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Camanche

June 12, 2014

Camanche clips Clinton (with VIDEO)

CLINTON — Little went wrong for the Camanche Indians on Wednesday night.

Clinton handled the Indians in the middle innings, but Camanche bookended its win with runs in the first and sixth innings in an 8-0 win at Durgin Complex.

Kylie Vogel led off the scoring with a two-run double to left-center field that brought in shortstop Jordan Nissen and center fielder Lindsey Grams in the first inning.

Video: Kelsey Sexton and Jordan Nissen discuss Camanche's win over Clinton.

Nissen had an RBI of her own in the sixth, when she brought in Kelsie French.

“I love to run the bases,” Nissen said. “That’s the main reason why I love softball; I do, like it’s my favorite thing to do.”

Nissen scored in the first, then got to third base in the sixth. She also had a flyout and groundout.

Bailey Mensinger and Carly Wehde rounded the bases twice themselves. Mensinger, the Camanche right fielder, had an RBI single in the four-run sixth inning. Mensinger’s first run came on a Grams RBI groundout.

Meanwhile, Wehde scored on a Brittany Coppess error in the fifth inning. She also scored on a Grams base hit in the sixth.

The eight runs were more than enough for Kelsey Sexton to play her role in the circle by completing the shutout. Sexton allowed three hits and a walk in the win while striking out four River Queens.

“All of my pitches were pretty much working,” Sexton, a junior, said. “I had a little trouble with my drop curve, but other than that, my pitches were pretty good. Everything felt pretty normal tonight.”

The River Kings thought they had rallies in the fifth and sixth innings, but two line drives were hit right to Vogel, both being buzzkills to what Clinton thought would be an end to a scoring drought.

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