(HILLSBORO) Jefferson College’s freshman pitcher Kristina Bettis made history on April 7th by throwing the first perfect game in the program’s history.
Bettis tossed 5 innings against Mineral Area College in a 9-0 win, striking out 7 and not allowing a single runner to reach base.
Bettis hails from Belleville East High School in Swansea, Illinois and had never thrown a perfect game or a no-hitter before.
As a result of her perfect game performance, the National Junior College Athletics Association named Kristina Bettis the Division 1 Softball Pitcher of the Week.
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