Kee softball team splits all three dates for a 3-3 week that includes UIC doubleheader pair and runner-up honors at Vinton-Shellsburg Tourney

Reaching out ... Kee softball senior first baseman Haley Meyer reaches high to pull in a throw for an out in the Hawks’ home doubleheader split with Turkey Valley Wednesday, June 8. Meyer led the team with 16 put-outs in the two games and also scored a pair of runs. Photo by Anissa Stanley. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee softball team did the splits this past week, winning one game and losing one game in each of its three scheduled dates to currently hold a 6-8 overall season record that includes a mark of 4-2 in Upper Iowa Conference play. The Lady Hawks first took turns at North Fayette Valley handing each other a mercy-rule loss Monday, June 6, Kee accomplishing that first with a 16-6 win in five innings before falling in game two by a 20-8 result in three innings. The softball Hawks finished with a similar split result in their Wednesday, June 8 home double-dip with Turkey Valley, falling in game one by a 5-0 final before pounding out a 14-4 mercy-rule win in six innings in the nightcap. The Kee girls then finished the week with a runner-up finish at the Vinton-Shellsburg Tournament Saturday, June 11, playing to a 9-2 win over Belle Plaine in the opening round before falling in the tournament championship game by just a 3-2 result to English Valley.

The Lady Hawks were next scheduled to play a varsity doubleheader at MFL/MarMac Monday, June 13 before hosting Decorah Wednesday, June 15 and then playing in the West Delaware Tournament Friday and Saturday, June 17-18. Kee’s diamond dwellers will then play a varsity doubleheader at Postville Monday, June 20, do likewise at Central Elkader Wednesday, June 22 and play in the Don Bosco Tournament Friday and Saturday, June 24-25.

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