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Area Girls To Play For Grand View

Three area softball players will continue their respective careers at the college level at Grand View in Des Moines next spring. Knoxville’s Jessica Stickel, Melcher-Dallas’s Ashley Dittmer, and P-C-M’s Shelby Feldt have announced they will play for the Vikings. Stickel was the lead pitcher for the Panthers last summer. She had a 2.63 earned run average, Dittmer batted 302 for the Saints in 2010, and Feldt is in her second season at Iowa Central Community College where she currently has a 444 batting average with 36 hits. Grand View is an N-A-I-A school and is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference that also has nearby member schools William Penn and A-I-B.