By: Nathan Bloechl — firstname.lastname@example.org
KILJ — Below are our area capsules in the softball circuit from Monday night:
Winfield-Mount Union 3, Highland 1
Madie Anderson struck out nine hitters over seven innings allowing just two hits and a run as Winfield-Mount Union shut down Highland for a 3-1 win.
Molly Miller rounded the pillows with her first homer of the season while Anderson and her sister Anna each doubled.
The win moved Winfield-Mount Union to 7-1, while Highland slipped to 7-2.
No. 3 (4A) Fairfield 17, Mount Pleasant 1
No. 3 (4A) Fairfield 14, Mount Pleasant 0
The Mount Pleasant softball team was defeated by No. 3 (4A) Fairfield in both ends of a conference doubleheader last night at Mapleleaf Athletic Complex.
In game one, Grace Kelley clubbed her second home run of the year in a 17-1 Fairfield win.
Madison Helling allowed 12 runs in 3.1 innings while striking out one.
In the nightcap, Ella McNamee scattered three hits over 2.2 innings as Fairfield won 14-0.
Savana Walls, Emma Starr, Grace Kelley, Jersey Beachey, McNamee and Courtney Raub all had hits.
Mount Pleasant dropped to 0-10 after the sweep.
No. 3 (2A) Louisa-Muscatine 19, Mediapolis 0
UNI Panther recruit Kylee Sanders had two hits as Louisa-Muscatine rolled to a 19-0 win over Mediapolis last night.
Hallie Mohr had a double for the Bullettes.
Louisa-Muscatine moved to 4-2.
Mediapolis fell to 1-7.
No. 4 (3A) West Burlington 9, Danville 2
Lauren Summers struck out 16 hitters as fourth-ranked West Burlington rolled to a 9-2 win over Danville last night.
Logan Kelley had four hits in four trips and drove in six runs for the Falcons offense.
Summers aided the attack with three hits of her own.
Haiden Molter took the loss for Danville working five innings allowing seven runs, all earned.
Carlea Beckman had a hit and run scored for Danville.