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April 16, 2013

High school softball Late runs sink Steamers

FULTON, Ill. — Sterling Newman scored three runs over the final two innings Monday and defeated Fulton 4-1 in a Three Rivers Conference softball game at Drives Park.

Jaimie Hurd, Jenna Stevens and Sarah Walls drove in runs for the Comets.

The Steamers (3-2, 0-2 conference) got 11 hits and three walks off Newman pitcher Laura Turnroth, but they could manage just the one run, on an RBI by Morgan Wierema.

Fillies win twice

MORRISON, Ill. — Allie Wiersema pitched Morrison to a pair of wins and batterymate Chelsea Eads drove in six runs Monday as the Fillies swept a doubleheader from Riverdale in the Three Rivers Conference.

Wiersema struck out six batters and shut out the Rams in the opener. Eads had a pair of singles and drove in two runs in the 3-0 win.

Eads had three hits, including a triple, and drove in four runs as Morrison (8-2, 4-0 conference) won the second game 8-4. Wiersema struck out seven batters.

Sadie Mosher, the losing pitcher in both games, hit a solo home run in the second game.

STERLING NEWMAN 4, FULTON 1

Newman 001 001 2 — 4 5 0

Fulton 010 000 0 — 1 11 4

Laura Turnroth (7 ip, 11 h, 1 r, 0 er, 3 bb, 1 so) and Jaimie Hurd; Katherine Wayne (7 ip, 5 h, 4 r, 2 er, 3 bb, 5 so) and Maddy Andresen. Multiple hits — Fulton (Olivia Edfors 2, Chelsea Lesniewski 2, Andresen 2). 2B — Newman (Hurd, Jenna Stevens); Fulton (Ann Renkes). RBIs — Newman (Hurd, Stevens, Sarah Walls); Fulton (Morgan Wierema).

MORRISON 3, RIVERDALE 0

Riverdale 000 000 0 — 0 3

Morrison 002 010 x — 3 6

Mosher and Sullivan; Wiersema and Eads. Multiple hits — Morrison (Eads 2, S. Finneran 2). 2B — Riverdale (Mosher); Morrison (S. Finneran 2). RBIs — Morrison (S. Finneran, Eads 2, Pannier).

MORRISON 8, RIVERDALE 4

Morrison 001 025 0 — 8 10

Riverdale 100 120 0 — 4 7

Wiersema and Eads; Mosher and Sullivan. Multiple hits — Morrison (S. Finneran 2, Eads 3, Pannier 2, Workman 2); Riverdale (Gonyier 2, Mosher 2). 3B — Morrison (Eads). HR — Riverdale (Mosher). RBIs — Morrison (Eads 4, S. Finneran 2); Riverdale (Mericle, Hughes, Mosher, Keppy).

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