The Melcher-Dallas Softball Squad split a pair of games at the Coal Miners Invitational on Saturday. The Saints got out to a seven-run lead in the third inning of game one against West Central Valley and held on for an 8-6 victory. BrieAnna Remster and Kynser Reed both went 2/3 with Reed knocking in two runs along with a home run of her own. Remster got the win in the circle going the distance striking out eight. In game two, the Saints fell to Southeast Warren as the Warhawks won 7-6 in eight innings. Remster homered in the sixth inning. Grace Overgaard went ⅔ with an R-B-I. The Saints will host Orient-Macksburg on Monday. Head Coach Jim Crozier was also honored for his 100 cumulative seasons as a coach in the Melcher-Dallas School District on Saturday before the start of the first game. He has helped with the football programs at various levels for 27 seasons, basketball for 12 seasons, girls track and field for 24 seasons, girls golf for six seasons and has been the varsity softball coach for 31 seasons.

Photo by Lisa Crozier

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