IOWA CITY - Marshalltown senior Taylor Vaske pitched a pair of shutouts and the Bobcat softball team went 2-1 over the weekend at the 25th annual Iowa City West Rick Doran Classic.
The Bobcats opened the tournament on Friday with an 8-0, five-inning win over Davenport North. Lauren Mazour had an inside-the-park home run to highlight the win.
On Saturday, MHS began the day with a 7-0 triumph over Class 3A No. 13-ranked Charles City.
In their finale, the Bobcats were topped 7-6 by Waterloo East. Only three of the Trojans' runs were earned to Mazour in the circle, and East rallied from a 5-2 deficit with five runs in the sixth inning.
It marked Marshalltown's first loss this season when scoring six runs or more.
The Bobcats (17-20, 6-12) close out the regular season with a CIML Iowa Conference doubleheader at Fort Dodge (18-19, 6-12) tonight. The two teams split their first twinbill this season in Marshalltown.
South Tama splits at Grinnell Tournament
GRINNELL - The South Tama softball team split a pair of games at the Grinnell Tournament on Saturday.
The Trojans (10-21) began the day with a 10-5 win over BGM, but it was followed by an 11-1, five-inning loss to Class 1A No. 8-ranked Lynnville-Sully.
Against BGM, senior left-hander Jenn Maus struck out five and walked one in the win. She allowed seven hits and none of the Bears' runs came earned to the pitcher.
Jade Rohach led the STC bats by going 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Sarah Holtz drove in a pair while Trisha Walz was 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Hailee Weiss had South Tama's only hit in the loss to Lynnville-Sully (23-5). Maus struck out three, walked one, and three of the Hawks' 11 runs came earned.
Lynnville-Sully's Madison Rasmusson struck out one and walked none for the win. Taylor Fisk batted 2-for-2 with a double, a triple and four RBIs.
South Tama begins Class 3A regional play with Tuesday's game against PCM in Monroe.