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April 18, 2014

Panthers put the hurt on BV

PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — The Erie/Prophetstown Panthers had an offensive explosion on Thursday to say the least.

E/P defeated Bureau Valley 19-1 in five innings on 15 hits, 14 RBIs and seven walks. Three different Panthers — Kylie Ackerman, Stephanie Thulen and Savannah Mettler — each scored three RBIs while Kaeli Kovarik and Kali Schroeder chipped in a pair of RBIs.

The fourth inning was the big scoring rally for E/P as they scored 14 runs in the inning, highlighted with a Mettler two-run double and back-to-back home runs from Emily Cox and Ackerman.

W. Carroll takes DH

THOMSON, Ill. — West Carroll faced Eastland in a twinbill on Thursday, and won both games, 8-7 and 18-12.

In game one, Anna Badtke hit a two-run home run on a 3-for-4 game while winning pitcher Cassidy Rice also got it done inside the batter’s box with two hits.

Rice struck out nine. Abby Maike came to close the game in the final two outs to get the save.

In game two, West Carroll scored five runs in each the second and fifth innings. To follow up her two-run blast in game one, Badtke hit a grand slam.

ERIE/PROPHETSTOWN 19, BUREAU VALLEY 1 (5 INNINGS)

BV 010 00 — 1 3 2

E/P 203 14 x — 19 15 0

Kylie Ackerman ( 5 ip, 3 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 10 so) and Kaeli Kovarik. Irini Petros (3 ip, 8 h, 13 r, 12 er, 6 bb, 0 so), Darcy Kepner (1 ip, 7 h, 6 r, 6 er, 1 bb, 2 so) and Jenna Thomas. Multiple hits — E/P (Kaeli Kovarik 3, Stephanie Thulen 2, Savannah Mettler 4, Emily Cox 2, Ackerman 3). 2B — BV (Shelby Weberg); E/V (Mettler 2, Kali Schroeder). 3B — E/P (Mettler, Kovarik). HR — E/P (Ackerman). RBIs — BV (Caitlin Scott); E/P (Mettler 3, Schroeder 2, Thulen 3, Kovarik 2, Ackerman 3, Cox).

GAME 1: WEST CARROLL 8, EASTLAND 7

Eastland 102 011 2 — 7 12 3

West Carroll 420 200 x — 8 11 1

Cassidy Rice (6.1 ip, 11 h, 7 r, 6 er, 0 bb, 9 so), Abby Maike (0.2 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 1 so) and Darby Rumler. Bubby Doubler (7 ip, 11 h, 8 r, 7 er, 1 bb, 7 so) and Drew Preston. Mutliple hits — Eastland (Doubler 3, Samantha Sohl 3, Mackenzie Fink 2); WC (Maike 2, Rumler 2, Badtke 3, Rice 2). 3B — Eastland (Sohl, Danyel Cook). HR — WC (Badtke). RBIs — Eastland (Bailey Heckman 2, Sohl 2, Paige Gallentine, Cook); WC (Maike, Badtke 3, Rumler 3).

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