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May 21, 2013

PREP SOFTBALL WEB EXTRA: Falcons advance with shutout; Panthers bow out

(Continued)

LaGRANGE —

Tippecanoe Valley 9, NorthWood 4               

In the nightcap of the sectional double-dip, NorthWood pitching struggled against Tippecanoe Valley.                

Six walks and four hit batters added up to 10 additional baserunners for the Vikings.               

The Panthers (10-13) got out to a 4-1 early lead in the bottom of the first on the strength of a three-run first-inning homer from Jodie Ramer.              

But Tippy Valley (6-18) roared right back in the top of the second, setting the tone for the rest of the game with five runs. The big blow of the frame was a bases-loaded double by Diana Baca.               

The Vikings added two more runs in the top of the fourth and one more in the top of the sixth.               

NorthWood would not score again.               

For NorthWood coach Ryan Mattern, the game was an object lesson for his girls in one of the cruel truths of sports.               

“Sometimes, it’s  just not meant to be,” Mattern said. “We told the girls to hit the ball hard and get dirty. We did both those things. But we hit the ball right at people.”                          

Mattern ‘s team loses five seniors: Brynne Flickinger, Madelyn Schwartz, Samantha Paul, Katie Rhoade and Jodie Ramer.

 

First Game

Fairfield   121 200 2 — 8-11-1

Wawasee   000 000 0 — 0-3-3

Pitching: (Fairfield) Danica Mast (W) seven strikeouts and no walks. (Wawasee) Kylie Norris (L)..

Hitting: (Fairfield) D.J. Martz doube; Riley Troyer double; Kaela Miller triple; Alex DeWitt two singles; Alexis Zook single; Karen Schwartz single; Mast single; Raina Troyer single.   (W, awasee) Alli Ousley single; Ashlyn Fisher single; Kylee Rostochak single.

Second Game

Tippy Valley  150 201 0 — 9-6-2

NorthWood 400 000 0 — 4-10-1

Pitching: (Tippy Valley) Kassidy Shepherd (W) four strikeouts and four walks. (NorthWood) Jodie Ramer (L); Blakely Lengacher; Taylor Troxel one strikeout, two walks.

Hitting: (Tippy Valley) Diana Baca double; Mariah Benzing double, single; Danielle Adams double, two singles.  (NorthWood) Ramer home run; Paige Hershberger triple; Arika Flickinger two singles; Mattingly single; Madelyn Schwartz single; Brynne Flickinger single.

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