The Pella Christian Eagle varsity softball team had a 3-0 lead going into the sixth inning against the Knoxville Panthers on June 18. However, the Panther bats woke up and Knoxville came back to win 6-3.
Bailey Roose and Sierra Pleima each went 2-for-3 for the Eagles. Natalie Harrill hit a triple that scored two of the Pella Christian runs in the game. Cheyanne Collins got the other RBI.
Ashlyn Finarty had a solid outing in the circle, striking out five while giving up five hits and three runs. Jadyn Streigle went 3-for-3 for the Panthers with a double and two RBI. Ciara Heffron came off the bench to get two hits and two RBI.
Emma Dunkin, Ashlyn Finarty and Reilly Finarty each had two hits for the Panthers as well.