CEDAR RAPIDS — Waterloo West eighth-grade pitcher Taylor Stefancik won her varsity debut in game two as the Wahawks closed out a softball doubleheader sweep of Cedar Rapids Washington, 13-0, 16-0, Thursday night in Mississippi Valley Conference play.
Brooke Stackhouse led the offense for West (7-23) with a double in each game. Washington fell to 0-25.
IOWA CITY HIGH 9-11, WATERLOO EAST 5-8: East and City High exchanged a pair of late rallies with the Little Hawks coming up on the winning end twice.
East jumped out to a 5-0 lead in game one of the Mississippi Valley Conference doubleheader as Josie Stocks drove in three runs on two hits and Bri Netty had three hits and two RBIs, before City High rallied with nine runs in the final three innings.
The Trojans (7-23) had a chance to win game two, but City High gunned down the potential winning run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Little Hawks then pulled in front with three runs in the top of the ninth.
Bri Netty went 3-for-5 with three RBIs to lead East in game two. Kenidi Adams drove in two runs, while Brooke Meighan, Jayden Bentley and Sydney Magnuson each had two hits.
Hudson sweeps Columbus
Hudson won the completion of a postponed game that began in Waterloo and added a second victory over Columbus to earn a doubleheader sweep, 13-1, 7-0, Thursday night in North Iowa Cedar League baseball action.
Jacob Murray earned the game one win for Hudson and doubled in game two. CJ Christopher was game two’s winning pitcher for the Pirates with a complete-game shutout.
East, Cedar falls postponed
Standing water on the diamond at Robinson-Dresser Park forced Waterloo East’s metro baseball game at Cedar Falls to once again become postponed. No make-up date has been set.
WATERLOO WEST 13-16, Cedar Rapids Washington 0-0
Waterloo West 940 — 13 5 0
Cedar Rapids Washington 000 — 0 1 4
Christina Campbell and Alli Schaffer. P. Slyvester and N. Nichols. 2B—Brooke Stackhouse (West).
Waterloo West 943 — 16 5 0
Cedar Rapids Washington 000 — 0 1 2
Taylor Stefancik and Brianna McPoland. G. Fleming, S. Montee and Nichols. 2B — Stackhouse, Colleen Duffy (West). 3B—Sydney McFarland (West).
IOWA CITY HIGH 9-11, WATERLOO EAST 5-8
Iowa City High 000 025 2 — 9 11 4
Waterloo East 102 200 0 — 5 7 2
Ayana Lindsey and Carey Koenig. Leah Frost and Addy Grimmett. 2B—Brianna Bentler, Ella Cook, Brooke Bormann (ICH). Josie Stocks 2, Jayden Bentley (WE). HRs—Cook, Bormann (ICH).
Iowa City High 320 021 003 — 11 17 1
Waterloo East 010 500 200 — 8 13 3
Gabi Hiatt, Ayana Lindsey (8) and Jayden Young. Kenidi Adams and Addy Grimmett. 2B—Brianna Bentler, Young 2 (ICH), Sydney Magnuson 2, Brooke Meighan (WE). 3B—Carey Koenig (ICH). HR—Adams (WE).
HUDSON 13-7, COLUMBUS 1-0
Hudson 814 00 — 13 8 0
Columbus 000 01 — 1 6 2
Ben Liebold, Mason Bennett (1), Eli Olmstead (5) and John Rausch. Jacob Murray and Alex Hageman. 2B—Kaleb Boleyn (Col). Jacob Myers (Hudson).
Columbus 000 000 0 — 0 6 4
Hudson 022 030 x — 7 7 0
Parker Westhoff, Andrew Luke (5), Mason Bennett (6) and John Rausch. CJ Christopher and Izik Rodriguez. 2B—Lucas Benda, Parker Westhoff (Col). Hageman, Murray, David Richards (Hudson).