The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


June 10, 2013

Northeast back to its winning ways


Cal-Wheat bounced back to take a 6-1 win over North Cedar. The Warriors led off with a three-run first inning and never looked back.

Tonight features plenty of Big East conference play for each team. The Rebels host Midland, Bellevue hosts Camanche and Cal-Wheat travels to Marquette Catholic — all in doubleheaders.

Sabers struggle in North Scott tourney

ELDRIDGE — Despite putting up 16 hits between two games, Central DeWitt came out of Saturday’s North Scott Invitational with two losses, dropping the Sabers’ record to 6-5.

Host North Scott fell behind early to DeWitt, 2-0, but came back in the third inning to take the lead for good with three runs. McKenna Heim pitched six consecutive shutout innings to earn the win after a two-run first inning for DeWitt.

Against Ames, DeWitt fell behind 4-0 in the third inning and 6-0 after the fourth. The Sabers countered with five runs in the bottom of the fourth frame but couldn’t overcome the deficit in a 6-5 loss. DeWitt out-hit its opponent 10-7.

Calamus-Wheatland Invitatonal


Northeast 120 030 0 -- 6 10

Bellevue 001 000 0 -- 1 2

Maddison Daniels (7 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 0 er, 2 bb, 8 so) and Kelsey Carder. Multiple hits -- Northeast (Rylee Dickey 2, Courtney Stoll 3). 2B -- Northeast (Kelsey Carder, Stoll). RBI -- Northeast (Carder 2, Tierra Hildebrandt). SB -- Northeast (Aleenah Marcucci 2, Dickey, Emily Franks, Hildebrandt 3, Bailey Claussen).


Northeast 822 -- 12 12

Louisa-Musc 000 -- 0 2

Bailey Claussen (3 ip, 2 h, 0 r, 2 so) and Baylie Parson. Multiple hits -- Northeast (Aleenah Marcucci 3, Rylee Dickey 2, Emily Franks 2). 3B -- Northeast (Dickey). RBI -- Northeast (Marcucci, Dickey, Kelsey Carder 2, Baylie Parson, Morgan McAleer, Franks). SB -- Northeast (Marcucci, Dickey, Carder, Parson, Brittany Stoll 2, McAleer, Franks).


West Branch 004 100 10 -- 6 8

Northeast 201 300 01 -- 7 9

Mary Baldwin (8 ip, 9 h, 7 r, 0 er, 6 so) and Paige Miller; Maddison Daniels (8 ip, 8 h, 6 r, 5 er, 2 bb, 5 so) and Baylie Parson. Multiple hits -- WB (Megan Tadlock 2, Shannon Laing 2, Miranda Wieneke 2), NE (Kelsey Carder 2, Baylie Parson 2). 2B -- WB (Laing). HR -- WB (Laing). RBI -- WB (Laing 4, Wieneke 2), NE (Aleenah Marcucci, Rylee Dickey, Kelsey Carder, Emily Franks). SB -- WB (Allie Russell).

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  • Interest in Ernst rises as his game does, too

    Brady Ernst is having a summer to remember.
    The rising River King senior is spending the summer playing for the Iowa Barnstormers traveling basketball team. This weekend they're playing in the Fab48 tournament in Las Vegas.
    "I'm playing with a great group of guys," Ernst said in a telephone interview. "We lost our last game (Thursday) night, but it's all about getting better."
    River Kings coach Nick Lawrence said Ernst had worked on a few new aspects to his game.
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  • Jones leaves UNO program

    Jalen Jones is done with basketball — for now, anyway.
    The 6-foot-5 Clinton High grad who had committed to play for Nebraska-Omaha, has left the program, and according to his Facebook page, has enrolled at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids.
    The enrollment office at the community college confirmed that Jones was registered for classes this fall at Kirkwood. Kirkwood coach Bryan Petersen, a Clinton High graduate, declined to comment and gave no indication that Jones would play basketball for the Eagles this winter.
    "College basketball isn't for everybody," Clinton coach Nick Lawrence said. "A little time away might do him some good."
    Jones came home to Clinton after spending just a few days with the Mavericks, and enrolled to Kirkwood shortly thereafter.
    Jones, the Herald's Player of the Year, averaged 19 points a game for the River Kings in his senior season and finished with the second-most rebounds with 160.
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