C-M softball finishes second in SICL after win over BGM

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Jul. 2—COLFAX — Kylie Doty hit a grand slam and earned the win in the circle during Colfax-Mingo's softball team's 13-3 win over BGM on Wednesday.

The Tigerhawks scored nine runs in the third and coasted from there during their South Iowa Cedar League finale. The win locked up the runner-up position in the final conference standings.

Colfax-Mingo (18-7 overall, 14-2 in the conference) scored 13 runs in four innings and did not score in the first two. The home team plated nine in the third and then four in the fourth to win in five innings.

Doty, Carley Underwood and Joslyn Chadwick had two hits each and Colfax-Mingo cranked out nine hits in all and took advantage of five BGM errors.

Doty had two hits, two runs, a grand slam and five RBIs to lead the offense. The grand slam came in the nine-run third and she added an RBI single in the fourth.

Chadwick added one run and an RBI single in the fourth, Underwood scored two runs and stole one base and Abi Rawlins, Holland Robinette and Devan Chadwick all tallied one hit.

Rawlins doubled, scored one run, had three RBIs and walked once, Robinette hit an RBI double in the third and added one run and one walk and Devan Chadwick scored two runs, had one RBI and walked once.

Caylee Cunningham walked once and scored two runs, Madison Stackhouse walked once and scored one run and Charlotte Donahue scored one run.

In the circle, Doty (18-7) allowed three earned runs and seven hits and struck out five while hitting one batter.

BGM (5-16, 3-13) got two hits from Karagyn Minnaert.

Sigourney won the SICL title with a 15-1 record. The difference in the championship was the 1-0, 12-inning home victory the Savages had against Colfax-Mingo.

Saydel 4, Colfax-Mingo 3

DES MOINES — The Tigerhawks led Class 3A No. 7 Saydel through four innings but couldn't keep the Eagles down long enough during a 4-3 non-conference road loss on Tuesday.

Colfax-Mingo scored single runs in the first three innings but three errors plagued the visitors against the Heart of Iowa Conference champions.

Dakota Lake was the key for Saydel (28-3). She hit a two-run home run in the deciding three-run fifth frame and struck out 17 in the circle.

Rawlins and Doty both had two hits at the dish and the other four hits came from Cunningham, Robinette, Stackhouse and Underwood.

Doty's RBI fielder's choice put the Tigerhawks in front in the first. Underwood's RBI double in the second made it 2-0 and Cunningham's RBI single in the third pushed the margin to 3-1.

Rawlins scored one run and had three stolen bases and Doty and Kaydance Smith scored the other runs.

Doty tossed all six innings for C-M and allowed four runs — three earned — on nine hits with two strikeouts and one walk.