Bobcats bounced by Bulldogs in opener

OTTUMWA — The Marshalltown softball team is still seeking a win after a doubleheader loss to No. 11 Ottumwa on Thursday, 10-0 (five innings) and 11-3.

Game one saw three hits from the Bobcats (0-3), with Regan Mazour going 1-for-1, McKaylee Dawson with a 1-for-2 mark and Emily Hass going 1-for-2 at the plate.

Dawson went 4 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits, four earned runs and three strikeouts.

Game two saw more offense from the Bobcats, as Ciara Feldman was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, a run scored and a double. Dawson was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Alyvia Chadderdon was 1-for-3 as well.

Abby Brennecke went six innings, giving up 13 hits, 11 earned runs, three walks without a strikeout.

Marshalltown heads to Fort Dodge for a conference doubleheader on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

BCLUW 5, North Butler 1

ALLISON — Samantha Ubben made it four innings, giving up two hits, no earned runs and struck out five batters in a 5-1 win against North Butler on Friday.

Ubben was also 2-for-3 and had offensive help from Jordyn Beeghly who was 0-for-3 with an RBI and Leah Yantis who was 1-for-4.

Lauren Anderson came in for three innings of relief, giving up one hit, no earned runs and striking out two. Each BCLUW (2-1) pitcher walked one.

The Comets host Ballard and Denver on Monday in a Memorial Day tournament.

West Marshall 11, Guthrie Center 3

GUTHRIE CENTER — The West Marshall softball team collected 14 hits on its way to an 11-3 win against Guthrie Center on Friday.

The Trojans (4-0) had leadoff hitter Brooke Snider got 3-for-4, with a double, an RBI and three runs scored to help kick off scoring efforts. The Trojans got four of their 11 in the first inning, then four more in the fifth.

Georgia Porter was 2-for-5 with two RBIs, Kylie Cripps was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBIs, and Kallie Malloy was 1-for-2 with three RBIs.

Malloy also pitched a four-hit, complete game, going all seven innings, giving up one earned run and striking out 14 batters.

Grace Porter was also 1-for-4 with two runs and a double. West Marshall won its first of two games Saturday, topping Council Bluffs Jefferson 17-4. A second score against Twin Cedars was not available.

The Trojans are at Grundy Center on Thursday for their next competition.