Lynx, Hawks and Trojans on diamond
All five area baseball and softball teams were in action over the weekend.
The Webster City softball team went 2-2 after falling to fourth-ranked (Class 4A) Carlisle 6-1 on Friday. A day later the team lost to Iowa Falls-Alden 14-2 and then rebounded to beat South Hardin, 10-5, and Des Moines Hoover, 5-4, at the Lynx Classic.
The Webster City baseball team dropped a 6-5 decision to Iowa Falls-Alden on Friday.
South Hamilton’s squads were unsuccessful. The softball team lost to Urbandale, 3-1, and Iowa City West, 7-1, at Friday’s Urbandale tournament. The baseball team was unable to hang with No. 3 (2A) Roland-Story in a 13-1, five-inning loss later that night.
Northeast Hamilton rolled to an Iowa Star Conference baseball win over Dunkerton, 13-3 in five innings.