Pheasants Red holds off Lennox Butler for victory

Parker 10U softball team
The Parker 10U softball team members are from back left are Dawn Rye, Everly Abbott, Molly Hohn, Taylin Mohr, Brynlie Van del Stoep, Jema Fisher and Miranda Thompson. Middle row, Havana Rye, Trinity Knecht-Olesen, Ali Larson, Allannah Jibben, Sarah Gullikson and Mariah Schaefer. Front row, Jazmynn Thompson, Ruthie Anderson and Aniyah Hamer. Photo/submitted

The Parker Red team got out to a strong start last Monday in Lennox going on a five run rally  in the first inning and holding on for a 7-5 victory. The Pheasants opened p the scoring in the first inning as Luke Travnicek doubled  scoring two runs. Jake VanVliet led off at the mound going three and two thirds innings, allowing five and striking out six. Brock Frederickson had a long home run hit in the first to keep the rally alive helping push the lead to 5-0. 

Evan Voeltz, Brady Beyer, Luke Travnicek, Garrit Postma and Frederickson all scored in the inning. The Pheasants managed to push Beyer across in the second and Frederickson across in the third  pushing the lead to 7-5 where it remained until the end with Parker Red getting the victory.

The bumped up the team record to 7-1 entering the league tournament as the second seed.

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