Kerigan Tenge fires a pitch to the plate during a doubleheader with Waukon last week.

Gearing up for playoffs

Chickasaws say softball losses to ranked foes will eventually pay dividends

New Hampton softball coach Jack Seelhammer knew immediately; senior Sadie Tenge did not.

But either way, Tenge’s blast to right-center field last Tuesday night gave the New Hampton softball team a thrilling 4-3 walk-off victory to start what would be a doubleheader sweep of Waukon.

“I knew I hit it pretty good,” Tenge said, “but I didn’t really know until I got to first base and could hear all my teammates going nuts.”

For more on this story see the July 2 Tribune.

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