Kee softball team opens 2014 season with undefeated week at “home”

Kee softball eighth grade pitcher Kendra Cooper slides in to beat this throw to second base for a stolen base in the 4-1 first-game win for the Hawks over Edgewood-Colesburg in a doubleheader played Thursday, May 29 at Waukon. Cooper went on to score two runs in the ballgame, collecting one single in three at-bats, while she also gave up just one unearned run in allowing seven hits and striking out two batters for the pitching victory.

The Kee softball team got its 2014 season off to an undefeated start, sweeping its first three games of the season. The Lady Hawks fended off a late charge in securing a 5-4 win over Decorah to open the season Tuesday, May 27 before sweeping a doubleheader from Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 29 by scores of 4-1 and 12-2 in just six innings. All three of those “home” games for the Lady Hawks were played in Waukon, and will continue to be until Kee’s true home field in New Albin is completed later this season.
Kee was scheduled to host Clayton Ridge at Waukon Monday, June 2 before playing at Starmont Thursday, June 5 in another doubleheader and then competing in the North Fayette Valley Tournament Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7. The Lady Hawks will then play at Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, June 9 before hosting Crestwood at Waukon Tuesday, June 10 and then traveling to South Winneshiek Thursday, June 12, all of those contests being varsity doubleheaders as well.

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