Last week’s 7-5 softball win over Washington came with one of the most exciting finishes the Lady Mustang softball team has seen in quite some time. The girls used a walk-off grand slam to beat the Demons in non-conference play on June 11.
The Lady Mustang softball team couldn’t contain a hard-hitting Albia team in an 11-1 loss on June 13. Davis County spotted the conference-leading Blue Demons seven runs in the first two innings and couldn’t recover from that deficit. Albia tagged the Lady Mustangs for 17 hits in five innings.
The Mustang baseball team finished a long week of games with a sweep of the Albia Blue Demons on June 14. The Mustangs won game one 4-3 in eight innings before outlasting the Blue Demons 5-2 in the nightcap.
The Mustang baseball team suffered a pair of losses to Centerville in a doubleheader on June 10. Centerville won the opener 7-5 before scoring an 11-7 win in game two to get the sweep.
The Lady Mustang softball team let a 6-5 lead slip away from them in a game at Clarke on June 12. The Indians handed Davis County a 10-7 loss after dispensing with a Davis County lead in the fourth inning.
Davis County’s victory over Knoxville Friday night looked almost identical to their win Thursday night. The Mustangs traveled to take on the Panthers and again won by a score of 2-0.
Davis County lost their third game in a row Thursday afternoon against the visiting Albia Lady Dees. Albia pounded Davis County pitching for 19 hits in a 19-4 South Central Conference matchup.
The Davis County baseball team carried their walk-off win over into Tuesday night with a huge offensive night against Wayne County. The Mustangs beat up on the Falcons 15-5 in a run-rule game. Clay Collier led the effort with three hits and five huge runs batted in during the win over the Falcons.
The Lady Mustangs looked to rebound from a loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont on June 3 with a non-conference game against Wayne the next day. Wayne scored early and added runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh innings to secure a 6-0 win over Davis County in non-conference play.
The Lady Mustang softball team secured just three hits in a 3-0 loss to Knoxville on June 7. The South Central Conference game was played on Knoxville’s home field.
Quinn Gruver and teammates Isaac Kalkwarf, CJ Shetterly and Kenson Fuller made up a Pella junior high 4x100-meter relay team that competed in the junior high division of the Drake Relays earlier this spring. The foursome was one of the top 48 junior high 4x100-meter relay teams in Iowa.
The NCAA committee on women’s athletics recommended Monday that all three divisions add women’s wrestling as an emerging sport, a key step toward making it a championship-level sport.