After returning four regulars from last year’s state-tournament team and starting 4-0, the MVAOCOU boys basketball program took a wrong turn.
Charter Oak-Ute finished seventh and West Harrison ended eighth after the Bobcats earned a 12-2, five-inning win in the seventh-place game between Rolling Valley Conference teams on Wednesday in the Class 1-A portion of the Iowa state softball tournament.
Charter Oak-Ute took its usual big swings, but for only the second time all summer, the Bobcats left the softball field with no runs to show for it.
Emilee Meadows and her friends dabble in all kinds of sports and activities. At a school the size of Charter Oak-Ute (roughly 70 students), it’s a necessity. But as busy as the Bobcats can be, they always find time for softball.