Hawks stay in first place after wins over North Mahaska

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Jun. 27—NEW SHARON — Four players had two hits, Korinne Jansen homered, doubled and had five RBIs and Lynnville-Sully's softball team stayed in a tie for first place in the South Iowa Cedar League following an 11-1, five-inning win over North Mahaska on Friday.

The Class 1A No. 9 Hawks scored in every inning but the first and had at least two runs in three of the other four frames as they improved to 12-1 in conference play.

Denali Conover held the Warhawks (11-9 overall, 9-4 in conference play) to four hits and one earned run in five innings. She struck out two and walked two.

North Mahaska fell to fourth place in the SICL after the loss.

Jansen's two hits both went for extra bases and she scored three runs, had five RBIs and stole one base. It was her first home run of the season.

Laci Keen also had two hits and she hit her third homer of the summer. Conover tallied two hits and one RBI and Aliya James finished with two hits for the Hawks (18-7).

Reagan McFarland, Lily Zylstra and Megan Van Zante all had one hit apiece. McFarland scored two runs and had two stolen bases, Zylstra walked once and scored once and Van Zante crossed home plate twice.

Caitlin Alberts drew two walks and Cayler Noun Harder walked once and scored one run.


Lynnville-Sully 6, North Mahaska 2

Conner Maston allowed four hits and struck out 12 and the Hawks rallied past North Mahaska with a five-run sixth inning.

The Warhawks led 1-0 and 2-1 before the Hawks came from behind to win 6-2.

The victory kept L-S tied for first place in the SICL with Sigourney at 10-3. North Mahaska (13-5) stayed in third at 9-4.

The two runs allowed by Maston were unearned as the Hawks committed one error. He did not walk or hit a batter and finished with one hit and one walk at the dish.

L-S (13-9) finished with nine hits as a team. Owen Norrish had two hits, including a double, Caleb Rea finished with two hits and one run and Reese Dunsbergen also tallied two hits.

Braden Alberts drew two walks, Bryce Richards had one hit and one run, Blake Rea tallied one walk and one run and Mason Jansen finished with one hit by pitch and one run.

Corder Noun Harder tallied one hit and Carter Dunsbergen and Gage Elscott scored two runs.

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