Indians waste little time with Tripoli

Clarksville shortstop Cheyenne Behrends awaits the throw from Ainsley Lovrien in the top of the first inning as Tripoli lead-off hitter Olivia Miller steals second base with Chloe Ross backing up the play. The Indians left Miller stranded and went on to win, 12-0 in three innings. (Kristi Nixon photo)

CLARKSVILLE – The Class 1A No. 3 Indians softball team spent less than an hour putting away Tripoli in a 12-0 run-shortened, three-inning Iowa Star North Conference victory over Tripoli on Wednesday, May 29.

With weather later in the night threatening to move in, Clarksville opted to play varsity first and was certain to stay ahead of it as it scored early and often against the Panthers to improve to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in the conference.

It was a night after coach Katie Wedeking’s club played a big non-conference tilt against Class 2A No. 7 Central Springs to a 1-0 victory.

Coach Wedeking described the previous night’s performance as ‘really good,’ after her team put away Tripoli...

The full story appears in the June 6 print edition of the Clarksville Star.