SPORTS SHORTS: MHS postseason opener pushed back
The Class 3A regional matchup between the Marshalltown girls’ soccer team and Waterloo East was postponed Wednesday due to inclement weather.
The game will be made up tonight at 6 p.m. at Cedar Falls. The game will be played at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex on Field 5.
The Bobcats come into the game with a record of 9-7, while Waterloo East is 0-13-1 and has scored just two goals on the season.
Rebels advance to regional semifinals
REINBECK – Emily Snider, Nicole Adair and Kyleah Dugan all recorded hat tricks, and the 11th-ranked Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls’ soccer team advanced to the Class 1A regional semifinal with an easy 10-0 win Tuesday over Garner-Hayfield/Ventura.
Adair finished with three goals and three assists, while Dugan and Snider both added two assists.
Hanna Christopher also tallied a goal and an assist in the win as the Rebels advanced to play Gilbert (11-5) at 6 p.m. Friday in Reinbeck. Gilbert beat Webster City, 6-0, in its regional quarterfinal.
It was the fourth straight win for G-R (10-3) and the third third straight loss for Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (2-9).
Snider now has 35 goals on the season, which puts her in a tie for second in the state. It was her eighth hat trick and 10th multi-goal game of the year.
Brittany Yates started in net and played the first 50 minutes, stopping two shots. Bailea Evenson played the final 15 minutes in net and saved one shot. The match ended in the 65th minute due to the 10-goal mercy rule. The Rebels put 38 shots on goal.
Samantha Betz allowed 10 goals and made 14 saves in the loss for Garner-Hayfield/Ventura.
Roland-Story sweeps Redhawks
STORY CITY – Keeping the Redhawk bats in check, the Roland-Story baseball team swept North Tama by allowing just one run in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday.
The Vikings (4-1) broke a 1-1 tie with four runs in the bottom of the sixth to claim the opener 5-1. Roland-Story used four hits, two hit batsmen and a walk to fuel its rally, while Brody Hulme took the loss allowing five runs (four earned) on seven hits and striking out one in 5 2/3 innings.
Clayton Blocker pitched a third of an inning in relief, while Jacob Wrage (2-for-4, 2B, R), Dalton Hulme (2-for-3, 2B, RBI) and Huston Danker (2-for-3) paced the Redhawks at the plate.
North Tama (4-2, 3-0) was limited to just three hits in a 3-0 loss for the nightcap. The Vikings put two runs on the board in the second and tacked on one more in the sixth.
Cameron Hoeg was saddled with the loss giving up three runs on six hits, striking out four and walking three in five frames. Dalton Hulme (2-for-3) and Wrage (1-for-3) accounted for the Redhawks’ only production at the plate.