BANCROFT - North Union swept West Bend-Mallard in a doubleheader on Monday winning 11-3 and 9-2.
In game one, Cody Runksmeier pitched 5 2/3 innings, but earned a no decision as the Warriors trailed late in the game. He gave up three earned runs on eight hits with six strikeouts and two walks.
North Union then erupted for nine runs in the sixth inning to win 11-3. Corey Vaske earned the win on the mound. He pitched 1 1/3 innings of no-hit baseball with no strikeouts or walks.
North Union sent 13 batters to the plate in the sixth inning with Spencer Ricke, Jake Govern, Cody Runksmeier, Alex Deitering, Brandon Kollasch and Corey Vaske all recording hits.
The Warriors finished with 11 hits in the contest. Vaske was 3-4 with three RBI; Runksmeier was 2-4; Govern was 1-4 with two RBI; Kollasch was 2-2 with an RBI, Garrett Johnson was -3 with an RBI; Deitering was 1-2; and Spencer Ricke was 1-4.
The Warriors again scored late runs in the second game, but held a 4-2 lead when they erupted for five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Sawyer Doocy pitched a complete game giving up two runs (one earned) on one hit with 12 strikeouts and four walks.
The Warriors were limited to five hits. Garrett Johnson and Kollasch each went 2-3 with two RBIs; Alex Deitering also had a pair of RBIs and Jake Adams was 1-3 with an RBI.
North Union is on the road against Central Springs on Thursday.
Warriors win two vs. Wolverines
FORT DODGE, SWEA CITY - Third-ranked North Union continued its sweep through the Cornbelt Conference with a pair of wins against West Bend-Mallard on Monday, 4-2 and 7-5.
Allie Ingalls earned the win in the first game as she gave up two earned runs on seven hits with nine strikeouts and no walks.
North Union finished with seen hits led by Collete Haag, who went 3-3 with a double and two RBIs' Dena Looft was 1-2 with two RBIs; while Cheyanne Boland was 1-3 with a double. Autumn Boland was 2-3.
Peyton Oleson got the start on the mound in the second game, but the Warriors trailed 5-4 when she left the mound after five innings. North Union erupted from three runs in the top of the sixth and won 7-5. Ingalls earned the win as she gave up one hit while striking out three in two innings of work. Oleson pitched five innings and gave up five runs (four earned) on 10 hits with five strikeouts and two walks.
North Union had 11 hits with Ingalls going 2-3 with a double and two RBIs; Haag also was 2-3; and Looft was 2-4. Cheyanne Boland, Sara Johnson, jasmine Clausen and Taylor Mathine all were 1-3 while Autumn Boland was 1-4. Autumn Boland, Cheyanne Boland, Johnson and Mathine each had an RBI.
North Union split a pair of games in Fort Dodge last Friday.
The Warriors defeated Webster city 9-5. Ingalls earned the win as she pitched six innings and gave up five runs (four earned) on seven hits with nine strikeouts and no walks.
North Union finished with 13 hits. Ingalls was 3-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs; Looft was 2-4 with two home runs and three RBIs; Rolling was 2-4 with a solo home run.
North Union suffered its first loss of the season against Ankeny, 10-1, in the second game.
Oleson took the loss on the mound as she gave up 10 runs (eight earned) on 15 hits with no strikeouts and no walks.
North Union had just four hits-two by Clausen and one each by Autumn Boland and Johnson.
North Union (17-1 overall) travels to Manly to take on Central Springs on Thursday.
GTRA splits with Mavericks
TERRIL - Graetinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire split a doubleheader with Clay Central-Everly on Monday winning the first game 10-6 and falling 14-8 in the second.
Alyssa Hoffman earned the win in the first game. She pitched six innings and gave up six runs (three earned) on four hits with eight strikeouts and five walks.
GTRA finished with1 0 hits. Brooke Hoffman was 4-4 with an RBI while Alyssa Hoffman was 2-3 with two doubles. Also Daisy Jordan was 2-4, Grace Skattebo was 1-2 and Sara Harris was 1-3 with two RBIs.
Alyssa Hoffman took the loss in the second game as she gave up 12 runs (six earned) on 10 hits with five strikeouts and six walks.
GTRA finished with 12 hits. Jordan, Brooke Hoffman, Marly Bakken and Morgan McGrauth each went 2-4. Brooke Hoffman had two RBIs while Jordan, Bakken and McGrauth each had one. Also Skattebo was 1-4 with an RBI and Alyssa Hoffman and Sara Harris each went 1-3.
GTRA (5-13) was at Laurens-Marathon on Tuesday. The titans travel to the Okoboji Tournament on Thursday.
Indians run past E'Hawks
EMMETSBURG - Spirit Lake had little trouble against Emmetsburg on Monday as the Indians defeated the E'Hawks 19-4 in five innings. The Indians pounded out 17 hits led by Paige Krause who went 4-4 with six RBIs; Carly Ites was 4-4 with three RBIs' Kayla Herrig was 3-4 with two RBIs and Alissa Christoffer was 2-5 with two RBIs; Bailee Newman earned the win on the mound as she gave up four runs on six hits with three strikeouts and four walks.
Spirit Lake (11-9) was home against Alta-Aurelia on Tuesday.
Spirit Lake ekes out 2-1 win
EMMETSBURG - Spirit Lake edged past Emmetsburg 2-1 on Monday.
Brandon Stoll earned the win on the mound as he gave up one unearned run on two hits with 13 strikeouts and five walks.
The two teams were tied after each scoring a run in the third inning. The Indians pushed the winning run across in the top of the seventh.
The Indians were limited to five hits. Paul Brown was 2-4 with a double and an RBI. Nic Amudson was 1-4 with an RBI. Nile Skogerboe and Cole Tate each went 1-3.
Spirit Lake (9-2 overall) was home against Sibley-Ocheyedan on Tuesday. The Indians host Cherokee this evening.