Waukon softball team posts single victory in busy seven-game week

Waukon softball freshman left fielder Erika Johnson secures this out on the run in game one of the Indians’ home doubleheader sweep suffered against Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Waukon softball team was only able to put one of its seven games in the win column this past week, adding that win to its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) record to currently hold a 7-19 overall record, 2-12 in NEIC play. The Indians began the week with a 4-1 loss at Charles City Monday, June 23 before falling at home to Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. The softball Tribe then split a road NEIC doubleheader at Oelwein Thursday, June 26, falling by a 6-5 result in nine innings before winning the 8-4 nightcap, and then fell in two games at the Decorah Tournament Saturday, June 28, surrendering a 4-3 decision to Turkey Valley in the tournament opener before falling to St. Ansgar by a 12-0 result in just three innings.
The Indians will wrap up their regular season with three consecutive nights of softball this week, a Tuesday, July 1 home doubleheader with New Hampton, a Wednesday, July 2 non-conference affair at Kee, and a Thursday, July 3 doubleheader at Crestwood. The Tribe diamond dwellers will then return to Crestwood Tuesday, July 8 for the first round of Class 3A Regional Tournament play.

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