Vikings News · Valley Softball Proves the Cold Never Bothered Them Anyway


The handwarmers were out, the beanies were on and the gold numbers were glowing on the Valley Softball team’s pullovers. It was a cold night but the girl’s channeled their inner Elsa’s to overcome the cold for a 16-6 Victory against South Bend Riley. The game started with a strong defense that held SB Riley to no runs. At the bottom of the first inning, Valley proved once again that their bats would come alive. Madi Smith and Molly Moriarty both hit over the fence homeruns. Confidence was gained in each player with hitting during the game. Mercedes Snapp stepped up to the plate during the 4th inning with bases loaded and was able to deliver. Molly and Kayleena Agnew both had 3 RBI’s on the night. TVHS collected ten hits. Smith, Corinna Stiles, and Moriarty each collected multiple hits for Valley. Smith went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Valley in hits. Moriarty led with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 13 stolen bases. Abby Bowers earned the victory on the rubber for Valley. The fireballer lasted three and a third innings, allowing four hits and five runs while striking out nine. Macy Kirchenstien threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. The Lady Viking’s proved the cold didn’t bother them anyway and worked as a team to keep from being Frozen.