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KLEM Local Schedule (week of June 21)


(high school baseball)

Le Mars 8-7/4-3) 9 Estherville/Lincoln Central 1

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 8 Gehlen (11-8/7-7) 0

(ESTHERVILLE) — After a week in which the Bulldog pitching staff got hammered for 59 runs in three games, junior Judd Herzberg picked them up with a complete-game, three hitter with two walks and a career-best ten strikeouts Monday night as Le Mars belted Estherville/Lincoln Central 9-1 in Lakes Conference baseball play.  Herzberg improves to 3-and-0.  The win avenges a June 2nd, nine-inning loss to E-L-C.  Jeremy Bohlke drove in three runs and Keaton Rowe had three hits, including two triples for Le Mars.

(SERGEANT BLUFF) — After shutting out two opponents Saturday in the J-Club Classic, Gehlen got shutout themselves Monday night in an 8-0 loss at Sergeant Bluff-Luton.  The Jays were limited to just three hits.  The Warriors scored three runs in the third and again in the fifth inning to break the game open.

(high school softball)

Estherville/Lincoln Central 3 Le Mars (15-7/5-3) 1

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 6 Gehlen (13-12/8-5) 2

(ESTHERVILLE) — Kendall Bosch cooled off the Lady Bulldogs with a five-hitter Monday as Estherville/Lincoln Central handing Le Mars a 3-1 Lakes Conference setback.  Bosch also drove in two first inning runs with a single.  Le Mars avoided the shutout with a RBI single by Erica Westhoff in the seventh inning.  The loss halted a five-game conference winning streak for Le Mars.

(SERGEANT BLUFF) — Rachel Tilley’s two-run, sixth inning homer drew Gehlen to with 3-2 of state-rated Sergeant Bluff-Luton, but two errors in the bottom of the sixth opened the door to a three-run inning and the Warriors posted a 6-2 War Eagle Conference win over the Lady Jays.  Katelin Langel and Sarah Jentz had two hits each for Gehlen.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament
Orioles 17 Reds 4
Cards 17 Mariners 16

Major Boys City Tournament
Angels 5 Dodgers 1
A’s 12 Pirates 6
Mets 4 Braves 3
Cubs 12 Rockies 5

Major Girls City Tournament
Eagles 15 Spartans 7
Rockets 11 Lions 10


(high school baseball)

Bishop Heelan 4 Le Mars (8-8) 2

(LE MARS) — James Conway combined with A.J. Staiert on a three-hitter as Bishop Heelan nipped Le Mars 4-2 in high school baseball Tuesday night at the Bulldog Complex.  Heelan outhit Le Mars 10-to-3.  The Crusaders scored a pair of runs in the third on catcher’s interference and on a fielders choice.  Paul Jacobson had a RBI single in the fifth for Heelan and an inning later scored their final run during a rundown.

(high school softball)


Woodbury Central 9 Gehlen (13-13) 4

Sioux City North 6 Le Mars (15-8) 5, 12 innings

Gehlen (14-13/9-5) 8 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 6

(SIOUX CITY) — Gehlen lost their sixth straight, 9-4 to Woodbury Central in the C-N-O-S Classic in Sioux City Tuesday morning.  The Lady Jays got off to a 4-1 lead early before the Wildcats battled back for the victory.  Gehlen was checked to four hits in the game.  Steph Rohe had three of the four hits, all infield singles.

(SIOUX CITY) — Sioux City North scored on one of five Le Mars errors in the 12th inning Tuesday afternoon to edge the Lady Bulldogs 6-5 in the C-N-O-S Classic at Hubbard Park.  Le Mars scored twice in the top of the seventh to take a 6-5 lead.  Emily Anderson tripled home the tying run and then scored the go-ahead run on Natalie Miller’s single.  North tied the game with a run in the bottom of the seventh.

(HARTLEY) — Gehlen returned to War Eagle Conference action Tuesday night, playing their second game of the day, and ended their losing streak with an 8-6 win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in Hartley.  Gehlen took advantage of four Hawk errors early in the contest to build a 4-0 lead and led 7-3 after four innings.  H-M-S collected six of their eleven hits in the final three innings to close to within 8-6 and had the tying runs on base when the game ended.  Becca Vonnahme had two RBI’s for Gehlen, her first RBI’s of the season.  Rachel Tilley had two of Gehlen’s ten hits.  The Lady Jays received seven walks in the game.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament
Giants 15 Marlins 11
Mariners 17 Reds 10

Senior Girls City Tournament
Foxes 15 Falcons 1

Major Boys City Tournament
White Sox 8 Pirates 6
Yankees 10 Dodgers 8

Major Girls City Tournament
Broncos 13 Spartans 12
Rockets 11 Eagles 4



(high school baseball)

(game 1) Western Christian 17 Le Mars (8-8/4-4) (completion of suspended game from June 3rd)

(game 2) Western Christian 8 Le Mars (8-9/4-5) 2

Gehlen 12-8/8-7) 6 Granville Spalding 3

(LE MARS) — Lakes Conference leader, Western Christian all but eliminated Le Mars from the title chase taking both ends of a doubleheader, 17-7 and 8-2, at the Bulldog Complex Wednesday night.  The first game completed a June third suspended game and the Wolfpack went onto post a 17-7 thumping of the Dogs.  Bryce Dahm homered for Le Mars and Jeremy Bohlke had three hits.  In the second game, Western beat Austin Homan and the Bulldogs 8-2, checking Le Mars to five hits.  Keaton Rowe had two hits for the Bulldogs and drove in one run on a homer to leadoff the bottom of the first.

(GRANVILLE) — Gehlen took advantage of three errors in the seventh inning to push across three runs and the Jays beat Spalding 6-3 Wednesday night at Granville in a War Eagle Conference baseball clash.  The Spartans had tied the game in the bottom of the sixth on a two-out, bases-loaded dropped fly ball that scored all three base runners.  Back-to-back doubles by Zach Wurth and Mitch Christoffel gave the Jays a 3-0 lead in the fifth inning.  Wurth’s two-bagger snapped a scoreless tie and Christoffel followed with a two-run double off the top of the left field fence.  Tyler Meyer got the win for Gehlen with a seven-hitter.

(high school softball)

Le Mars (16-8/6-3) 10 Western Christian 3

Gehlen (15-13/10-5) 5 Granville Spalding 4, 8 innings

(LE MARS) — Le Mars brought an end to a 1-1 pitcher’s dual with a nine-run sixth inning Wednesday and the Lady Bulldogs beat Western Christian 10-3 in Lakes Conference softball at the Bulldogs Complex.  Kelby Klein and Kirstie Ruhland had two-run hits to key the sixth inning eruption.  The win avenges a 9-1 loss on June 3rd at Hull.  Jordan Heidebrink picked up the win on a six-hitter.

(LE MARS) — Gehlen won in the War Eagle Conference for the second straight night, beating Spalding 5-4 in eight innings at the Riverview Complex Wednesday night.  Sarah Jentz drove in a pair of runs on two hits and Katelin Langel and Rachel Tilley added two hits each for the Lady Jays.  Amber Timmins limited the Spartans to five hits with eight walks and nine strikeouts.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament
Marlins 13 Cards 7
Orioles 15 Giants 13

Senior Girls City Tournament
Falcons 19 Hawks 13

Major Boys City Tournament
Cubs 11 Braves 7
Mets 5 Rockies 3

Major Girls City Tournament
Broncos 10 Lions 4

Spartans 15 Rockets 10



(high school baseball)

Hinton 3 Gehlen (12-9/8-8) 2, 8 innings

(LE MARS) — Hinton senior Tyler Stuerman threw a no-hitter and struck out 17, yet he nearly took a loss Thursday night at the Riverview Complex.  Brady Schindel singled home the tying run in the seventh and then Stuerman brought home the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the eighth inning for a 3-2 Blackhawks win over Gehlen in War Eagle Conference baseball action.  The Jays went ahead 2-1 in the third on a error following back-to-back walks.  The only other Gehlen base runner came in the eighth when Phil Frye was hit by a pitch.  He was stranded at second base when Stuerman struck out the final two Gehlen hitters.  Blake Wiltgen suffered his first loss of the season in five starts for Gehlen despite throwing a six-hitter with five strikeouts.

(high school softball)

Hinton 5 Gehlen (15-14/10-6) 0

Storm Lake 2 Le Mars (16-9/6-4) 1

(LE MARS) — Shawnee Miller threw a three-hitter with ten strikeouts and also capped a five-run fourth inning with a two-run single to lead Hinton to a 5-0 whitewashing of Gehlen in War Eagle Conference softball at the Riverview Complex Thursday night.  Hinton scored the first run in the ten-batter fourth inning on a bases-loaded walk and then added two more runs on a dropped pop up.  Miller added insurance two batters later with her hit.  Amber Timmins threw a five-hitter in a losing effort for Gehlen.

(LE MARS) — Katie Blum held Le Mars to four hits and Storm Lake made two early runs stand as the Tornadoes edged Le Mars 2-1 in Lakes Conference softball Thursday night at the Bulldog Complex.  The win avenged a 10-0 loss to Le Mars in early June.  Erica Westhoff had two of the Bulldogs’ four hits.

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament
Orioles 12 Cards 1
Reds 16 Marlins 10

Senior Girls City Tournament
Foxes 13 Hawks 6

Major Boys City Tournament
Yankees 5 Angels 4
White Sox 6 A’s 5

Major Girls City Tournament
Lions 12 Spartans 4
Eagles 15 Broncos 12


(high school baseball)


Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 2 Gehlen (12-10) 1

Le Mars (9-9/5-5) 10 Storm Lake 0, 5 innings

(GRANVILLE) — Nic Bakker threw a two-hitter to pitch the number four-rated (3A) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Nighthawks to a 2-1 victory over Gehlen Friday afternoon in the opening round of the Spalding Tournament at Granville.  Michael Whitehead and Shaun Ryan had Gehlen’s two hits.  The Jays took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a balk before B-H/R-V tied it in the third and scored an unearned run in the fifth to rally.  Aaron Schlesser took the loss but threw well, scattering seven hits.  The Jays play again Saturday at noon in the consolation round.

(LE MARS) — The Le Mars Bulldogs completed a season sweep of Storm Lake, beating the Tornadoes 10-0 in five innings Friday night at the Bulldogs Complex in Lakes Conference baseball action.  Judd Herzberg threw his third consecutive complete game, a three-hit shutout with one walk and six strikeouts.  Herzberg also beat the Tornadoes 12-10 in early June.  Keaton Rowe and Mike Ahlers led a ten-hit Bulldog attack with three hits each.  Rowe had four RBI’s.

(high school softball)


Le Mars (17-9) 6 Newell-Fonda 4

Akron-Westfield 6 North Sentral Kossuth 4

Akron-Westfield 9 Spencer 0

Le Mars (18-8) 4 Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 1

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament

Giants 17 Mariners 16

Major Boys City Tournament

Championship bracket

Angels 11 A’s 8

Rockies 12 Pirates 6

consolation bracket

Cubs 4 Mets 3

Braves 13 Dodgers 3

White Sox 12 Yankees 6



(high school baseball)


Sioux Central 7 Gehlen (12-11) 2


Le Mars (10-9) 6 Carroll 5

Carroll Kuemper 9 Le Mars (10-10) 8 (semifinals)

(high school softball)


Le Mars (19-8) 9 George-Little Rock 6

Akron-Westfield 9 Estherville/Lincoln Central 1

Akron-Westfield 13 Spirit Lake 1, 3 innings

Le Mars (20-8) won over North Sentral Kossuth by forfeit

NOTE:  Akron-Westfield won the title with a 4-and-0 record


Remsen St. Mary’s 11 Gehlen (15-15) 2

Gehlen (16-15) 11 Kingsley-Pierson 2

LITTLE LEAGUE at the West Floyd Complex

Senior Boys City Tournament
Reds 12 Mariners 5
Marlins 14 Cards 6
Orioles 11 Giants 10

Senior Girls City Tournament
Foxes 20 Falcons 8
Hawks 12 Falcons 3
Hawks 18 Foxes 1

Major Boys City Tournament
Rockies 9 A’s 6
Angels 5 Dodgers 4
Braves 6 Pirates 3
Yankees 10 Mets 5
Cubs 9 White Sox 8

Major Girls City Tournament
Lions 10 Spartans 8
Spartans 11 Broncos 10
Broncos 11 Lions 10
Rockets 12 Eagles 11


Carly Bunkers
Megan Schoen
Cassidy Utesch
Krista Zenk
Amy Isebrand
Amanda Schwartz
Katrina Engebretson
Crystal Eppling
Allison Wilken
Sarah Adams
Kalin Hardyk

manager-Pete Zenk
coaches-Belinda Eppling & Nancy Isebrand

Jayme Kelly
Makayla Klein
Ellie Meade
Janessa Jo Milbrodt
Taylor Peters
Kassidy Rieken
Jill Kessenich
Holly Schneider
Mackenzie Theisen
Jessica Van Otterloo
Cynthia Wiebersch-Galles

manager-Jon Milbrodt
coaches-Steve Van Otterloo & John Peters

Mitchell Timp
A.J. Schroeder
Tyler Borchers
Caleb Cline
Dylan Hawkins
Alex Bergquist
Noah Scheitler
Joey Husk
Levi TeBrink
Derek TenNapel
Robert Gunter
Jacob Riedemann
Trevor Westhoff

manager-Heath Husk
coaches-Jeff TeBrink & James Cline

MAJOR BOYS (12 year old)
Solomon Freking
Evan Budden
Preston Vore
Drew Nielsen
Brady Kommes
D.J. Loutsch
Karsten Marker
Tyler Pauley
Devin Louison
Thomas Weidauer

Carson Kneip
manager-Tim Pauley
coaches-Rick Kneip & Roy Nielsen

MAJOR BOYS (11 year old)
Roman Freking
Dylan Harms
Jacob Thompson
Trevor Renken
Seth Oetken
Deyton Augustine
Kyle Kliever
Xavier Roberts
Parker Magnussen
Carter Nordstrom
Keaton Candor
Conner Bobay

manager-Tim Augustine
coaches-Mike Roberts & Jeff Harms



(high school baseball)


(third place game) Cherokee 8 Le Mars (10-11) 2