Sigourney SB Splits a Tough Week

Above: Jordan Carter smacked a single up the middle. Photo by Adam Meier.

6-23 Sigourney 2, HLV 1

6-26 Sigourney 7, Lynnville-Sully 15


Sigourney, the SICL’s second-place softball team, had a chance to make a massive statement last week. The SICL’s number one and number two teams both came into two and the Savages started the week off the way they wanted to.

An excellent HLV team led by pitcher Kendra Schafbuch visited Sigourney last Monday with a chance to close the gap in the SICL standings with second-place Sigourney. However, one big blow by the Savages was enough to send the Warriors home with a loss and keep Sigourney comfortably in second.

With Sigourney trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the sixth, senior Emily Danowsky stepped to the plate with a runner on. With one swing of the bat Danowsky gave the Savages a 2-1 on a two-run homer that also scored Karah Appleget.

Read the full article in the July 2 edition of the News-Review.