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April 17, 2014

Fillies one-hit Fulton

MORRISON, Ill. — A double by Jenna Jones was the lone hit for Fulton, and Morrison pitcher Brooke Stralow struck out 10 batters as Morrison shut out Fulton 10-0 in five innings in Three Rivers Conference softball Wednesday.

The Fillies ran their record to 11-1, 3-0 in conference play, as their offense produced eight hits.

Shannon Finneran had two hits and three runs batted in for Morrison, and Rachel Davis added a single, a triple and two RBIs. Jaeden Workman also had a pair of RBIs.

Morrison plays its third game in as many days today, facing Amboy at home.

EP wins on no-hitter

AMBOY, Ill. — Kylie Ackerman threw a six-inning no-hitter and went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Erie/Prophetstown to an 11-0 win against Amboy on Wednesday in the Three Rivers Conference.

Ackerman struck out five batters and walked one batter. The Panthers also committed a pair of errors.

Karlee Doege held the Panthers (12-2, 4-0 conference) scoreless for the first three innings, but her luck ran out after that.

Emily Cox and Ackerman led off the fourth with back-to-back singles. Cox scored on a one-out double by Alicia Stout, and a second run scored on Lakin Miner's groundout.

Erie/Prophetstown added two more runs in the fifth, then broke it open with a seven-run sixth.

Addison Morse reached on an error to open the inning, and Kaeli Kovarik reached after laying down a sacrifice. Stephanie Thulen, who doubled in a run in the fifth, followed with a three-run home run. Morse capped the inning with a bases-clearing double.

MORRISON 10, FULTON 0 (5 INNINGS)

Fulton 000 00 — 0 1

Morrison 025 03 — 10 8

Huizenga (2 2/3 ip), Wyncap and Maddy Andresen; Brooke Stralow (5 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 10 so) and Chelsea Eads. Multiple hits — Morrison (Shannon Finneran 2, Rachel Davis 2). 2B — Fulton (Jenna Jones); Morrison (Allie Wiersema). 3B — Morrison (Davis). RBIs — Morrison (Finneran 3, Jaeden Workman 2, Emma Sitzmore, Davis 2).

ERIE/PROPHETSTOWN 11, AMBOY 0 (6 INNINGS)

Erie/P'town 000 227 — 11 12 2

Amboy 000 000 — 0 0 2

Kylie Ackerman (6 ip, 0 h, 0 r, 1 bb, 5 so) and Kaeli Kovarik; Karlee Doege (4 ip, 9 h, 6 r, 6 er, 2 bb, 5 so) and Kaitlyn Liebing. Multiple hits — Erie/P'town (Stephanie Thulen 2, Emily Cox 2, Ackerman 3, Alicia Stout 3). 2B — Erie/P'town (Thulen, Ackerman, Stout, Addison Morse). HR — Erie/P'town (Thulen). RBIs — Erie/P'town (Thulen 4, Stout, Morse 3).

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