2000 Middle School Softball Season Article

A news article published on June 20, 2000:

SH Junior High Softball


Iowa Falls
   The South Hamilton Junior High softball team traveled to Iowa Falls and split a double header.   The B team lost 6-0.   Alyssa Wirtz handled the duties on the mound and came up with the only Hawk hit against a fine Iowa Falls pitcher.

The A team picked up their first win with a 5-0 victory.   The Hawks came up with some fine defensive plays including two double plays.  Dani Bottorff, Amanda Northrop, Kiley Sealine and Ashley Hoff all came up with a hit for the SH girls.

   On Thursday, June 14th the SH team traveled to Gilbert and split a double header there, winning the B game 9-7 and losing the A game 10-11.   Alyssa Wirtz was on the mound in the A game.   Ashley Hoff and Dani Bottorff each pounded out a hit for the Hawks.   Five runs by Gilbert on the final inning proved to be costly to the Hawks in the A game.   Tara Horem pitched for the SH gilrs and again was baked by some fine defensive play.   Ashley Knickerbocker and Dani Bottorff led the Hawks at the plate with two hits apiece.   Also pounding out one hit each were Christi Vold, Ashley Hoff, Alyssa Wirtz, Jenna Krouse and Kellie Gustafson.