FORT MADISON – The Holy Trinity Catholic junior high softball team dropped four of its last six games in three doubleheaders.
On June 7, the Crusaders lost to Van Buren 11-1 and 12-9. In game 1, Breanna Peterson had two hits, while Brooke Mueller, Alesha Hellman and Paige Wasielewski each added a hit.
In the second game, a 12-9 loss, Anna Sobczak, Wasielewski, Kayla Box, Mary Hellige and Rachel Menke all had two hits apiece in the loss. Kelli Meierotto and Lora Mehmert each had a hit.
On Monday, HTC took the first game, an 11-10 win over Cardinal, with Meierotto leading the way with two hits. Peterson, Alexa Dingman, Jenna DiPrima, Reagan Holvoet and Natalie Randolph each collected a hit. Menke was the winning pitcher with Hellige coming to button up the game for the save.
In the second game Monday, the Crusaders lost 10-5 with Meierotto again leading at the plate with a couple of hits. Hellige, Mueller, Wasielewski and Sobczak all got on base with a hit.
The Crusaders took on Central Lee on Tuesday losing the first game 10-7 with Mehmert and Sobczak each getting a hit for the HTC. In game two, Sobczak had a couple of hits. Wasielewski, Mehmert and Menke also had hits for Holy Trinity. Hellige got the win.
The Crusaders take on New London on Tuesday at South Park with game 1 beginning at 5:30.
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