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Trojans win two at Ottumwa Classic

By ANDY HALLMAN | Jul 08, 2013
Freshman pitcher Alli Deao, pictured, and senior pitcher Haley Grunwald both pitched great games at the Ottumwa Classic Saturday. The Trojans allowed only one run total in the two games they played.

OTTUMWA – The Trojans had a successful day of softball Saturday at the Ottumwa Classic.

Fairfield allowed only one run the whole day as it went 2-0. The Trojans defeated North Mahaska, 3-1, and beat up on Albia, 12-0.



Fairfield and North Mahaska got on the board early with single tallies in the first inning. North Mahaska got its run on a lead-off home run. Fairfield scored one in the third and one in the sixth.

Alli Deao and the defense shut the Warhawks down the rest of the way.

Deao scattered six hits and two walks in seven innings from the bump. She allowed one earned run and struck out three.

Madison Roberts doubled and batted in a run. Marisa Repp also doubled and drove in a run, as well as stealing a base and scoring a run.

Repp was 3-3 at the plate. Kenady Waugh scored a run, batted one in and stole a base.

Sydney Burnett went 2-3 with a run.


Fairfield’s game against Albia was like watching a hit parade. The Trojans had 11 hits in the game, including a triple and five doubles.

The Trojans scored one in the first, six in the second, one in the third and four in the fourth.

Since the Blue Demons were unable to make a charge in the fourth inning, that’s when the game ended on account of the mercy rule.

Burnett was the Trojan with the triple as she went 2-3 with three RBIs and a run. Mackenzie McClure doubled twice, drove in a run and scored once.

Repp went 3-3 with two runs, a double and two RBIs. Waugh was 2-3 with a double and two runs.

Karley Williams doubled, batted in a run and scored. Mackenzie Harwood scored twice and Kelsey Roberts scored once.

Grunwald allowed seven hits in four innings but none of those baserunners came around to score. Grunwald did not walk a batter and struck out one.

The pair of wins improves the Trojans’ record to 28-10. Their next game is at home against Burlington at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.


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