Warhawks benefit from base running

West Fork first baseman Makenna Amsbaugh reaches for a foul pop against Nashua-Plainfield last week. (Kristi Nixon photo)

SHEFFIELD – Living and dying by its base running, West Fork softball notched its first victory of the season, 6-1, over Nashua-Plainfield at home on Friday, May 25.

There were base running gaffes, too, but once the Warhawks got the Huskies throwing the ball around, it benefitted the home team in this one.

“We were really aggressive (on the base paths),” West Fork coach Abbee Dickman said. “We have a really young (team), so we’re learning a lot. Our first game was a struggle, we got called out for quite a few things and even tonight, we had a lot of oopsy-daisy mistakes; they are finding out that maybe the coach knows more than what they think, and so when I make a comment, you stick to it..."

The full story appears in the May 31 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.