Second baseman Maria Hoyme makes the throw to first for the double play in Thursday night’s match with New Hampton. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Second baseman Maria Hoyme makes the throw to first for the double play in Thursday night’s match with New Hampton. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The Decorah girls softball team is in the win column.
Thursday the Vikings (1-2, 1-1 NEIC) hosted New Hampton (2-1, 1-1 NEIC) in the first home game of the season, earning a split with the Chickasaws.
In the first game, the Vikings fell 11-1 in five innings. The Chickasaws scored two in the third and one in the fourth, then blew the game away with eight runs in the fifth.
The Vikings managed four hits. Maddy Ihde had a double while Payton Hjerleid, Tess Olinger and Shelby Stalberger all had singles. Stalberger had the lone RBI.
Elle Shelton took the loss, throwing the first three innings. Annika Vande Krol threw the final two frames.

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