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Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 2:29 a.m. CDT

Nodaway Valley 13, SW Valley 2

CORNING — Nodaway Valley hit two home runs and scored 10 runs in the first inning of a 13-2 win over Southwest Valley here on Tuesday.

Josie Carter and Paige McElfish both smacked home runs to left field in the first inning, as Nodaway Valley built a 10-0 lead in the first frame.

McElfish finished with a team-high four RBI and also added a double later in the game. Carter and Kadee Eblen each drove in two runs. Shelby Nupp-Holder and Rachel Hight drove in one run apiece.

McElfish struck out five and walked just two in the win, improving her record to 3-5 for the season.

For Southwest Valley, Kelsie Kinman had two hits and drove in two one run in the loss. Lexi Bronner lasted just 1/3 of an inning in the pitching circle, giving up eight runs on three hits and four walks.

Kiara Roberts pitched 4 2/3 innings of relief, giving up five runs on 10 hits.

The Wolverines improved to 3-5 for the season and 2-2 in the Pride of Iowa Conference.

Lenox 10,

Mount Ayr 6

MOUNT AYR — Lenox scored five runs in the sixth inning to break open a 4-4 tie, as the Tigers went on to win 10-6 over Mount Ayr here on Tuesday.

Aurora Arevalo finished the night 3-for-3 at the plate with a double and two runs batted in. Macey Newlin went 3-3 with three RBI for the Tigers.

Sydney Barker, Taylor Foster and Beth Christensen each drove in one run.

Christensen went the distance in the pitching circle, striking out four and walking two.

Macy Larsen took the loss for Mount Ayr, striking out three and walking one.

Lenox improved to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the Pride of Iowa Conference with the win.

SW Valley 12,

Red Oak 0

CORNING — Freshman Kiara Roberts threw a three-inning no-hitter for Southwest Valley here Wednesday, as the Timberwolves picked up a 12-0 win over Red Oak of the Hawkeye 10 Conference.

Roberts struck out two and walked just one in the win.

Allie Bronner went 2-for-2 at the plate for the Timberwolves, driving in one run. Lexi Bronner drove in two runs. Kelsie Kinman hit a double and finished with one RBI.

“Taylor Gaule returned to the lineup in a limited role, only playing defense, after getting stitches removed from her left knee,” Southwest Valley head coach Jim Obermeier said.

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