Union 12, Wapsie Valley 1

On Tuesday, July 1, the Union Knights softball team hosted Wapsie Valley and Columbus in a day night triple header. These games were played due to rain makeups days. In the first game at 1:00 Union defeated Wapsie Valley 12 -1 as the Knights relied on good hitting, fielding, and pitching to get the win. The knights scored 12 runs on 12 hits. Union scored three runs in each of the third and fourth innings, and six runs in the fifth inning. Leading the Knights hitting was Maggie Driscol, Jess Bohnstengel, Peyton Parker, Kaitlin Holshlag, and Hailee Brown all getting 2 hits apiece. Hailiee Brown scored 3 runs, while Cierra Nolan and Jess Bohnstengel scored 2 runs apiece. Wapsie Valley scored 1 run in the fifth inning. Peyton Parker pitched for the Knights and earned her 10th win of the year, allowing 6 hits, 1 walk, and 10 strikeouts. The Knights moved to 12-12 on the year.