Bearcats out-hit West Hancock

Alex Mathers pitches against West Hancock last week in the Bearcats’ 9-1 win over the Eagles. Mathers threw a three-hitter, striking out three and walking none. (Kristi Nixon photo)

ALLISON – North Butler’s softball team answered West Hancock’s early run with six of its own on the way to a 9-1 victory over the Eagles in this cross-divisional Top of Iowa Conference contest.

Abbie Wix, Kristin Dralle and Brooke Trees all collected two of the team’s eight hits in out-hitting the visitors 8-3.

West Hancock’s lead-off hitter, Sydney Hudspeth, had two of her team’s three hits and scored the only run to start the game.

The full story appears in the June 14 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.