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Edwardsburg softball team splits with Bucks

Published 7:35am Wednesday, April 11, 2012

BUCHANAN – Host Buchanan earned a split with Edwardsburg in the Lakeland Conference softball opener for both teams Wednesday.

The Bucks (1-4, 1-1 Lakeland) won the opening game 5-4. The Eddies rallied to win the nightcap 16-9.

Kaitlynn Enders picked up the victory for Buchanan, while Briana Turnock drove in a pair of runs.

The Eddies (3-1, 1-1 Lakeland) got a single and a double from Teryn Williams and a triple from Kaley Frank.

Jill Blough took the loss for Edwardsburg.

In the nightcap, a 10-run fourth inning helped the Eddies gain the split. The second game was stopped after six innings due to darkness.

Andrea LaPlace earned the victory as she went the distance. Enders took the loss for Buchanan.

Brittney Hurst had three doubles for the Eddies, who also got two doubles from Rachel Morgan, Frank, who also doubled, and Morgan both finished with three hits.

Jayla Carrigan had four hits for the Bucks. Turnock added three hits, including a double.

First game

Edwardsburg 000 103 0 – 4 9 1

Buchanan 013 010 x – 5 7 0

Kaitlynn Enders (W); Jill Blough (L), Andrea LaPlace (3)

2B: Teryn Williams (E)

3B: Kaley Frank (E)

Second game

Edwardsburg 000 (10)15 – 16 13 2

Buchanan 105 210 – 9 12 4

Andrea LaPlace (W); Kaitlynn Enders (L)

2B: Brittney Hurst (E) 3, Kaley Frank (E), Rachel Morgan (E) 2, Jayla Carrigan (B)

3B: Briana Turnock (B)

Varsity records

Buchanan 1-4, 1-1 Lakeland; Edwardsburg 3-1, 1-1 Lakeland

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