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KLEM Local Schedule (week of May 26)


(high school softball)

(#6-4A) Le Mars 3, (#11-4A) Bishop Heelan 0    (RECORD: 7-and-0)

SIOUX CITY -- Le Mars won the battle of state-rated, unbeatens on Memorial Day, beating Bishop Heelan 3-0 in Sioux City.  Holly Schneider and Emily Ellefson had back-to-back RBI singles in the fifth inning to break-up a scoreless pitching duel between Le Mars' Molly Renken and Bishop Heelan's Larissa Uhl.  Schneider's RBI double in the seventh added an insurance run.  Renken finished with a five-hit shutout with three walks and six strike outs.  Uhl allowed seven hits with three walks and two strike outs.  Ashley Phelan, Holly Schneider and Emily Ellefson had two hits each for Le Mars.

(American Association baseball)

Gary Southshore Railcats 4, Sioux City Explorers 3




(high school golf)


TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Grundy Center 357  ..  2.  Bishop Garrigan 361  ..  6. Gehlen Catholic 393.    Individual scores: 9. Courtney Hummel of West Sioux 88 ..  GEHLEN SCORES:  Hannah Sitzmann 89 - 11th place  ..  Shannon Smith 93 - 18th place  ..  Miranda Bunkers 105  ..  Tiffany Gengler 106  ..  Danielle Schmitz 108  ..  Abigail Krienert 110)

CLASS 2A GIRLS STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT at Ames (Hinton's Ali Kallsen is 29th after Day One with a 98.   Alta-Aurelia leads the team standings after Day One with a 339 with Emmetsburg sitting in fifth place with a 376)

CLASS 3A GIRLS STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT at Ames (Kuemper Catholic leads the team standings after Day One with a 367 with Unity Christian sitting third with a 383.  Individually, Unity's Alyssa Fedders shot an 86 and is ninth, Sarah Bos shot a 96, Amber Klynsma a 100, Amber Zommermand a 101, and Mackenzie Geels a 102.  Megan Mousel of M-O-C/Floyd Valley is 45th after an opening day 106.)



(high school softball)

Hinton 12, Gehlen Catholic 2 -- 6 innings     (RECORD: 3-3 / 2-1)

HINTON -- Hinton struck for six runs in the first inning and were never headed as they beat Gehlen Catholic 12-2 in a game shortened to six innings by the ten-run rule.  Breana Bollmeyer had a grand slam home run to lead the Blackhawks offensively and she scattered six hits with nine strike outs to pick up the win in the pitching circle.  Holly Pinney added two hits and three RBI's for the winners.  Jill Kessenich had three hits for Gehlen Catholic.

Akron-Westfield 9, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 0

Marcus/Meriden-Cleghorn 25, Unity Christian 15

Remsen St. Mary's 13, South O'Brien 3


(high school baseball)

Hinton 4, Gehlen Catholic 2      (RECORD: 0-3 / 0-3)

HINTON -- Hinton took advantage of two fly balls that were lost in the evening sky and fell for hits to ignite a four-run sixth inning rally that lifted the Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over Gehlen Catholic Tuesday night in Hinton.  Ty Kurth's two-run single in the fourth put the Jays in front 2-0 and Blake Wiltgen took that two-run lead and a three-hit shutout into the bottom of the sixth.  Hinton sent nine batters to the plate in the sixth, taking advantage of three hits, a walk and two errors to score four times.  The first missed fly ball turned into a RBI double by Logan Jurgensmeier to tie the score at 2-2.  The second fly ball lost in the night sky turned into a go-ahead, two-run single by Marcus Turman.  Wiltgen finished with a six-hitter with six strikeouts.  Morgan Wenzel got the win, throwing a two-hitter with nine strike outs.

Remsen St. Mary's 4, South O'Brien 0


(little league at the West Floyd Complex)

all games were postponed to the flooding over the weekend at the West Floyd Complex

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 6, Gary Southshore 4






(high school golf)

CLASS 1A GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT (Gehlen Catholic finished sixth with a two-day total of 774.  Grundy Center won the team title with a 711 with Bishop Garrigan finishing second with a 713.  Garrigan's Alexa Capesius won the medal with a two-day total of 150 on rounds of 79-71.  West Sioux's Courtney Hummel finished seventh with a 176.  For Gehlen, Hannah Sitzmann was eighth with a 176 on rounds of 89-87, Shannon Smith was 21st with a 187 on rounds of 93-94, Miranda Bunkers had a 206, Abigail Krienert a 209, Tiffany Gengler a 220 and Danielle Schmitz a 223.)

CLASS 2A GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT (Hinton's Ali Kallsen finished 22nd with a two-day total of 188 on rounds of 98-90.  Alex Mankle of Okoboji finished fifth with a 166, Kelsi Snyder of Alta-Aurelia finished seventh with a 168 and Lexie Patton of Alta-Aurelia finished eighth with a 169.  Alta-Aurelia won the team title with a 684 and Emmetsburg took fourth with a 748.)

CLASS 3A GIRLS STATE TOURNAMENT (rain washed out play in day two so day one scores were used to determine the outcome)

(high school softball)

Remsen-Union 14, Gehlen Catholic 5         (RECORD: 3-4 / 2-2)

(#6-4A) Le Mars 8, Western Christian 0     (RECORD: 8-0 / 1-0)

(REMSEN) -- Courtney Loutsch led a 15-hit attack with three hits and four RBI's to lead Remsen-Union to a 14-5 win over Gehlen Catholic in War Eagle Conference softball Wednesday night in Remsen.  A seven-run second inning that saw the Rockets send eleven batters to the plate snapped a 1-all tie and put R-U in the drivers seat for the rest of the game.  Jill Kessenich had two hits and a RBI for Gehlen.

(LE MARS) -- Sixth-rated Le Mars remained unbeaten with an 8-0 Lakes Conference win over Western Christian Wednesday night at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Molly Renken again led the way with a three-hit shutout, striking out six.  Holly Schneider belted a three-run homer and Emily Ellefson added a two-run home run.


(high school baseball)

Remsen-Union 6, Gehlen Catholic 0        (RECORD: 0-4 / 0-4)

Le Mars 4, Western Christian 1         (RECORD: 4-0 / 1-0)

(REMSEN) --Remsen-Union's Nick Braun came within one out of a no-hitter as Remsen-Union kept Gehlen Catholic winless at 0-and-4 with a 6-0 War Eagle Conference baseball win Wednesday night in Remsen.  Mitchell Flack broke up the no-hit bid with a two-out single in the top of the seventh inning.  Austin Herbst took the loss, scattering eight hits with five strikeouts for the Jays.

(LE MARS) -- Parker Rolfes threw a three-hitter with eleven strikeouts to pitch Le Mars to a 4-1 Lakes Conference victory over Western Christian Wednesday night at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  Hunter Rowe drove in the tying run and Colan Borchers two-run single put Le Mars ahead to stay.

(little league at the West Floyd Complex)

all games were suspended

all games were suspended

all games were suspended, weather

Tigers 10, Braves 5

Stars 2, Sting 1
all other games were suspended, weather

(American Association baseball)

Gary Southshore 1, Sioux City Explorers 0






(high school tennis)

CLASS 1A GIRLS STATE SINGLES & DOUBLES TOURNAMENT AT ANKENY (Top-seeded Carolyn Ahlers of Le Mars won her first two matches on Day One of the 1A State singles tournament and has advanced to Friday's semifinals.  Carolyn beat Stephanie Willis of West Burlington/Notre Dame 6-0, 6-0 and then won 6-4, 6-2 over Jena Wilkinson of Independence in the quarterfinals.  Carolyn meets Ellen Chalstrom of Fort Dodge St. Edmond at 10 am Friday.  Le Mars' Emily Ahlers lost her first round match 3-6, 2-6 to Haley Resnick of Davenport Assumption and dropped into the consolation bracket.  Emily won her first consolation match 6-1, 4-6, 10-2 over Hayley Folkerts of Waverly-Shell Rock.  Emily's season ended at 18-and-3 with a 1-6, 1-6 loss to Onis Souissi of Glenwood, a foreign exchange student from Tunesia.  Souissi is coached by former Bulldog Callie Ohm.  Rain forced the matches from the outdoor courts in Ankeny to the Drake University indoor facilities Thursday.)

(high school softball)

(#6-4A) Le Mars 10, Storm Lake 0 -- 6 innings, ten-run rule       (RECORD: 9-0 / 2-0)

(LE MARS) -- Janessa Milbrodt gave senior Molly Renken a night off from pitching and turned in a no-hitter with four walks and seven strikeouts as Le Mars remained unbeaten at 9-and-0 with a 10-0, six-inning victory over Storm Lake at the Bulldog Sports Complex.  The Lady Bulldogs backed Milbrodt with an eleven-hit attack.  Ashley Phelan, Madison Heidebrink, Mary Kate Eckstaine and Janessa Milbrodt had two hits each.  Phelan, Heidebrink and Eckstaine had two RBI's each.  While Le Mars hit no home runs they did have five doubles and a triple.


(high school baseball)

Le Mars 6, Storm Lake 2 -- 5 innings, lightning      (RECORD: 5-0 / 2-0)

(LE MARS) -- Le Mars ran their record to 5-and-0 with a 6-2 win over Storm Lake Thursday, getting alittle help from Mother Nature.  The game was halted after five innings by lightning and then eventually called.  The game is official since it went five innings.  Colan Borchers improved to 2-and-0 with a four-hitter with six strikeouts.  Hunter Rowe broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run single in the third.  Borchers added a RBI single in the fifth and Dayton Rand followed with a sacrifice fly.  Ethan Kenkel took the loss despite nine strikeouts.

(little league at the West Floyd Complex)

Rays 12, Mariners 5
Giants vs. Orioles - no score available

Rockies 9, Cubs 4
Pirates 11, Dodgers 0
Yankees 8, A's 1
White Sox vs. Angels - suspended, lightning
Phils 10, Mets 3

Nationals 6, Marlins 3
Indians 8,  Padres 2
Twins 10, Astros 1
Rangers 6, Blue Jays 4






(high school tennis)

CLASS 1A GIRLS STATE SINGLES & DOUBLES TOURNAMENT AT ANKENY (Le Mars' Carolyn Ahlers beat Ellen Chalstrom of Fort Dodge St. Edmond 6-3, 6-2 in the 1A semifinals to advance to the State Championship match against Haley Resnick of Davenport Asuumption.  Carolyn won the first set 6-1 but Resnick rallied to win the final two sets 6-2, 6-2 to win the State title.  Carolyn finishes runner-up in the State with a 20-and-2 record.)

(high school softball)

Le Mars at the Sioux City West Earlybird Tournament
(#6-4A) Le Mars 11, Westwood 0 -- 4 innings
(#6-4A) Le Mars 4, Kingsley-Pierson 0                  (RECORD: 11-and-0)

(SIOUX CITY) -- Molly Renken returned to the pitcher's circle for Le Mars and threw a pair of shut outs, tossing a one-hitter in an 11-0 win over Westwood in four innings and then fired a two-hitter in a 4-0 win over Kingsley-Pierson.  The Lady Bulldogs improve to 11-and-0 with the victories.  In the win over Westwood, Renken gave up a lead-off single in the first inning and then retired the next 15 batters in succession.  Renken and Madison Heidebrink had two-run doubles in a five-run first inning.  Janessa Milbrodt also drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Bulldogs  Emily Ellefson drove in two runs for the Lady Bulldogs in the win over Kingsley-Pierson on a first inning sacrifice fly and a third inning single.  Madison Heidebrink and Holly Schneider also plated runs in a three-run third for Le Mars.

Gehlen Catholic 17 Unity Christian 7 -- 5 innings          (RECORD: 4-and-4 / 3-and-2)

(ORANGE CITY) -- Gehlen Catholic rallied from an early 6-3 deficit to beat Unity Christian 17-7 in five innings Friday night in War Eagle Conference softball at Orange City.  The Lady Jays score four runs in the third innings to grab a 7-6 lead and added six more in the fourth and four in fifth.  Gehlen had twelve hits and were led by Jill Kessenich, Miranda Bunkers and Brittany Krienert with two each.  Bailey Wiltgen had a three-run triple and Brittany Krienert added three RBI's.  Jill Kessenich had her best pitching performance of the season, allowing six hits with six walks and three strikeouts.


(high school baseball)

Gehlen Catholic 11, Unity Christian 4          (RECORD: 1-and-4 / 1-and-4)

(ORANGE CITY) -- Gehlen Cathoilic finally got the bats going Friday night and earned their first win of the season, beating Unity Christian 11-4 in War Eagle Conference baseball action at Orange City.  The Jays broke up a 4-4 tie with five runs in the sixth inning, keyed by Blake Wiltgen's two-run double and Solomon Freking had a RBI double as well.  Wiltgen finished with two hits and four RBI's.  Mitchell Flack got the win with a complete-game, seven-hitter with four walks and six strikeouts.


(little league at the West Floyd Complex)

Mariners 11, Orioles 5
Reds 12, Royals 11

Hawks 6, Foxes 5
Hawks 15, Falcons 9


Spartans 11, Broncos 10
Chargers 14, Panthers 5
Warriors 12 Lions 5
Rockets 16, Chargers 1
Rockets 17, Lions 15

Rangers 7, Cards 1


Storm 4, Rockers 0
Sparks 8, Stars 1
Liberty 9, Sting 8

(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 6, Lincoln Saltdogs 4





(high school softball)

C-Y-O Tournament in Carroll
Remsen St. Mary's 8, Storm Lake St. Mary's 7
Gehlen Catholic 19, Bishop Garrigan 11  --  4 innings, time limit       (RECORD: 5-4)
(rain postponed the final games of the tournament)

(CARROLL) -- Gehlen Catholic spotted Bishop Garrigan a 9-1 lead after one inning before scoring nine runs in the second inning and eight more in the fourth to rally for a 19-11 C-Y-O Tournament victory in Carroll Saturday.  Jill Kessenich went 5-for-5 at the plate with four RBI's and the Krienert twins, Brittany and Abigail, drove in three runs each.  Brittany Krienert earned the pitching win, coming on in relief of starter Jill Kessenich in the first inning.  Krienert allowed just one hit and one earned run in three and two-thirds innings.

Le Mars in the Sioux City West Earlybird Tournament
both Le Mars games were cancelled due to rain

(high school baseball)

C-Y-O Tournament in Carroll
(#1-3A) Bishop Heelan 5, Kuemper Catholic 4, 10 innings
Remsen St. Mary's 12, Storm Lake St. Mary's 1
Gehlen Catholic 8, Bishop Garrigan 8, game suspended in third inning by rain to 11 a.m. Sunday
Fort Dodge St. Edmond vs. Spalding Catholic  --  postponed to Sunday

(CARROLL)  -- Gehlen Catholic scored eight runs in the first inning of their C-Y-O Tournament game with Bishop Garrigan Saturday in Carroll but the Bears scored seven in the second inning to forge an 8-8 tie when rain halted play in the third inning.  The game will be finished at 11 a.m. Sunday morning and the tournament will become a single elimination tournament.


(little league at the West Floyd Complex)

(make-up games from earlier postponements)

D'Backs 19, Reds 9
D'Backs vs. Royals  --  postponed

Foxes 17, Raiders 11

Phils 9, Angels 7
all other games were postponed

Eagles 14, Spartans 8
Panthers vs. Broncos  --  postponed

Nationals 10, Blue Jays 3
Padres 6, Astros 5
all other games  were postponed

Comets 7, Liberty 0
Sparks 5, Storm 0
Storm vs. Liberty  --  postponed


(indoor football)

Sioux City Bandits 55, Kansas Koyotes 8


(American Association baseball)

Lincoln Saltdogs 7, Sioux City Explorers 4





(high school baseball)

C-Y-O Tournament in Carroll
Bishop Garrigan 9, Gehlen Catholic 8       (RECORD: 1-and-5)

Bishop Heelan 7, Remsen St. Mary's 1

championship game: Bishop Heelan 9, Bishop Garrigan 0

(CARROLL) -- Bishop Garrigan executed a suicide squeeze bunt to score the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Golden Bears edged Gehlen Catholic 9-8 to complete a suspended C-Y-O Tournament game from Saturday.  Solomon Freking took the loss on the mound after replacing starter Blake Wiltgen Sunday when play was resumed.


(high school softball)

Bishop Heelan 10, Gehlen Catholic 3

Remsen St. Mary's 14, Gehlen Catholic 4        (RECORD: 5-and-6)

championship game: Bishop Heelan 5, Fort Dodge St. Edmond 1

(CARROLL)  --Gehlen lost their final two games in the C-Y-O Tournament Sunday, losing 10-3 to Bishop Heelan in the semifinals and dropping a 14-4 decision to Remsen St. Mary's in the 3rd place game.  In the loss to Bishop Heelan, Jill Kessenich surrendered ten hits and walked five to take the loss.  Jenna Bork had three hits and two RBI's for the Crusaders while Bailey Wiltgen led Gehlen with two hits.  Emily Eaton held the Lady Jays to six hits.  In the loss to Remsen St. Mary's, the Hawks reached Brittany Krienert for thirteen hits and six walks in a 14-4 win in six innings.  Mindy Gerretts had three hits and three RBI's for St. Mary's and Paige Harpenau had four RBI's on two hits.  Katie Arens scattered eight hits for the Hawks in the pitching circle to get the win.  Bailey Wiltgen and Abigail Krienert had two hits each for Gehlen.

(American Association baseball)

Lincoln Saltdogs 4, Sioux City Explorers 2



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