The A-W Westerners, playing the second game in the Le Mars invite, battled the Le Mars Bulldogs, a third ranked 3A school. A-W fell to Le Mars by an 8-0 score on June 7.
A-W held their own for four innings before the troubles began. Kayla Tindall hit a batter to really start things off for the Bulldogs. Le Mars scored eight runs in the fifth as they had five hits, coupled with the hit batter, plus free passes to do the damage.
Heideman led Le Mars with two hits but the big hit was a home run by Renken. A-W could get only three hits for the day.
Kayla Tindall pitched for A-W, yielding 10 hits, striking out five. In talking with a couple of A-W girls, they said, “We made too many mental mistakes. We’ll get another shot at them sometime.”
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