The Van Meter Softball Team defeated #4 IKM Manning on Saturday 12-7 to win the Perry Tournament. In the circle, Haley Forret went 3 innings allowing 7 runs, 3 earned, with 2 K’s. Molly Blomgren picked up the win (3-1) going the final 4 innings allowing only 1 hit and striking out 2.
At the plate, Van Meter had 12 hits. Lilly Thompson led the way going 3-4 with two RBI’s, three runs, two singles, and a triple. Meagan Blomgren sent a grand slam over the center field fence with two outs in the bottom of the 5th to give the Bulldogs the lead 9-7. Gwen Boston added a two out, two run single in the bottom of the 6th to make the final 12-7.
Molly Blomgren added 2 hits of her own to help her cause. Zoie Vaught scored 2 runs running in place of Blomgren. Haley Forret, Abby Archer, Olivia Prouty, and Mackenzie Blomgren all added hits for the Bulldogs.
The #14 Bulldogs improved to 9-2 on the season. They play Monday night home against Madrid with JV starting at 5:30pm.