For the first time in nearly three weeks, the No. 20 ranked Central Softball team will play a competitive game in a Top 25 showdown Saturday.
Central opens the home season campaign by battling No. 6 Washington-St. Louis at 2 p.m. at the Kuyper Athletics softball field in the Central Invitational. The Bears are 20-4 and perennial NCAA Division III tournament contenders. They last played the Dutch in 2014. Central holds a 10-3 lead in the teams’ all-time series.
Additional Central Invitational games are slated for multiple fields at Lacey Park in Oskaloosa. The Dutch are 12-6 on the year thus far.