Softball gets key win, 6-0 Bulldogs in district; home today

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UB softball lost both games in a doubleheader against the Bowling Green Falcons on Friday. "It would be a hard task to go undefeated in the conference, but it's definitely possible, and we'll try our best to do that".

Fredonia Head Coach Jesse Beers said his team had some trouble with Nordin, whom he described as crafty but someone they are familiar with. She threw 27 first-pitch strikes and recorded nine strikeouts, to pick up the win. She walked zero and fanned 13.

Hicks pitched, allowing three earned runs in 4 2/3 innings and striking out five.

In the sixth and final inning, the Lady Eagles took advantage of a double by Amanda Loar and a single by Ceely to put the Lady Eagles in position for the game-ending situation.

After Taylor Corbett singled and Logan Calhoun walked, Madeline Porter doubled in both runners to give Troy a 4-0 lead after four.

Ravenswood was retired in order in the seventh and fell by a 8-7 count.

"Our seniors did a really good job of doing what needed to be done for us today, moving around and getting on base", coach Cipriano said.

However, this comeback did not last long because Towson scored three more runs using a groundout, double and single, which implicated the run-rule and ended the game. Trevethan came off the bench to hit the most impressive homer of the bunch, as he hit the light structure in right-center. Freshman Abby Graegin pitched a flawless seventh. Freshman pitcher Lovina Capria came on for relief and finished the game up to the fifth inning. She was driven home by Jeanine Turgeon's single to center, making it 4-1.

"They kind of got out of hand", Roberts said.

Despite the lead Army built up, the River Hawks continued to mount a comeback one batter at a time. The River Hawks responded by scoring three runs of their own.

Senior Skye Metzer smashed a home run for EHHS, going 1 for 4 with a run scored and 3 RBIs. Ottawa answered with a run in the top of the third, however, the Swedes were able to score three in their half of the inning.

Paige Lansink scattered seven hits and walked one batter over six innings to get the pitching win. Aleceya Davis made it 7-2 with an RBI single to left field.

Army did most of their damage in the third and fourth innings gaining 20 runs.

The Eagles scored 11 runs in the first inning and delivered the visiting Cardinals their first loss in the bottom of the third.

Good Hope managed to come up with two runs in the bottom of the seventh on a sacrifice bunt and a fielder's choice, but it was too little too late for the Lady Raiders and West Point wrapped up a 10-5 victory that moved them into Thursday's title game.

DMA's Alexis Novotny drove in a 6th inning run to waste Padua's 6-run comeback in a 7-6 softball victory Friday afternoon.

While the dingers are nice, Flynn wanted to speak of leadoff hitter Lindsey Stokes, who was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI for K.V., which had 16 hits.

GVSU stays on the road this weekend, too, traveling to play a doubleheader with Ferris State on Saturday, April 14, and another one at Northwood on Sunday, April 15.