FONDA - The Ridge View softball team played another close game Thursday, but came out on the winning end this time, defeating Newell-Fonda by the score of 2-1 in a non-conference game here.
Getting the win on the mound in the exciting game was Gretchen Kistenmacher, who pitched all seven innings and gave up six hits and one (unearned) run. Kistenamcher struck out three and didn't walk anyone.
Leading the way at the plate for Ridge View were Roxanne Grundmeier, who clubbed two doubles and scored an run, Gretchen Kistenmacher who went 1-3 with an triple, and Dana Hustedt, who drove in a run.
Ridge View coach Scott Phelps was happy with his team's effort,
playing as a solid team together for all seven innings.
"Both pitchers threw strikes and the defenses made the plays, leading to a very well-played ball game," noted Phelps.