Baxter gets the jump on CAL

CAL first baseman Maci Lohrbach reaches up for a high throw for an out against Baxter in the first inning of this Iowa Star Conference game at Latimer on Tuesday, May 29. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

LATIMER – Baxter’s softball team collected eight of their nine hits off of CAL’s Erin Heldenbrand to put nine-runs on the board in an eventual 12-0, three-inning Iowa Star Conference game on Tuesday, May 29.

The Bolts’ lead-off hitter, catcher Holly Jessen, went 3-for-3 with two three-run triples that jump-started the visitors in this one.

Heldenbrand walked three and struck out two...

The full story appears in the June 6 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.