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Orabs Softball Team Wins Pitchers Dual Against West Lyon

Orab-LogoIn pitchers dual that featured great defense by both teams Sheldon earned a 2-1 home softball win over West Lyon Friday night.

West Lyon scored first in the top of the third inning as Tiffany Van Beek led off with a single down the third base line. She would later score on an rbi double off the bat of Courtney Knobloch.

Sheldon tied the game in the bottom of the fourth as Caitlin Cain singled to left field and stole second. Krista Bousema reached on an error as she laid down a bunt. On the play Cain scored from second base as the Orabs tied the score at 1-1.

Sheldon scored the game winner in the bottom of the sixth. Krista Bousema reached on an error. Kayla Johnson running for Bousema stole second and moved to third on a fielder’s choice by Mackensey Radke. She would score the game winner on a two out single to left field by Audrey Gustafson.

Allie Jongewaard earned the win giving up 1 run on just 4 hits. She walked 1 and struck out 1. Jamie Tracy was tagged with the loss. She gave up 2 runs on just 3 hits walking 1 and striking out 8.

Up next for Sheldon is tournament play Saturday with an appearance at the Storm Lake invite.

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