Bearcats stay unbeaten in TIC

West Fork shortstop Morgan Meier fields the ball during the Warhawks Top of Iowa Conference game against Class 1A No. 4 North Butler on Wednesday, June 7 at Allison. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

ALLISON – Two early runs in support of North Butler’s Taylor Graven was all the Bearcats really needed.

But for good measure, coach Jeff Stirling’s team tacked on a pair of insurance runs in the fifth to hand visiting West Fork a 4-0 Top of Iowa Conference loss at Allison on Wednesday, June 7.

“Good start, it’s always good to give Taylor a two-run lead,” coach Stirling said. “Usually, a couple runs with her is dynamite. Really, it’s all we need. She had 12 strikeouts and that’s pretty normal for her..."

The full story appears in the June 15 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.