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Sports :: Great week for former Vikette Hill: Coach of Year honors and round 1 State win
· 8:51am July 23rd, 2014
Two days ago, former Vinton-Shellsburg and Mount Mercy softball standout Liz Hill was named the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Class 1A Northeast District Coach of the Year. Also honored on that All-District team were Kendra and Courtney Cooper, Liz's 8th and 9th-grade cousins and Lansing Kee pitchers; as well as Kee junior Valerie Meyer.
Then yesterday, Hill's team defeated second-ranked Lynnville-Sully, 4-0, to advance to the second round of the State Softball Tournament.
Kendra Cooper pitched a complete game shut-out, giving up five hits and no walks while striking out five.
The Kee Hawks advance to play AGWSR (Ackley Geneva Wellsburg Steamboat Rock) at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) at INS field in Fort Dodge.
See the game summary HERE.
See an earlier story about Liz HERE.
See a recap of Tuesday's win HERE.
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