WAUKEE - The Waukee softball team maintained its stranglehold over the CIML Iowa Conference by sweeping Marshalltown, 8-0 and 5-0, in Monday night's doubleheader.
The Warriors (19-6, 12-0) blanked the Bobcats in all four meetings this season. On Monday night, Waukee pitching surrendered just two hits in both games.
Taylor Wagner had one hit in both games for Marshalltown (8-14, 4-8). Quinn Goodman added a single in the first game and Cassidy Blackford added a hit in the nightcap.
Waukee swept MHS by a combined 31-0 in their four games this season.
Marshalltown returns to action on Thursday night with a conference doubleheader at home against Ames.
East Marshall 13, South Tama 0, 4 innings
TAMA - The East Marshall softball team upped is Class 3A-leading home run total to 22 as the fifth-ranked Mustangs routed South Tama 13-0 in four innings in an NICL West Division match.
Abby Nuese and Taylor Fricke both finished 3-for-3 with their fourth home runs of the season. Nuese hit a three-run shot in the second inning and Fricke added a two-run blast in the fourth.
Freshman Mariah Fritz (6-1) twirled a two-hitter in the circle, striking out three while walking none for the win. Alyssa Whitmore added two doubles and Ashley Allen also doubled among East Marshall's 13 hits.
The Mustangs (19-1, 9-0) scored in double digits for the 13th time this season. They host Gladbrook-Reinbeck in a 6 p.m. varsity-only contest tonight, while South Tama (6-13, 3-6) travels to AGWSR.
BCLUW 6, AGWSR 4, 8 innings
CONRAD - Danielle Montgomery connected for a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to help BCLUW complete a 6-4, comeback victory over AGWSR in an NICL West battle.
The Comets (16-8, 8-1) trailed 4-2 going into the seventh but scored twice to tie it up. Sarah McCoy's double drove in Rebecca Steckelberg, who had walked, and an error allowed McCoy's courtesy runner Haley Veldhouse to come around.
Abby Miller and Montgomery both went 2-for-4 at the plate for BCLUW.
Nicolette Simpson got the win in the circle, striking out six and walking two while allowing eight hits.
Ashley Sicard struck out three and walked two, and Madison Fryslie went 2-for-3 to lead AGWSR (15-7, 5-4).
Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5, Grundy Center 2
GLADBROOK - Paige Thompson scattered six hits and two walks for the pitching victory while also going 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Gladbrook-Reinbeck past Grundy Center in Monday's NICL West Division softball game.
Kayla Holbach went 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI, Kristen Tessau was 1-for-2 with an RBI while Taylor Flamme was 1-for-3 with a double for the Rebels (8-11, 4-5).
Erin Stoner went 2-for-3 to lead Grundy Center (4-14, 2-7) in defeat.
Trojans, Tigers split
STATE CENTER - The home team won both ends of a doubleheader, with West Marshall and South Hardin sharing Monday's NICL West twinbill.
West Marshall took the opener 5-1, while the Tigers got their first league win 7-6 in the nightcap.
McKenna Hotopp was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Emily Durlin went 2-for-4 with a run, and Blair Bailey was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead West Marshall (9-11, 4-5) at the plate. Jennifer Davis added an RBI double in support of Rachel Freland, who struck out five in the win.
South Hardin rallied with two runs in the home half of the seventh to win game two, when West Marshall walked in the tying and game-winning runs.
Durlin was 2-for-3 with an RBI double, while Courtney Porter and Davis both drove in two runs.
Colo-NESCO 17, GMG 4, 6 innings
GREEN MOUNTAIN - Sam Riese went 5-for-5 with two singles, two doubles and a three-run homer, totaling seven RBIs to lead Colo-NESCO to an Iowa Star Conference victory over GMG.
The Royals (11-6, 7-3) scored in each of their six at-bats. Madison Farren had two singles and a double, Kylie Sarver doubled, and winning pitcher Erica Babinat added an RBI single.
Melody Beane led GMG at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI. Emily Havelka singled twice and drove in a run, and losing pitcher Abbie Duden doubled and scored.
Abby Kulhavy chipped in a single for the Wolverines (3-11, 3-5), who host Northeast Hamilton on Wednesday. Colo-NESCO goes to Dunkerton on Wednesday.