Each team had 12 hits in a wild Little Hawkeye Conference Softball game between the Pella Christian Eagles and the Grinnell Tigers June 26.

The Eagles, playing at home led early 5-3 after three and 6-4 after four. The Tigers however, roared back to win with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh. The final score, Grinnell 7, PC 6.

Grinnell’s first four hitters in the lineup combined for eight hits, three of them by Kaitlyn Kriegel.

Coach Karen Harrill’s PC squad had 12 hits led by Cheyanne Collins with three hits, all singles.

Chloe Morgan, Ivy Terpstra and Emri Agre each had two hits.

Agre had the big blast for PC as she hammered a home run in the third with a runner on.

Adding one hit each to the PC hitting parade were Natalie Harrill, Emerson Sarver and Sierra Pleima.


The Fillies from Dallas Center-Grimes visited the PC facility June 27.

The visitors left Pella with a sweep of the league games winning 8-2 and 10-2.

In the opening game of the night, the 8-2 contest, the Eagles had 11 hits as seven of the nine PC starters had a hit.

Emerson Sarver was the hitting star for PC with three hits, while Cheyanne Collins and Chloe Morgan each collected two hits.

Rounding out the PC attack in game one offensively were Agre, Anna Bonnett, Danielle Vande Voort and Pleima.

Collins took the loss in the circle, but was relieved by Alexa Dunsbergen in the third.

The Fillies led 7-0 after five and a half innings before the Eagles were able to put runs on the board.

In game two the PC offense consisted of six hits, two by Morgan and one each from Ivy Terpstra, Collins, Agre and Bonnett.

Danielle Vande Voort was the losing pitcher for PC.

Game two was relatively close until the Fillies pounced on the Eagles with a five-run sixth inning. The big hit a home run by Haylee Hidlebaugh.

DC-G improved to 9-6 in the league with the sweep.

Following the games with DC-G and Grinnell the Eagles fell to 3-13 in the Little Hawkeye Conference and to 7-16 overall.