Varsity softball has a successful week going 3-1


Last night, the Lady Rangers faced off against Kenowa Hills. They fell short in the first game, losing 9-7,  but the girls came back and absolutely dominated the second game, winning 25-1.

In the first game, FHC started off the game with two successful innings, but Kenowa Hills took the lead in the fourth inning. Despite the loss, the Rangers had numerous hits. Senior Emma Davis went 3 for 5 with 2 doubles and a single. She also had 1 RBI. Senior Val Nuffer was also able to hit 2 doubles, and she led the team with 2 RBI. Seniors Tori MacLeod and Hailey Enbody along with sophomore Kylie Halverson each had 1 RBI.

In the second game, junior Maizey Szczepanek led the team into victory. She went 3 for 3 with 2 singles and a home run. She led the team in RBIs with 6. Tori went 3 for 3 as well, hitting 3 singles and 3 RBI. Hailey also had 3 RB, while Emma had 2 singles and 2 RBI. Junior Jordyn Carlson also contributed to the dominant offense as she hit 2 RBI.

Junior Caitlin Snyder was behind the mound in the first game. She struck out 5 and walked 2. Sophomore Faith Addington pitched in the second game, and she struck out 4 and walked 1. She allowed just 4 hits and 1 run.

Early this week, the Rangers faced off against Greenville. They were able to complete a full sweep on them, winning the first game 16-3 and the second game 12-0.

In the first game, the Rangers started the game off with high energy. Senior Molly Donovan, Maizey, Kylie, and Emma all had 3 RBI. Molly had a single and a double,  Maizey had 2 singles and a double, Emma had 2 doubles, and Kylie had 2 singles and a double.

In the second game, senior Zoey Guikema and Caitlin each had 2 RBI. Kylie had 3 singles and a triple. Val had a double, Zoey had 2 singles, and senior Jackie McLaughlin had a single. Tori, Kylie, and Emma each had an RBI. Faith pitched a shut out game,  allowing only 4 hits, 0 runs, and walking 0.

These wins and losses make the Rangers’ OK White Conference record at 12-3 and their overall record at 18-12. Their next game is the first round of Districts at home against Rockford on Tuesday.