STC girls golfers struggle in home invite

TAMA – The South Tama County girls golf team placed last out of six teams at the Trojans’ own invitational here Saturday at Tama-Toledo Country Club.

Nevada held off Newton, 397-399, for the team title, while Vinton-Shellsburg (401) was another two strokes back in third place. Benton Community (424), Grinnell (431) and South Tama (445) rounded out the field.

Nevada’s Claire Ausman and Newton’s Jessica Reynolds shared low score honors with rounds of 86. The victory went to Ausman. Grinnell’s Alisha Ford and Jordan Peterson both shot 90 to share third place.

South Tama was paced by Madison Rohach, who shot 107. Taylor Ray tallied a 110, Grace Jimenez finished with 111, and Madie Bacon carded 117 to round out the Trojans’ scoring. Kenze Smith (126) and Taylor Lekin (151) also participated for STC, which competes in the Class 3A Region 2B tournament Monday at Lincoln Valley Golf Course near State Center.

Trojans shut out three times at W-SR

WAVERLY – The South Tama County/East Marshall girls’ soccer team was outscored 23-0 in three losses at the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament here Saturday.

The Trojans fell to 0-15 on the season with three more shutout defeats. STC/EM was topped by Class 1A No. 13 Denver, 9-0, 1A No. 11 Hudson 7-0, and Des Moines Roosevelt 7-0.

Goalkeeper Abby Llewellyn totaled 55 saves in net for the Trojans.

“This was a tough day for the team, but for the young players it was a learning and building experience,” said STC/EM coach Bob McBain.

South Tama/East Marshall hosts Anamosa on Tuesday in WaMaC play.

Local golfer scores ace at Collison

Marshalltown’s own Austin Lovin found the cup in one shot Monday afternoon at the Collison Par 3 course.

Lovin hit a hole-in-one and was surrounded by Jeffrey Miron, Austin Sowers, Mitch O’Hare and Austin Moorman as his witnesses. Lovin struck gold with a 9-iron on Hole 6.

Bobcat boys’ hoops camp is June 6-9

Marshalltown High School boys’ basketball coach Scott Smith will direct the Bobcat Boys’ Basketball Camp this summer at the Roundhouse for boys entering grades 5-12 for the 2016-17 school year.

The camp will run from June 6-9. The camp for those grades 9-12 will operate in the morning from 9-11:30 a.m. The camp for grades 5-8 will run in the afternoon from 12:30-3 p.m. Assistant coach Todd Beare and former Bobcat players will be a part of the camp staff.

The camp will focus on the fundamentals of ball handling, passing, defense, rebounding and shooting with competitions of 1-on-1, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5. The camp also will feature a free-throw competition, hot shot competition and 3-point shooting.

Cost of the camp is $40 per participant for those who register before June 1. After that date, cost rises to $50. Every participant will receive a camp T-shirt.

For more information, or to obtain a registration form, contact Coach Smith at 754-1130 ext. 1232, or 485-1616.

MHS golf fundraiser set for June 14

The American Legion Memorial Golf Course is hosting the Marshalltown High School Athletics Fundraiser four-person best shot golf event on June 14.

The tournament will be broken up into two sessions, the first starting at 8 a.m. and the second session beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Entry fees, which include green fees, cart, lunch and prizes, are $75 per person for either the morning or the afternoon session. The desire to play both sessions will cost an extra $25 per golfer ($100).

Those interested can sign up at the MHS athletics office or by calling 641-754-1142.

Iowa’s Mohns granted hardship year

IOWA CITY – The Big Ten Conference approved a hardship waiver for University of Iowa forward Carly Mohns, as announced today. She played in nine games in 2015-16 before suffering a season-ending injury.

With the waiver, the native of Brodhead, Wis., has three years of eligibility remaining.

Mohns averaged 13.8 minutes per game off the bench for the Hawkeyes prior to the injury, compiling 30 points, 29 rebounds, 10 assists, two blocks, and one steal. She appeared in 14 games as a freshman in 2014-15.