No. 2 Newell-Fonda Too Much For Alta-Aurelia Softball

25 Jun

BY JEFF BENSON Cherokee News Patriot Sports

ALTA, Iowa - It's very much a different season thus far for the Alta-Aurelia softball team. They have manufactured only two runs over 13 innings of play, culminating with a 12-0 whitewashing in six innings June 16 at the hands of No. 2 ranked (Class 1A) Newell-Fonda.

It recent meeting the Mustangs have had Alta-Aurelia at their mercy winning three straight games.

The Warriors collected only four hits to Newell-Fonda's 14. One of the Warrior newcomers, Ella Walters found success against Mustang pitcher Macy Sievers, finishing 2-of-3 at the plate - both doubles. Singles were credited to Jessica Larson and Alli Magnussen.

Six Mustang batters finished with two hits. Megan Morenz and Bailey Sievers had doubles for Newell-Fonda, who also finished 12-of-12 in steals on the evening.

Macy Sievers was credited with the win tossing six innings. She walked one and struck out 10 Alta-Aurelia batters.

Jenna Nielsen toiled the first four innings for Alta-Aurelia and allowed six earned runs (7 total) to cross home plate. She walked two and was tagged for the loss. Magnussen relieved Nielsen in the fifth inning.

Alta-Aurelia (0-2) is scheduled to host Sioux Central on Wednesday and will wrap up a busy first week to the season on Friday at Manson-NW Webster.



Jessica Larsen, cf3100

Shea Peterson, ss3000

Ella Walters, 3b3200

Sierra Hill, lf3000

Jenna Nielsen, p3000

Alaina Westphal, 1b

Brielle Engelmann, rf2000

Alli Magnussen, c1100

Jocelyn Launderville, 2b2000



Jenna Nielsen (Loss)4

Alli Magnussen, c2

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