Forest City, West Hancock girls softball seasons end, Forest City baseball defeats Mason City

The Forest City softball team’s season came to a close Tuesday night, as the Indians fell to the Osage Green Devils 7-1 in a Class 3A regional quarterfinal. In a game heard on KIOW, Autumn Busta took the loss, striking out 2. Forest City’s offense was limited to 4 hits by Cassidy Mohl. Forest City ends their season at 10-22. Osage is now 24-3, and takes on Garner-Hayfield/Ventura Friday night in Osage. Other tournament softball scores:
Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 9, Clear Lake 6
Belmond-Klemme 14, West Hancock 4 5 innings
Lake Mills 6, West Fork 5
Eagle Grove 14, Clarion-Goldfield 3 5 innings
Humboldt 6, Hampton-Dumont 1

Tonight on KIOW, it’s more regional softball, as the North Iowa Bison take on Newman Catholic in a 1A regional quarterfinal. Join Orin Harris for the live play by play from Mason City, with pregame on at 6:50, and first pitch at 7 PM. North Iowa at Newman Catholic tonight at 7 pm on KIOW. Following the North Iowa/Newman game, it will be the Lake Mills Bulldogs traveling to Saint Ansgar to take on the Saints in a 2A regional quarterfinal matchup. Brittney Christianson will have the play by play around 8:30 PM on KIOW and On B103.1, the Belmond-Klemme Broncos travel to Swea City for a matchup with 6th ranked North Union. AJ Taylor will have the live play by play, with pregame at 6:50, and first pitch at 7 PM. Belmond-Klemme softball tonight on B103.1.

The Forest City baseball team defeated Mason City in non-conference action 4-3 Tuesday night. Dan Happel picked up the win on the mound, striking out 3. Ben Midtgaard pitched a scoreless 7th to save the game. Forest City got a pair of hits from Midtgaard as well. The Indians are now 16-11 overall, and plays host to North Union in the regular season finale tonight. Other baseball scores:
Central Springs 10, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 5
Algona 6, Clear Lake 1 Weston Shaw, Algona, 13 K’s
Bishop Garrigan 7, St. Edmond 5
Clarion-Goldfield 4, Northwood-Kensett 1
North Butler 8, Saint Ansgar 3
North Union 8, Pocahontas Area 5
North Fayette Valley 16, Osage 6 6 innings
North Fayette Valley 9, Osage 5