ACGC softball back to winning ways, shuts out Ogden, 9-0

By Cyote Willaims | Times Vedette

ACGC had its home softball tournament canceled this past weekend due to the weather. After dropping its last three games, ACGC softball (8-8) blanked Ogden (10-11) in its away win on Monday, June 18. The Chargers took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and would not surrender it, tacking on a total of nine runs to go above their conference foe in the WCAC standings. ACGC will have a massive test in its next game. They square off against No. 1 Van Meter (25-1) on Thursday, June 20 away from home in a doubleheader.

Chargers lose late against Ogden, 3-2

By Cyote Williams | Times Vedette

ACGC baseball (0-15) had the game tied, 2-2, heading into the bottom of the seventh at Ogden (10-12) on Monday, June 17. Ogden’s walk-off run in the bottom of the seventh was the difference maker. Tegan Slaybaugh and Ben Franzeen were responsible for ACGC’s two runs. Tommy Skram was productive at the plate with two singles in his three at-bats. Slaybaugh was also on the mound for the entire game. He struck out four batters, walking one, and kept Ogden’s batting average to .250 during his 92-pitch performance. ACGC will look to end its winless streak on Wednesday, June 19 at home against Durant (11-10).

Madrid comes back to defeat Panorama, 10-3

By Cyote Williams | Times Vedette

After taking an early lead, Panorama softball (6-14) lost at Madrid (9-15) on Monday, June 18. The Panthers scored two early runs to take the lead, 2-0. Madrid answered with three runs in the second inning, 3-2. Panorama tied the game, 3-3, in the third inning. After that, it was all Madrid. The Tigers scored four combined runs in the next two innings and added three more in the bottom of the sixth to secure the win. Panorama’s next game is at East Union (3-15) on Wednesday, June 19.

Photos by Betty Cooper

Panorama picks up win at Madrid, 13-7

By Cyote Williams | Times Vedette

Panorama baseball (6-11) has now won four straight games against its WCAC rival, Madrid (8-11). On Monday, June 18, Panorama defeated the Tigers, 13-7, away from home with its highest run total of the season. The Panthers’ next game will be tonight, June 18, at Saydel (16-7).

Photos by Betty Cooper

Panthers place fourth at Orient-Macksburg tournament

By Cyote Williams | Times Vedette

On Saturday, June 15, the Panorama softball team (6-13) traveled to Orient-Macksburg to compete in its softball tournament against five other schools. Panorama won its first game of the competition against Melcher-Dallas (5-12), 12-9. The Panthers then faced Murray (13-5), losing 13-1. Those results brought them against host Orient-Macksburg (10-7) in the third-place game, where they would fall to the Bulldogs, 14-2.

Photos by Betty Cooper

ACGC drops both games in doubleheader with Pleasantville, 4-3 and 9-2

By Cyote Williams | Times Vedette

On Thursday, June 13, ACGC softball (7-8) hosted a doubleheader against Pleasantville (12-6), losing both games. Game one was close. ACGC scored two runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 3-2 lead. Pleasantville answered back, scoring one run in the bottom of the fourth inning to tie the game, 3-3. The decisive run came from Pleasantville one inning later in the fifth, which the Trojans rode to the victory. ACGC also led in the second game. A two-run second inning saw the Chargers take the lead, 2-1. Pleasantville answered immediately, scoring two runs in the third, inning and exploded in the fourth inning with six more runs, leading to a 9-2 loss for ACGC. ACGC will host its ACGC Softball Invitation this Saturday, June 15. The Chargers will welcome AHSTW, CAM, Earlham, Missouri Valley, MVAOCOU, Ogden and Treynor to its home field.

Photos by Mark Reno