The Ottumwa Courier


May 23, 2013

Hopkins leads Rockets to win over Lady Dees

ALBIA —  Nataliah Hopkins turned in a strong performance on the mound to help Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont defeat rival Albia 7-1 Thursday in South Central Conference action.

"I thought we came out of the box and jumped on them," E-B-F softball coach Tony Fenton said. "I thought we really executed well offensively. I was very pleased with the effort we got tonight."

Paige Shafer went 3-5 at the plate, including a triple, and Tasha Alexander and Shelby Allgood both went 3-for-4 for the Rockets.  Alexander also drove in a team-high three RBI.

Lexi VanPolen took the loss on the mound for the Lady Dees. She allowed seven runs on 12 hits. Albia's Anna Riley and Sydney Weldon both went 2-4.

E-B-F (1-1) plays Fairfield in a non-conference doubleheader today. Albia (1-1) plays in a tournament in Williamsburg Saturday.

E-B-F 7, Albia  1

Eddy 212 200 0 — 7 12 1

Albi 000 000 1 —  1   5 3

  E-B-F battery — Nataliah Hopkins (W, 1-1) (7IP, 5H, 1R, 1ER, 7K, 1BB), Jarrah Jensen catching.

2B — Tasha Alexander.

3B — Paige Shafer.

Hits —Shafer 3 -for-5, Haegen Boyer 2-for-5, T. Alexander 3-for-4, Shelby Allgood 3-for-4, Sadie Baugher  2-for-4.

RBI — T. Alexander 3, Allgood, Makenzie Jensen. Runs — Shafer 2, Boyer, Alexander, Mckinley Moore, Allgood, Baugher.

Home Team battery — Lexi VanPolen (W-L, 1-0) (7IP, 12H, 7R, 3K, 2BB), Emma Dinneen catching.

2B — Sydney Weldon.

Hits — Sydney Weldon 2-for-4, Anna Riley 2-for-4, Van Pollen 1-for-3.

Text Only
  • Davis County boys edge Fairfield at Mustang Relays BLOOMFIELD — Although the Davis County boys track and field team successfully protected its home turf Tuesday at the Mustang Relays in Class AA action, it was far from easy. The Mustang boys squeaked by Fairfield by just a point, as they edged the Tr

    April 16, 2014

  • MSAE boys net win over Iowa City West JV IOWA CITY — The Fairfield Maharishi boys tennis team defeated the Iowa City West junior varsity on Tuesday, winning 7-2 at the ICW courts. Solaris Nite played an outstanding match against Cole Schneider, winning the No. 2 singles match 7-5, 6-3. Othe

    April 16, 2014

  • Albia girls beat out Centerville at Redette Golf Invite CENTERVILLE — The Albia Lady Dees captured the Redette Invite held Tuesday in Centerville by a margin of 45 shots over the host squad at the Manhattan Golf Club. Seven schools from the area competed on a day that was sunny but had very cool breezes w

    April 16, 2014

  • Fairfield beats out Centerville at Albia Invitational ALBIA — Several talented area boys golfers teed off in the Albia Invitational on Tuesday. In the end, it was a pair of area teams with hopes of being in the 3A State Tournament that battled for the title as Fairfield beat out Centerville and former s

    April 16, 2014

  • 0417 OTT Sports Ottumwa girls soccer photo Late goal lifts Chariton past Ottumwa OTTUMWA — The goal in soccer is to put the ball in the back of the net. Chariton’s Kourtney Nichols took it one step further on Tuesday night at Eric Wertheim Field. The Charger senior put the ball beyond the back of the net, so much so that it led t

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0417 OTT Sports IHCC softball photo Schieber stymies Iowa Western COUNCIL BLUFFS — Just a few weeks ago, Iowa Western humbled the Indian Hills softball team on its home field. The Reivers outscored the Warriors 15-1 over 12 innings in the first two regional games of the year for IHCC. Kendle Schieber made sure that

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0417 OTT Sports Don Newell Invite photo Home track meet festooned with great performances OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa boys and girls track and field teams put on a Don Newell Classic brimming with adrenaline-soaked moments Tuesday on Senior Night. The girls, who tested their mettle against a profusion of top quality teams, came in fourth with 9

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0417 OTT Sports Queyvn Winters photo -M IHCC's Winters signs with Washington OTTUMWA – It’s a long way from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh to the University of Washington in Seattle. For Queyvn Winters, it’s a journey he’s happy to have taken, especially the detour that brought him for one spectacular season to Indian Hill

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • On Tap Thursday Girls Golf Ottumwa at Marshalltown Invitational, 10 a.m. Davis County and Keokuk at Fairfield, 3 p.m. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at Oskaloosa, 4 p.m. Sigourney at Montezuma, 4 p.m. Pella Christian at North Mahaska, 4:15 p.m. Lynnville-Sully at Tri-

    April 16, 2014

  • 0416 OTT Sports Centerville track photo Panthers sweep Co-Ed Relays CENTERVILLE -- The Mount Pleasant Panthers boys' and girls' track program swept the team races at the Centerville Co-Ed Relays. The girls won with a team total of 215 while the boys took home a combined team score of 131, narrowly edging the Albia bo

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

NCAA Tournament Scoreboard
Sports photo reprints