Orabs Split Home Doubleheader With Cherokee

Sheldon split a home baseball-softball double header with Cherokee Tuesday night. the baseball game went to Sheldon 9-3 with the softball win going to the Braves 8-7.

On the baseball diamond Sheldon opened with a 3 run first inning. Brandon Frick doubled and scored on a single by Trevor Johnson. Johnson would score on a Chad Den Hartog single with Mitchell Jensen driving him in with an rbi single.

Sheldon put it away with a 6 run 6th inning that featured rbi’s from Cody Hatting, Frick, Grant Weaver and Jake Rosberg.

Cherokee scored single runs in the 3rd, 4th and 6th innings. With the win Sheldon stands at 6-9 on the year while the Braves are now 3-14.

Joe Kuiper picked up the win with Logan Otis on in relief. The two combined to give up just 4 hits and walk three.
On the softball diamond Cherokee opened the game with a 6 run first inning and put two more on the board in the 6th inning as they posted an 8-7 win.

Sheldon scored 3 runs in the second inning keyed by rbi hits from Nicole VanBeek and Mackenzie Radke. Another run crossed in the third as Jessica VanBeek reached and was driven in by Bailey Buenger. The Orabs plated their final 3 runs in the fifth keyed by a 2 run double off the bat of Krista Bousema.

Sami Kleinwolterink pitched well in relief coming on with the bases loaded in the second inning and striking out the side as she gave up just two runs the rest of the way.

With the win Cherokee moves to 1-17 while the Orabs stand at 3-13. Up next for the Orab baseball and softball teams is a trip to Okoboji where each squad will play a doubleheader to make up for games that were rained out in Sheldon earlier in the year. JV play begins at 3:30 for both baseball and softball.

 


Sports Schedule For Wednesday 6/20/12

Sheldon is at Okoboji this afternoon for a pair of Siouxland Conference games against the Pioneers. Following a rain out of games scheduled in Sheldon earlier this season both teams will play a pair this afternoon.  Unity is playing a pair of doubleheaders at LeMars Gehlen this afternoon in the War Eagle Conference.

 

 

 

Softball

Sheldon at Okoboji (Varsity doubleheader with JV at 3:30

Sibley Ocheyedan at MOC Floyd Valley

G-LR-CL at BHRV

West Lyon at Sioux Center

Akron Westfield at MMC

South O’Brien at Spalding

Remsen Union at West Sioux

Unity at Gehlen (No JV Varsity doubleheader beginning at 6pm)

HMS at Remsen St Mary’s (Varsity first)

E-LC at Western
Baseball

Sheldon at Okoboji (Varsity doubleheader with JV at 3:30

Sibley Ocheyedan at MOC Floyd Valley (7pm first pitch)

G-LR at Boyden Hull Rock Valley

West Lyon at Sioux Center

Remsen Union at West Sioux

Akron Westfield at MMC

Unity at Gehlen (No JV Varsity doubleheader beginning at 6pm)

HMS at Remsen St Mary’s

Western at E-LC  (Varsity first)


Region Softball Brackets Out Tournaments Start Monday July 2nd In 1A

Brackets are out for the regional softball tournaments. With the expansion to a 5 class system in Iowa this year fans will notice some of their teams playing up a class compared to previous years.

In Class 3A Region 1 play begins on Tuesday July 3rd. Sheldon is in the upper bracket and will open at home against George Little Rock Central Lyon. Also in the upper bracket Sioux Center will be at Boyden Hull Rock Valley. In the lower bracket it’s Algona at Humboldt and Spirit Lake at Estherville Lincoln Central.

In Class 3A Region 2 Unity and MOC Floyd Valley open against each other in the lower bracket. The other game has Cherokee against OA-BCIG. In the upper bracket it’s JSPC – Jefferson at East Sac County and Kuemper at Huxley Ballard.

In Class 2A opening on Tuesday July 3rd area teams are in Region 1. In the upper bracket it’s Sibley Ocheyedan at West Lyon with the winner advancing to a Thursday July 5th game at Western Christian. The Wolfpack got a first round bye. South O’Brien is at HMS with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals at Emmetsburg Thursday the 5th. In the lower bracket Pocahontas Area is at West Hancock with the winner at Lake Mills Thursday July 5th. Sioux Central opens at Okoboji with the winner at North Union on Thursday the 5th.

In Class 1A play begins on Monday July 2nd. In Region 1 in the upper bracket Spalding opens at Harris Lake Park. The winner will be at Remsen St Mary’s Thursday July 5th as Remsen St Mary’s got the first round bye. Also in the upper bracket Whiting is at Kingsley Pierson with the winner at LeMars Gehlen on July 5th. In the lower bracket it’s West Sioux against River Valley with the game played at Remsen Union. The winner will go against Remsen Union who got a bye and will host the quarterfinal on Thursday the 5th. Also in the lower bracket Trinity Christian will be at Lake Park to go against Clay Central Everly. The winner will be at Akron Westfield on Thursday July 5th.


HIgh School Softball & Baseball From 6/18

High School Softball:

Sioux Center 4, Sheldon 1

Akron-Westfield 11, Remsen St. Mary’s 1

MOC-Floyd Valley 9, George-Little Rock/Central Lyon 4

Remsen-Union 2, Gehlen Catholic 1

Spalding Catholic 13, Unity Christian 0

Spencer 15, Storm Lake 5

 

High School Baseball:

Sheldon 2, George-Little Rock 1

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 11, Sibley-Ocheyedan 1

Central Lyon 10, Sioux Center 8

Gehlen Catholic 16, Remsen-Union 5

Hinton 10, West Sioux 2

South O’Brien 6, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 2

Storm Lake 27, Spencer 11


Sheldon Falls To Sioux Center Softball Team And Posts Win Over G-LR In Baseball

Sioux Center downed Sheldon 4-1 in Siouxland Conference softball. On the baseball diamond Sheldon posted a 2-1 win over George Little Rock.

Sioux Center opened the scoring with a 2 run first inning. Jillian Estes got on board with a walk and scored on a single by Madison Beaver. Beaver would score on a triple into the right field corner off the bat of Bethany Larson.

The Warriors added a run in the top of the sixth when Shalee Gesink walked and courtesy runner Alison Sandbulte scored on a single by Halley Simonson.

Sheldon got on the board in the bottom of the sixth when Michelle Fischer doubled to the right field corner and later scored on hard ground ball down the third base line by Krista Bousema.

Sioux Center tacked on a run in the top of the seventh when Madison Dubbs walked and later scored on a single through the middle by Beaver.

In a battle of freshmen Megan Cleveringa bested Sami Kleinwolterink. Cleveringa gave up 1 run on 4 hits, walked 1 and struck out 3. Kleinwolterink scattered 5 hits giving up 4 runs. She walked 3 and struck out 3.

With the win Sioux Center improves to 10-9 on the season and 3-6 in the conference. Sheldon slips to 3-12 for the year and 2-6 in the Siouxland. The Orabs return to action Tuesday night hosting Cherokee. Sioux Center will be at Unity.
There was a pitchers dual on the baseball diamond as well. Sheldon topped George Little Rock 2-1.

The Orabs scored a pair in the third inning as Cody Hatting ripped a triple and scored on a bunt by Brandon Frick. Later in the inning a two out single by Chad Den Hartog would plate Frick with the second run of the ballgame.

The Mustangs got on the board in the fifth as Brett Klingenberg doubled and later scored on a hit by David Grave.

Hatting picked up the win as he gave up 1 run on 5 hits. He walked 1 and struck out 3. Colin Sandbulte gave up 7 hits in taking the loss giving up 2 runs on 7 hits and did not walk a batter.

Sheldon will play host to Cherokee Tuesday night with the game broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. We’ll bring you pregame at 7:20 with first pitch at 7:30. George Little Rock will play host to Remsen Union.


Sports Schedule For Tuesday 6/19/12

The Sheldon Orab Baseball and Softball Teams play host to Cherokee in a non conference match up this evening at the Orab Sports Complex. Start times for the varsity has been moved up to 5:30 for both softball and baseball due to expected rain.

 

 

 

Baseball 

Cherokee at Sheldon (varsity first at 5:30)

Spirit Lake at Sibley Ocheyedan

BHRV at Sioux City North (6pm first pitch)

Sioux Center at Unity

Remsen Union at G-LR

MOC Floyd Valley at Western

Harris Lake Park at HMS (Varsity first)

Hinton at MMC

 
Softball

Cherokee at Sheldon (Varsity first at 5:30)

Sibley Ocheyedan at Harris Lake Park

Sioux Center at Unity

Okoboji at Pocahontas Area

MOC Floyd Valley at Western

Spalding at Akron Westfield

Hinton at MMC

South O’Brien at Remsen St Mary’s (Varsity first)