Whippet Softball Team Falls In Opener In C-9

The Minden Whippets softball team had its 2021 season come to an end in the semifinals of the Class C-9 District to the second seeded Southern Valley /Alma Saints in Kearney at Patriot Park.

The third-seeded Whippets lost a 14-6 decision to the Saints and end the year with a mark of 9 wins and 20 losses.

Things looked promising for the Whippets in the top of the first inning as Minden opened up with four runs. Sonny Sowles walked and was followed with singles by Lily Bloomfield and Trinity Carr. Lexi Anderson kept the rally going with another single. All four players scored to make it 4-0.

see October 13 Courier for full story