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South Hamilton softball holds off Roland-Story for season win, 8-6 – KQRadio


The South Hamilton Hawks and Roland-Story Norsemen softball teams were back in action Tuesday night as they renewed their long-standing rivalry at South Hamilton High School in Jewell. South Hamilton came in at 12-15, while Roland-Story came in at 7-18.

Both sides would trade a run in the first inning, tying the game at 1-1. The 3rd would see both teams come away with 2 runs each to make it 3-3 after 3 innings, but South Hamilton would start to pull away with 2 runs in the 4th and 3 runs in the 6th to get an 8- 3 to take. pipe. The Northmen wouldn’t go quietly, mounting a 3-run 7th inning rally, but the Hawks would escape for an 8-6 win and the Hawks’ first season win at Roland-Story since 2019.

Tanna Thompson would go 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored, while Sydnee Flaugh had an RBI and Lillie Ammerman went 1-for-1 with an RBI and two runs scored. Makena Galetich would go 1-for-4 with 3 RBI, while also going the distance, allowing six runs (5 earned) on 11 hits and striking out four.

Kate Berggren went 2-for-3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI for Roland-Story, while Peyton Jeter went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. Miley Geise picked up the loss, throwing 5.1 innings and allowing 8 runs on 7 hits and 3 strikeouts.

South Hamilton returns to action Thursday night when they travel to Story County to take on (1A) #4 Collins-Maxwell in Collins at 7:15 p.m. Roland-Story returns to action on Thursday when they host South Hardin in non-conference action at the Hennessey Diamonds in Roland at 7:30 p.m.