Tough week ends on great note for Bulldogs

Hampton-Dumont third baseman Avery Hanson looks to the umpire after tagging out North Butler’s Marcy Jacobs trying to steal in the opening inning of the North Butler tournament on Saturday, June 16. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

ALLISON – Five games throughout last week, Hampton-Dumont’s softball team led in all of them and all five ended in an ‘L’ for the Bulldogs.

One of those included a five-run bottom of the seventh inning at Janesville for a heartbreaking 9-8 defeat.

All of that turned around on Saturday, June 16 at the North Butler softball tournament as the Bulldogs went 3-0 and got revenge on the Wildcats in the title game.

“It’s been quite a week,” Hampton-Dumont coach Kelsey Enslin said. “This was a good finish to a tough week on us..."

The full story appears in the June 20 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.