Minden Softball Team Earns Second Win of the Season 

Minden’s softball team played three games at the Cozad Invite on September 10 and one outcome was the Whippets’ second win of the season. Minden beat Hershey 13-4 and lost to Cozad 0-9 and Southern Valley/Alma 4-16 moving the girls’ record to 2-15. 

Against Hershey, the game was tied 3-3 through three innings but Minden pulled away by scoring 10 runs in the final two frames. 

The Whippets got offensive contributions from a number of players. Those included Bailey Eckhardt (3 hits, 2 RBI, one run), Trinity Carr (2 hits, 4 RBI, one run), Lily Bloomfield (2 hits, 2 RBI, three runs), Sonny Sowles (2 hits, one RBI, three runs), Ellie Reichstein (2 hits, 2 RBI, one run), Maliyah Melroy (one hit, one RBI, two runs), Savanna Rogers ((one hit), and Abby Reith (two runs). 

see September 14 Courier for full story