BLOOMFIELD — Eighth-grader Sophia Young hit a game-winning grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally the Davis County High School softball team to an improbable 7-5 nonconference victory over Washington.
Davis County trailed 5-2 with just one out to play with in its last at-bat, but got an RBI single by Madison Dunlavy, and three straight hits preceded Young's grand slam.
Shelby Motykowski had two hits, scored twice and drove in two runs for the Mustangs. Kellie Dallmeyer had three RBIs for Washington.
Dunlavy picked up the win in relief, tossing three innings of scoreless softball.
EBF 1-5, Burlington 3-4
EDDYVILLE — Emalee Davis hit a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning to allow the Rockets to split a nonconference doubleheader against the Grayhounds.
Burlington took a 2-0 lead into the fourth before the Rockets cut the deficit in half in the bottom half of the inning, then tied it in the fifth when Madysen Wade reached on an error that scored Darian Johnson.
The Grayhounds then scored twice in their half of the eighth, the first on an error and the second on a squeeze play.
Peyton Deevers picked up the win, allowing two earned runs and walking three over eight innings.
In the opener, Burlington's Nevaeh Ertz hit a three-run home run off Reina Taylor that was the difference in the game.
Taylor drove in the Rockets' lone run with a single in the third.
Cardinal 6, New London 1
NEW LONDON — Griffin Greiner drove in a pair of runs, and the Comets pulled away in the early innings for SEI Superconference South Division road win over the Tigers.
Jentry Arbogast dominated the Tigers on the mound, allowing just one run on four hits and striking out 10 in 6 2/3 innings.
Cardinal led 2-1 in the third inning when Greiner doubled in Colby Aschenbrenner and Cameron Honomichl for a 4-1 advantage. Aschenbrenner, Arbogast and Braden Ridgway also drove in runs.
New London scored its only run in the bottom of the first on an error by shortstop Ryan Clark.
Van Buren 5, West Burlington 2
KEOSAUQUA — A three-run fourth inning helped the Warriors pull away for a South Division win over the Falcons.
Van Buren tied the game on a bases-loaded walk, then Jonah Heckenburg reached on an error that allowed two more runs to score as the Warriors led 4-2.
Ryan Wolf added an RBI single in the sixth.
Jacob Plecker picked up the win in dominating fashion, as he struck out 12 and allowed just three hits in a complete-game performance.