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Home run ball hurts Mustangs in 11-3 loss to Don Bosco

Don Bosco scored five runs in the third inning before tacking on four more in the fifth to defeat Newell-Fonda 11-3 in the third place game of the Class 1A state softball tournament last Friday at Rogers Park in Fort Dodge.

Newell-Fonda broke out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Renee Maneman walked, stole second and later scored on an infield error.

The Dons tied it in the bottom of the first when Karli Welter slugged a solo home run.

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