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Ironside Apparel clinches league title

Ironside Apparel has played at a high level all season in the new Iowa Women's Softball League and has received important contributions from everyone on the ballclub.

Now Ironside Apparel has the distinction of being the first champion in league history.

Ironside Apparel swept a doubleheader from Construction Materials, 8-1 and 9-1, at the Kirkwood field Sunday to take a five-game lead in the standings with only four games left in the campaign.

Ironside Apparel raised its record to 11-3 with the clean sweep. Emil's Hideaway and Hawkeye Convenience Stores are tied for second place with a 6-8 record and Construction Materials is fourth at 5-9.

Marissa Promes of Indian Hills pitched a complete game for Ironside Apparel in the 8-1 victory in the first game and DoniRae Mayhew of Kirkwood also tossed a complete game for Ironside in the 9-1 triumph.

Morgan Smith of Southeastern Community College went 3-for-3 for Ironside Apparel in Game 1 with two doubles and an RBI. Maddy Ryan of Coe also went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Brittney Roby of UNI, Haley Jones of Coe, Erin Kuba of Indian Hills and Bethany Koskamp of Central College all had two hits for Ironside Apparel in the opener. Jones had a double and an RBI. Kuba and Koskamp  also had RBIs in the contest.

Jones belted a home run for Ironside Apparel to begin the scoring in the top of the first inning of the nightcap. Kuba had two hits with a double and three RBIs. Roby and Smith also had two hits and Roby had an RBI.

Sydney Robertson of DMACC had two hits for Construction Materials in the second game.

In the doubleheader at Coe, Hawkeye Convenience Stores swept Emil's Hideaway 5-3 and 8-1.

Emily Ira of Western Illinois and Liv Callaway of UNI were the winning pitchers for Hawkeye Convenience Stores.


Ironside Apparel 11-3
Emil's Hideaway 6-8
Construction Materials 6-8
Hawkeye Convenience Stores 5-9


Ironside Apparel vs Hawkeye Convenience Stores, at Kirkwood, 2 p.m.
Emil's Hideaway vs. Construction Materials, at Coe, 2 p.m.

Last Updated ( Monday, 17 July 2017 05:05 )  

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