Whippets Fall To Bison, Swedes

The Minden Whippet softball team was in action two times this week traveling to Central City on Sept. 7 and then to Gothenburg on Sept. 9. Minden dropped both contests and fell to 3-9 on the 2021 season.

The Whippets lost a 13-3 decision to the Bison. Minden scored all its runs in the first inning as Sonny Sowles started with a double followed by a RBI single and stolen base from Lily Bloomfield. She later scored on an RBI single by Bailey Eckhardt to make it 3-0.

The Bison answered with nine runs in the first, one more in the second and two in the third and a lone run in the fourth to end the game after four innings.

Minden starter was Bloomfield who pitched three and two-thirds innings allowing 13 runs on eight hits with seven walks.

see September 15 Courier for full story