Area Sports Schedule
Monday, July 16
Denison-Schleswig at Harlan, 7 p.m.
Being down 7-0 after three innings to top-rated Harlan, most teams would have folded up the tent and called it a night, but not a team coached by Don Lyons.
Denison-Schleswig put together an offensive explosion on Saturday, as the Monarchs delivered an emphatic statement with a 15-2 throttling of Atlantic in five innings in a Class 3A, District 15 semifinal baseball game at Harlan.
Denison-Schleswig scored at least two runs in five different innings on Wednesday night, as the Monarchs concluded their baseball regular season with a 17-5 victory at Storm Lake.
A seven-day layoff didn’t seem to bother the Denison-Schleswig girls, as the Monarchs opened Class 4A regional play on Saturday night with a 10-0 victory over Storm Lake at Denison.
Jaden Petersen allowed only four hits over seven innings on Friday, as the Denison-Schleswig boys picked up a 7-0 victory over Bellevue in a contest played at the Clinton Lumberjacks Stadium.
Dawson Dorhout tossed a complete-game, one-hitter on Monday night, as Denison-Schleswig posted an 11-0 shutout of IKM-Manning in nonconference baseball action at Denison.
Red Oak handed the Denison-Schleswig girls only their fourth loss of the season on Friday night, as the Tigers picked up a 13-8 triumph over the Monarchs at Red Oak.
The Denison-Schleswig boys struggled defensively with six errors and had only three hits at the plate, as the Monarchs suffered an 11-1 Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball loss in five innings to Atlantic on Tuesday night at Denison.
Sarah Heilesen allowed only two hits and struck out nine, as the Denison-Schleswig girls rebounded from Tuesday’s loss to Atlantic with a 10-2 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Harlan on Wednesday night at Denison.
Class 3A third-ranked Harlan handed the Denison-Schleswig boys their fourth consecutive loss on Wednesday night, as the Cyclones picked up a 13-1 victory in five innings at Denison.
A four-run third inning vaulted Class 3A eighth-ranked Atlantic to a 5-3 Hawkeye 10 Conference softball victory over 4A No. 7 Denison-Schleswig on Tuesday night at Denison.
Denison-Schleswig picked up its fifth shutout of the season on Monday night, as the Monarch girls came away with a 12-0 victory in three innings over Kuemper Catholic at Denison.
Kevin Dau’s Denison-Schleswig softball team went 3-0 in games to capture the Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove Tournament that took place Friday and Saturday at Battle Creek.
Denison-Schleswig fell just short on Wednesday night, as the Monarch baseball team dropped its third straight contest with an 11-10 nonconference loss at Class 1A 10th-ranked Treynor.
Three insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth inning proved to be the difference, as the Denison-Schleswig girls came through with a 5-2 Hawkeye 10 Conference softball victory over Lewis Central on Tuesday night at Denison.
Paige Armijo blasted two home runs and Alex Mohr added another, as Denison-Schleswig wasted little time in picking up a 14-0 softball victory in three innings over Council Bluffs St. Albert on Monday night at Denison.
Class 1A fourth-ranked Council Bluffs St. Albert scored nine runs over the final three innings on Monday night, as the Falcons rallied for a 15-12 Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball victory over Denison-Schleswig at Denison.
In a battle of state-ranked opponents, Class 3A ninth-ranked Atlantic handed Class 4A No. 5 Denison-Schleswig its first softball loss of the season on Friday night with a 6-2 victory over the Monarchs at Atlantic.
Ben Pardun turned in a 4-for-4 performance at the plate and Drew Polzin tossed five strong innings on Wednesday night, as Denison-Schleswig won its third consecutive baseball game with a 9-6 nonconference victory over Maple Valley/A-O/CO-U at Denison.
Denison-Schleswig’s Jade Magnuson went 3-for-3 at the plate and Jack Mendlik tossed six solid innings, as the Monarchs picked up an 8-1 nonconference baseball victory over Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove on Friday night at Denison.
Denison-Schleswig’s tandem of senior Jaden Heiden and junior Sean Moran went 2-3 overall in doubles matches at the Class 1A State Tennis Tournament that took place Thursday and Friday at the Byrnes Park Tennis Center at Waterloo.
The Denison-Schleswig boys’ soccer team came up just short on Saturday night, as the 16th-ranked Monarchs lost 1-0 to No. 1 Storm Lake in the Class 2A Substate 1 title match at Buena Vista University at Storm Lake.
Alex Mohr netted six goals and Tori Herrig added four, as Denison-Schleswig opened Class 2A regional competition on Thursday night with an 11-1 victory over Carroll High at Denison.
Denison-Schleswig recorded a season-high 14 hits on Thursday night, as the Monarch baseball team picked up a 19-9 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory at Shenandoah.
The Denison-Schleswig girls’ golf team shot a score of 424 to place fourth in a Class 4A regional final tournament on Monday at the Willow Creek Golf Course at Des Moines.
Sarah Heilesen allowed only three hits and struck out 10 on Wednesday night, as Class 4A fifth-ranked Denison-Schleswig stayed perfect on the young season with a 10-0 victory in five innings over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln at Denison.