PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Newman Catholic had a big second inning Erie/Prophetstown couldn’t recover in a 6-3 loss. The Comets went through their entire lineup before the inning ended, scoring all of their runs.

The Panthers struck first, scoring two in the first on two RBI triples from Savanna Mettler and Emily Cox. Cox later scored on a sacrifice hit by Stephanie Thulen in the bottom of the sixth. But it was too little too late for E/P, which dropped to 9-6, 3-3 in the conference.

NEWMAN 6, ERIE-PROPHETSTOWN 3

Newman 060 000 0 — 6 5 0

E/P 200 001 0 — 3 6 2

Laura Turnroth (7 ip, 6 h, 3 r, 3 er, 2 bb, 4 so) and Jaimie Hurd; Kylie Ackerman, Schroeder and Kaeli Kavorik; Multiple hits — Newman (Turnroth 3); E/P (Savanna Mettler 2, Emily Cox 2). 3B — E/P (Mettler, Cox). RBI — Newman (Turnroth 2, Mary Alice Oswalt); E/P: (Mettler, Cox, Thulen)

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