Waukon softball team wins two of three at Charles City Tournament

Waukon softball senior shortstop Kiersten Christianson squeezes this fly ball for an out after ranging from her shortstop position to track down the foul fly ball in the opening game of the doubleheader loss the Indians were dealt by Charles City at home by scores of 5-0 and 7-1 Thursday, June 5. Christianson collected a single in three at-bats in the game-one loss of the home twinbill. View and find out how to purchase these photos and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Waukon softball team wrapped up its past week on a fairly successful note after a more difficult middle of the week, playing to a current record of 3-7, including a yet winless mark of 0-4 in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians fell just shy at MFL/MarMac, 2-1, Wednesday, June 4 before being swept in a home doubleheader by Charles City Thursday, June 5 by scores of 5-0 and 7-1. The most successful part of the week came at the Charles City Tournament Saturday, June 7, where the Indians defeated Belmond-Klemme, 13-1 in three innings, fell to Osage by a 7-4 count, and routed Forest City, 13-0 in five innings.
An extremely busy week of four consecutive nights of softball was scheduled to begin for the Indians at Decorah Monday, June 9 and at South Winneshiek Tuesday, June 10 before the Tribe plays host to Oelwein Wednesday, June 11 and then travels to New Hampton Thursday, June 12. Following the Saturday, June 14 Anamosa Tournament, the Tribe will return home for a Monday, June 16 Northeast Iowa Conference battle with Crestwood before hosting Waverly-Shell Rock Wednesday, June 18.

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