Prep Softball: Several High End Matchups in SEISC, SEC Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — 

KILJ — The Monday softball schedule in the area has several high-profile games, including Winfield-Mount Union playing host to the a game Highland bunch.

Highland enters play tonight with a record of 7-1, Winfield-Mount Union, who’s lone blip came against No. 1 (2A) Louisa-Muscatine is 6-1.

Freshman Sarah Burton is Highland’s team leader at the plate, she’s hitting .591 through eight games with five doubles and nine stolen bags.

She will draw the challenge of squaring off with Winfield ace Madie Anderson, who has thrown 42 innings so far this year, striking out 87, while walking just seven.

Her ERA is a microscopic 0.50.

Jobey Malone has been on a tear at the dish for Winfield with a .571 average along with three runs batted in and two doubles.

Tonight’s game will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Winfield-Mount Union High School.

Other tilts in the Super Conference tonight include:

  • Columbus at Cardinal
  • Holy Trinity at Van Buren County
  • Louisa-Muscatine at Mediapolis
  • Hillcrest Academy at Wapello
  • Danville at West Burlington Notre Dame

And in the Southeast Conference, Mount Pleasant will host Fairfield for a conference double dip.

The Panthers enter tonight with a record of 0-8, Fairfield is 3-4.

Savana Walls has started her season hot, the junior is hitting .500 through eight games.

Fairfield is paced by Hannah Simpson who his hitting .393 with nine runs batted in for Fairfield.

That doubleheader will get underway at 5:30 p.m. at Mount Pleasant High School.