ORU (16-10, 7-2) swept the three-game series against NDSU (11-14, 4-5).
Before the tournament was cancelled due to last weekend's inclement weather, the Lady Devils earned three solid victories in the East Tennessee Classic played at Winged Deer Park.
Catholic High managed to successfully prevent Raffles from increasing their lead during the bottom of the fourth inning, tightening the score line 6 - 4.
"Kaylan is a great pitcher, but I told her that this was one of those times where she had to dig deep and hit her spots", Weekly said. After Loyola tied it up, the Aces turned the game around with a big third inning. And while TKA, the two-time defending Division II-A state champ, was happy to defeat the defending Class AAA state champ in Gibbs, there was a reason Norris used the word "relief" to describe her game-winning hit. McDonald remained strong on the mound, denying the Comets attempts at getting on base by whiffing seven batters and keeping walks to a bare minimum.
First Warning Forecast: Warm Then Wet Weather
Following an abnormally cold March, April looks to pick up right where the last month left off. Temperatures remaining below normal with highs of 5 to 10C, and gentle north-easterly winds.
The Colonials struggled to generate offense in the second game of the series, losing 8-2 to the Minutewomen and recording just four hits in the game.
Earlier Friday, Lakeland (1-6) fell 4-2 to Skyview of Nampa.
Carlie Weaver twirled four innings of one hit ball and struck out nine Foresters.
FALCONS FLY AT BILL DODD: PARMA - The Austinton Fitch girls team took second at the Bill Dodd Invitational. And with the tying run at home plate in McKenna Yensen with two outs, Yensen grounded out to shortstop for the final out, sealing the win for Rainier.
Ant's absence acknowledged as Dec praised for first solo Saturday Night Takeaway
The source added that producers are anxious that a "sombre start" will affect the show, as it is all meant to be about having fun. Dec recently announced that he would be presenting the last two episodes of Saturday Night Takeaway on his own.
A single from Sierra Hucklebee scored Gibbs' first run, and Shelby Blake followed with a single that loaded the bases for Macey Hughes, who sent a pitch over the centerfield wall for a grand slam. "We should be proud that we came back from a 5-run deficit". Upon seeing that the next batter, Shane Lee (CHS #56) made a hard hit over Raffles' 3rd baseman, he made an ambitious run for third base. Padgett was 1-3 with 5 RBIs and got the win in the circle.
Potts was the only Pioneer hitter to record multiple hits against the Eagles as she went 2-for-4 with an RBI, while five other Pioneers picked up one hit each and six players scored a run. But the Cardinals were back in action just a day later, notching three victories against Clarkson, Wooster, and Lawrence University, respectively. Starr finished with a three-run double and a base hit, Skylar Morley rapped two singles and drove in a run and Samantha Cinotti doubled and singled, driving in a run with both hits. After such a close fight, the Maroons came out ready to play and blew Oberlin out of the water 10-2.
Up next, Wieners performed her best of the spring break trip, going 3-for-3 at the plate, including a home run, and tallying her 100th career hit.
Mckenzey Ridge pitched all seven innings and scattered four hits to earn the win. Watson allowed a lead-off hit in the first and went on to strike out eight. Senior starting pitcher Sarah Costlow gave up a single down the right field line with runners on the corners to give the Minutemen a 1-0 lead after a wild pitch advanced Massachusetts' runner to third.
Vietnam vets honored with AMP ceremony
The ceremony honored and recognized the heroism of the Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Soldiers who served during the Vietnam War. More than 8.7 million Americans served in the conflict, which killed 58,000, while about 1,600 remain missing.
An error and a single put the first two Wildcats aboard in the bottom of the first. Carli Campbell singled home Martinez to tie the game. Schulz was consistent as ever, going 3-3 and Garvey 3-4.