Vikings sweep Comets at home
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 1:57 PM
The Decorah softball team (14-17, 7-10 NEIC) is looking to gain momentum before the postseason begins, getting two conference victories.
Annika Vande Krol picked up the win in the second game Thursday. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Wednesday, the Vikings hosted MFL (20-17), falling 8-3.
The teams battled back and forth, with the game tied 3-3 after two innings. However, the Bulldogs broke away in the fourth, scoring one and adding four in the seventh.
Decorah scattered nine hits. Payton Hjerleid had three of them, including a triple, and drove in two. Becca Alcock had a two hits. Maddy Ihde, Tess Olinger, Shelby Stalberger and Chelsey Twait all had one hit. Annika Vande Krol threw six innings, taking the loss. Hjerleid completed the game.
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