Ex-Falcon stars play for NWC softball

Two former O-A/BC-IG alumni are on the roster for Northwestern College’s softball team in Orange City.

They are seniors Jensen Boger and Cheyenne Wilcke.

Boger and Wilcke, both of Battle Creek, were second and third for the Red Raiders in batting average, at 0.362 for Boger and 0.317 for Wilcke as the Red Raiders were 16-5 after 21 games.

Boger was 17 for 47 at-bats with 10 runs scored and seven RBI. She had a slugging percentage of 0.489 with six walks and an on-base percentage of 0.434. She also had two stolen bases in as many attempts.

Wilcke was 20 for 63 at-bats with 15 runs scored, three doubles, five home runs and 16 RBI. She had a slugging percentage of 0.603. She had eight walks, two hit-by-pitches, an on-base percentage of 0.411 and was three-for-four in stolen base attempts. Wilcke played one year at Des Moines Area Community College, where she earned academic all-region.

Both players had roles in a dramatic win over Concordia March 28.

See the full story in the April 11 edition of the Ida County Courier or subscribe online for instant access.