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Klem Local Schedule (week of May 22)



(high school baseball)

Akron-Westfield 3, Gehlen Catholic 2

Sioux City East 12, Le Mars 5 (game one)  ..  Le Mars 13, Sioux City East 7 (game two)

AKRON — On a night when both teams struggled defensively (nine errors combined) it was only fitting then that the game ended in the bottom of the seventh on a throwing error to first base on a sacrifice bunt attempt.  The throw ended up in foul territory down the right field line, allowing Conner Anderson to score from first base as Akron-Westfield won a 3-2 decision over Gehlen Catholic Monday night in a non-conference baseball match-up at the Akron City Park.  The Westerners scored a pair of runs in the first on three Gehlen errors.  The Jays cut the deficit to 2-1 in the second inning on a RBI ground out by Joey Pohlen and tied the score at 2-all in the third on an Akron-Westfield error.  Cooper Davis was the tough-luck loser on the mound for the Jays, allowing just five hits and no earned runs.  A.J. Nemesio picked up the win in relief of starter Dylan Irizarry.

LE MARS — Le Mars and Sioux City East split their season opening baseball doubleheader at the Bulldog Complex Monday night.  East won the opener 12-5 while Le Mars claimed a 13-7 victory in the second game.  In the opener, East used a five-run fifth inning to extend a 4-2 lead to 9-2.  Alec Patino and Josh Nutt drove in two runs each for the Black Raiders.  Keaton Candor had three hits for Le Mars and Gabe Eckstaine drove in a pair of runs.  In game-two, Trent Hilbrands had three hits and drove in three runs and Logan Boylan added three RBI’s to lead the Bulldogs to their first win of the season.  Gabe Eckstaine worked the first four innings, allowing just two hits and one earned run. while, striking out eight and walking five.

(high school softball)

Sioux City East 11, Le Mars 1, five innings

LE MARS — Chastity Johnson held Le Mars to three hits while Sioux City East had a 12- hit attack on the way to an 11-1, five inning softball victory on opening night at the Bulldog Complex Monday.  Lauren Van Dyke had a pair of doubles for the Lady Raiders.  Annie Ellis scored the lone run for Le Mars on a bunt single by Brooke Haage in the third inning.


(B) 1A SUB-STATE FINALS AT FORT DODGE — Le Mars (12-0) defeated Grundy Center 5-0.  Singles:  Jake Malik won 6-2, 6-0  ..  Kyle Marek won 6-0, 6-2  ..  Jake Thompson won 6-3, 5-7, 6-4  ..  Zach Wingert won 7-5, 6-3  ..  Jeff Ahlers won 6-1, 6-4.  (Seth Oetken’s number six singles match was not counted and there were no doubles matches played).

1A STATE QUARTERFINAL MATCH:  —  Le Mars (13-0) defeated Boone 5-4 to advanced to the semifinals at Des Moines next Tuesday.  Singles:  Jake Malik won 6-0, 6-2  ..  Kyle Marek lost 3-6, 4-6  ..  Jake Thompson lost 3-6, 5-7  ..  Zach Wingert won 1-6, 6-3, 7-5  ..  Jeff Ahlers lost 3-6, 6-4, 2-6  ..  Seth Oetken lost 2-6, 1-6.  Doubles:  Kyle Marek & Jake Thompson won 7-5, 7-6(7-4)  ..  Jake Malik & Zach Wingert won 6-1, 6-1  ..  Seth Oetken & Zach Pratt won 6-2, 7-6(7-5).


GIRLS 4A REGIONAL FINALS AT DENISON —  Humboldt & Carroll advanced to State.  Spencer finished sixth, Le Mars was seventh, Bishop Heelan eighth and Storm Lake was tenth.  No Siouxland athletes made it to State meet.  Le Mars scores:  Sophie Fedders (104)  ..  Sidney Baumgartner (106)  ..  Katelyn Raymond (108)  ..  Emily Koonce (116)  ..  Grace Lamoreux (118)  ..  Sierra DeBoer (136).

GIRLS 3A REGIONAL FINALS AT ALGONA — M-O-C/Floyd Valley advanced to State and Marta Pover of Spirit Lake advanced individually.

GIRLS 2A REGIONAL FINALS AT MOVILLE — Alta-Aurelia, & West Lyon advanced to State and Sally Gallagher of Woodbury Central advanced to State individually.

GIRLS 1A REGIONAL FINALS AT LIVERMORE — Akron-Westfield advanced to State for a fourth straight year.   INDIVIDUALLY: Ann Hedlund of Akron-Westfield was medalist with an 87 with Alycen Knaack of River Valley earning runner-up medal honors  with an 89.  Makenna Thomas of River Valley and Bailey Davis of Akron-Westfield had a 92’s and Brooke Koele of Akron-Westfield finished 6th with a 95.)

GIRLS 1A REGIONAL FINALS AT ANITA:  —  West Monona qualified for State with the Spartans’ Samantha Knight shooting a 78 to earn the medal.  Kingsley-Pierson finished fourth.  Remsen St. Mary’s Catherine Russell shot a 97 and missed going to State by one shot.

(little league)

Mariners 6, Reds 5
Giants 12, Orioles 6

Foxes 8, Hawks 7
Raiders 14, Falcons 9

Broncos 5, Rockets 4
Lions 14, Spartans 13
Eagles 14, Warriors 11
Panthers 10, Chargers 7

Comets 5, Rockers 0
Sting 4, Stars 2
Heat 19, Liberty 4
Storm 1, Sparks 0

(N-B-A playoffs)

Golden State 129, San Antonio 115  (Golden State wins series 4-0)

SAN ANTONIO – The Golden State Warriors await a possible third straight NBA final against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night. Cleveland hosts the Boston Celtics tonight, leaing the East series 2-1. The Warriors are the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0.

(N-H-L playoffs)

Nashville 6, Anaheim 3   (Nashville wins series 4-2)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Predators have advanced to their first NHL Stanley Cup final. Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Predators’ magical postseason continues after a eliminating the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win in Game 6 on Monday night. Previously, the Predators had never even won even a division title. The Predators will play either defending champion Pittsburgh or Ottawa for the Stanley Cup. Game 1 is Monday.

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 8, Lincoln Saltdogs 0

(major league baseball)

Cincinnati 5, Cleveland 1
Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 1

Minnesota 14, Baltimore 7
N.Y. Yankees 4, Kansas City 2
L.A. Angels 3, Tampa Bay 2
Houston 1, Detroit 0

Colorado 8, Philadelphia 1
Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2
San Francisco 6, Chicago Cubs 4




(high school softball)

Akron-Westfield 12, Gehlen Catholic 0, three innings

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 12, Le Mars 0, four innings

AKRON — Bailey Davis threw a three-inning perfect game Tuesday night to pitch Akron-Westfield to a 12-0 win over Gehlen Catholic in the season opener for both schools.  The Westerners opened the game with an eight-run first inning.  Davis didn’t walk a batter and struck out five.  Jessica Hansen and Courtney Waterbury had three RBI’s each to spark 14-hit attack.

LE MARS — Kaitlyn Vander Zwag struck out 9 of the 13 batters she faced and came within two outs of a perfect game as Boyden-Hull/RockValley shutout Le Mars 12-0 in four innings Tuesday night at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Brooke Haage broke up the no-hit bid with a one-out single in the fourth inning.  Cassie Van Beek was the hitting star for the Nighthawks, slugging a three-run homer and driving in four runs on three hits.  Only three of the 12 runs scored by BH/RV were earned.  The loss drops Le Mars to 0-and-2.

(little league)

Nationals 8, Indians 1
Red Sox 10, Braves 0
Blue Jays 11, Twins 4
Marlins 9, Padres 2
Tigers vs. Astros – ppd. to May 30
Cards vs. Rangers – ppd. to May 30

Orioles 12, Rays 6
Reds 8, Royals 5

Angels 6, Cubs 2
A’s 6, Dodgers 5
Yankees 4, White Sox 3
Pirates 10, Mets 3
Phils 6, Rockies 1

(N-B-A playoffs)

Cleveland 112, Boston 99  (Cleveland leads series 3-1)

CLEVELAND – Kyrie Irving poured in 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took a three-games-to-one lead in the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals by downing Boston, 112-99. The Cavs trailed by 10 at halftime before outscoring the Celtics 40-23 in the third quarter, with Irving contributing 19 points in less than five minutes. LeBron James had 34 points for the Cavaliers, who are one win away from their third straight NBA Finals series with Golden State.

(N-H-L playoffs)

Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1  (series tied 3-3)

PITTSBURGH – Craig Anderson handled 45 shots and Mike Hoffman broke a 1-1 deadlock in the third period to send the Ottawa Senators past Pittsburgh, 2-1 in the NHL’s Eastern Conference finals. Anderson was perfect after Evgeni Malkin beat him early in the second period. Bobby Ryan also tallied for the Senators, who forced a Game 7 set for Thursday in Pittsburgh.

CLARK CUP FINAL:  Chicago 2, Sioux City 1, OT  (Chicago wins series 3-2)

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 7, Lincoln Saltdogs 2

(major league baseball)

Washington 10, Seattle 1
Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 7
Toronto 4, Milwaukee 3
Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 4
Miami 11, Oakland 9

Kansas City 6, N.Y. Yankees 2
Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0
L.A. Angels 4, Tampa Bay 0
Boston 11, Texas 6
Houston 6, Detroit 2

Chicago Cubs 4, San Francisco 1
Colorado 8, Philadelphia 2
N.Y. Mets 9, San Diego 3
Atlanta 6, Pittsburgh 5
L.A. Dodgers 2, St. Louis 1, 13 innings




(high school softball)

Hinton 4 Gehlen Catholic 2, ten innings

Le Mars 5, Sheldon 4

LE MARS — Hinton took advantage of three errors in the tenth inning to score a pair of runs and the Blackhawks evened their record at 1-and-1 with a 4-2 victory over Gehlen Catholic Wednesday night at the Riverview Complex.  Hinton scored the go-ahead run on a single to center that was misplayed into a two-bagger and on the play Shelbie Young scored from first base.  A second run scored on a ground out by Morgan Gagnon.  Gehlen stranded 13 base runners and in eight of the ten innings left runners in scoring position.  The Lady Jays had the bases loaded with one out in the ninth inning and couldn’t score and missed a chance to win it an inning earlier when centerfielder Aspen Coffee made a sliding, head-first diving catch to rob Annissa Kleich of a game winning hit.  El’lee Kroll got the win while Brooke Woerdehoff took the lost.  All four Hinton runs were unearned.  Gehlen falls to 0-and-2.

LE MARS — Le Mars snapped a 2-2 tie with three runs in the fifth inning Wednesday night and then held off a late rally to beat Sheldon 5-4 at the Bulldog Sports Complex for their first win of the season after a pair of losses.  RBI singles by Brook Berkenpas, Katelyn Raymond and Katy Leusink put the Lady Bulldogs in front 5-2.  Mallory McQueen’s two-run single in the sixth for the Orabs cut the Le Mars’ lead to 5-4.  Sheldon put a runner aboard in the seventh before Brook Berkenpas got the final two outs to secure the win.  Berkenpas went the distance, scattering eight hits and giving up one earned run.  Grace Milbrodt two singles and a double to lead a ten-hit attack for the Lady Bulldogs.

Harris-Lake  Park 4, MMCRU 3

(high school baseball)

Hinton 10, Gehlen Catholic 1

Le Mars 14, Sheldon 1, five innings

LE MARS — Hinton ran their record to 1-and-1 with a 10-1, non-conference baseball victory over Gehlen Catholic Wednesday night in Le Mars.  Jay Small and Carson Covey combined on a four-hitter with six strikeouts for the Blackhawks.  Jay Small, Collin Jurgensmeier and Aiden Brock collected two hits apiece to account for six of the seven hits for Hinton.  Jurgensmeier and Brock had two RBI’s each.  Lucas McCarty produced Gehlen’s lone run in the fifth inning on a fielder’s choice grounder.  The Jays fall to 0-and-2.

LE MARS — Le Mars scored ten runs in the first inning Wednesday night and coasted to a 14-1 non-conference baseball victory over Sheldon at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Gabe Eckstaine had two hits and drove in four runs to lead a ten-hit Bulldog attack.  Keaton Candor scored three runs and drove in two.  Parker Magnussen, Kyle Kliever, and Logan Boylan had two hits apiece.  Trevor Renken turned in a solid complete-game pitching effort, scattering seven hits while striking out five.  He had no walks.  The victory improves the Dogs’ record to 2-and-1.

(#7-1A) Akron-Westfield 8, (#1-1A) Remsen St. Mary’s 1

REMSEN — Austin  and Aaron Allard led a 12-hit assault of Jacob Wesselmann and the top-rated Remsen St. Mary’s Hawks as No. 7 Akron-Westfield dropped the defending State champs to 1-and-1 with an 8-1 victory Wednesday night in Remsen.  The Allard twins  had three hits each.  Austin Allard was also the winning pitcher in the re-match of the 1A District finals last July that saw St. Mary’s win 5-1 on their way to the State Tournament.  Akron-Westfield improves to 2-and-0.

(little league)

Rays 6, Mariners 5

Falcons 14, Foxes 10
Raiders 14, Hawks 7

Spartans 10, Chargers 5
Panthers 15, Eagles 9
Rockets 10, Lions 7
Broncos 14, Warriors 13

Comets 9, Sparks 7
Storm 11, Rockers 6
Stars 6, Heat 6, tie
Sting 15, Liberty 3

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 3, Lincoln Saltdogs 2

Toronto 8, Milwaukee 4
Oakland 4, Miami 1
Arizona 8, Chicago White Sox 6
Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 3
Colorado 7, Philadelphia 2
Washington 5, Seattle 1
San Diego 6, N.Y. Mets 5
Pittsburgh 12, Atlanta 5, 10 innings
Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 4
St. Louis 6, L.A. Dodgers 1

(major league baseball)

San Diego 6, N.Y. Mets 5
Pittsburgh 12, Atlanta 5, 10 innings
Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 4
St. Louis 6, L.A. Dodgers 1

Toronto 8, Milwaukee 4
Oakland 4, Miami 1
Arizona 8, Chicago White Sox 6
Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 3
Washington 5, Seattle 1

Minnesota 4, Baltimore 3
N.Y. Yankees 3, Kansas City 0
Boston 9, Texas 4
Tampa Bay 5, L.A. Angels 2
Detroit 6, Houston 3




(little league)

Twins 0, Rangers 0, tie
Marlins 18, Indians 0
Blue Jays 8, Padres 8, tie
Cards 0, Tigers 0, tie
Astros 8, Red Sox 6

Royals 13, Giants 2

Angels 13, White Sox 0
Dodgers 5, Pirates 0
Rockies 8, Yankees 4
Phils 6, A’s 0
Mets 5, Cubs 3

(N-B-A playoffs)

Cleveland 135, Boston 102  (Cleveland wins series 4-1)

BOSTON – It will be the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third straight year. LeBron James poured in 35 points and Kyrie Irving added 24 as the Cavs blew out the Celtics, 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston. James also became the NBA’s all-time postseason scoring leader, passing Michael Jordan with a 3-pointer late in the third quarter.

(N-H-L playoffs)

Pittsburgh 3, Ottawa 2, SO  (Pittsburgh wins series 4-3)

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading to the Stanley Cup finals for the second straight year as they try to become the first NHL team in 19 years to capture back-to-back titles. Chris Kunitz scored his second goal of the night at 5:09 of overtime to send the Pens past the Ottawa Senators, 3-2. Nick Schultz also tallied and Matt Murray stopped 27 shots to help the Penguins earn a meeting with the Nashville Predators.

(major league baseball)

Cincinnati at Cleveland, ppd.
Seattle 4, Washington 2

Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees, ppd.
Tampa Bay 4, L.A. Angels 0
Boston 6, Texas 2
Houston 7, Detroit 6

Pittsburgh 9, Atlanta 4
Philadelphia 2, Colorado 1, 11 innings
Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 1
San Diego 4, N.Y. Mets 3
Arizona 4, Milwaukee 0
L.A. Dodgers 7, St. Louis 3




(boys high school tennis)

SINGLES:  Le Mars’ Jake Malik won his first round match 6-1, 6-1 and his second round match 7-6(7-2), 6-1 to advance to Saturday’s semifinals.
DOUBLES:  Le Mars’ Kyle Marek & Jake Thompson won their first round match 6-0, 6-1 and won their second round match 7-5, 6-1 to advance to the semifinals Saturday.

Le Mars’ State tennis meet qualifiers Kyle Marek, Jake Malik and Jake Thompson in Waterloo for the 1A State Singles (Malik) and Doubles (Marek & Thompson) competition.

Kyle Marek and Jake Thompson preparing for their first match at State Friday.

Le Mars’ senior doubles parteners Kyle Marek and Jake Thompson

(boys high school golf)

STATE TOURNAMENT  (after day one)
(Class 1A at Marshalltown) — TEAMS: 1. East Buchanan 308  ..  2. Bishop Garrigan 318  ..  5. Boyden-Hull 341. INDIVIDUALS: 1st – Kaleb Hagge (Winfield-Mt. Union) 68  ..  2nd – Anthony Gallagher (Woodbury Central) 69  ..  16th – Derrick Schorg (Remsen St. Mary’s) 81.

(Class 2A at Fort Dodge) — TEAMS: 1. Sheldon 294  ..  2. Clear Lake 301. INDIVIDUALS:  1st – Tyler Merley (Sheldon) 68  .. 2nd – Brandon Schwade (OA-BCIG) & Ryan Ruzak (Shenandoah) 71  ..  36th – Carter Broek (Western Christian) 81.

(Class 3A at Ankeny) — TEAMS: 1. DeWitt Central 308  ..  2. Williamsburg 312  ..  3rd – M-O-C/Floyd Valley 313.  INDIVIDUALS:  1st – Tommy Doyle (Gilbert) 68  ..  Ethan Jacoby (Williamsburg) 71.

(high school baseball)

(#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s 11, Gehlen Catholic 2

REMSEN — Top-rated Remsen St. Mary’s erupted for eight runs in the fifth inning Friday night to snap a 2-2 tie and the Hawks defeated Gehlen Catholic 11-2 in the War Eagle Conference opener for both teams.  Mitch Schiltz unloaded a three-run double and Jacob Wesselmann followed with a triple to complete a 12-batter, six-hit fifth inning that featured five stolen bases by the Hawks.  Gehlen had just tied the game in the top of the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Cole Wiltgen.  David Grady went six inning to pick up the pitching win while Isaac Herbst took the loss.  St. Mary’s improved to 2-and-1 while Gehlen falls to 0-and-3.

(#2-1A)West Sioux 5, (#7-1A)Akron-Westfield 1

South O’Brien 20, Clay Central-Everly 0

(high school softball)

Bishop Heelan Classic
(#14-4A)Sergeant Bluff-Luton 5, Le Mars 0
Le Mars 11, Charter Oak-Ute 5

SIOUX CITY — Brandee Bouman fired a two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts to pitch 14th-rated Sergeant Bluff-Luton to a 5-0 whitewashing of the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs Friday night at the Bishop Heelan Classic in Sioux City.  Bouman also had a starring role at the plate, collecting three hits and a RBI.  Merin VanVelzen had four hits for S-B-L.  Christiana Konz and Annie Ellis had the lone hits for Le Mars.  In the second game of the day for Le Mars, Jenn Schneider collected three singles and a triple to lead the Lady Bulldogs (2-3) to an 11-5 victory over Charter Oak-Ute.  Schneider finished with two RBI’s.  Brook Berkenpas, who earned the win in the pitching circle, had two RBI singles.  Berkenpas combined with Kali Berkenpas to limit Charter Oak-Ute to eight hits.

Gehlen Catholic 8, Remsen St. Mary’s 3

REMSEN — Gehlen Catholic exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning Friday night and went from trailing 3-1 to winning their first game of the season 8-3 over Remsen St. Mary’s.  The game marked the start of the War Eagle Conference race for both schools.  Anna Britt and Kennedy Heying led a 14-hit attack with three hits each as the Lady Jays finally got their bats going.  Harley Foreman had two hits and three RBI’s for Gehlen, who improves to 1-and-2 for the season and 1-0 in the W-E-C.  The Hawks fall to 1-and-2 and 0-and-1 in league play.  Brooke Woerdehoff was the winning pitcher, tossing a five-hitter.  Veda Pick and Haley Delperdang had two hits each for Remsen St. Mary’s.

(#2-1A)Akron-Westfield 18, West Sioux 0

Hinton 13, Unity Christian 1

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 6, MMCRU 5

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 5, Sioux Falls Canaries 2

(major league baseball)

Miami 8, L.A. Angels 5

Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 1st game, ppd.
Oakland 4, N.Y. Yankees 1
Toronto 7, Texas 6
Boston 3, Seattle 0
Kansas City 6, Cleveland 4
Chicago White Sox 8, Detroit 2, 2nd game
Houston 2, Baltimore 0
Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 2

Cincinnati 5, Philadelphia 2
N.Y. Mets 8, Pittsburgh 1
Washington 5, San Diego 1
Arizona 4, Milwaukee 2, 10 innings
Colorado 10, St. Louis 0
L.A. Dodgers 4, Chicago Cubs 0
Atlanta 2, San Francisco 0





SINGLES:  Le Mars’ foreign exchange student, Jake Malik, won his semifinal match 6-2, 6-1 over Jack Thompson of Davenport Assumption and then won the 1A State singles championship by defeating Kal Vessey of Maharishi, 6-2, 7-5.  It’s the first State tennis title for Le Mars.
DOUBLES:  Le Mars’ Kyle Marek & Jake Thompson lost their semifinal match 5-7, 7-6(4), 2-6 to Luke Willis & Ryan Willis of Waverly-Shell Rock.  Marek & Thompson finished fourth, losing the consolation match, 3-6, 7-6(4), 0-1(4) to Glenwood’s Sam Lauritsen & Adam Konfrst.


(Class 1A at Marshalltown) — TEAMS: 1st-East Buchanan (614)  ..  6th-Boyden-Hull (660). INDIVIDUALS:  1st-Kaleb Haage (Winfield-Mt. Union) 137  ..  6th-Anthony Gallagher (Woodbury Central) 148  ..  12th-Derrick Schorg (Remsen St. Mary’s) 156.

(Class 2A at Fort Dodge) — TEAMS: 1st-Clear Lake (601)  ..  4th-Sheldon (608). INDIVIDUALS: 1st-Carter Stochl (New Hampton 140  ..  41st-Carter Broek (Western Christian) 165.

(Class 3A at Ankeny) — TEAMS: 1st-DeWitt Central (622)  ..  3rd-M-O-C/Floyd Valley (634).  INDIVIDUALS:  1st-Tommy Doyle (Gilbert) 141  ..  8th-Tate Arends (M-O-C/Floyd Valley) 151.

(high school softball)

Bishop Heelan Classic
(#15-4A)Lewis Central 12, Le Mars 2, five innings
Le Mars 13, Council Bluffs A-L 3, five innings

SIOUX CITY — Le Mars went 1-and-1 for the day at the Bishop Heelan Classic, losing 12-2 in five innings to No. 15 (3A) Lewis Central before scoring a 13-3, five inning victory over Council Bluffs A-L.  Lewis Central’s Ashtyn Miller held the Lady Bulldogs to two hits Saturday morning.  Brooke Haage had a single and scored a run for Le Mars and Christina Konz had a RBI single,  The Titans scored five runs in the first inning to take control early.  In the win over A-L, Le Mars got a solid pitching performance from Kali Berkenpas, who went the distance and limited the Lynx to five hits.  Jenn Schneider and Brooke Haage had three hits each for the Lady Bulldogs.  Schneider had a double and home run to drive in three runs.  The split leaves Le Mars at 3-and-4 for the season.

Kingsley-Pierson Classic
River Valley 10, Gehlen Catholic 0, six innings
Alta-Aurelia 12, Gehlen Catholic 0, four innings

KINGSLEY — Gehlen Catholic fell to 1-and-4 at the end of the first week of the 2017 softball season after dropping a pair of games Saturday at the Kingsley-Pierson Classic.  River Valley’s Alycen Knaack limited Gehlen to one hit, a Jade Goergen double, to beat the Lady Jays 10-0 in six innings.  The Wolverines plated seven runs in the first two innings and never looked back.  Makenna Thomas homered for River Valley.  Alta-Aurelia beat Gehlen 12-0 in four innings in the second game of the day as Anna Britt and Elliotte Herbst had the only two hits for the Lady Jays.  The Warriors  scored six runs in the second inning.

(high school baseball)

Le Mars 7, (#4-3A)Bishop Heelan 5

SIOUX CITY — Keaton Candor and Kyle Kliever hit home runs and Trent Hilbrands earned the win with three innings of three-hit relief as Le Mars upset No. 4 (3A) Bishop Heelan 7-5 Saturday afternoon at Bishop Mueller Field on the Briar Cliff campus.  Kliever had three hits for the Bulldogs and Candor went 2-for-3 with a double and two-run homer.  Le Mars improves to 3-and-1 while the Crusaders fall to 2-and-2.

Marv Thelen Tournament at Remsen:  (#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s  13, Bishop Garrigan 1  ..  (championship game)  (#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s 8, Spirit Lake 7.

(Champions Indoor Football)

Sioux City Bandits 61, Omaha Beef 55

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 8, Sioux Falls Canaries 2

(major league baseball)

L.A. Angels 5, Miami 2

N.Y. Yankees 3, Oakland 2
Toronto 3, Texas 1
Chicago White Sox 3, Detroit 0, game one                                                                     Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3, game two
Minnesota 5, Tampa Bay 3
Boston 6, Seattle 0
Kansas City 5, Cleveland 2
Houston 5, Baltimore 2

Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 3
Washington 3, San Diego 0
Milwaukee 6, Arizona 1
L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 0
Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Mets 4
St. Louis 3, Colorado 0
San Francisco 6, Atlanta 3




INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Takuma Sato won Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 auto race.  It was his first Indy 500 victory after seven years on the circuit.

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 7, Sioux Falls Canaries 1

(major league baseball)

Miami 9, L.A. Angels 2

N.Y. Yankees 9, Oakland 5
Texas 3, Toronto 1
Cleveland 10, Kansas City 1
Seattle 5, Boston  0
Houston 8, Baltimore 4
Chicago White Sox 7, Detroit 3
Tampa Bay 8, Minnesota 6

Cincinnati 8, Philadelphia 4
San Diego 5, Washington 3
Milwaukee 9, Arizona 5
San Francisco 7, Atlanta 1
L.A. Dodgers 9, Chicago Cubs 4
N.Y. Mets 7, Pittsburgh 2