No. 8 Warriors shut out No. Iowa

SWEA CITY – Ace starting pitcher Peyton Oleson and reliever Anna Ingalls combined on a two-hit shutout to power the Iowa Class 2A No. 8-ranked North Union Warriors to a 7-0 non-league softball victory over the North Iowa Bison on Thursday.

Oleson recorded seven strikeouts and did not issue a walk in hurling six scoreless innings of two-hit softball to earn the win. Ingalls struck out one in closing out the seventh.

Emma Engelby doubled home a pair of runs to top the Warriors’ offensive effort, while Dena Looft went 1-for-3 with one RBI.

Sarah Rolling doubled and crossed the plate once for North Union, while Kyarsten Mullen went 1-for-3 with a run scored.

Ingalls went 1-for-1, walked and scored two runs, while Taylor Mathine contributed one RBI for the Warriors.

North Union (4-1) competes in the Estherville-Lincoln Central tournament today at the Iowa Lakes Community College diamonds.