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Raiders win opening round game thanks to perfect game from Trautmann

Jenelle Trautmann delivers a pitch during a game earlier this season for Hastings. She is a junior.

Jenelle Trautmann threw a perfect game and Hastings beat Rochester Century in the first round of the Section 1AAA softball tournament in Austin Wednesday night.

Hastings won, 3-0.

Trautmann struck out 12 batters. She didn't allow a hit, didn't walk a batter and there were no errors in the field for the Raiders.

Hastings will face Owatonna in the second round of the double-elimination tournament. That game will be played at 7 p.m. Friday in Austin at Todd Park.

Hastings is 19-2 on the season.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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