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KLEM Local Schedule (week of June 12)



(high school softball)

Western Christian 9, Le Mars 8, eight innings

HULL — Tori Wynia beat out a two-out infield single to plate the winning run from third base in the bottom of the eighth inning, completing a come-from-behind 9-8 win for Western Christian over Le Mars in Lakes Conference softball at Hull Monday night.  It was the only lead of the night for the Wolfpack, who trailed 7-2 after four innings.  Two runs in the fifth narrowed the deficit to 7-4.  Kady Leusink’s second RBI hit of the night gave Le Mars an 8-4 lead going into the bottom of the sixth.  Hailey Heemskerk’s RBI single trimmed the Lady Bulldog’s lead to 8-5 and two batters later Chandler Schemper unloaded a three-run homer to tie the game at 8-all.  Jenn Schneider homered in the first inning for Le Mars and Brooke Haage and Katelyn Raymond had three hits and two RBI’s each to stake the Lady Bulldogs to the five-run lead midway through the contest.  Le Mars lost despite collecting 17 hits.  The Lady Bulldogs fall to 7-and-11 for the season and 3-and-3 in the Lakes Conference.

Harris-Lake Park 6, Gehlen Catholic 5

LAKE PARK — Harris-Lake Park edged Gehlen Catholic 6-5 Monday night in War Eagle Conference softball at Lake Park.  Sydney Livermore had four hits for the Lady Jays with Anna Britt, Kaylee Schmit and Addison Weber adding two hits each.  Brooke Woerdehoff took the loss despite recording ten strike outs in five innings in the pitching circle.  Gehlen falls to 6-and-11 for the season and 3-and-3 in league play.

(high school baseball)

Gehlen Catholic 5, Harris-Lake Park 2

LAKE PARK — Gehlen Catholic’s Cooper Davis delivered a two-run single and Joey Pohlen added another RBI hit to key a four-run sixth inning for the Jays in a 5-2 War Eagle Conference baseball victory at Harris-Lake Park Monday night.  Davis was the winning pitcher, combining with Collin Budden on a four-hitter with eight strike outs.  Budden earned a save.  The Jays improve to 6-and-6 for the season and 3-and-3 in the War Eagle Conference.

(little league)

Orioles 10, Giants 7
Royals 13, Reds 2

Hawks 16, Foxes 10
Falcons 8, Raiders 6

Lions 14, Warriors 6
Spartans 15, Eagles 13
Panthers 12, Broncos 3
Rockets 15, Chargers 5

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

(N-B-A finals)

Golden State 129, Cleveland 120  (Golden State wins series 4-1)

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant poured in 39 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out their second NBA championship in three seasons by outscoring the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120. Durant shot 14-for-20, while Stephen Curry added 34 points and a team-high 10 assists as the Warriors avenged last year’s seven-game finals loss to the Cavs. LeBron James had team highs of 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assts for the Cavaliers, while J.R. Smith scored 25 points on 9-for-11 from 3-point range.

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 7, Saint Paul Saints 5

(major league baseball)

SECAUCUS, N.J. – The Minnesota Twins have selected California high school shortstop Royce Lewis with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Lewis hit .377 with four homers and 25 stolen bases for JSerra Catholic High School. Cincinnati used the second selection to take California high school right-hander Hunter Greene, and San Diego selected North Carolina high school left-hander MacKenzie Gore with the third choice.

Boston 6, Philadelphia 5, 11 innings

Chicago White Sox 10, Baltimore 7
Seattle 14, Minnesota 3
Texas 6, Houston 1
N.Y. Yankees 5, L.A. Angels 3

Atlanta 11, Washington 10
Pittsburgh 7, Colorado 2
N.Y. Mets 6, Chicago Cubs 1
San Diego 9, Cincinnati 3




(high school softball)

Le Mars (8-11) 17, M-O-C/Floyd Valley 7, five innings

LE MARS — Le Mars hammered out a season-best 20 hits and scored nine runs in an eleven-batter fifth inning to win by a the ‘Ten-Run Rule’, 17-7, over M-O-C/Floyd Valley Tuesday night at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Katelyn Raymond had a two-run homer in the fifth inning for the Lady Bulldogs and Christina Konz’s two-run single ended the contest in a walk-off.  Raymond finished with four RBI’s on two hits and Konz had four hits and three RBI’s.  Grace Milbrodt added four hits and two RBI’s for Le Mars.  Brook Berkenpas earned a complete game victory in the pitching circle , a night after suffering a tough-luck, extra-inning loss at Hull.  Le Mars improves to 8-and-11 for the season.

(high school baseball)

Le Mars (10-3) 10, M-O-C/Floyd Valley 0, five innings

LE MARS — The Le Mars Bulldogs ran their record to 10-and-3 Tuesday night with a 10-0, five inning non-conference baseball victory over M-O-C/Floyd Valley.  The Bulldogs extended a 2-0 lead with four runs in the third inning and then ended the game in a walk-off in the fifth with four more runs and the game ended on the ‘Ten-Run Rule’.  Trevor Renken and Logan Lancaster combined on a three-hit shutout.  Keaton Candor had two hits and two RBI’s to lead an eight-hit Bulldog offensive attack.  Collin Nemmers scored three runs and added two RBI’s.  Kyle Kliever had a RBI triple.

(little league)

Cards 2, Marlins 1
Blue Jays 6, Tigers 0
Indians 3, Braves 2
Red Sox 3, Padres 1
Nationals 10, Twins 0
Astros 0, Rangers 0, tie

Reds 5, Mariners 4
Rays 11, Orioles 10

Mets 8, Rockies 7
Phils 6, Yankees 2
Angels 4, Dodgers 2
Pirates 10, Cubs 1
A’s 12, White Sox 3

(American Association baseball)

Saint Paul Saints 10, Sioux City Explorers 5

(major league baseball)

Arizona 7, Detroit 6
Boston 4, Philadelphia 3, 12 innings
L.A. Dodgers 7, Cleveland 5
Miami 8, Oakland 1
Kansas City 8, San Francisco 1

Tampa Bay 8, Toronto 1
Chicago White Sox 6, Baltimore 1
Minnesota 20, Seattle 7
Texas 4, Houston 2
L.A. Angels 3, N.Y. Yankees 2, 11 innings

St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 0, 1st game
Milwaukee 8, St. Louis 5, 2nd game
Pittsburgh 5, Colorado 2
Washington 10, Atlanta 5
Chicago Cubs 14, N.Y. Mets 3
San Diego 6, Cincinnati 2




(high school softball)

(#6-1A)West Sioux 10, Gehlen 0, five innings

IRETON — Erika McKenney made her first start of the season in the pitching circle as she recovers from knee surgery last December and she threw three innings of two-hit, shutout softball and also clubbed a grand slam home run to key a five-run first inning as No. 6 (1A) West Sioux beat Gehlen Catholic 10-0 in five innings.  Tasha Peterson worked the final two innings and the Falcon duo finished with a three-hitter with one walk and six strike outs.  Payton Schwiesow had a pair of doubles and three RBI’s.  Gehlen has now been shut out seven times this season.  The Lady Jays fall to 6-and-12 while West Sioux improves to 12-and-5.

Le Mars 6, Storm Lake 5

LE MARS — Brook Berkenpas threw two innings of one-hit relief to earn her first save of the season and Le Mars held off a late Storm Lake rally to beat the Tornados 6-5 Wednesday night at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Brooke Haage had a three-run triple in the second inning and finished a home run shy of the cycle.  Jenn Schneider had a pair of RBI’s and also gunned down a runner at third base to end a sixth inning rally by Storm Lake that saw the Tornados score once to draw to within a run.  Berkenpas then retired Storm Lake in order in the seventh.  Kali Berkenpas earned the win.  Le Mars improves to 9-and-11 and 4-and-3 in the Lakes Conference.

(high school baseball)

Gehlen Catholic 2, (#7-1A)West Sioux 1

HAWARDEN — Gehlen Catholic senior right-hander, Colin Wise, followed up his win over defending 1A State champion Remsen St. Mary’s last week with a 2-1 gem over last year’s 1A State runner-up West Sioux Wednesday night in Hawarden.  Wise gave up eleven hits but didn’t get scored upon until the bottom of the seventh.  The Jays scored a second inning run on an error and added another run in the third on a fielder’s choice grounder by Wise.  Gehlen improves to 7-and-6 for the season while No. 7 (1A) West Sioux slips to 9-and-4.

Le Mars 14, Storm Lake 3, six innings

LE MARS — Keaton Candor had four hits and drove in six runs on a pair of homers to lead Le Mars to a 14-3, six inning victory over Storm Lake Wednesday night as the Bulldogs finished the first half of the Lakes Conference baseball race in first place with a 5-and-1 league record.  The Dogs improve to 11-and-3 for the season.  Collin Nemmers had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs.  Le Mars scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to end the game on the ‘Ten-Run Rule’.  Trent Hilbrands combined with two relievers on a three hitter.  Hilbrands allowed one hit and struck out seven in his five innings of work.

(little league)

Raiders 8, Foxes 7
Hawks 15, Falcons 5

Spartans 16, Lions 10
Panthers 12, Chargers 6
Warriors 14, Eagles 12
Rockets 12, Broncos 2

Comets 2, Liberty 0
Stars 5, Storm 0
Sparks 5, Sting 1
Rockers 10, Heat 2

(American Association baseball)

Saint Paul Saints 8, Sioux City Explorers 1

(major league baseball)

Miami 11, Oakland 6
Kansas City 7, San Francisco 2
Boston 7, Philadelphia 3
Arizona 2, Detroit 1
L.A. Dodgers 6, Cleveland 4

Toronto 7, Tampa Bay 6
Baltimore 10, Chicago White Sox 6
Seattle 6, Minnesota 4
Houston 13, Texas 2
L.A. Angels 7, N.Y. Yankees 5

San Diego 4, Cincinnati 2
Atlanta 13, Washington 2
Colorado 5, Pittsburgh 1
N.Y. Mets 9, Chicago Cubs 4
Milwaukee 7, St. Louis 6




(high school softball)

Le Mars 4, Emmetsburg 2

EMMETSBURG — Sophomore pitcher Brook Berkenpas avoided that late-game problem inning that has plagued her career to this point and worked a complete-game eight-hitter with no walks and four strike outs to pitch Le Mars to a 4-2 Lakes Conference win at Emmetsburg Thursday night.  The Lady Bulldogs did all of their scoring in the fourth inning, scoring on a bases-loaded walk, a squeeze bunt by Katelyn Raymond, a wild pitch and a error.  Kady Leusink had three of the six Le Mars hits.  The Lady Bulldogs improve to 10-and-11 for the season and 5-and-3 in the Lakes Conference.

Gehlen Catholic 8, Clay Central-Everly 2

LE MARS — Gehlen Catholic snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-2 War Eagle Conference win over Clay Central-Everly Thursday night at the Riverview Complex.  The Lady Mavericks led 1-0 for the first three innings before Gehlen broke through with four runs in the fourth inning and added a pair of runs in the fifth and again in the sixth inning.  Anna Britt and Harley Foreman had two hits each to lead a six-hit attack.  The Lady Jays took advantage of five walks.  Brooke Woerdehoff scattered eight hits with no walks and six strike outs.  The defense made only one error behind her.  Gehlen improves to 7-and-12 for the season and 4-and-3 in the W-E-C.

(high school baseball)

Le Mars 9, Emmetsburg 0

EMMETSBURG — Gabe Eckstaine struck out nine while allowing just three hits and walking one in a complete-game effort as Le Mars shutout Emmetsburg 9-0 Thursday night in Lakes Conference baseball action at Emmetsburg.  The Bulldogs broke up a pitcher’s duel with a six-run seventh inning to extend a 3-0 lead.  Le Mars had only six hits and no one had more than one.  Six Emmetsburg errors helped the Bulldogs’ cause.  Gabe Eckstaine drove in two runs with a sacrifice fly and a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch.  Le Mars improves to 12-and-3 for the season and the Lakes Conference leaders are now 6-and-1 in league play.

Gehlen Catholic 15, Clay Central-Everly 0, four innings

LE MARS — Gehlen Catholic opened their War Eagle Conference game with Clay Central-Everly at the Riverview Complex Thursday night with nine runs in the first inning and the Jays beat the Mavericks 15-0 in four innings on the ‘Mercy Rule’.  Gehlen had now won six of their last seven games and will take a three-game winning streak into the J-Club Tournament Saturday.  The Jays are 8-and-6 for the season and 4-and-3 in the W-E-C.  Jason Stoll and Cole Wiltgen led a 12-hit attack with two hits each.  Wiltgen had four RBI’s and Stoll drove in three.

(little league)

Astros 4, Braves 1
Blue Jays 1, Cards 0
Marlins 7, Twins 0
Nationals 3, Padres 1
Red Sox 3, Indians 1
Rangers 9, Tigers 1

Giants 7, Royals 4
Mariners 15, Rays 14

Phils 9, Dodgers 1
Cubs 11, Mets 5
Rockies 12, A’s 5
Pirates 13, Yankees 4
Angels 18, White Sox 6

(major league baseball)

Cleveland 12, L.A. Dodgers 5
Philadelphia 1, Boston 0

Minnesota 6, Seattle 2
Chicago White Sox 5, Baltimore 2
Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 3
Oakland 8, N.Y. Yankees 7, 10 innings
Kansas City 7, L.A. Angels 2

Washington 8, N.Y. Mets 3
Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 4
Colorado 10, San Francisco 9




(high school softball)

LE MARS — South O’Brien rallied for two runs in the seventh inning and then added the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to beat Gehlen Catholic 3-2 in the opening game of the Spalding Tournament at the Riverview Complex Friday morning.

Spalding Catholic Tournament at Le Mars
South O’Brien 3, Gehlen Catholic (7-13) 2, eight innings
Remsen St. Mary’s 9, Storm Lake St. Mary’s 2
West Sioux 6, Sioux Center 5, eight innings
Unity Christian 14, Sioux City West 11
Remsen St. Mary’s 5, South O’Brien 2 (semifinals)                                                          West Sioux 10, Unity Christian 0, five innings (semifinals)

(American Association baseball)

Grand Prairie Airhogs at Sioux City Explorers, ppd. rain

(major league baseball)

St. Louis 11, Baltimore 2

Chicago White Sox 11, Toronto 4
Detroit 13, Tampa Bay 4
Texas 10, Seattle 4
Boston 2, Houston 1
Cleveland 8, Minnesota 1
Oakland 7, N.Y. Yankees 6
Kansas City 3, L.A. Angels 1

Arizona 5, Philadelphia 4
Chicago Cubs 9, Pittsburgh 5
L.A. Dodgers 3, Cincinnati 1
Washington 7, N.Y. Mets 2
Miami 5, Atlanta 0
Milwaukee 6, San Diego 5, 10 innings
Colorado 10, San Francisco 8




(high school softball)

Spalding Catholic Tournament at Le Mars
Storm Lake St. Mary’s 8, Gehlen Catholic (7-14) 6                                                          Sioux Center 18, Sioux City West 5
(5th place game) Sioux Center 11, Storm Lake St. Mary’s 1
(3rd place game) Unity Christian 7, South O’Brien 4
(championship game) West Sioux 8, Remsen St. Mary’s 6

(high school baseball)

Gehlen Catholic’s J-Club Tournament
Gehlen Catholic 6, Newell-Fonda 2
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 4, Woodbury Central 1
(consolation game) Woodbury Central 12, Newell-Fonda 6
(championship game) Gehlen Catholic 4, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 3, eight innings

LE MARS — Gehlen Catholic ran their winning streak to a season-high five in a row with a pair of victories Saturday in the J-Club Tournament at the Riverview Complex.  The Jays beat Newell-Fonda 6-2 in the semifinals behind Colin Budden’s complete-game, four-hitter that featured nine strike outs.  He carried a shutout into the seventh inning before the Mustangs touched him for a pair of runs before he closed out the win.  Budden also had two hits and three RBI’s at the plate.  Gerardo Beltran added four hits and a pair of RBI’s.    In the championship game, Cooper Davis’ game-winning, walk-off RBI hit gave Gehlen Catholic a 4-3, eight-inning victory over Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley.  Gerardo Beltran earned the win with 1 1/3 innings of shutout relief.  Cooper Davis scattered eight hits through the first 6 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs but got a no-decision.  Beltran had two hits in the game along with Elijah Freking and Isaac Herbst.  The Jays are now 10-and-6 for the season.

Council Bluffs A-L Classic
Dubuque Senior 13, Le Mars 3, five innings
(#7-1A)West Sioux 4, Le Mar 3, ten innings

COUNCIL BLUFFS — Le Mars saw their record slip to 12-and-5 when they lost twice Saturday at the Council Bluffs A-L Classic.  In the first game, Dubuque Senior scored nine runs in the top of the fifth inning to beat the Bulldogs 13-3 on the ‘Ten-Run Rule’. The Rams led 4-3 until the fifth inning turned the game into a rout.  Tommy Casey and D.J. Deardorff combined to five-hit the Dogs.  Parker Magnussen had two of the Le Mars hits, including an RBI double.  Trent Hillbrands had a two-run single.   In the second game, No. 7 (1A) West Sioux broke up a 3-3 tie with a run in the top of the tenth inning to edge Le Mars 4-3.  Trevor Renken held the Falcons to four hits through seven innings before leaving on the pitch-count and Logan Boylan allowed three walks and one hit in relief to take the loss.  Collin Nemmers and Parker Magnussen led an eight-hit Bulldog attack with two hits each off four different West Sioux pitchers.  Hunter Dekkers worked six innings of middle relief but it was Trevor Schuller who earned the win and Chase Ranschau picked up a save.  Tucker Vander Feen had two hits and a RBI for the Falcons, who improve to 12-and-4 for the season.

(American Association baseball)

Grand Prairie Airhogs 2, Sioux City Explorers 0, eight innings, 1st game                           Sioux City Explorers 6, Grand Prairie Airhogs 2, 2nd game

(Champions Indoor Football playoffs)

North Conference championship:  Omaha Beef 55, Sioux City Bandits 45

(major league baseball)

Baltimore 15, St. Louis 7

Chicago White Sox 5, Toronto 2
Cleveland 9, Minnesota 3, 1st game
Oakland 5, N.Y. Yankees 2
Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2
Texas 10, Seattle 4
Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2, 2nd game
Houston 7, Boston 1
L.A. Angels 9, Kansas City 0

Colorado 5, San Francisco 1
Arizona 5, Philadelphia 1
Atlanta 8, Miami 7, 10 innings
L.A. Dodgers 10, Cincinnati 2
San Diego 7, Milwaukee 5, 11 innings
Washington 7, N.Y. Mets 4
Pittsburgh 4, Chicago Cubs 3




(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 11, Grand Prairie Airhogs 6

(major league baseball)

Baltimore 8, St. Louis 5

Toronto 7, Chicago White Sox 3
Tampa Bay 9, Detroit 1
Cleveland 5, Minnesota 2
Seattle 7, Texas 3
Kansas City 7, L.A. Angels 3
Oakland 4, N.Y. Yankees 3
Boston 6, Houston 5

L.A. Dodgers 8, Cincinnati 7
N.Y. Mets 5, Washington 1
Arizona 5, Philadelphia 4, 10 innings
Atlanta 5, Miami 4
Chicago Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 1
Milwaukee 2, San Diego 1
Colorado 7, San Francisco 5