Just one local high school spring sporting event held Tuesday and an open date Wednesday but there are a lot of big events coming up Thursday and Friday to take a look at.
Webster City Lynx Girls Soccer
In the lone Tuesday spring sporting event, the Webster City Lynx girls soccer team hosted the Garner Hayfield Ventura Cardinals at Lynx Field. The Lynx came in suffering from a 3 game losing streak but that would all come to a halt as the girls would pull out a 5-2 victory. Despite, falling behind 1-0 less than 10 minutes into the game, the Lynx responded with 5 straight goals to pull of the 5-2 victory over the Cardinals. Sara Vogelbacher extended her career scoring record with the hat trick while Haley Johnson and Morgan Gallantine each punched one into the net as well. The Lynx now sit at 3 and 6 and will host Boone on Thursday.
Eagle Grove Eagles Softball
In summer sports, the first scrimmage of the season took place yesterday as the Eagle Grove Eagles visited West Hancock for a scrimmage in Britt, Iowa. The Eagles went 15 and 13 overall last year and lose only 3 seniors from that 2017 squad. The Eagles return their top 3 hitters but pitching will be a key as they lost last year’s ace in the form of Sarah Wilson to graduation. Eagle Grove softball will kick off their season next Tuesday when they visit Clarion Goldfield Dows in a game that will be broadcast live on KQWC 95.7FM.
The Iowa Hawkeyes garnered their 30th win of the season Tuesday when they visited Macomb, Illinois. The Hawks narrowly edged Western Illinois by a score of 5 to 4 to end their non-conference portion of the schedule. Now 30 and 18 for the season, Iowa baseball hosts Penn State for a 3-game set from Thursday to Saturday in their final series before the Big Ten Baseball tournament begins one week from today.
State Track and Field
Taking a look at the state track and field meet that kicks off at Drake University tomorrow. The qualifying participants and relay teams are listed with their best times/measurements as well as their seeding in the state meet in parenthesis.
South Hamilton Girls (1 entrant)
Shuttle Hurdle Relay — (15) Emily Greenfield, Bridgit Schlafke, Rylee Woodall, Hailey Cavan 1:10.19.
South Hamilton Boys (6 total entrants)
Shot Put — (17) Logan Klemp 49-1.
800 Meters — (5) Logan Peters 2:01.02.
1,600 Meters — (8) Peters (13) Quinton Grove 4:42.79.
3,200 Meters — (14) Peters
4×800 Relay — (7) Cole Berg, Josiah Brown, Grove, Peters 8:25.59
CGD Girls (2 total events)
100M- (23) Courtney Harle 10
4 X 200- (16) 1) Meleah Johnson 12 4) Courtney Harle 10 2) Kendall Leinenmann 09 3) Sid Magee 12 Alternates: 5) Mariah Frye 12 6) Raven Kinnetz 09
Webster City Girls (7 total events)
Shot Put — (9) Cassidy Nerland 37-31⁄2.
Discus — (7) Nerland 119-3).
High Jump — (T-10) Haley Flaws 5-1.
Long Jump — (7) Ashlyn Hay 16-10 1/2.
100 Meters — (11) Flaws 12.73.
200 Meters — (17) Flaws 26.61.
4×100 Relay — (13) Marisa Garrels, Zoey Woodle, Hay, Flaws 51.44.
Webster City Boys (7 total events)
Shot Put — (20) James Cherry 48-6.
Discus — (23) Cherry 137-4.
110 High Hurdles — (16) Jordan Tanner 15.46.
800 Meters — (24) Max Harfst 2:05.05.
400 Low Hurdles — (16) Garrett Whitmore 57.27.
4×100 Relay — (12) Tanner, Whitmore, Lincoln LaSourd, Zane Williams 44.45.
4×200 Relay — (20) Whitmore, Williams, LaSourd, Carson Struchen 1:34.15.