NEWELL-FONDA ADVANCES

Newell-Fonda’s Maddi Morenz races past Laurens-Marathon’s Allison Hofmaster to

steal second base during their regional game on Wednesday. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Newell-Fonda tops Laurens-Marathon behind Maneman’s perfect game

It was a perfect start to the postseason for Renee Maneman.

The senior pitched a perfect game to help her Newell-Fonda team open the Class 1A regional softball tournament with a 9-0 win over Laurens-Marathon on Wednesday night at Fonda.

Newell-Fonda, now 22-13, plays Algona Garrigan today in a regional semifinal game at 7 p.m. in Fonda.

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