WHS softball team goes 2-1 in JCC tournament

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JACKSON — The Worthington High School fast-pitch softball team won two games and lost one Saturday at the Jackson County Central Tournament.
In their first game, the Trojans shut out New York Mills 8-0 behind the pitching and hitting of Haley Grimmius, who went seven innings, allowed two hits, walked two and struck out 13. She also led off the game with a home run and added another one in the seventh. She was 3-for-3 with three runs and two RBI.
Maddie Petersen was 3-for-4 in the game.


In the second game, Worthington won 11-0 over Murray County Central in five innings. Grimmius pitched all five, giving up three hits, walking no one and striking out 12. She also hit another lead-off home run and finished with three hits.
Hannah McNab had two hits and scored twice while stealing three bases. Peterson also had two hits.
In the third game, Jackson County Central edged the Trojans 2-1. Both of the Huskies' runs were unearned off Grimmius, who allowed just two hits and struck out 15.
The Trojans committed four errors in the contest.
Worthington is 10-5 for the season.

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