Weatherly near perfect as Tigers win WCS softball title
Mackenzie Weatherly took a perfect game into the sixth inning and faced just two batters over the minimum after striking out 17 to spark Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta to a 2-0 win over BOLD Tuesday in the West Central Conference South.
The win allowed the Tigers to win the conference title outright with a 15-0 record. They host Minnewaska Area today at 3:30.
Weatherly struck out the first nine batters she faced and didn't allow a hit until Carly Sigurdson singled with two outs in the sixth.
Weatherly knocked in the Tigers' first run when her fielder's choice drove in Katie Holzheimer. Haley Henrichs scored another run in the seventh.
Sadie Fischer was 1-for-4 and Dani Schultz was 1-for-3.
BOLD starter Brittany Nissen gave up three hits, while striking out eight and allowing three walks and one earned.