Lady Dutch big over PC 9-0

(photo by Ken Kinne) Pella’s Kylie Tauke slides in home safe before the ball arrives to Pella Christian catcher Sydney Nunnikoven in league play.

Pella and Pella Christian were very persistent to face each other on the varsity softball field June 19 at Pella Christian High School.

The teams were slated to play a league doubleheader, but rain throughout the day forced the first game to be called off.

A lot of hard work enabled game two to get played.

Pella proved to be a team that was ready to play as they handed the Eagles a resounding 9-0 setback.

The Dutch scored two runs in the third, three in the fourth and fifth and a single tally in the sixth for the 9-0 win.

Pella pitcher Maddie Parks was on top of her game as she tossed a four-hitter at PC. Along with some solid defense, it looked rather easy Wednesday night.

Pella backed their pitcher with 11 hits. Three each by Parks and Maddy Rempe.

Parks, Rempe and Kylie Tauke each had two RBI for the Lady Dutch.

Parks had the lone extra base hit in the game, a double in the fourth that drove in two runs.

Cheyanne Collins took the loss in the circle for PC. She worked 3.2 innings and allowed five runs on six hits.

Danielle Vande Voort pitched in relief.

The Eagles had one hit each from Natalie Harrill, Collins, Emri Agre and Vande Voort.

The victory put the Dutch at 9-10 for the season and moved them to 2-8 in the league.

PC slipped to 7-10 with he loss and to 3-7 in the LHC.