Anna Dietrich says it wasn't always pretty.
She started playing catcher as an eight-year-old and remembers all of the balls getting to the backstop.
She remembers her learning curve at bat.
My how times have changed.
Dietrich is one of the best catchers in the state of Iowa and is one of the senior leaders on the 2018 Central Springs Panthers.
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