Clear Lake wins NCC triangular
FORT DODGE — Clear Lake fired 150 as a team Thursday score a first-place finish in a triangular vs. a pair of traditional powers in Webster City and St. Edmond at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.
Two-time defending Class 3A state champion Webster City finished with 158 and St. Edmond shot 169.
"That was a meet that we all got up for because knew what it was about," Thomas Storbeck said "It's good to see when it counts, we stepped up."
Storbeck led the way for the Lions with a 1-under par 35, which netted him co-medalist.
Also for Clear Lake, Tate Storbeck shot 37 while Kyle Calaguas and Jackson Hamlin each came in with a 39.
"For the early-season North Central championship race, I'd say we’re in a pretty good spot," Clear Lake coach Eric Perry said. "Those are teams I thought be the favorites."
West Fork claims home quad
West Fork (192) – Caleb Cameron 45, Ian Latham 46, Zach Laudner 50, Trey Pfeffers 51.
North Butler (195) – Beau Thompson 46, Isaac Trees 49, Sam Dolan 49, Tyler Merfeld 51.
Central Springs (207) – Carter Pals 47, Sam Seiler 50, Colton Fink 54, Justin Florea 56, Jacob Mathers 56.
Hampton-Dumont (208) – Justin Kent 42, Quinn Logan 44, Sam Wragge 60, Noah Noelck 62.
N-P wins home triangular
Nashua-Plainfield (195) – Dillon Auchstetter 45, Calem Liddle 48, Drew Moore 50, Jayden Jost 52.
Rockford (197) – Kaden Lyman 43 (medalist), Zach Bushbaum 45, Sam Arickx 53, Nick Goodrich 56.
Northwood-Kensett (232) – Hayden Halbach 50, Brock Nelson 53, Josh Fick 63, Austin Efflandt 66.
Fort Dodge 7, Mason City 4
FORT DODGE – Sydney Oliver moved to 8-1 in singles play for the Mason City girls tennis team, but Fort Dodge claimed victories in the top four singles spots and some a 7-4 decision over the Mohawks on Thursday.
Oliver, who plays No. 6 singles for the Mohawks, also teamed with Peyton Carpenter for a win at No. 3 doubles.
“Sydney has been playing well all year,” Mohawks coach Jim Cornick said. “She keeps scrapping.”
Like Oliver, Carpenter was also 2-0 on the day as she won a three-set decision at No. 5 doubles.
Marissa Pope and Hannah Hill also scored for Mason City with a win at No. 5 doubles.
Mason City (5-4) returns to action on Tuesday when it travels to Des Moines North.
N-P rolls to win in home triangular
Nashua-Plainfield (211) – Haley Hillesheim 50 (medalist), Megan Cerwinske 51, Keegan Betsinger 53, Nicole Harrington 57.
Rockford (227) – Sydney Fullerton 52, Kylee Smith 58, Madison McGregor 58, Abby Murray 59.
Northwood-Kensett (240) – Erika Heidman 55, Jocelyn Kluender 57, Allie Carman 61, Miranda Stambaugh 67.
North Butler edges Central Springs in Sheffield
North Butler (239) – Laura Kreimeyer 54, Sarah Goodrich 58, Audry Albrecht 63, Rainy Kock 64.
Central Springs (240) – Kara Axdahl 54 (medalist), Maddie Daily 59, Kori Dillavou 62, Gracie Ewen 65.
West Fork (246) – Grace Schreckengost 55, Mara Heimbuch 61, Taylyn Akins 63, Kylie Laudner 67.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
MC’s Davison wins 800 at Dodger Relays
FORT DODGE — Emma Davison’s strong start to the track and field season continued Thursday as she ran to first place in the 800 in 2 minutes, 30.06 seconds as the Mohawks finished seventh in the seven team field.
Additionally, Davison, along with Erika Mariner, Hannah Faktor and Odeleine Daugherty, helped the Mohawks to third place in the sprint medley in 1:59.54.
Carly Seeck added a third-place finish in the discus (83-4 1/2) and Mariner was sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.76).
Mason City is back in action Monday at Marshalltown.
Clear Lake’s Fessler wins 100 hurdles at WC
WEBSTER CITY — Makia Fessler turned in the top finish for Clear Lake Thursday in a meet at Webster City with a first-place finish in the 100 hurdles in 17.6 seconds.
Clear Lake, which finished seventh in the meet, also ran to second in the shuttle hurdle in a season’s best 1:13.41. Members were Olivia Amos, Bella Parker, Ashley Archer and Fessler.
Aleena Gabrielson finished third in the 3,000 (12:57.04), the 4x200 of Macy Mixdorf, Archer, Sharrell Lee and Gabby Gonzalez was third (1:57.96), Mixdorf was fourth in the 200 (28.7) and the sprint medley finished fourth as well in 2:09.52.
Mason City 9, Fort Dodge 2
MASON CITY — Mason City improved to 6-0 with a 9-2 victory over Fort Dodge on Thursday.
The Mohawks were 4-2 in the Thursday’s singles matches with their No. 1 Josh VandenBerg dropping his first match of the year (6-1, 6-2) to Jonny Bowser, who was fourth at state a year ago.
Mason City finished 5-0 in double matches.
“The kids are playing OK, but I don’t think we’ve peaked yet,” Mason City coach Pat Kruger said. “Our doubles played better than singles tonight. They played smarter and served better.”
Mason City plays in a tournament at Ankeny today.
Clear Lake falls to Webster City in PKs
CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake erased a 2-0 deficit in the second half only to fall in penalty kicks Thursday to Webster City. The Lynx won the shootout 4-3.
“We got better tonight so I’m not disappointed,” Clear Lake coach Matt Anderson said. “We played about 75 minutes of good soccer and found a formation that is going to work. There’s some guys in different spots, but it’s something that appears to work for this team.”
Sam Pedelty and Cody Matz each scored for the Lions (1-4), who play in a tournament at Boone Saturday.