Bryanna Mehaffy went 4-for-4 with a double and a triple to lead 13th-ranked (Class 5A) Burlington High School to a 9-3 victory over Sioux City East in the Grayhounds' third game in the Creston softball tournament Friday.

Earlier, Ankeny topped Burlington, 5-3, but the Grayhounds rebounded to defeat No. 8 (Class 3A) Atlantic, 5-2.

Against Sioux City East, Lydia Allen-Barnee went 3-for-3 and Emily Bloomer homered for Burlington. Makaylin Powers (9-1) took the win in relief.

Bloomer, Kayla Norton and Taylor Johnson each had two hits against Ankeny. Mehaffy went 2-for-3 in the win over Atlantic. Adessa Brandenburg (5-0) pitched the victory.

Burlington (19-2, 7-1 MAC) plays at Davenport West Monday.




WP — Kennedy Thomas. LP — Makaylin Powers (8-1). Two or more hits — Ankeny: Jasmine Rumley 2-3; Burlington: Emily Bloomer 2-3, Kayla Norton 2-3, Taylor Johnson 2-3. 2B — Marina Carter (A), Bloomer, Norton. HR — Rumley. RBI — Rumley 2, Anna Voight (A), Marina Smith (A), Bloomer, Norton.




WP — Adessa Brandenburg (5-0). LP — Olivia Engler. Two or more hits — Burlington: Bryanna Mehaffy 2-3. 2B — McKenzie Waters (A), Lydia Allen-Barnes (B), Makaylin Powers (B). HR — Alexis Handel (A). RBI — Handel 2, Allen-Barnes 2, Brandenburg 2, Emily Bloomer (B).


Sioux City East;003;000;0;—;3; 4;2


WP — Makaylin Power (9-1). LP — Chastity Johnson. Two or more hits — Burlington: Bryanna Mehaffy 4-4, Lydia Allen-Barnes 3-3. 2B — Mehaffy, Kenzie Parrish (B). HR — Markee Gruis (SCE), Emily Bloomer (B). RBI — Gruis 3, Mehaffy 3, Allen-Barnes, Bloomer 2, Adessa Brandenburg (B).

WEST BURLINGTON-NOTRE DAME 12, MEDIAPOLIS 0: Olivia Baker fired a one-hit shutout and the Falcons' 11-hit attack ended the game after four innings via the mercy rule.

Jaedyn Edle's leadoff singled in the third inning spoiled Baker's no-hit bid. Raven Messamaker, Madelyn Stutsman, Morgan Flowers and Haley Rogers each had two hits for WB-ND.

Mediapolis;0 00 0;— 0; 1;3


WP — Olivia Baker (6-3). LP — Hallie Mohr. Two or more hits — WB-ND: Raven Messamaker 2-3, Madelyn Stutsman 2-3, Morgan Flowers 2-2, Haley Rogers 2-2. 3B — Baker. RBI — Messamaker 2, Baker 2, Stutsman 3, Kenna Davis, Rogers 3.

CLEAR CREEK-AMANA 9, NEW LONDON 5: New London's Camryn Blint went 3-for-3 and teammate  Layney Loyd singled and homered, but the Tigers lost to Clear Creek-Amana in the Fairfield tournament.

The Tigers' Kara Krieger also had two hits. Blint was the losing pitcher. New London plays Wilton at Fairfield today.

New London;203;000;0;—;5

Clear Creek-Amana;310;023;x;—;9

LP — Camryn Blint. Two or more hits — New London: Blint 3-3, Laney Loyd 2-3 Kara Krieger 2-2. HR — Loyd. RBI — Loyd 2, Breanna Mettler (NL) 2, Krieger.

WAPELLO 7, CARDINAL 1: Eliza Noa went 3-for-3 with a home run and was the winning pitcher for Wapello at Eldon.

The Arrows (11-5, 6-2 North) play at Mediapolis Monday.



WP — Eliza Noa (8-2). LP — Kassidy Verrips. Two or more hits — Wapello: Mady Reid 2-4, Noa 3-3; Cardinal: Maddie Cloke 2-3. HR — Noa. RBI — Noa 2, Serah Shafer (W) 2.

CENTRAL LEE SPLITS: The Hawks won one and lost one in the Cedar Rapids Prairie Classic. Central Lee defeated Center Point-Urbana 8-5, and lost to Cedar Rapids Prairie, 7-1.

Central Lee;300;113;—;8;11;1


WP — Megan Hopp (2-0). LP — A.Cannon. Two or more hits — Central Lee: Zoe Eschman 2-3, McKenna Hall 2-3. 2B — Hall. RBI — Central Lee: Hall 5, Eschman, Sophia Woodley, Hopp.

Central Lee;100;000;0;—;1;4;1

CR Prairie;000;322;x;-;7;8;0

WP — Robinson. LP — Chloey Davis (0-1). RBI — Central Lee: Daly Brisby.


NOTRE DAME 7, HIGHLAND 5: Nicholas Skerik and Ryle Koenig had two hits each to lead the Nikes to victory over Highland at Winegard Field.

Skerik (2-1) was the winning pitcher. Koenig homered.

Notre Dame improved to 7-8 and hosts West Burlington Monday.


Notre Dame;110;104;x;—;7;7;1

WP — Nicholas Skerik (2-1). LP — Brody Burton. Two or more hits — Notre Dame: Skerik 2-3, Ryle Koenig 2-3. 2B — Drew Chiprez (ND). HR — Koenig. RBI — Skerik, Koenig 2, Tucker Gibbar.

MEDIAPOLIS 11, WEST BURLINGTON 9: Cauy Massner went 3-for-4 with a double and winning pitcher Brennan Breuer homered in a victory at West Burlington.

Brice Mennen and Dreyton LaVeine both homered for West Burlington. Taylor Martin went 2-for-4. The Falcons (5-7) play at Notre Dame Monday.


W Burlington;301;202;1;—; 9;7;3

WP — Brennan Breuer. LP — Colton Hohenthaner. Two or more hits — Mediapolis: Cauy Massner 3-4; West Burlington: Taylor Martin 2-4. 2B — Massner, Gabe Zurita (WB). HR — Breuer, Brice Mennen (WB), Dreyton LaVeine (WB). RBI — Zach Osborne (M), Nick Ensminger (M), Levi Eberhardt (M), Ben Wolgemuth (M), Blake Osborne (M), Massner 2, Breuer 3, Hohenthaner, Mennen 4, LaVeine.

WINFIELD-MOUNT UNION 5, DANVILLE 1: Bryant Holtkamp went 3-for-4 and led Winfield-Mount Union to its first victory after 10 losses.

Winfield-Mt Union;110;011;1;—;5;13;0

Danville;000;000;1;—;1; 3;0

WP — Jacob Ford. LP — Mitchell Trexel (1-1). Two or more hits — Winfield-Mount Union: Brody Barton 2-4, Bryant Holtkamp 3-4, Collin Simmson 2-3, Nick Crow 2-3. RBI — Holtkamp 3, John Day (WMU), Jarod Kadel (WMU), Brady Hall (D).

Records — Winfield-Mount Union 1-10, Danville 1-10.

NEW LONDON 11, IMS 1: Mason Porter and Jaxon Allen each had three hits for New London in a victory over Iowa Mennnite School at New London.

IMS;100;00;—; 1; 5;3

New London;010;82;—;11;16;2

WP — Britt Noel. Two or more hits — New London: Noel 2-3, Sam Loyd 2-3, Mason Porter 3-4, Darius Whaley 2-3, Jaxon Allen 3-3, Cooper Schulte 2-3. 2B — Porter 2. RBI — Loyd, Porter 2, Shae Summerfield (NL), Allen 3, Schulte.

COLUMBUS 5, HOLY TRINITY 0: Tommy Pretz went 3-for-5 and stole three bases to lead the Wildcats to victory at West Point.


Holy Trinity;000;000;0;—;0

Two or more hits — Columbus: Tommy Pretz 3-4.



MEDIAPOLIS 7, PEKIN 6: Brennan Breuer scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Mediapolis a walk-off win.

Zach Osborne led the Mediapolis attack with three singles in five trips and was the winning pitcher with one out of relief.


Mediapolis;003;030;1;—;7; 8;3

WP — Zach Osborne. LP — Skyler Juhl. Two or more hits — Pekin: Tanner Bainbridge 2-4, Caleb Comstock 2-3, Quinn Ledger 2-3; Mediapolis: Z Osborne 3-5. 2B — Ryan Stansberry (P), Juhl. RBI — Ledger 2, Cody Hassinen (P), Conner Reed (P), Z Osborne 2, Blake Osborne (M), Cauy Massner (M) 2, Brennan Breuer (M), Drayven Fenton (M).


MUSCATINE JV 8-7, BHS JV 0-5: Burlington lost both games in a junior varsity doubleheader at Wagner Field.

Burlington (8-2) plays at Fairfield Monday.