Vodde, Lady Eagles open with perfect game
Post and Mail photo / Nicole Ott
Columbia Cityâ€™s softball team opened its season with a short-game win over Marion Monday. The Lady Eagles â€ś10-run ruledâ€ť the Lady Giants in five innings. Above, Claire Kauffman, left, and Allie Vodde embrace after taking an early lead in the first inning.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s softball team opened its season in prime fashion Monday night, hosting Marion in a perfect 10-0 win.
The game was cut short after the Lady Eagles took a 10-0 lead in the fifth inning after a run by junior Alyssa Brandt.
Senior Hannah Schnorr boosted the score in the third inning with a grand slam to take an 8-0 lead.
Columbia City not only put out a strong offensive performance by senior Allie Vodde, who not only pitched a shut-out, but along with her teammates didnâ€™t allow a single Marion runner on base.
Vodde had 10 strikeouts on 16 at bats.
The Lady Eaglesâ€™ opening five batters scored in the first inning to take a 5-0 lead.
After a scoreless second inning, Schnorr doubled the score with her grand slam, helping Brandt, Megan Giffin and Kaylee Parks cross the plate.
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