Area roundup: Warner nets 100th career goal, Lady Dutch advance to regional finals

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May 25—Girls soccer

No. 4 Pella 10, Carlisle 0

PELLA — The Lady Dutch greeted postseason play with a blowout win over Carlisle in Tuesday's regional semifinal.

Pella held a solid 3-0 lead at the half but would pour it on in the second half to the tune of seven more goals.

Abby Warner accounted for six of those goals to help cross 100 career goals for the junior striker. Lizzie Neumann netted a pair of goals as well as Jillian Wright scoring once for Pella while Avary Hunsinger had one goal and one assist. Lexie Bryan had two assists while Sarah Hardman, Claire Smock, Lauren Mace and Tatum Carlstone all had one assist. Goalkeeper Haley Van Houweling made two saves in the shutout win.

No. 4 Pella (13-2) advances to the regional final where they will host Fort Madison (11-5) on Thursday at 7 p.m.

No. 13 Panorama 5, No. 14 Pella Christian 4

PANORAMA — It was a great season for the Eagles that came to an end on Tuesday after a tight, high-scoring game between two top 15 teams ended with a 5-4 loss to Panorama.

The scoring was modest in the first half as the Panthers jumped out to a 2-1 lead at the brake before the two teams would combine for six goals in the 40 minute second half with Panorama holding on for the win to advance to the regional finals.

Joslyn Terpstra finished off her senior season with three goals and one assist on the night to bring her season total up to 40 goals and 24 assists. Esther Ford scored the other goal for PC while Addie Van Arendonk made nine saves in the loss.

Pella Christian finishes the season with an 11-6-1 record while they recorded new school records in goals (84) and assists (50) in a season. They will say farewell to five seniors.

Boys golf

Osky's Terpstra, Pella Christian wrap up state tournaments

AMES — Tuesday marked day two of the Iowa State High School Boys Golf State Tournaments.

Oskaloosa's Johnathon Terpstra was coming off of a round of 89 on day one at the 3A tournament at Veenker Memorial Golf Course. Day one saw him struggle on the front nine but shoot well on the back. Tuesday was the reverse as the junior would shoot one-under on the front but 10-over on the back to shoot an 81 and finished tied for 32nd overall in the tournament.

Pella Christian was over at Coldwater Golf Links for the 2A tournament and were sitting in sixth after day one. They would shoot a 320 on Tuesday to improve by six strokes from the previous day but they would remain in sixth place with a two-day score of 646 while Grundy Center won the tournament with a score of 597.

Eliot Menninga and Cooper Spronk both shot 76 on day two to lead the Eagles while Isaiah Breems (83) and Dane Geetings (85) rounded out the lineup.

"While the Eagles hoped to do a little better at state overall, they have made huge strides with the golf program in the past few years and greatly enjoyed the opportunity to play at state for the first time since 2001," Pella Christian head coach Kent Breems said. "The season is certainly considered a success and the Eagles can look forward to the fact that all six varsity players will be returning next year."


Knoxville 6, Oskaloosa 5

Knoxville 7, Oskaloosa 6 (8)

KNOXVILLE — Oskaloosa fell in a pair of walk-off losses to Knoxville on Tuesday.

Game one saw Knoxville jump out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning before Oskaloosa answered with three runs of their own in the third. The Indians then took a 5-3 lead in the fifth and would hold that until the seventh when the Panthers would rally for three runs to walk it off.

Logan Hoskinson drove in two runs for Osky while Wyatt Grubb finished the game going 3-for-4. Kam Criss got the start and went 2 2/3 innings allowing three unearned runs on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts. Caleb Cohrt suffered the loss after giving up three unearned runs on four hits with one strikeout in four innings.

Game two followed a similar script with both teams exchanging runs throughout the game. The Indians held a 6-2 lead entering the bottom of the fifth before Knoxville would score once in the fifth and three times in the sixth to tie things up and send it to extras. Knoxville would walk it off with one run crossing in the eighth.

Grubb was 2-for-5 with an RBI for Osky while Aiden North, Criss and Griffin Snitker also drove in one run for the Indians. The Indian defense would commit six errors in the loss. Hoskinson started on the mound and pitched 4 2/3 innings allowing three runs (one earned) on five hits with one walk and six strikeouts. Jaden DeRonde took the loss after pitching 1 2/3 innings and allowing one unearned run on one hit with three walks and two strikeouts.

Oskaloosa (1-4) will head to Winterset (0-3) on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Carlisle 3, No. 10 (3A) Pella 2

CARLISLE — It was another close loss for the Dutch on Tuesday at Carlisle.

Pella got out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning behind a solo homer from Isaiah Kettler and an RBI single from Kellan Shull. The bats would go quiet from there with two walks and an error in the bottom of the sixth leading to the tying and winning runs for Carlisle.

Caleb Stewart pitched five innings allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits with four walks and five strikeouts. Samuel Carlson suffered the loss after pitching one inning and allowing one unearned run with two walks and one strikeout.

No. 10 (3A) Pella (3-3) will travel to No. 3 (4A) Johnston (6-2) on Friday at 7 p.m.

Pella Christian 7, Moravia 1

DES MOINES — Pella Christian made a special trip north on Tuesday to play in a non-conference game against Moravia at Principal Park in Des Moines.

The Eagles took the field on the home of the AAA Iowa Cubs and were able to use one run in the second, four in the third and another two in the fifth to help push them to the 7-1 victory.

Corbin Westerkamp led the way with an inside-the-park home run, two RBIs and a walk while Trevor Veenstra had two RBIs and Luke Fynaardt and Connor Van Zee both drove in one run.

Westerkamp go the win after pitching three hitless innings allowing just two walks with seven strikeouts. Lincoln Vander Molen pitched four innings in relief and gave up one unearned run on two hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

Pella Christian (3-2, 0-1 LHC) returns home to host Des Moines Christian (2-2) on Friday at 7:30 p.m.


Knoxville 5, Oskaloosa 2

KNOXVILLE — The Indians went to Knoxville for their first road game of the season.

The Panthers scored a pair of runs in the first, one in the third and two in the fifth while holding Osky to a run in the fifth and sixth.

Osky was held to three hits in the loss. Lucy Roach was 1-for-3 with an RBI and one walk while Maleah Walker and Haylee Parker also had one hit. Karly Grubb took the loss after pitching one inning and allowing two unearned runs on on two hits.

Oskaloosa (0-2) is back at Jay Harms Field on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. when they host Centerville (1-2).

Pella 4, Colfax-Mingo 3

PELLA — The Lady Dutch opened up their season with a 4-3 win over Colfax-Mingo on Tuesday.

Pella scored one run in the bottom of the first to take an early lead but would find themselves trailing after allowing three runs in the third. The Lady Dutch would chip away at the deficit and would score a run in the fourth, fifth and sixth to help them pull out the win.

Katie Scheckel and Elah Hiemstra both had two RBIs on the night while Kylie Tauke was 3-for-3 with a double and three stolen bases. Saige De Jong got the win after pitching all seven innings and allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Pella (1-0) plays host to No. 15 (3A) PCM (1-2) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.