SPORTS SHORTS: Adair scores four times in Rebels’ win
REINBECK – Gladbrook-Reinbeck junior forward Nicole Adair tallied her fifth multi-goal game of the season, scoring four times and adding two assists as the Class 1A No. 14-ranked Rebels routed Decorah 9-2 on Thursday.
Adair’s night ran her season totals to 24 goals, nine assists and 57 points. She ranks fourth in goals and second in points in the state, leading 1A in both.
Kyleah Dugan chipped in two goals and five helpers, doubling her assists total, and Taylor Weida scored twice and had an assist. Ellie Stoakes also scored a goal, her second of the year, as the Rebels (6-4) won for the fifth time in their last six outings.
Bailea Evenson registered 13 saves in net for G-R, handing Decorah (2-7) its fifth straight loss.
Both teams are in action today at the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament. Gladbrook-Reinbeck opens up against 1A No. 5 Iowa City Regina (5-2), which has won five straight by an average of 6.6 goals.
Oskaloosa soccer blanks South Tama
OSKALOOSA – The Oskaloosa girls’ soccer team scored the only goal of the match in the 13th minute, registering a 1-0 victory over visiting South Tama/East Marshall on Thursday night.
The Indians (6-6) scored on a cross pass from Jackie Rief to Sarandyn Curtis, and that tally held up for the win. Oskaloosa goalkeeper Sandra Blom needed to make just one save for the shutout, with that stop coming in the first half when STC/EM had the wind at its back.
The Mustangs (1-10) suffered their seventh consecutive loss. Sam Earley made 12 saves in net for STC/EM, whose best scoring chance came in the 32nd minute. Danielle Stubbs broke free through the Oskaloosa defense but fired just wide of the near post.
South Tama/East Marshall is back at it today, traveling to play in the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament. The Mustangs open up against Mason City (5-6) at 9 a.m.