Baseball / Softball
In high school baseball at Novak Field, in Fremont, Tuesday night, the Archbishop Bergan Knights defeated the Lincoln Northeast Rockets, 13-4. Mitchell Glause pitched five innings, and struck out four to earn the win. Dillon Dix, Austin Callahan and Eli Herink had two hits apiece. Bergan is 10-4 and hosts Lincoln Southeast tomorrow. Lincoln Northeast is 6-14 and plays in the Millard South Invite tomorrow.
In other high school baseball, Gretna downed Blair, 4-3.
UNOmaha baseball dropped a 9-2 result to Kansas State in the mid-week tilt Tuesday night at Werner Park. The Mavericks (24-11-1) fall to 0-4 in mid-week games and 0-2 against Kansas State (20-22) this season.
Creighton senior Jack Strunc hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and six Creighton pitchers held Nebraska to four hits as the Bluejays picked up a 2-1 win over the Huskers on Tuesday night before 10,378 fans at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The win gives Creighton (23-8) the series win over the Huskers (22-14), also 2-1, for the first time in consecutive seasons since 1992 and 1993.
The 20th-ranked Midland softball team swept a pair of games from Mount Marty College, in Yankton, South Dakota, Tuesday, 12-8 and 11-0. Midland is 27-7 and 17-3 in the GPAC.
The Nebraska softball team (16-27, 4-11 Big Ten) used a pair of three-run homers to cruise by South Dakota (30-22, 11-4 Summit League) by a score of 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon. Alyvia Simmons and Lindsey Walljasper each hit three-run bombs in the second inning, as part of an eight-hit effort for the Huskers. Walljasper went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, which tied a career best. Simmons had three RBIs, tying a season high. Tristen Edwards extended her on-base streak to 15 games after going 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a two doubles. Peyton Glatter also had one hit and one run. Madi Unzicker went 1-for-2 with two runs. Rylie Unzicker had one hit and one run, while Lexey Kneib also had one run.
In girls high school tennis yesterday, at the Fremont High tennis courts, Lincoln East defeated Fremont, 9-0.
The Bergan track and field teams competed in the Wisner-Pilger Invite, yesterday. In boys action, Bergan took first place with 138 points. Wakefield was second with 96. Grant Frickenstein won the high jump at 5-9. In girls action, Bergan finished sixth with 58 points. GACC was first with 80 and Wisner-Pilger was second with 79.
The Blair boys golf team competed at the Omaha Skutt Invite at Tiburon Golf Course, yesterday. Blake Stirek led the Bears with a 91.
In GPAC Qualifier Day one at Dakota Dunes Country Club, the Midland men’s golf team is in third place after shooting an 886. Morningside is in first at 874. The Warriors Cody Traudt is tied for eighth after three rounds of 221. Caleb Badura of Northwestern is in first at 207.
In women’s lacrosse at Heedum Field, last night, St. Ambrose defeated Midland 21-6.
In EMC soccer quarterfinals at Krantz Field last night, the Blair boys defeated Bennington, 4-2.
In girls action, Blair defeated Waverly, 2-0