The Mid-Prairie softball team starts their post-season tonight when they play Columbus Junction in the first round.
Mid-Prairie is the Cedar Valley Champions coming into the tournament, and finished the regular season at 27-10, and hitting .316 as a team. Felicia Schulty has been the top bat for most of the season, with a .450 average and 42 RBI’s, she sits fourth in class 3A in RBI’s.
The pitching staff has been more of a shared job this year with Olivia Lugar and Taylor Kurtz getting about equal innings. Combined they have a 2.14 ERA, 123 strikeouts and opponents are hitting .271 off of them.
Columbus Junction finished the regular season at 13-22 and hitting .289. Caitlin Chaney was the top hitting player for the Wildcats with a .420 average and 15 RBI’s on the year, while on the pitching staff it was Megan Pretz who threw 116 innings on the year, with a 3.50 ERA and 106 strikeouts.
Tonight’s game is round one of regional play to get to go to state. You can hear this game live from Kalona on KCIIradio.com under radio plus with pregame at 6:30 and first pitch at 7, the one to count on for post season softball coverage is KCIIradio.com.