Unearned run bites West Fork

West Fork's Ylani Guerrero puts on the brakes between second and third when caught in a pickle against North Iowa. She reversed course and the return throw was offline, allowing her to reach third on the play. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – The difference in this 4-3 Top of Iowa cross-divisional softball contest was an unearned run late at North Iowa came to Sheffield and topped West Fork on Monday, June 4.

Nonetheless, the Warhawks had their chances to rally in the end.

Coach Abbee Dickman’s team came up with four hits and a walk, but base running errors came back to haunt them in falling to 3-4 overall.

The tying run failed to score when Lauren Trewin stumbled across third base and tried to continue home, however, she was thrown out at the plate...

The full story appears in the June 13 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.