BOONE - The Ballard girls’ soccer team evened its season record by whipping Boone, 7-0, Monday at Boone.


Steph Knittel exploded for five goals on offense to help Ballard improve to 6-6 on the season. Cassie Smith and Chloe Gibson each added one goal, and Taryn Hutson handed out one assist.


Sierra Knight made three saves at keeper for the Bombers.


ADEL - Ballard had a rough go against No. 6 (Class 2A) Adel-Desoto-Minburn/Van Meter Friday in Adel as the Bombers were blanked by an 8-0 score.


Cassie Smith had two shots on goal, and Sydney Halverson and Steph Knittel each finished with one to account for Ballard’s only offense. Bomber keeper Sierra Knight made 15 saves.


Allie Cook paced ADM with three goals. Delaney Barton, Sydney Canney, Carli Hansen, Isabelle LaFollette and Gabbi Moss each scored one goal for the Tigers.


HUXLEY - Ballard lost a tight 2-1 battle with Bondurant-Farrar May 18 at Rich Strouse Field in Huxley.


The Bombers hung tough despite giving up 17 shots on goal and only getting off five. Steph Knittel had three shots on goal and Cassie Smith came up with two for the Bombers.


Ballard keeper Sierra Knight had 14 saves in a losing effort. Elizabeth Foster added one save for the Bombers.


Lexi Bedier and Erin Kruse each scored one goal for Bondurant-Farrar.