McLouth opens softball season with sweep of Atchison
McLouth High got things started off right with the 2010 softball season, sweeping previously undefeated Atchison, 8-1 and 12-0 on the road.
Kaley Patterson led MHS (2-0) in the first game, striking out 12 Atchison batters. She also went 3-for-4 from the plate with two doubles and a single. Missy Rome, meanwhile went 2-for-3 with a home run and a triple.
In the second game, Emily Welsh went 2-for-2, while Patterson went 3-for-3. Kaitlyn Sparks was nearly perfect with her bat as well, going 2-for-3. Patterson was the winning pitcher in both games.
McLouth's next competition will be a Monday doubleheader at Oskaloosa.