Indians and Tiger-Hawks each trip up Pella Christian Eagles

(photo by Ken Kinne) Chloe Morgan makes a nice running catch for the Pella Christian Eagles.

Indianola knocked off the Pella Christian Eagles in varsity league softball action Friday, June 7 at PC.

The win elevated the Indians to a record of 11-3 overall and to 5-0 in the Little Hawkeye Conference. It was the sixth win in their last seven outings.

PC, on the other hand, dropped their fouth game in a row as they are now 3-6 for the year and 0-3 in the LHC.

The Indians pushed all seven runs across the board in the first four innings of play.

PC countered with their solo run of the night in the seventh when Cheyanne Collins hit a double and scored on a single off the bat of Sierra Pleima.

The Eagles were looking for a big inning in the seventh, but a runner was tagged out between third and home and PC left two runners on base.

PC totaled six hits in the game one ach from Ivy Terpstra, Chloe Morgan, Collins with the double, Pleima, Emri Agre and Danielle Vande Voort.

Collins was the losing pitcher in the circle for PC.

Picking up the win for the Indians was pitcher Brooke Tucker.

Tucker and Destiny Lewis each hit one home run for the Indians.

Colfax-Mingo

Pella Christian and Colfax-Mingo hooked up in a pitcher’s duel June 4.

The game was scoreless until the fifth with the Tiger-Hawks scored two runs and they tacked on another in the sixth for a 3-0 win in varsity softball action.

The pitching battle was between PC’s Cheyanne Collins and C-M’s Colbee Cunningham.

Cunningham got the win as she gave up only two hits for the night.

The hits were singles off the bats of Chloe Morgan and Emri Agre.

Leading 2-0 the Tiger-Hawks put a lid on the win as Cunningham provided an insurance run with a home run in the sixth.

The Tiger-Hawks were held to eight hits, six of them coming in the fifth and sixth when they scored their three runs.

PC slipped to 3-3 with the setback while C-M improved to 7-2 overall.

The Eagles are coached by Karen Harrill.