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  • Stanton, East Mills, Essex represented in Corner softball selections

     Stanton, East Mills and Essex are all well represented on the all-conference softball team for the Corner Conference, released last Monday.

    Stanton and East Mills each had two first team players and Essex had five.

    Carmen Subbert was a unanimous first team selection in the infield for the Viqueens.

    Outfielder Chelsea Weis also represented Stanton on the first team.

    Subbert finished her senior season with 29 hits, 29 runs batted in and 24 runs scored.

  • Vikings fall short in loss to Lenox

     LENOX — The Stanton Vikings baseball season came to an end last Tuesday in the 1A district quarterfinals when they lost 12-2 in six innings to the Lenox Tigers at Lenox High School.

    Lenox scored four runs in the sixth inning to get the win via the 10-run mercy rule.

    Stanton scored both of its runs in the fifth inning to prevent the shutout.

  • Subbert, Ross tabbed for all-district team

     DES MOINES —Two area players were selected for the Class 1A West All-District softball team that was released Friday.

    Stanton’s Carmen Subbert and Essex’s Skylar Ross, both infielders, were picked to be part of the team, two of three Corner Conference players on the list.

    Subbert had a .500 batting average with 29 hits, 29 RBIs, 24 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in her senior season.

  • Wolverines fall short versus FM, knock off Sidney in districts

     ESSEX — The East Mills baseball season came to an end Thursday when they lost 13-3 in five innings to the Fremont-Mills Knights during the 1A district semifinals at Dave Jauron Field in Essex.

    East Mills scored three runs in the first inning, but Fremont-Mills scored three in the first and three more in the second to take a lead.

    The Knights tacked on seven more runs in the third and fourth innings to get the win via the 10-run mercy rule and advance to the district final.

  • Sports Calendar: District baseball quarterfinals

    The district baseball tournament continues Tuesday night around the state. There will be several area teams in the 1A district tournament quarterfinals.

    Three of those teams will be playing in district 15.

    Essex will serve as the site for two of those games. The first game starts at 5 p.m. when East Mills takes on Sidney.

    This will be the third meeting between the two teams this season. Sidney won both times June 12 (7-3) and June 30 (19-17).

  • Red Oak eliminated by Atlantic in regionals

    ATLANTIC — The Red Oak softball season came to an end last Tuesday in the 3A regional quarterfinals when they lost 15-3 in four innings to the Atlantic Trojans.

    Atlantic scored four runs in the first inning and one more in the second to take a 5-0 lead. 

    The key highlight for Atlantic was the lead-off solo home run in the first inning by Erin Olsen.

  • Griswold splits doubleheader versus Tri-Center, falls to Nishnabotna

     The Griswold Tigers split a baseball doubleheader against Tri-Center last week.

    Griswold lost game one 10-0, but won the second game 9-1.

    They completed the doubleheader last Wednesday in Griswold. It was originally scheduled to be last Monday, but rain suspended the first game.

    The 10-0 loss came in five innings as Tri-Center scored two in the fifth to get the win via the mercy rule.

  • SWV falls short versus Panorama

     VAN METER — The Southwest Valley baseball season ended Saturday night when they lost 9-3 to Panorama in Van Meter to start the opening round of 2A District baseball.

    Panorama advances to play Van Meter Thursday at 7 p.m. The winner of the game plays the winner of Ogden and West Central Valley in the district Final Saturday in Van Meter.

    Stats from the game weren’t available as of press time.

  • T’Wolves knocked out by IKM-Manning in 2A regionals

     IRWIN — The Southwest Valley softball season ended in the quarterfinals of the 2A regional tournament last Wednesday when they lost 9-0 to IKM-Manning.

    Southwest Valley was held to four hits in the game as IKM-Manning got on the board early and never looked back.

    Danica Sunderman was responsible for two of those hits as she went 2-for-3. Lexi Bronner went 1-for-3 in the game, while Allie Bronner was 1-for-3 with a double.

    Southwest Valley 8, Nodaway Valley 3

  • Griswold shut out by CAM in regional quarterfinals

     GRISWOLD — The Griswold softball season came to an end last Wednesday when they lost in the 1A regional quarterfinals 1-0 to CAM at Griswold High School.

    The lone run of the game was scored by Karli Waters on a base hit from Tehya Hansen in the third inning.

    Griswold had six hits in the game, but they weren’t able to capitalize and send runners home.