AGWSR jumps on CAL early in Class 1A regional softball


AGWSR's Addi Johnson, right, slides in safely in front of CAL's Karter Miller on a sacrifice fly in the opening inning of Wednesday's Class 1A regional softball game at Ackley. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)


ACKLEY – While other highly-ranked teams saw their season end in the post-season on Wednesday, July 9, AGWSR was having none of that.

Taking on a much-improved CAL team, the Class 1A fourth-ranked Cougars scored four right away and kept tacking on runs to end this game early 12-0 in four innings.

AGWSR combined for 12 hits off of Stephanie Thielen.

“We didn’t want weak pop-ups, we wanted to be patient and let the ball come to us and we did a pretty good job of that,” Cougar co-coach Brenda Drake said....For more on this story, see the July 16 print or online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.