Thun Leads Hawks to Third Place Finish

By KBJR News 1

Thun Leads Hawks to Third Place Finish

June 7, 2013 Updated Jun 7, 2013 at 3:36 PM CDT

Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Senior Katie Thun made her last game as a high school softball player a memorable one as she led the Hermantown Hawks to a 4-0 win over Rockford on Friday afternoon to claim the MSHSL Class AA third place trophy.

Thun pitched a complete-game one-hitter, striking out 12 batters and allowing just two walks. She also went 2-for-3 at the plate, including a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning.

Mackenzie Herzig also went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Hawks, with Ashley Irwin providing the other scoring hit in her 1-for-2 performance.

Hermantown ends the state tournament with a (2-1) record and closes out the 2013 season with an overall mark of (23-4).

Posted by Zach Schneider
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