Baseball

Lewis Central 11, Missouri Valley 1

Lewis Central defeated Missouri Valley 11-1 in five innings in nonconference prep baseball Wednesday at Lewis Central.

“I was glad to see that we did not overlook Missouri Valley,” Lewis Central Coach Lee Toole said. “We had a nice win against Denison-Schleswig on Tuesday and we have a big game at Glenwood on Thursday and it would have been easy to look past this game, but our guys did not do that.”

Freshman J.C. Dermody did the pitching for the Titans and performed well. He finished with a five-hitter. The run was unearned. He struck out seven and walked one.

Dermony helped himself with a two-run single.

For Lewis Central, Drake Nettles doubled twice and drove in three runs. Easton Dermody doubled; Jordan Wardlow doubled and walked twice.

Audubon 2, AHSTW 1

AVOCA — Audubon edged AHSTW 2-1 in a Western Iowa Conference prep baseball game.

Braden Wessel pitched a five-hitter to earn the win for Audubon.

AHSTW’s Joey Cunningham also pitched a five-hitter. He struck out 10.

Joel Sampson drove in Joey Goins for the Vikings’ run. Clayton Akers had two hits; Sam Porter and Blake Holst had doubles.

Harlan 7, Atlantic 5

ATLANTIC — Harlan edged Atlantic 7-5 in a Hawkeye Ten Conference prep baseball game.

Connor Bruck got the win with five innings of one-hit work. He struck out six. Riley Kohles got the save, pitching the seventh inning. He struck out one.

Luke Schaben was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for Harlan; Brett Sears and Derec Weyer had two hits each, Weyer getting a double.

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Softball

Thomas Jefferson 13, St. Albert 3

Thomas Jefferson defeated St. Albert 13-3 in five innings in prep softball Wednesday at Fatovich Field.

“We put some things together,” said Thomas Jefferson coach Amy Anderson. “It was good.”

The Yellow Jackets’ Caitlyn Jones struck out 11 and gave up just three hits.

Thomas Jefferson’s Lilly Thompson singled and doubled; Mirka Diaz doubled; Hannah Belt was 3-for-3 and Taylor Thallas singled and doubled.

The Saintes’ lone senior, Peyton Carman, was 3-for-3 with a double and drove in two runs.

“Our eighth-grade pitcher, Jessica McMartin, is doing better,” said St. Albert coach Lyndsay Daley. “We are just not helping her out.”

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