Edwardsburg’s Kaley Frank sets to throw to first during Tuesday’s game against Elkhart Memorial. The Eddies split with the Chargers, taking the second game 4-1. (Edwardsburg Argus Photo/AMELIO RODRIGUEZ)

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Edwardsburg suffers split

Published 9:45pm Thursday, April 19, 2012

A six-run seventh inning kept the Edwardsburg softball team from a sweep of visiting Elkhart Memorial Tuesday.

The Eddies led 4-2 heading into the top of the seventh inning, but could not maintain the lead as the Chargers rallied for an 8-4 victory.

Edwardsburg rebounded to take the nightcap, 4-1 in six innings.

In the opener, Kaley Frank and MacKenzie Creed both doubled for the Eddies.

Andrea LaPlace took the loss.

Jill Blough tossed a two-hitter for Edwardsburg in the second game.

Teryn Williams, LaPlace, Frank, Blough and Creed all singled. LaPlace, Frank and Blough also drove in a run.

First game

Memorial 000 200 6 – 8 9 0

Edwardsburg 200 020 0 – 4 11 1

Ali Iavagnilio (W); Andrea LaPlace (L)

2B: Paula Strausborger (EM), Lauren Strausborger (EM), Kara Summers (EM), Kaley Frank (E), MacKenzie Creed (E)

Second game

Memorial 100 000 – 1 2 2

Edwardsburg 301 000 – 4 5 2

Jill Blough (W); Paige Erwin (L)

Varsity record

Edwardsburg 7-3

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