Ottumwa Takes 2 From Des Moines Roosevelt In Softball

The Ottumwa varsity softball team swept Des Moines Roosevelt Tuesday evening 10-1 and 11-3. The offense produced 31 hits overall. Hannah Huisinga was 5 of 7, ripped a homer, drove in 5 runs, scored 5 and stole 4 bases. Kaylee Bix finished 5 of 8 including a round tripper, a double and crossed the plate 4 times. Abby Bowers ended up 4 of 7 and had 4 runs batted in. Amber Shotts was 3 of 4. Josie Lemonds went 4 of 8, blasted a round tripper and drove in 4 runs. Kacy Nickerson had 4 hits in 10 at bats. Zoey Jones finished 3 of 8 while Anne Guest contributed a double.

Nickerson pitched the opener, racking up 14 strikeouts and allowed 4 hits. Ashton Brown threw the 2nd contest, fanning 8 batters, gave up 9 hits and 2 earned runs. The Bulldogs are now 31 and 6 this season.