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KLEM Local Schedule (week of June 14)


(high school baseball)

Le Mars (6-4/3-2) 9 Spencer 3

Gehlen (8-6/6-5) 6 Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 1

(SPENCER) — Le Mars sent thirteen batters to the plate in a seven-run fifth inning to break a 2-2 tie and the Bulldogs went onto post a 9-3 Lakes Conference win over Spencer Monday night.  The Tigers’ Dillon Schultz hit a two-run homer in the first inning to stake Spencer to a 2-0 lead.  Le Mars tied it with two runs in the fourth.  Austin Homan and Jeremy Bohlke had RBI hits in the fifth for Le Mars, who bunched five hits and took advantage of two errors to break the game open.

(MARCUS) — Little Blake Wiltgen did again!  The eighth-grader pitched a complete-game, seven-hitter with one walk and six strike outs to run his record to 3-and-0 as Gehlen beat Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 6-1 Monday night.  Gehlen scored three runs in the fourth inning to open up a 6-0 lead for Wiltgen.  Phil Frye drove in two runs for the Jays and Mitch Christoffel added a RBI hit.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (9-6/4-2) 7 Spencer 1

Gehlen (13-7/8-3) 10 Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 4

(SPENCER) — Kirstie Ruhland had three hits and drove in two runs to back a two-hit pitching performance by Jordan Heidebrink as Le Mars turned back Spencer 7-1 Monday night in Lakes Conference softball action.  Ruhland snapped a 1-all tie with her third home run in the last four games in the fourth inning for a 2-1 lead.  It was Ruhland’s fourth home run of the season.  A five-run sixth inning broke the game open for Le Mars.  Jordan Heidebrink delivered a two-run single and Erica Westhoff connected on a two-run double for the key hits in the sixth.

(CLEGHORN) — The Gehlen girls overcame a shaky beginning with an eleven-hit attack and rallied to beat Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 10-4 in War Eagle Conference softball action Monday at Cleghorn.  Steph Rohe had a home run among her three hits and Rachel Tilley had three hits and drove in a pair of runs.  Amber Timmins took over for starter Lexi Wiltgen after a four-run first inning by M-M-C and threw six shutout innings, allowing just three hits the rest of the way.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys
Orioles 11 Mariners 7
Giants 11 Marlins 10

Senior Girls
Falcons 18 Hawks 6

Major Girls

Broncos 10 Eagles 9
Lions 14 Spartans 8




(high school baseball)

Le Mars (7-4) 6 M-O-C/Floyd Valley 4

(ORANGE CITY) — Le Mars held off a seventh inning rally by M-O-C/Floyd Valley to beat the Dutch 6-4 Tuesday night in high school baseball action at Orange City.  Chris Eckstaine led a nine-hit Bulldog attack with two hits and three RBI’s as Le Mars built a 6-0 lead going into the bottom of the seventh inning.  M-O-C/Floyd Valley tallied four runs in their last at bat before the rally was subdued by Bulldog starter Zach Reuter.  Reuter went the distance, scattering six hits.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (10-6) 5  M-O-C/Floyd Valley 3

Bishop Heelan 4 Gehlen (13-8) 2

(ORANGE CITY) — Freshman Erin Kommes closed the door on a seventh inning rally by M-O-C/Floyd Valley and Le Mars clipped the Dutch 5-3 in high school softball Tuesday night.  Kelby Klein’s two-run single in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the decisive runs.  For the game, Klein drove in three runs and had three singles.  Emily Ellefson and Kirstie Ruhland had two hits each.  Kommes scattered seven hits and struckout four to get the complete-game win. 

(LE MARS) — Number-two rated (3A) Bishop Heelan remained unbeaten with a 4-2 win over Gehlen at the Riverview Complex in Le Mars Tuesday night.  Steph Rohe had two of the Lady Jays six hits while Amber Timmins checked the Crusaders to five hits with four strike outs and six walks.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys
Cards 12 Reds 3

Major Boys
Mets 10 Rockies 6
Yankees 9 Braves 3
Angels 4 Dodgers 3
White Sox 9 A’s 8
Cubs 8 Pirates 1




(high school baseball)

Cherokee 14 Le Mars (7-5/3-3) 1

Akron-Westfield 13 Gehlen (8-7/6-6) 1

(LE MARS) — Cherokee’s Cody Ege threw a no-hitter with nine strike outs and had two hits and two RBI’s to lead Cherokee to a 14-1 Lakes Conference baseball victory over the Le Mars Bulldogs Wednesday night.  Alonzo Ruble had three RBI’s for the Braves.

(LE MARS) — Cale Banks belted two homers and drove in four runs to lead Akron-Westfield to a 13-1 pounding of Gehlen in War Eagle Conference baseball Wednesday at the Riverview Complex.  Ben Brown and Tanner Bundy combined on a three-hitter for A-W.  Bundy also added four hits, including a pair of doubles.  Tyler Johnson hit his first home run of the year for the Westerners.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (11-6/5-2) 9 Cherokee 2

Akron-Westfield 8 Gehlen (13-9/8-4) 1

(LE MARS) — Jordan Heidebrink checked Cherokee on three hits and struck out six to pitch Le Mars to a 9-2 Lakes Conference softball victory Wednesday evening.  Emily Anderson, Kelby Klein, Erica Westhoff and Erin Kommes had two hits each to pace an eleven-hit Bulldog hitting attack,  Emily Ellefson drove in two runs.  The win was the fifth straight conference victory for Le Mars after an 0-and-2 start in league play.

(LE MARS) — Jordan Harris threw a four-hitter with ten strikeouts and also had three hits to lead unbeaten and top-rated (1A) Akron-Westfield to an 8-1 War Eagle Conference victory over Gehlen Wednesday night.  Monica Harvey and Dana Hedlund added two hits each.  Steph Rohe had two hits for the Lady Jays and Katelin Langel drove in Gehlen’s lone run with a third inning single.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys
Orioles 6 Giants 5

Senior Girls
Foxes 8 Falcons 7
Hawks 11 Foxes 10

Major Girls
Rockets 10 Spartans 8
Lions 9 Broncos 8



(high school baseball)

Sioux City East 28 Le Mars (7-6) 11, 5 innings

Gehlen (9-7/7-6) 17 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 4, 5 innings

(LE MARS) — Sioux City East erupted for 19 runs in the first two innings and went onto pound Le Mars 28-11 in five innings Thursday at the Bulldog Complex.  The Black Raiders collected 26 hits and got eight RBI’s from senior Kyle Gogel.  Golgel belted two home runs, including a gradslam.  Chris Eckstaine drove in three runs for Le Mars.

(HARTLEY) — Gehlen returned to the win column Thursday night with a 17-4 rout of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in War Eagle Conference baseball at Hartley.  The game lasted just five innings.  The Jays scored six runs in the first and seven more in the fifth inning to end the game on the ten-run rule.  Aaron Schlesser had a double and triple and four RBI’s to pace the Jays’ attack.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (12-6) 14 Sioux Central 0, 3 innings

(LE MARS) — Le Mars scored ten runs in the second inning to bury Sioux Central 14-0 in three innings to makeup a June 1st rain out at the Bulldog Complex.  Kirstie Ruhland had a double and triple and drove in three runs for Le Mars and Emily Ellefson had three RBI’s.  Jordan Heidebrink checked the visitors on two hits.


LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys
Marlins 17 Cards 14
Mariners 17 Reds 10

Major Boys
A’s 16 Rockies 0
Mets 10 Yankees 2
Pirates 8 White Sox 6
Braves 12 Angels 1
Dodgers 13 Cubs 12




(high school softball)

Le Mars (13-6) 14 Sioux City West 10

Remsen St. Mary’s 5 Gehlen (13-10) 3
Sioux Center 3 Gehlen (13-11) 2

(SIOUX CITY) — Le Mars withstood a seven-run seventh inning by Sioux City West before winning 14-10 over the Wolverines in high school softball action in Sioux City Friday night.  The Lady Bulldogs took advantage of eight West High errors to build a 14-3 lead.  Le Mars committed five errors.  Freshman Emily Ellefson had five hits and four RBI’s for Le Mars and Emily Anderson and Bailey Heidebrink combined for seven hits at the top of the lineup card.  Freshman Molly Renken earned her first career varsity win with a complete-game pitching performance, scattering nine hits and striking out seven.  She issued five walks but allowed only one earned run.

(GRANVILLE) — Gehlen fell twice Friday at the Spalding Tournament in Granville and were eliminated from competition for the rest of the weekend.  Remsen St. Mary’s handed the Lady Jays a 5-3 loss in the opening round and then Sioux Center edged Gehlen 3-2 in the consolation bracket semifinals.  In the loss to Remsen St. Mary’s, the Hawks scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally from a 3-1 deficit to a 5-3 win over Gehlen.  Shannon Smith, Rachel Tilley and Amber Timmins had two hits each for Gehlen.  Timmins took the loss despite giving up just five hits.  In the 3-2 loss to Sioux Center, Gehlen was held to just five hits and lost a 2-1 lead late in the game.



(high school baseball)

J-CLUB CLASSIC at the Riverview Complex
Gehlen (10-7) 10 Kingsley-Pierson 0, 6 innings
Gehlen (11-7) 2 Newell-Fonda 0

CNOS CLASSIC at Lewis & Clark Park
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 17 Le Mars (7-7) 9

(LE MARS) — Gehlen got a pair of outstanding pitching performances Saturday in winning both their games in the J-Club Classic.  Aaron Schlesser threw a three-hit shutout in the opening 10-0 win over Kingsley-Pierson.  Schlesser didn’t walk anyone and struck out five.  Mitch Christoffel led the offense with three hits and Devon Groenhagen had two.  Eighth-grader Blake Wiltgen improved to 4-and-0 with a two-hitter against Newell-Fonda in a 2-0 Gehlen victory.  Wiltgen walked one and struck out six.  Zach Wurth had a RBI hit for the Jays, one of only three hits for Gehlen against the Mustangs.

(SIOUX CITY) — Seventh-rated (3A) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley pulled away from an 11-9 lead after a rain delay Saturday to beat Le Mars 17-9 in the C-N-O-S Classic at Lewis and Clark Park.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (14-6) 7 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 4
Le Mars (15-6) 11 George-Little Rock 3

(AKRON) —  Kelby Klein’s first home run of the season was a two-run shot that capped a four-run fifth inning, snapping a 2-2 tie and sending the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs to a 7-4 win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Saturday in the Akron-Westfield softball classic.  Klein also had a single and Emily Anderson collected three hits, including a double and one RBI.  In game two, Le Mars routed George-Little Rock 11-3 behind a ten-hit attack.  Emily Ellefson, Kirstie Ruhland, Jordan Heidebrink and Kelby Klein had two hits each.  Klein drove in two runs and Erica Westhoff had three RBI’s.