone goal for Aplington-Parkersburg (6-6).
Gladbrook-Reinbeck plays host to Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (2-8) in its Class 1A regional opener next Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Reinbeck.
STC’s Lux garners Academic All-State
Shining both on and off the mat, South Tama County senior Erik Lux was recognized on the Predicament’s 2013 Academic All-State first team.
The teams recognize individual excellence in academics and wrestling with points awarded based on GPA, wins on the mat, and a wrestler’s finish at the state tournament.
Lux posted a 3.95 GPA and finished third in Class 2A at 160 pounds with a season record of 43-8.
The average GPA of the 43 student-athletes selected to the three teams was 3.98, which included six state champions and several other state place finishers.
Wandering Creek 2-person results
Nick Horback and Kip Hildebrand claimed first place in the first flight of the 2-person best shot at Wandering Creek Golf Course sponsored by Fiddle & Whistle Pub Saturday.
Tim Bell and Mike Yonkin took second, while Sam Weatherman and Brad Weatherman were third in the first flight.
Paul Collins and Shelby Price teamed up to win the second flight. Gary McVay and Jim Cleveland finished second, while Perry Choate and Brian Choate garnered third.
The next tournament is June 8 for the Tim Kouba Memorial, which includes a 4-person Texas Bucket best shot starting at 9 a.m. To sign up call the clubhouse at 641-752-4615.